Posted: 4:01 am Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Tampa Gets Super Bowl LV 

By Ann Kelly


For once construction delays worked in our favor. Tampa will host Super Bowl LV IN 2021 thanks to construction delays in Los Angeles. Instead, LA will host Super Bowl LVI in 2022 in the new stadium that will be share by the Rams and the Chargers.

 

You’d better check those water restrictions before you head out to water the landscaping. Sixteen counties in Florida have had restrictions tightened to once a week watering and fewer hours. Those counties include us here in the Bay area – Charlotte, Citrus, DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota and Sumter. Take a lo0k at your days and hours here.

 

A data breach at the Florida the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services about two weeks ago exposed the personal information of gun owners and Social Security numbers. The hackers got into the system through the online payment portal. If you think your information may have been compromised, call (800) 350-1119 for assistance.

 

Great Britain has raised the terror threat lever to critical, after an explosion at a concert in Manchester, England killed at least 22 and injured more than 50, the youngest victim just 8 years old. The attack happened just after a concert with Ariana Grande had ended. That attacker has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi.

 

Experts think this year could be another bad one for mosquitoes carrying the Zika Virus. Hillsborough County mosquito control division has already from the USF public health program on a source reduction program using specialized traps.

 

AAA thinks we’re about to have a very busy Memorial Day weekend with over two million Floridians heading out on the highways. Nationwide take the number up to over 39 million. Most of us will keep that trip to within 50 miles of home.