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Judge OKs $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

Judge OKs $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

LOS ANGELES – A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Socom’s McRaven a contender for University of Texas chancellor post

Socom’s McRaven a contender for University of Texas chancellor post

Watch out University of Texas students.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Testimony continues in the trial Richard McTear Jr., charged with killing the 4-month-old son of his girlfriend, Jasmine Bedwell, in a jealous rage by throwing him out of a car window and onto Interstate 275. Stay with TBO.com for live Twitter update...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Bilirakis: New Pasco clinic will improve health care for veterans

NEW PORT RICHEY — U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis says veterans will “get more timely access to quality care” under a Veterans Affairs health care reform plan that includes opening an outpatient clinic in New Port Richey....
Updated: 8 hours ago
Gym owner charged with theft of sales tax funds

Gym owner charged with theft of sales tax funds

The co-owner of a Lutz gymnasium has been accused of collecting thousands of dollars of sales tax from his customers and not paying that money to the state.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott, the first governor in the nation to chance a ride in a sleek German car with fancy driverless technology, got a first-hand peek at what happens during a routine test drive: a glitch in which the Audi had to stop on a c...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Cornerback Gaitor re-signed to replace disabled Melvin

Cornerback Gaitor re-signed to replace disabled Melvin

TAMPA — That left ankle injury that has left cornerback Rashaan Melvin in a walking boot appears to have forced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into dipping back into their past for a replacement.
Updated: 11 hours ago
U.S. Army sergeant killed in Caspersen Beach plane crash

U.S. Army sergeant killed in Caspersen Beach plane crash

The Georgia man killed in a Venice plane crash Sunday afternoon was a sergeant in the United States Army.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

ST. PETERSBURG — Water taxis, kayaking and courtesy boat slips all made the short list for the city’s new pier, reflective of a community eager to turn its signature waterfront into a maritime playground.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Scott, Crist ads malign, mislead

TAMPA ­­— Florida voters are being inundated by an unusually early and negative wave of advertising in the governor’s race, launched by Republican Gov. Rick Scott against his likely Democratic challenger Charlie Crist and draw...
Updated: 13 hours ago