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Former Tampa Tribune staffers are hoping what the internet takes away, it can also give back. Several reporters, editors, designers and others have banded together to find work through social media using the hashtag, #HireATribber. Elaine Silvestrini, the former Tribune courts reporter who came up with the idea, has become the group’s unofficial leader and cheerleader in chief. Her first tweet with the hashtag was this past Friday: “You won’t regret it if you #HireATribber.” It’s since appeared in several dozen tweets, including…

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Craft brewers may need to be careful what they ask for

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Let me start by saying I am a huge craft beer fan. I love craft beer. I love the very idea of craft beer. I love the taste, the smell and heck I even love the interesting artwork on the bottles. I especially love the pick-yourself-up-by-the bootstraps grit of the craft beer business folks. But I can’t help but wonder; what might happen if the crafties get what they want from Florida lawmakers? 64 ounce growlers? Check. Got that. No brainer. A few…

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