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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

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Otto: As rail goes, Florida seems to be on a train to nowhere

There was a story this week that Amtrak was considering cutting a 600-mile stretch from its Southwest Chief that runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. The move would eliminate service to a dozen or more towns in Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. Amtrak mi...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Pasco man, behind CIA interrogation program, defends actions

Pasco man, behind CIA interrogation program, defends actions

The man widely considered to be an architect of the CIA’s controversial enhanced interrogation techniques program is a retired Air Force psychologist living in Land O’ Lakes who likens the use of waterboarding and other methods now cons...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Rhode Island pedestrian killed on I-75 in Tampa

A pedestrian from Rhode Island was killed Tuesday night when he was struck by a car on I-75 in Tampa.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Tampa driver dies in single-car crash on I-275 near Sligh

A Tampa man was killed early this morning when he lost control of his car and crashed on Interstate 275 near Sligh Avenue, closing northbound lanes for about four hours.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Mayors of Tampa, St. Petersburg say cities will cooperate to help start-ups

Mayors of Tampa, St. Petersburg say cities will cooperate to help start-ups

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn joined St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and the leaders of the Tampa region’s four technology incubators at a forum focused on how to pump more support -- both monetary and moral -- into the region’s growing market of tech start-ups.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bucs notes: CB Banks adjusting to changes

Bucs notes: CB Banks adjusting to changes

Second-year cornerback Johnthan Banks has seen mentor Darrelle Revis move on to New England, and his own responsibilities will change in Tampa Bay’s new defensive scheme under head coach Lovie Smith and coordinator Leslie Frazier.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bucs LG Nicks eyes return for training camp

Bucs LG Nicks eyes return for training camp

Bucs guard Carl Nicks is still not ready to return to full-time duty but is confident he'll be back on the field for the start of training camp in late July.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Bucs 2014 preseason dates announced

The Bucs have finalized their first preseason schedule under new head coach Lovie Smith.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Replay officials botch pitch count against Rays

Replay officials botch pitch count against Rays

The expanded use of replay came into play in the fifth inning of the Rays' win over the Twins, and it was not the finest moment for the men in blue.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Fennelly: This time, Bolts couldn’t overcome

Fennelly: This time, Bolts couldn’t overcome

MONTREAL — Nothing looks good when it’s on the business end of a broom.
Updated: 4 hours ago