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Bayshore motorcycle crash victim blames poorly maintained city-owned sprinklers

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Corey Rikard was riding a motorcycle on Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard last year, when the bike slipped on a puddle and crashed, leaving him in a coma for several days. Rikard is now suing the city of Tampa, blaming improperly maintained water sprinklers for the unexpected wet patch. While the suit gives few identifying details, records show a man named Corey Glaine Rikard, 26, has a rather lengthy driving record in Pinellas County. Among the citations are knowingly driving with a…

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Historic Tampa mansion goes on market for $13.9 million

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A historic mansion in Tampa is up for sale for millions. The Tampa Tribune reports the Stovall-Lee House on Bayshore Boulevard is for sale for $13.9 million, potentially making it one of the largest residential sales in the region. Built in 1909, the home is named for former owner Wallace Stovall, the founding publisher of The Tampa Tribune. The property spans 2.6 acres and includes an extensive main home, a guest house, fitness and service building, pavilion, conservatory and pergola.…

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