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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants’ brilliant bullpen and even the World Series.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Pinellas schools to start teaching elementary students Spanish

ST. PETERSBURG — Students never are too young to begin learning a foreign language, Pinellas school officials said Tuesday — even if they’re just starting to read and write in their native tongue.
Updated: 4 hours ago
New police firing range will cut wasteful travel

New police firing range will cut wasteful travel

TAMPA — Mayor Bob Buckhorn joined Tampa police officials Wednesday in breaking ground on a firearms training center the department has done without for more than 20 years.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Incumbent, newcomer seek 65th

Incumbent, newcomer seek 65th

DUNEDIN — The moderate Democrat who represents North Pinellas County in the Florida House faces a challenge from a young Republican running for the first time in a general election.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Greenlight passage anything but certain

Greenlight passage anything but certain

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority leaders expected a tough political battle when they decided to back a sales tax increase to pay for an overhaul of the county’s transportation network.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Early voting begins today in Hillsborough

TAMPA — Early voting begins today in Hillsborough County and Saturday in Pasco County for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting began Monday in Pinellas County.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.
Updated: 4 hours ago

NB I-75 closed in Pasco County by crash

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office closed Interstate 75 this evening after a vehicle crash.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Rabbit massage study makes lawmaker’s ‘Wastebook’

Rabbit massage study makes lawmaker’s ‘Wastebook’

WASHINGTON — A maverick Republican senator’s annual report on billions of dollars of what he has dubbed government waste, released Wednesday, criticizes things ranging from missile defenses and unneeded airports to golf course repairs....
Updated: 5 hours ago

Lawyer: L.A. Kings player never hit girlfriend

LOS ANGELES – Slava Voynov’s attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov’s arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple’s limited ability to speak English.
Updated: 5 hours ago