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Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

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The first (and last) Fennelly No. 1 QB rankings: Where will Jameis rank?
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The first (and last) Fennelly No. 1 QB rankings: Where will Jameis rank?

What will it be, Jameis Elway or JaMarcus Winston?
Published: 04/12/15
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Human trafficking is still hitting close to home

In 2013, local PBS station WEDU broadcast a documentary titled “Too Close to Home” about human trafficking in the Tampa Bay area. It showed that behind our beautiful beaches and tourist attractions that draw people from all over the wor...
Published: 04/12/15
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Ancient grudges stand in way of progress on Cuba

At some point, probably soon, there will be free trade and travel between the United States and Cuba. That will be a great day.
Published: 04/12/15
Remember who sparked Rubio’s rocket
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Remember who sparked Rubio’s rocket

It is not for nothing that at times such as these — that is, the eve of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s presumptive entry into the 2016 presidential race — I am reminded of Judith Rochelle....
Published: 04/12/15
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Tampa downtown bicycle lanes means everyone has to be aware

If your daily commute takes you pretty much anywhere in Hillsborough County or the surrounding area, you know dedicated bicycle lanes are here and they aren’t going away.
Published: 04/09/15
Suppressing commerce might not help Lightning
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Suppressing commerce might not help Lightning

Tampa is on a winning streak when it comes to hosting sporting events that draw out-of-town visitors. The NCAA Women’s Final Four basketball tournament this week drew thousands who filled up local hotel rooms and restaurants, and it will be he...
Published: 04/09/15
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Sink wants to “pay it forward” through environmental work

Alex Sink lost a close race for governor against Rick Scott in 2010. She re-entered the political arena in 2014, running for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in Pinellas County left open when C.W. “Bill” Young died.
Published: 04/08/15
UConn raises visibility of women’s basketball to new heights
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UConn raises visibility of women’s basketball to new heights

TAMPA — It was something Geno Auriemma said. Hey, when isn’t it something Geno said? But it was something he said a few months ago, before his basketball team began another march to what happened Tuesday night at Amalie Arena....
Published: 04/07/15
Updated: 04/08/15
Not quite what we’d hoped for on Rays’ Opening Day
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Not quite what we’d hoped for on Rays’ Opening Day

Like spring training before it, Opening Day was not how you’d draw it up, not if you’re a fan, an owner, a player and certainly not if you’re a Rays manager making your debut, writes Martin Fennelly.
Published: 04/07/15
Irish eyes smiling after this victory
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Irish eyes smiling after this victory

TAMPA — We have no idea what any of it will mean come late Tuesday night.
Published: 04/06/15