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Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Mom of baby takes stand in McTear trial
Jasmine Bedwell, the mother of the 3-month-old baby thrown from a moving car on I-275, is offering emotional testimony during the trial of Richard McTear Jr. Stay with TBO.com for live updates.
The delegation that traveled to Cuba last week signed up for the trip believing they would be part of history. This was supposed the Charlie Crist trip. The Florida gubernatorial candidate who has recently denounced the Cuban embargo was to visit the nation on fact finding and educational mission. Then, just weeks before the delegation was to embark, Crist pulled out, sighting visa and scheduling issues. Pictured (L to R) Rep Darryl Rouson, Al Fox, & Sophia Daniels
Photo provided by Victor DiMaio
Tampa delegation sees ways to help during Cuba visit
Only 39 percent of those polled said they thought Charlie Crist was honest, and only 40 percent said Gov. Rick Scott was trustworthy.
Q Poll: Despite lead, news not all good for Crist
Maddon: Latest ejection a ‘misunderstanding’


Light rail plan needs to be regional

Joe  Brown It started as a casual conversation in a bar but morphed into a public-policy discussion. The guy I was talking to lives in Tampa but works in Pinellas. He complained about how the booming tourism this spring made his daily commute miserable, adding an extra 15 to 20 minutes onto his drive home.

Tribune endorsement: Keep Luikart on Pasco School Board
Editorial: Putin’s bloody hands
Editorial: The right deal for Channelside
Letters to the editor: Rooting out terrorists
Letter of the Day: Persuade your representatives