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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Rays to part with Myers in three-team trade
Wil Myers was the rookie of the year in 2013 but struggled last season with an injury. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
The Rays are close to finalizing a three-team trade that will send Wil Myers and Ryan Hanigan to the San Diego Padres and net them five players from the Padres and Washington Nationals.
U.S. re-establishes ties with Cuba, eases restrictions
Menus are going to have to list calories for alcoholic beverages, but not for every brand of wine. The same rule will apply to brands of spirits and craft beer. The new FDA rules won’t affect drinks ordered at a bar.
Alcohol calorie counts are coming to menus
Jeff Vinik speaks during a press conference to reveal his development plans for the Channel District around Amalie Arena. The plan includes more than $1 billion in construction. JAY CONNOR/STAFF
Vinik’s plans include more than $1 billion in construction
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Paula Dockery: Call it what you want — it’s still Medicaid expansion

Paula Dockery Two years ago, as part of the Affordable Care Act, Florida was offered $50 billion over 10 years to expand Medicaid to those low-income families who didn’t qualify under the current eligibility requirements. The governor and the Florida Legislature turned it down.

Editorial: A way to advance freedom in Cuba
Editorial: Vinik’s plan for Channel District is a perfect fit
Editorial: Bush eases toward the starting line
Letters to the editor: DROP continues to burn taxpayers
Letters to the editor: ‘They are terrorists’