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What you need to know for Friday, Oct. 20

What you need to know for Friday, Oct. 20

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today• Low ran chance today with high temperatures in the upper 80s again, according to 10Weather WTSP. The hot weather could crack next week, though. A cold front is expected to del...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Little separates McElwain and Muschamp eras of futility at Florida

Little separates McElwain and Muschamp eras of futility at Florida

"His track record on the offensive side of the ball is special. You can look it up, see the records." — Florida then-athletic director Jeremy Foley, December 2014GAINESVILLE — After Will Muschamp led four of the ugliest seasons in modern Florida hist...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Superiority complex: USF continues to battle schedule, expectations

Superiority complex: USF continues to battle schedule, expectations

TAMPA — His voice, a perpetually scratchy bellow, betrays conviction. USF coach Charlie Strong has been asked if he believes he has the 16th-best team in America. Hesitation doesn’t precede his response. Resolution fuels it."I really do," Strong said...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Bucs-Bills: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

Bucs-Bills: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

Here’s the Times’ Bucs coverage team’s predictions for Tampa Bay’s 1 p.m. game Sunday at Buffalo:BETTER WIN NOWGreg Auman, @gregauman: There should be a real urgency to this Bucs team on Sunday, facing a Bills defense that is what the Bucs seek to b...
Updated: 11 hours ago
The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassment

The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassment

#YouToo have seen #MeToo.Stories of sexual harassment and assault have dominated the cultural conversation for the past week. Hundreds of thousands of women have taken to social media to share that they have been harassed or assaulted by men. Celebri...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Guest column: Girl Scouts designed to help girls excel on their own terms

Guest column: Girl Scouts designed to help girls excel on their own terms

Girl Scouts is the best leadership experience for girls in the world, created specifically with and for girls. If I could name only one thing that girls learn when they’re involved with Girl Scouts, it’s that they become capable of tackling pretty mu...
Published: 10/20/17
Advice for presidents from military families they’ve tried to console

Advice for presidents from military families they’ve tried to console

One family returned the letter because it was full of errors. Another was left cold when the letter they got screamed "robo-pen." Still another was puzzled to find 17 copies of their letter in the mailbox.The presidential act of expressing condolence...
Published: 10/20/17
Hooper: Jean Chatzy chats about the intersection of wealth, health

Hooper: Jean Chatzy chats about the intersection of wealth, health

Public safety officials can readily identify a city’s most dangerous intersections.In retirement, the most dangerous intersection can be where the winding road of wealth crosses the unpredictable boulevard of health. NBC Today show financial editor J...
Published: 10/20/17
Trigaux: Amid wealth inequality, is middle class losing habit of giving to charities?

Trigaux: Amid wealth inequality, is middle class losing habit of giving to charities?

In the slow economic recovery since the nasty recession a decade ago, researchers are wondering if the hard times back then broke middle class America’s habit of charitable giving.The numbers are revealing. In 2015, only 24 percent of taxpayers repor...
Published: 10/20/17
Tampa-based Checkers testing delivery, aims for record expansion

Tampa-based Checkers testing delivery, aims for record expansion

TAMPA — Tampa-based Checkers Drive-In Restaurants continues to fly under the radar compared to dominant burger chains like McDonald’s and Burger King.But as new owners have taken charge this year — the third changing-of-hands in just over a decade — ...
Published: 10/20/17