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Monday, May 04, 2015

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Jameis' photo shows fans might be in for rough seas
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Jameis' photo shows fans might be in for rough seas

Couldn't he have just taken a picture with the cheese and fruit tray?
Published: 05/03/15
COLUMN

Economic reality slams up against liberal fantasies

Committed liberals are not buying the conservative narrative that emerged in the wake of Baltimore’s descent into riots, looting and arson last week. That is, what we witnessed was the news-making manifestation of 50 almost unbroken years of D...
Published: 05/03/15
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Time of transition has arrived for Tampa police

Tampa’s new police chief seems to be a focused, no-nonsense guy. Eric Ward’s handshake is firm and his tone is measured. He appears to have quiet confidence.
Published: 05/03/15
COLUMN

Still chasing rainbows in poor areas

In the week or so since the civil unrest — oh, never mind, riots — started in Baltimore following the death of a black man, Freddie Gray, while he was in police custody, much of the national discussion has been about the persistence of ...
Published: 05/03/15
Smokin’ over pot growers’ current theft
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Smokin’ over pot growers’ current theft

DADE CITY — Having survived a freak dog-shoots-man hunting accident to become the straw stirring the drink of recovery in long-depressed Lacoochee, it’s clear Billy Brown is not someone easily moved to frustration. No, as the Withlacooc...
Published: 05/03/15
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OTTO

O Say Can You See?” Well, you can’t see much from the innards of Tampa General Hospital, where I’ve spent a week or so with a relative in the ICU at this incredible place.
Published: 05/02/15
Franchise's future rests in Jameis' hands
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Franchise's future rests in Jameis' hands

The Bucs have made you the face of the franchise. No. 1 overall. Now, Martin Fennelly says the future of Lovie Smith, Jason Licht ... and the entire team rests in his hands.
Published: 05/01/15
St. Leo graduate had to master a life turned upside down
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St. Leo graduate had to master a life turned upside down

ST. LEO — Of all the diplomas Saint Leo University will award to the Class of 2015 this graduation season, none is as unlikely or as well-earned as the one Jessica Miller is poised to claim. Sensing this, and knowing, also, she represents the ...
Published: 05/01/15
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It finally has come to this, Republicans are devouring each other

I suppose it was inevitable.
Published: 05/01/15
Picking Winston is about trust, and it's lacking
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Picking Winston is about trust, and it's lacking

The Bucs will take Jameis Winston tonight. They'll make him the top pick in the NFL draft. They'll stake their future on his.But Martin Fennelly says something doesn't feel right about this.He doesn't trust this pick, and doesn't entirely trust Jameis Winston.
Published: 04/30/15