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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015

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Storify: Monday’s flooding around Tampa Bay region

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Published: 08/03/15

Deputies: St. Pete hit-and-run driver arrested on drug, fleeing charges

A hit-and-run driver was arrested on drug and fleeing charges after leaving a couple injured and their 3-year-old child unharmed Sunday evening in St. Petersburg, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 08/03/15
Live: Interactive radar

Live: Interactive radar

Check our live interactive radar for updated maps and where it’s raining in your area.
Published: 08/03/15
Rays call up top pick Shaffer

Rays call up top pick Shaffer

Richie Shaffer, the Rays’ top pick in the 2012 draft who opened plenty of eyes in the organization this summer with a display of power at the top-two minor league levels, will join the team tonight in Chicago for the start of a three-game seri...
Published: 08/03/15

Police: Motorcyclist runs red light, dies in Tampa crash

A motorcyclist was killed early this morning when he ran a red light and struck a semi-tractor trailer in Tampa, police said.
Published: 08/03/15
Hundreds attend fantasy football event at Raymond James Stadium

Hundreds attend fantasy football event at Raymond James Stadium

Fantasy football’s popularity has expanded exponentially in the past decade, and the NFL got into the game officially in 2010. That popularity was apparent with the huge crowd that gathered on Sunday.
Published: 08/02/15
Updated: 08/03/15
Cabrera's double in 8th helps Rays to 4-3 win over Red Sox

Cabrera's double in 8th helps Rays to 4-3 win over Red Sox

Asdrubal Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and then scored on James Loney’s bloop single in the eighth inning, and the Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-3 comeback victory over the Red Sox.
Published: 08/02/15
Updated: 08/03/15
Bucs notes: Winston impresses near-capacity crowd during Bucs workout

Bucs notes: Winston impresses near-capacity crowd during Bucs workout

TAMPA — The near-capacity crowd that came out and braved the threatening weather to watch the Buccaneers during their first public workout of training camp seemed to bring out the best in QB Jameis Winston on Sunday.
Published: 08/02/15
Updated: 08/03/15
COLUMN

Marco’s my ideological match, but he’s not my candidate

Last week, for grins, I clicked on one of those quizzes that pop up occasionally on Facebook, each claiming to disclose, based on a handful of carefully crafted questions (pause to laugh), some deep and compelling secret about the quiz-taker.
Published: 08/02/15
Updated: 08/03/15
COLUMN

Looking for someone to step up in crowded GOP field? Consider Kasich

Donald Trump has sucked most of the oxygen from the room for the 15 other Republicans running for president, but it’s early. Assuming the fascination with Trump is tempered when voters begin taking the campaign more seriously, someone is almos...
Published: 08/02/15
Updated: 08/03/15