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No nest-warming gifts needed for bald eagle relocated by Tampa Electric (the birds will handle that)

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If the United States had picked the turkey as its national bird – a preference that Benjamin Franklin is thought by some to have expressed in private letters – then centuries of American iconography would be dramatically different. One thing … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week can be a Fire Prevention Life if you take smart steps to stay safe

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From the National Fire Protection Association comes this important guidance: In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this … Continue reading

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Irma post-script: Mysteries that linger, connections that matter – and best of all, customers with power

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At this point, for those not among the hardest hit, Hurricane Irma probably seems like a fast-fading afterthought in a world of endless news and people struggling to recover from even more devastating events. But as you can imagine, we’re … Continue reading

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Post-Irma power restoration for everyone proceeds as quickly – and safely – as possible

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Streets and yards scattered with debris. Plywood taken off windows. Neighborhoods taking stock of how homes fared and who needs help. People everywhere are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma – and we’re right there with you as our … Continue reading

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Please join TECO in welcoming crews from other utilities working alongside ours to restore power for our customers after Hurricane Irma

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It probably wasn’t the kind of late-summer trip to Florida they had in mind, but about 3,200 workers from across the United States and Canada are in the Tampa area this week and TECO is grateful to be welcoming them. Forget … Continue reading

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