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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Tell Me About It: Son wants to help womanizing father

Son wants to help womanizing fatherQ: I’m wondering the best way to confront my father about his behavior in respect to women. I’m the 25-year-old eldest of my father’s five children. My sister and I were conceived with my mother, who left him some 2...
Published: 10/16/17

Football: Sunlake 28, Pasco 6

LAND O’LAKES — Sunlake’s Bryant Beacham (108 yards on 19 carries, two touchdowns) kept the offense churning throughout a 28-6 win over Pasco on Friday, while the Pirate’s offense struggled to move the ball effectively in the second half.Both teams sc...
Published: 10/13/17
Ophelia to bring hurricane-force wind, heavy rain to Ireland

Ophelia to bring hurricane-force wind, heavy rain to Ireland

LONDON — Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close Monday and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as a storm with hurricane-force winds bore down on Ireland and the United Kingdom.Ophelia is now a post-tropical c...
Published: 10/16/17

Hurricane Ophelia, now a category 2, heads toward Ireland, then UK

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Britain and Ireland say the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring disruption and damage as the work week gets underway. Ophelia was a category 2 hurricane Sunday as it moved northeast across the Atlantic, with sustain...
Published: 10/15/17
Tortoise, run over by car, saved by 3-D printed shell

Tortoise, run over by car, saved by 3-D printed shell

THE ACREAGE, Fla. — Lenard Hughes has a small statue of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, watching over his small menagerie in the home he shares with his wife Roseanne in The Acreage. It may have been St. Francis or some other div...
Published: 10/14/17
Buy this car, you won’t be very very sorry

Buy this car, you won’t be very very sorry

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Published: 10/16/17
Review: Fast-paced ‘Seven Brides’ is pure entertainment at Show Palace

Review: Fast-paced ‘Seven Brides’ is pure entertainment at Show Palace

Try not to blink if you go see Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, playing through Nov. 12 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson. If you close your eyes even for a second, you may miss something terrific in this fast-paced, lively and delightfully...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Trump: Cuba ‘is responsible’ for attacks on U.S. personnel

Trump: Cuba ‘is responsible’ for attacks on U.S. personnel

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he believes Cuba "is responsible" for attacks on American government personnel in Havana. Trump isn’t explaining whether he believes Cuba perpetrated the attacks or merely bears responsibility because they too...
Published: 10/16/17
Playoff baseball: Pay no attention to the sleeping child

Playoff baseball: Pay no attention to the sleeping child

It's the usual postseason routine. Sometime tonight, very late tonight, Fox Sports cameras will search the stands at Yankee Stadium and find a sleeping child in his seat, or slumped against a parent’s shoulder as the Yankees and Houston Astros ...
Published: 10/16/17
Altuve’s dash, Verlander’s gem lift Astros

Altuve’s dash, Verlander’s gem lift Astros

HOUSTON — With each line drive, Jose Altuve is putting his stamp on October. Same with every pitch from Justin Verlander, no matter the inning or score. Houston’s longest tenured player and its durable new ace — an incomparable pair so far this posts...
Published: 10/14/17
Reviews: Beck’s ‘Colors,’ St. Vincent’s ‘Masseduction’ thrive in vibrant, alternative pop worlds

Reviews: Beck’s ‘Colors,’ St. Vincent’s ‘Masseduction’ thrive in vibrant, alternative pop worlds

Flash back, if you will, to Aug. 25, 2015, and one of the more unusual stops on Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour. That night in Los Angeles, Swift brought out guests St. Vincent and Beck to perform the latter’s single Dreams. Swift probably respects both art...
Published: 10/16/17
Prosecuters still seek death penalty in retrial of Jabil executive

Prosecuters still seek death penalty in retrial of Jabil executive

LARGO — A 911 call captured the final moments of Elizabeth Evans and Gerald Taylor before they were shot to death on Dec. 20, 2008.Someone told them to sit on a bed. They begged the intruder to put the gun down. And before shots rang out, Elizabeth E...
Published: 10/12/17

Dodgers power past Cubs in NLCS; Maddon ejected

LOS ANGELES — Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig added a homer and an RBI double to his dynamite postseason, and the Dodgers overcame a short start by ace Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Cubs on Saturday ...
Published: 10/14/17
Updated: 10/15/17
Frustrations boil over in D.C. as Gov. Rick Scott meets with Florida representatives

Frustrations boil over in D.C. as Gov. Rick Scott meets with Florida representatives

WASHINGTON – Frustrations bubbled up during a hurricane recovery meeting between Gov. Rick Scott and Florida House members Wednesday morning, with the governor pleading for federal funding for the state’s battered citrus industry and Hous...
Published: 10/11/17

Tell Me About It: Fiancee innocent in tension with in-laws

Fiancee innocent in tension with in-lawsQ: I’m getting married very soon, and my future in-laws are all in the wedding. For various reasons, the primary one being that there are some cultural differences, they have all pre-emptively refused to do the...
Published: 10/13/17

Parents of freed Afghanistan hostage angry at son-in-law

Associated PressWASHINGTON — The parents of an American woman freed with her family after five years of captivity say they are elated, but also angry at their son-in-law for taking their daughter to Afghanistan. "Taking your pregnant wife to a very d...
Published: 10/13/17

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Published: 10/13/17
Hankering for deer meat? Arby’s to serve venison nationwide next week

Hankering for deer meat? Arby’s to serve venison nationwide next week

If McDonald’s return of Szechuan sauce wasn’t enough of a "limited time only" fast food adventure for you, Arby’s announced its bringing back its venison sandwich this month.And unlike the McDonald’s sauce debacle last week — Arby’s swears there will...
Published: 10/12/17
The artist who may or may not have created St. Petersburg's butt graffiti has a legit art show and a new mural

The artist who may or may not have created St. Petersburg's butt graffiti has a legit art show and a new mural

Remember the local artist who would neither confirm nor deny creating the triple-cheek butt graffiti that was frequently spotted around downtown St. Petersburg a few months back? Related: Who's behind the mysterious butt graffiti in St. Pete? Yo...
Published: 10/13/17
White House tells court it is immediately stopping ACA cost-sharing subsidies

White House tells court it is immediately stopping ACA cost-sharing subsidies

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration informed a federal appeals court on Friday that the government would immediately halt payments to insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage under the Affordable Care Act, formalizing a...
Published: 10/13/17