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President Obama Comes to Tampa, Wildfires Caused Smoky Smell, and more on Patch Last Week

Here’s a look back at some of last week's news and features.

President Obama Comes to Tampa, Wildfires Caused Smoky Smell, and more on Patch Last Week

1. - The Panthers will have plenty of new faces in the defensive secondary in 2012, but one will look familiar — rising senior Paris Bostick, who missed several games last year.

2. - An introduction from Alessandra Da Pra, your (semi)-new editor.

3. - It's now easier than ever to post on Patch, so what are you waiting for?

4. - In partnership with Feeding America Tampa Bay, South Tampa Patch and its 18 sister sites kicked off the Give-A-Ton Food Drive to benefit our friends and neighbors throughout the area.

5. - The Lady Knights are finalists in an online contest by Allen Sportswear that will provide a complete uniform sponsorship to the winning team.

6. - A total of 97 wildfires burnt in the state, causing a heavy dose of smoke in the Tampa Bay area.

7. - President Barack Obama visited the Port of Tampa on his way to Colombia for the Summit of the Americas.

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