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Friday, Feb 27, 2015

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A-Rod, Yankees stuck in no-win situation
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A-Rod, Yankees stuck in no-win situation

Believe it or not, I got him. I got Rodriguez. Thursday morning, New York Yankees clubhouse, Tampa’s Steinbrenner Field.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Henderson: This shows what happens when a community comes together
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Henderson: This shows what happens when a community comes together

Adrian White is one of those people willing to help anyone at any time. All you have to do is ask, and he will be there.
Published: 02/27/15
COLUMN

Just wait till waves pound caucus’ sands

Ordinarily, the fact of a caucus forming in Congress would scarcely be worth a headline, let alone a bunch of words wondering about the implications of the alliance. But the nascent Coastal Communities Caucus, founded by Dunedin Republican David Joll...
Published: 02/27/15
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Honor Selma marchers by voting

On Feb. 11, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to honor with a Congressional Gold Medal the thousands of people who marched for voting rights in Selma, Alabama, nearly 50 years ago. The move to bestow Congress’ highest civilian honor pass...
Published: 02/26/15
Jameis Winston's in front two months before Bucs pick
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Jameis Winston's in front two months before Bucs pick

TAMPA — As shocking as this sounds, it appears that how Jameis Winston throws the football might be the determining factor in why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers seem poised to draft him.
Published: 02/25/15
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Festival reminds us getting into a jam (or jelly) can be good thing

PLANT CITY — I told the kind lady at Gate 4 of the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds Tuesday morning I was there as a judge. She pointed me toward a building filled with every imaginable kind of jam, jelly, preserves, pickled things and othe...
Published: 02/25/15
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When trauma is your job, stress is a daily companion

It seems, in our ever-shrinking world, that we are surrounded by trauma.
Published: 02/23/15
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Concealed-carry bill would take target off Florida’s campuses

Just after midnight on Nov. 20, a lone gunman entered Florida State University’s Strozier Library where, in mere moments, he shot and wounded three students while others scrambled for safety. Just as abruptly, with shock and chaos in his wake,...
Published: 02/23/15
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It must be different when mandate comes from Tallahassee

We’ve all seen the collective heads of Republican legislators in our state spin ’round and ’round any time a mandate for almost anything comes down from Washington.
Published: 02/23/15
This wasn’t farewell Gordon was seeking
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This wasn’t farewell Gordon was seeking

DAYTONA BEACH — He didn’t want a rocking chair. He didn’t want a farewell. He wanted the cheers to come after a win.
Published: 02/22/15