The Daystarter: 60 Minutes investigates Allegiant Air; cooler, drier weather to start your week; Rays get swept by Phillies; Kenny Chesney in Tampa

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After thunderstorms and high winds hit much of the Tampa Bay region Sunday, expect sunny and dry weather to start the week ‘ With the seven-year benchmark behind us, PolitiFact Florida wondered how Scott’s promise ended up on our Scott-O-Meter.

The Daystarter: 60 Minutes investigates Allegiant Air; cooler, drier weather to start your week; Rays get swept by …

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‘ After thunderstorms and high winds hit much of the Tampa Bay region Sunday, expect sunny and dry weather to start the week, with high temperatures in the mid 60s to mid 70s, according to the National Weather Service.

‘ Last night, 60 Minutes broadcast an investigation into Allegiant Air’s safety record ‘ a topic covered extensively by the Tampa Bay Times in recent years. The investigation cited our reporting and examined Allegiant’s history of aborted takeoffs and in-air trouble. Allegiant accounts for the overwhelming majority of traffic at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Read our past coverage of Allegiant and watch the 60 Minutes investigation here.

‘ It’s harder now to see the traces of the once eclectic and vibrant neighborhood that for decades was the heart of West Tampa’s black community. More than 2,300 people moved away in the past two years after the demolition of two aging public housing complexes ‘ Tampa Presbyterian Village and North Boulevard Homes. Main Street lost its only bus route in November and the number of children at the local elementary school has dwindled. Christopher O’Donnell writes about a neighborhood in transition on tampabay.com.

‘ Columnist Ernest Hooper writes that Major League Baseball shows class by honoring Jackie Robinson on the anniversary of the day in 1947 he broke the game’s color barrier. Robinson, Hooper writes, was a man who challenged the status quo both during and after his playing career. Read his column on tampabay.com.

  • Date: 2018-04-16T05:00:00Z-04
  • Twitter: @TB_Times
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