Posted: 3:23 am Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
By Ann Kelly
You’re absolutely right if you think gas prices have taken a big jump in the last few days. Experts blame a drop in oil production triggering that increase of up to 20 cents a gallon.
Heather Henderson, the babysitter who was holding two year old Hunter Fink when they tried to avoid being hit by a train is already out of the hospital. The two were walking with Hunter’s four year old sister and Henderson’s boyfriend on a bridge near Pattie Rd. They managed to escape by jumping off the bridge. But Hunter died from his injuries. The incident is still under investigation.
Lawmakers in Tallahassee think the fourth time might be the charm to try and pass a bill that would allow liquor sales in grocery stores and even in gas stations. Opponents worry that the bigger stores that can buy in bulk could really hurt their businesses.
The Bucs will take their 8-5 record, winning their last five games in a row on the road this weekend. Sunday’s game against Dallas has been moved into a prime time slot with an 8:30 pm kickoff.
All five Florida college football teams have bowl games to look forward to. This Sunday UCF plays in the Cure Bowl against Arkansas State. It will be Florida and Iowa in the Outback Bowl in Tampa January 2nd; Florida State and Michigan in the Orange Bowl; USF and South Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl December 29th; and finally Miami playing West Virginia December 28th.
We know who’s on the short list for the college football national championship game coming to Tampa. The final four are now Alabama, who will play Washington in one semifinal game, and Clemson taking on Ohio State in the second.