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Aletheia Venator and Berlyn Perdomo demonstrate the stretchiness of their slime. - Berlyn Perdomo and her friend, Aletheia Venator, both 13, make and sell slime which can be seen on their instagram site @the.real.slimeshadyy [JIM DAMASKE   |   Times]

Kidpreneurs — and adults — capitalize on gooey, squishy Slime craze

First it was Play-Doh. Then Gak. There have been dozens of variations for sale of the oozy, gooey, squishable, stretchable kids' toy through the generations. Kids these days call it slime. Butter slime. Fluffy slime. Avalanche slime. Glitter slime. And they don't buy it prepackaged at a store in the mall. They make …


Sergio Bendixen.

Miami pollster Sergio Bendixen dies

Sergio Bendixen, the first Hispanic to run a U.S. presidential campaign who later pioneered public-opinion polling among Latinos and other immigrant populations, died late Friday in Miami. He was 68....


Mayor Rick Kriseman says mayoral election is about inclusiveness Friday at campaign office rally

Mayor Rick Kriseman says St. Petersburg mayoral election is about going forward, not back

ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman christened his campaign office Friday evening by telling his supporters that the mayoral election was about moving forward, not backward....


ICYMI: Florida education news in review, week of May 21, 2017

School's out. Graduation day is here. It's time for summer break. And yet, Florida's education news persists. It's about overcoming the achievement gap, the role of charter schools and the need for more dual-language teachers....