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Monday, Sep 15, 2014
Bucs let another one slip by in 19-17 loss to Rams
This one hurts. After seemingly being in position to win, the Buccaneers end up starting the season 0-2 with another loss at home.
September 14, 2014 Tampa - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Gerald McCoy looks on from the sidelines after being injured during the 1st half against the Rams Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
Bucs DT McCoy fractures hand in loss to Rams
Austin Vonckx was found severely ill in his dorm Sunday morning and died later in a Lee County hospital. FACEBOOK
19-year-old from Trinity dies at FGCU
Plato Academy plans to open a new charter school in St Petersburg. This is at the Clearwater Platos Academy. Fourth graders are singing Christmas carols in Greek preparing for upcoming performances. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Successful Pinellas charter Plato Academy plans schools across Bay area


Visit of federal labor agency to St. Pete VA office reminder of war’s lasting effects

Howard Altman It’s not like the folks at Centcom were only focused on Afghanistan. Not with 19 other nations to think about, a gnarly nest of dysfunction and despotism, sectarian violence and never-ending bloodshed from Pakistan to Yemen to Egypt that includes countries, like Lebanon and Jordan, feeling the direct effect of the horrific Syrian revolution. And the Gulf states. And the K-stans. And of course, Iran, always vying for supremacy in the Islamic world and a constant thorn for U.S. ambitions.

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