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Monday, May 25, 2015

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Rush takes Tampa crowd on spirited 40-year tour

Rush takes Tampa crowd on spirited 40-year tour

Full disclosure: I was never a huge Rush fan back in high school.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rays drop second straight, falter against A’s

Rays drop second straight, falter against A’s

ST. PETERSBURG — It wasn’t the performance Rays right-hander Erasmo Ramirez had hoped for Sunday afternoon.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bolts grab series lead with 2-0 win over Rangers

Bolts grab series lead with 2-0 win over Rangers

NEW YORK — Low-scoring, slow-paced playoff games normally lead right into the Rangers’ wheelhouse.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Christians from around Tampa gather to celebrate the Pentecost

Christians from around Tampa gather to celebrate the Pentecost

TAMPA — Christians from around Tampa unleashed their voices in honor of Jesus Christ during the third annual citywide Pentecost celebration at Water Works Park on Sunday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Rays notes: Injuries continue to wreak havoc

Rays notes: Injuries continue to wreak havoc

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays have sent 14 players to the disabled list and used 42 players this season, both tops in the majors.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Oakland smashes Rays 7-2

Oakland smashes Rays 7-2

ST. PETERSBURG — It wasn’t the performance Rays right-hander Erasmo Ramirez had hoped for Sunday afternoon.
Updated: 7 hours ago
COLUMN

Islamic State also gaining ground in information war

The recent battlefield successes by Islamic State in Iraq (retaking Ramadi) and Syria (capturing Palmyra) show the jihadi group’s tenacity and resilience.
Updated: 7 hours ago
When a soldier’s life ends, the job of another soldier begins

When a soldier’s life ends, the job of another soldier begins

Even before Army Master Sgt. Anthony Link could deliver the dreaded knock on the door, he heard a woman inside shout out in despair.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Lightning strike starts fire at Tampa condo

A lightning strike that hit a roof of a condominium in Tampa on Saturday caused a fire that smoldered throughout the night, firefighters said.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Vintage Volkswagen bus rentals give road trippers a flashback

Vintage Volkswagen bus rentals give road trippers a flashback

PINELLAS PARK — Getting behind the wheel of a vintage 1978 Volkswagen bus for a long jaunt along Florida’s coastal highways can put even the most stressed-out tourist in a different frame of mind.
Updated: 11 hours ago