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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
Jury convicts Dontae Morris but says he didn’t use a gun in shooting
FRONT -- A jury found Dontae Morris guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the May 2010 shooting of Derek Anderson, a slaying that took place 42 days before the defendant killed two Tampa police officers. POOL PHOTO
TAMPA — After deliberating 14 hours over three days, jurors convicted Dontae Morris of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Derek Anderson, but then also concluded that Morris didn’t use or possess a gun.
Crowd gather outside the new Bass Pro Shops in Brandon before tonight's opening. Guests visiting the 130,000-square-foot retail shrine to hunters, fishers, archers and boaters will enter through a reproduced Florida hunting lodge, replete with a massive stone fireplace, a collection of world record white-tail deer mounts and a custom chandelier. 
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Bass Pro Shops opens tonight in Brandon with free celebrity event
Asdrubal Cabrera, right, celebrates with on-deck batter Curt Casali after breaking up Justin Verlander’s no-hit bid with a home run in the fifth inning.
Archer flirts with perfection, but Detroit tops Rays 2-1
Structural work has begun on the 6th level of the economy parking garage as TECO installs a solar array that will feed power to the grid. Tampa International Airport is collaborating with TECO to host the power producing array with the benefit of TIA patrons being able to park under the solar panels shaded from the sun. JAY CONNER/STAFF
TECO installing giant solar power array at airport
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