Apparently, yesterday was a day of knowledge. The citizens of our great metropolitan area learned things. They learned things such as "Recycling is good" and "Shooting each other is bad." Sometimes what the citizens of our great metropolitan area don't know is really, really embarrassing.
As curbside recycling in St. Pete approaches, the city scheduled a series of "informational meetings" to inform citizens about not only how the program will work, but also why it's important. Perhaps the PowerPoint will include a slide of the landfill, with an arrow drawn pointing to it and stinky stink lines coming off of it and the word "Derf."
In the wake of a dramatic increase in gun violence, Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor asked local communities for help, particularly with regard to reducing juvenile crimes and accidents. Which actually offers a higher chance of producing some solutions than asking the state and federal governments to maybe help make guns a little harder for juveniles to get.
Buccaneers GM Jason Licht said his team is already looking better in the offseason than it did during seasonal play last year. All together now: "Well, it's not like they could look any ..." Sorry. Too easy.
A Clearwater woman is suing a North Pinellas urgent care clinic, claiming its misdiagnosis of her H1N1 flu caused her later to be administered emergency medication that suppressed her blood flow to the point where she had to have both arms and both legs partially amputated. Nope. Nopenopenope.
And finally, ready to feel old? Coming-of-age misfit-teen flick The Breakfast Club is being re-released in theaters to celebrate its 30th anniversary. A couple of the movie's stars will reportedly attend the L.A. opening, though the time spent away from the ticket booth and concession counter will count as their break.