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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
Rays trade Price in deal with Tigers, Mariners
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price was one of the most popular players in the team's history.
The Rays pulled off the biggest trade in team history before today's non-waiver trade deadline, trading ace David Price to the Tigers in a three-team trade that also includes the Mariners.
Charlie Cristís newest advertisement in his attempt to regain the governorship takes him through the halls of his Alma Mater, St. Petersburg High School, as he discusses his vision for Floridaís schools. 
TXT Body: But thereís a problem. The ad violates a Pinellas County School Board policy that prohibits property from being used for ìadvertising or otherwise promoting the interests of any commercial, political, or other non-school agency or individual organization.î
Pinellas school district asks Crist to stop running ad
Richard McTear Jr. was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Emanuel Murray.
McTear guilty of tossing infant onto I-275
Florida’s tax-free back-to-school shopping starts Friday


From beginning, Brooks was Carol’s ‘Bo’

Martin Fennelly Carol Brooks, who has known ‘Bo’ since the fourth grade, always made sure football was left at the door. Derrick is a husband and father at home, not a sports celebrity, Martin Fennelly writes.

Editorial: VA fix a huge expenditure, but a worthwhile one
Editorial: Promising transportation directions
Tribune endorsement: Gregg in Pasco state House primary
Letters to the editor: Foreign invasion
Letter of the Day: Open, honest debate needed on Amendment 2