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tampabay.com — TAMPA - In tight financial times, Florida universities have been told to comb degree programs to figure out which ones work, which ones need help and which ones need to go.The University of South Florida has taken it a step further, targeting expendable degrees before someone at the state level does it for them.On Thursday, the school's Board of Trustees identified 17 degrees that will likely go away, 15 from the now-defunct USF Polytechnic in Lakeland.
Japanese-British supergroup Muddy Apes visit Tampa to record new album, shoot a video and see the sights of Ybor Citytampabay.com — Inside Relevant Church, in front of the congregation's vinyl folding chairs, a Japanese rock star in a fedora hunkered at the base of the stage. His name was Inoran, a.k.a. Kiyonobu Inoue, a 42-year-old guitarist from famed Japanese glam rock band Luna Sea.
tampabay.com — Home sales in Tampa Bay and across the country continued to climb last month out of recession-era lows, selling quicker and healthier than they have in years. Nearly 3,200 local homes sold last month across Tampa Bay, a 23 percent gain over last April, My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service data show.
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