Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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A post-Florence tropical disturbance could further soak the Carolinas

A post-Florence tropical disturbance could further soak the Carolinas

It's been an busy hurricane season in the Atlantic and this week the National Hurricane Center is monitoring three tropical disturbances that have chances of strengthening -- including one that could affect the Carolinas as it continues to cope with ...
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Four questions you need answered about Andrew Gillumís corporate tax plan

Four questions you need answered about Andrew Gillumís corporate tax plan

The policy is an economic "disaster." People and companies will "flee" Florida. The Sunshine State will turn into New York or California overnight.That's just some of the messaging Republicans and business groups have used to describe Andrew Gillum's...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Did Ryan Fitzpatrick do enough to keep his job?

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Did Ryan Fitzpatrick do enough to keep his job?

Rick Stroud and Times sports columnist Tom Jones break down the Bucs' 30-27 loss to the Steelers on Monday Night Football.Ryan Fitzpatrick  had a difficult first half, throwing three interceptions, but  led a second-half comeback that ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
You thought you knew these candidates? In House District 38, it's Tent Killer challenging Little Danny

You thought you knew these candidates? In House District 38, it's Tent Killer challenging Little Danny

Most everybody knew John David Hayes simply as “David’’ until 1982. The then-21-year-old skydiving enthusiast, however, made a bad landing on his 11th jump in Alberta, Canada, and soon everyone started calling him something else. "...
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Meet Matt Caldwell, the state lawmaker running for Florida agriculture commissioner

Meet Matt Caldwell, the state lawmaker running for Florida agriculture commissioner

When Matt Caldwell's family settled in Gainesville in 1826, they were typical homesteaders of their era. They cleared pine trees to make room for cows and citrus crops, and worked for decades to turn their land into something productive.Seven generat...
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The magic has worn off. Time for the Bucs to start Jameis Winston

The magic has worn off. Time for the Bucs to start Jameis Winston

TAMPA — So this will be a fun and interesting week over at One Buc Place.Who's the quarterback?That question will be asked a few times. The likely answer will end up being Ryan Fitzpatrick.But this question will be asked a few dozen times:...
Updated: 1 hour ago
He helped save a disabled man trapped in a burning house. Now, he is a letter-carrier hero

He helped save a disabled man trapped in a burning house. Now, he is a letter-carrier hero

VALRICO ó Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night are supposed to keep U.S. Postal Service workers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.Add fire to that list for Jason Moss, a letter carrier for the Sulphur Springs Post Offic...
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Joe Henderson: Pro athletes can help build community through bonds between team and town

Joe Henderson: Pro athletes can help build community through bonds between team and town

Whether they embrace this or not, professional athletes are role models. People pay lots of money to see them play. Young people watch and imitate them, which can be unfortunate when players behave badly (see Winston, Jameis).Winning helps, as the Ta...
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It took awhile, but Tampa City Council approves Buckhornís last budget

It took awhile, but Tampa City Council approves Buckhornís last budget

It took 5 ½  hours, punctuated by 90 minutes of breaks to work out the fiscal math, but the Tampa City Council approved a  more than $1 billion budget Monday after striking a deal that allows city employees to keep their current health...
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It had to happen: A political ad about the controversial beach access bill

It had to happen: A political ad about the controversial beach access bill

Sen. Bill Nelson's campaign is out with a new cartoon-style digital ad that mocks Gov. Rick Scott's signing of a controversial beach access bill.The only animated ad of the 2018 campaign in Florida makes this claim: "Rick Scott wants to make it illeg...
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