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Friday, May 22, 2015
Tampa sued by nonprofit agency over panhandling ban
Homeless Helping Homeless, a nonprofit group that helps homeless find shelter and food, has sued the city of Tampa over its panhandling laws, saying those donations are its sole source of funding and it can't operate without them. 
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Homeless Helping Homeless, a nonprofit group that helps homeless find shelter and food, sues the city of Tampa over its panhandling laws, saying those donations are its sole source of funding and it can’t operate without them.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Colome pitched the first five innings to earn his third win of the season.
JASON BEHNKEN / STAFF
Rays alone in first place after topping Oakland 3-0
St. Petersburg Police say a Jane Doe in a 1973 case has been indentified as Janice Marie Brock, seen in a photo at left and an artist's depiction at right.  
ST. PETERSBURG POLICE
Four decades after death, St. Pete officials ID ‘Jane Doe’
Alex Estrella, 56, makes his way along Interbay Boulevard after starting on a 400-mile trip on foot from MacDill Air Force Base to Key West to bring awareness to post-traumatic stress disorder and military veteran suicide. He embarked on his trip in memorium of Jamie Brunette whose suicide he heard about the day after his birthday. He said it made him want to do something for others. He never met Brunette. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Vet sets out on 400-plus-mile run to raise awareness of suicide
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Fast-track trade deal already

Tom Jackson Although I generally favor free trade between and among nations to the alternative of trade shackled by protectionism, I am less interested in advancing that argument just now than I am in writing something shocking.

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