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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

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Henderson: No event too big or small for Higgins and Sports Commission

If you’re wondering how national sporting events keep showing up in our town, I’ll let you in on a secret. Focus on a consensus-builder named Rob Higgins, executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission.
Published: 11/19/14
Buccaneers rookie Evans is playing like the ‘Next One’
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Buccaneers rookie Evans is playing like the ‘Next One’

LANDOVER, Md. — This is how it works when you’re on fire like Bucs rookie receiver Mike Evans is on fire. You see something, you say something, you do something. You make a touchdown. Another one. You dominate. You do a lot of that....
Published: 11/16/14
Updated: 11/17/14
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Socom leaders interested in cloaking technology

In its never-ending search for ways to give commandos an edge in combat, U.S. Special Operations Command is looking to take a page out of the Harry Potter playbook.
Published: 11/16/14
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Would Rays be big spenders with new stadium? Unlikely

People make some basic assumptions about why the Tampa Bay Rays need a new stadium, one close to the center of the market.
Published: 11/16/14
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Libertarians’ role in the elections

Residents of Florida’s 13th Congressional District have been subjected to three elections this year because of the death of longtime representative C.W. Bill Young in October 2013: a Republican primary in January; a special election in March b...
Published: 11/16/14
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Democrat base: Exploited tonight, laughed at in the morning

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 11/16/14
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Webcam users unwittingly broadcasting to the world

Here’s some of what I saw on the Internet Friday: Cluttered family rooms and tidy kitchens. Vacant pool decks. A dock looking out on sparkling blue water. Lonely front porches. A blue-and-gold striped tropical fish. Several empty cribs. And on...
Published: 11/16/14
No Lightning crisis, but time to nip this in the bud
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No Lightning crisis, but time to nip this in the bud

Most NHL teams would trade to be where the Lightning are right now, with 11 wins and 24 points. But the Bolts have, in fact, hit a speed bump, columnist Martin Fennelly writes.
Published: 11/15/14
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Paula Dockery: Respect voters’ wishes on Amendment One

The biggest winner of the Nov. 4 election was Amendment 1. Not only was it the only one of three amendments on the ballot to pass, but it also passed with an incredible 75 percent of the vote.
Published: 11/15/14
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SEAL who said he killed bin Laden should have remembered oath

After they have stood up to physical training designed to break their bodies and psychological assaults to break their spirits, new members of the SEALs make a vow.
Published: 11/14/14