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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

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Rays comeback falls short in 9-7 loss to Twins

Rays comeback falls short in 9-7 loss to Twins

ST. PETERSBURG – The start was horrible. Left-hander Erik Bedard labored through a 41-pitch first inning, while walking four batters and struggling to find the strike zone.
Updated: 4 mins ago

Bucs’ individual game tickets on sale

Individual game tickets for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ eight regular-season and two preseason home games went on sale today at Buccaneers.com.
Updated: 13 mins ago
Nevada rancher defends racial remarks, loses supporters

Nevada rancher defends racial remarks, loses supporters

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders today after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slav...
Updated: 19 mins ago

13 people hurt in California school bus crash

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Authorities say at least 13 people are hurt in a school bus crash in Southern California.
Updated: 24 mins ago

Orlando expressway board member indicted for bribery

ORLANDO – An Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member was indicted today on felony bribery and two felony counts of solicitation for receiving unlawful compensation.
Updated: 25 mins ago

Fla. House wants change in Cuban baseball player policy

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House is telling Major League Baseball that it must change the way it treats Cuban players or its teams in the state won’t be eligible for state money.
Updated: 28 mins ago

Joan Rivers refuses to apologize to women held captive

CLEVELAND – Joan Rivers refuses to apologize for comparing living in her daughter’s guest room with the captivity of three women kidnapped in Cleveland.
Updated: 33 mins ago

Pellet gun firing causes San Diego Navy base lockdown

SAN DIEGO — A major Navy base ground to a halt for more than two hours today after a sailor waved a weapon from a sixth-floor barracks room that turned out to be a pellet gun used for recreational purposes, officials said.
Updated: 36 mins ago
Tampa woman gets six years for tax fraud

Tampa woman gets six years for tax fraud

A Tampa woman who pleaded guilty to getting more than $220,000 in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced to prison today in federal court, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Zephyrhills official’s severance package approved

Zephyrhills official’s severance package approved

ZEPHYRHILLS — Zephyrhills City Manager Jim Drumm’s last day on the job could be Friday if he agrees to a severance package approved by the Zephyrhills City Council on Wednesday night.
Updated: 1 hour ago