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Monday, Sep 01, 2014
Near-record August heat gives way to September storm season
The splash pad at Water Works Park in downtown Tampa was popular as temperatures routinely hit the 90s during August. The park officially opened earlier in the month.

If you think it was hot in August, the kind of hot that burns your fingers when you grip the steering wheel or wilts your reserve when you walk across...

Green sea turtles, such as this one in the tanks of Turtle Cove, are often brought to Clearwater marine Aquarium after becoming entangled in fishing line.
Clearwater’s new aquarium to focus on animals’ return to ocean, not shows
FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Juan Palese, a marijuana grower, shows his crop outside of Montevideo, Uruguay. People in Uruguay who want to grow their own marijuana at home were able to register to do so Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, as the government launched the latest phase in its first-of-its-kind legalization program. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)
Supporters, opponents kick in $7.6 million in Florida medical pot debate
Bucs center Evan Dietrich-Smith (62) will work with new left guard Logan Mankins for the first time during today’s practice.
Buccaneers revamped offensive line has week to prepare for Panthers


Altman: Sharing intel can backfire for U.S.

Howard Altman One of the biggest security challenges the U.S. faces is how to share intelligence in a world where it’s been at war at one point with some of its closest friends, you never know who tomorrow’s enemy will be and espionage, even among allies, is a fact of life.

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