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Meet other transfer students at upcoming mixer

Tampa, FL - Join New Student Connections for an afternoon of fun
while meeting fellow transfer students.

Get tips on how to get
connected at USF and gain valuable information about making the most out
of your transfer experience.

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Glo-Bull Welcome (back) Party

Tampa, Fla. - Are you a new international student or have you just
returned from studying abroad? Come share your global experiences, meet
the USF World community at the Glo-Bull Welcome (back) Party.

Enjoy good food along with fun games!
Hosted by International Services, Education Abroad, & Office of
Multicultural Affairs.

It all takes place Monday, August 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the MLK Lawn, right next to Beef's.

Red light camera opponent takes shot at Hillsborough Commission

TAMPA, Florida -- One of the nation's leading red light camera critics has taken a shot at Hillsborough County Commissioners after they backed off a previous proposal to increase yellow light intervals above the state's minimums.

Tampa woman's number linked to escort ad

TAMPA, Florida (AP) - A Tampa woman says she's the victim of a really bad wrong number.

The 60-year-old secretary at Thonotosassa Elementary School says she was recently inundated with text messages from men wanting to meet her.

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Building evacuated at USF after "white haze" spotted

TAMPA, Florida -- Police, fire, and hazmat crews rushed to the University of South Florida campus the day before classes begin after two staff members reported seeing some kind of white haze at the College of Medicine.

When police arrived, they say they didn't see a haze, but activated fire alarms as a precaution. The entire building was evacuated.

Investigators say the white haze turned out to be from a broken elevator motor. It's now being repaired.

Council on aging meets next week in downtown Tampa

Council on aging meets next week in downtown Tampa

Tampa, Florida--Issues affecting the elderly will be the main topic of discussion next week as the Hillsborough Council of Aging hosts a public meeting.

It's set for 10 a.m. next Tuesday, August 27  in the County Center in Conference room 250E-A. It should last through 12 p.m.

The County Center is located at 601 East Kennedy Blvd. in Downtown Tampa.

For more information you can contact Mary Ellen Guszkiewicz, Aging Services, at 813-307-3665.

House fire in Progress Village, one person sent to hospital

Progress Village, Florida -- The house fire caused severe fire damage to the kitchen and put one person in the hospital. 

According to reports, the two occupants were sleeping when their smoke alarm alerted them to the fire. They immediately exited the home, called 911 and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded within 6 minutes. The fire was contained to the kitchen with smoke damage to the rest of the house.

One of the occupants was sent to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation.