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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Port of Tampa leaders unsure how strongly to pursue Cuba ties
Port Tampa Bay should be actively courting Cuba ahead of its competitors or risk getting left in the dust, some community leaders say. The port’s CEO, however, defends a lack of travel to Cuba, saying there is no inaction on the port’s part in preparing for trade with the island nation.
Those excited over the prospect that Cuba and Tampa will reconnect through business are concerned that officials running the region’s biggest economic engine are idling instead of jetting to Cuba to lay the groundwork for trade.
They are from different parts of the world, but Ondrej Palat, Nikita Kucherov and Tyler Johnson have formed a perfect combination for the Bolts this postseason with 25 of the team’s 48 goals. All three are in the top 10 in playoff scoring.
Bolts’ potent triple threat form rare dynamic unit
Alcoholic drinks on beaches: Where’s the line in the sand?
Sandra Pico, 52, holds medications she takes, at her home in North Miami Beach, Fla., Thursday, July 26, 2012. Pico makes about $15,000 a year working about 20 hours a week as a home health aide, a bit too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough that she can afford private insurance. She thought she’d be getting health insurance after the Supreme Court upheld the health care law. Then she learned her own governor won’t agree to expand Medicaid under the law which would have given her coverage. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) ORG XMIT: FLLS202
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Clinton’s world, where achievement doesn’t matter

Tom Jackson Whatever else there is to say about Hillary Rodham Clinton, it must be conceded she has mesmerized her followers. While a large and, probably, expanding field of Republican contenders wrestles for the honor of being this week’s GOP presidential frontrunner, Hillary Her-Own-Self leads her would-be Democrat challengers like American Pharaoh at the Preakness.

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