Happy Monday to you, Happy Monday to you, Happy Monday, together we'll somehow get through.
FRIDAY, MAY 18:
Researchers from marine facilities across the bay reported a spike in dolphin births in the area in 2017. These scientists don't know why more baby dolphins are being born in the Bay area, but we'd like to suggest it's because of more sexy dolphin sex.
A report from Business.org called the Tampa Bay area the number one place in the country for women to launch a new business. And it didn't even include that old, familiar disclaimer "so long as that new business is a death-metal band." Progress!
SATURDAY, MAY 19:
A Largo firefighter was arrested and charged with DUI after being found asleep at the wheel at a Dunedin intersection early Saturday morning. Hey, you work hard, you play hard, and we thank you for your efforts — but try not to be found passed out in your running car on your night off, OK?
SUNDAY, MAY 20:
A Bradenton charity dedicated to helping the homeless and working poor was kicked out of its home base after the church that housed it was sold to another church. "They did what?" said Jesus Christ, a historical figure widely known for his efforts at helping the homeless and working poor.
And finally, two Tampa cops borrowed a resident's kayak to paddle out and rescue a cat from Hillsborough Bay. If you've ever tried to handle a wet, scared cat in the relative security of your own bathroom, you know exactly how many beers these two are owed.