News at Noon: Priest reflects on decades of confessions; Bubba's ex seeks restraining order; Curtis Reeves taking the stand; Tampa Bay Beer Week events

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.8 Hours Ago2 Hours Ago1 Hour AgoThe Rev. Robert Schneider spends his Saturday afternoons in a darkened room behind the louvers of a wooden divider at St. Stephen Catholic Church. The 61-year-old priest...

News at Noon: Priest reflects on decades of confessions; Bubba's ex seeks restraining order; Curtis Reeves taking the stand; Tampa Bay Beer Week events

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.8 Hours Ago2 Hours Ago1 Hour AgoThe Rev. Robert Schneider spends his Saturday afternoons in a darkened room behind the louvers of a wooden divider at St. Stephen Catholic Church. The 61-year-old priest...

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News at Noon: Priest reflects on decades of confessions; Bubba's ex seeks restraining order; Curtis Reeves taking the stand; Tampa Bay Beer Week events

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The Rev. Robert Schneider spends his Saturday afternoons in a darkened room behind the louvers of a wooden divider at St. Stephen Catholic Church. The 61-year-old priest sits in a chair, hands folded, as congregants kneel to confess their sins. After three decades, the things they say still surprise him.

An ex-girlfriend of Bubba the Love Sponge Clem has gone to court seeking an order of protection from the radio host, saying he spent four years abusing her "emotionally and physically" and now won't stop harassing her and her family, according to the filing.

For three years, the man at the center of a Pasco County theater shooting has sat in silence at the center of one of the area's most high profile court cases. But this afternoon, for the first time, Curtis Reeves will speak publicly about what happened the day he fatally shot 43-year-old Chad Oulson. Follow our live blog for live updates from the courtroom.

Hundreds of former employees of Sterling Jewelers, the multibillion-dollar conglomerate behind Jared the Galleria of Jewelry and Kay Jewelers, claim that its chief executive and other company leaders presided over a corporate culture that fostered rampant sexual harassment and discrimination.

Sea World Entertainment saw attendance and profit generated from its 12 parks, which includes Busch Gardens Tampa, take a dip in the fourth quarter of 2016, the company said on Tuesday.

Attendance fell by tens of thousands of people, and the $11.9 million net loss is larger than what had been predicted by analysts.

Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion.

Say hello to Pops. He phones the newspaper all the time. Has for years. People know the voice, full of gravel. "What are the good games tonight?" he asks. He means high school games, boys and girls basketball. Doesn't much matter which. Someone reads off the games. And away Pops goes.

 

There are dozens of Tampa Bay Beer Week events running through March 12, ranging from large-scale festivals to beer tastings, classes, beer dinners and more.

It's no coincidence that the craft beer community has grown along with this event that started in 2012. Find all the highlights here.

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