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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
Tax would fund radical transportation plan
At left, Frank Burretto boards while Trendale Wolfork loads his bicycle onto a new Metro Rapid bus operated by HART after it stops northbound on Nebraska Avenue. Wolfork said he didn't know it it had a bike rack but was glad to see it when it got there. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Hillsborough County leaders unveiled a massive transportation plan that includes light rail, dedicated bus lanes, bike trails and other improvements to alleviate traffic.
Gov. Rick Scott’s announcement made no mention of other proposed gubernatorial debates, including two in the Tampa area.
Scott plans three debates; Crist wants more
Defendant Richard McTear tells the judge he will not testify during his trial. McTear is accused of killing a baby by throwing it from a car window along I-275. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Defense rests in McTear murder trial
July 29, 2014 St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Rays 3rd baseman Evan Longoria makes the play on Brewers Mark Reynolds sacrifice bunt during the 5th inning Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
JASON BEHNKEN / STAFF
Cobb, Zobrist lead Rays to victory against Brewers

Opinion

Derrick Brooks a champion for children, too

Martin Fennelly The former Bucs' star will be inducted Saturday into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but for all of his on-field accolades he also had an unwavering desire to help — especially kids.

Editorials:
Editorial: Promising transportation directions
Tribune endorsement: Gregg in Pasco state House primary
Editorial: Keeping elections on track the best choice in redistricting mess
Letters:
Letters to the editor: Candidate response
Letter of the Day: A few words that say it all