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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
The soil is saturated, but still it rains
Water stands in a shallow retention area beside a ballfield at Carmela and Rose Monteleone Field located at Sligh Avenue and North Rome Avenue in Tampa.  ANDY JONES/STAFF
Even if you live under a rock, you are aware of how much rain has drenched West Central Florida over the past several days.
Tampa Bay Rays' Curt Casali, right, celebrates with Asdrubal Cabrera after Casili hit a two=run home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Red-hot Casali hits two more home runs as Rays rough up Price
Idina Menzel performs Tuesday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. Menzel is best known for the voice of
Review: Idina Menzel covers Oz, Broadway and Disney in Clearwater
HILLSBOROUGH-LITHIA-5/19/05  A student in Matthew Rothenberger's Geometry I class at Newsome High School works on a math problem on the board, Thursday afternoon, May 19, 2005.  Newsome High School was among the top in the district in reading and math FCAT scores.  KATHY MOORE-LENGELL/STAFF METRO ORG XMIT: T0505191515210755
Hillsborough school board approves discipline changes
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It’s time to let Pete Rose back in baseball

Joe Henderson The Baseball Hall of Fame inductions came and went Sunday, and once again Pete Rose was not among those enshrined. It doesn’t matter that he has more hits than anyone who ever played, or appeared in more games than anyone else, or still electrifies fans the way he did when he was introduced at the All-Star Game in his beloved Cincinnati on July 14.

Editorial: Expected lapse in Seminole gambling deal a lost opportunity
Editorial: Don’t erode classroom order, safety in adopting new discipline rules
TECO’s good example
Letters to the editor: Has to be another way
Letter of the Day: Colleges vs. universities