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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Bucs will open season against Carolina
The new-look Bucs only have one prime-time game scheduled.
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The first thing Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith usually looks for when the NFL schedule comes out each year are the matchups his team has against its division opponents.
Dancers with Academy of Odissi Dance in Tampa perform a Bollywood  Fusion dance Wednesday evening at Curtis Hixon Park.
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Bollywood party draws thousands to downtown Tampa
Craft beer brewers say the proposed rules would put them out of business.
County staying on sidelines in beer battle
Polk teacher faces charges of sex with 2nd student

Opinion

Otto: As rail goes, Florida seems to be on a train to nowhere

Steve Otto There was a story this week that Amtrak was considering cutting a 600-mile stretch from its Southwest Chief that runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. The move would eliminate service to a dozen or more towns in Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. Amtrak might reconsider if those four states cough up $4 million a year for the next 10 years to upgrade track and services.

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