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Friday, Jul 11, 2014
Club owner's death tied to Google case
Dean Riopelle was the boyfriend of the woman who officials say administered a lethal dose of heroin to a Google executive.
Tampa Bay Rays’ Jake Odorizzi doesn’t have the fastest fastball in the league, but his pitches are deceptive, teammate Ben Zobrist says.
Rays bullpen proves speed isn’t everything
Polk art teacher named Teacher of the Year
Artist Peter Goetzinger and is son Orion paint part of a mural on a West Tampa water tower. The mural, which will resemble an oversized cigar band, should be completed at the beginning of next week.
Muralists start work on West Tampa water tower


Governments grow; Pasco delivers proof

The first draft of the latest Pasco County budget, including appendices, stretches 327 eye-glazing pages, and it probes such topics as interfund transfers, contingencies and object codes. It is, in other words, not what anyone would mistake for a beach read.

Editorial: Synthetic pot ordinance an effective tool
Editorial: Clearing the way for neighborhood revival
Editorial: New law takes aim at data breaches that expose your personal information
Letter of the day: The gate — and gatekeepers — to democracy
Letters to the editor: The dangers of socialism