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Saturday, Aug 02, 2014
Girl killed in Tampa hit-and-run, police say

Tampa police said an 11-year-old girl died after being struck and dragged by a hit-and-run vehicle late Friday, and the search is on for the driver.

Jeremy Hellickson allowed four runs in 42⁄3 innings on Friday.
Late Rays rally falls short in 5-3 loss to Angels
Chris Cullins, dressed as the Riddler from Batman, looks through merchandise at the Tampa Bay Comic Con on Friday.
Comic Con fans take fantasy seriously
Drax, played by Dave Bautista, is a muscular, knife-wielding, tattoo-covered green alien seeking revenge for his family's deaths.
Tampa wrestler has firm grasp on movie role


Jackson: Granting rite of passage its right of way

Tom Jackson The heir apparent turned 15 in April meaning, among other things, he has attained the age at which the State of Florida assumes he is capable of learning to drive. Not for the first time, I am inclined to think the State of Florida is out of its sunshine-soaked mind.

Editorial: Deciding the president’s authority
Editorial: VA fix a huge expenditure, but a worthwhile one
Editorial: Promising transportation directions
Letters to the editor: The right direction
Letter of the Day: The benefit of unions