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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

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4-year-old’s death now called hit-and-run

4-year-old’s death now called hit-and-run

TAMPA — Though the theories have changed about why and how, two facts remain the same: A 4-year-old boy died after being struck by a vehicle on North Florida Avenue on Sunday night, and the driver did not stop.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Dungy’s clarification: Sam deserves chance to play in NFL

Dungy’s clarification: Sam deserves chance to play in NFL

TAMPA — In response to a firestorm over his remarks about Michael Sam, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach and NBC football analyst Tony Dungy emphasized Tuesday that Sam deserves a chance to play in the NFL....
Updated: 6 hours ago

Bucs tweak roster, sign LB Grable before opening camp

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers tweaked their roster just ahead of the start of training camp today, signing linebacker Jeremy Grable and offensive tackle J.B. Shugarts.
Updated: 6 hours ago

National Guard to take observation role at U.S.-Mexico border

McALLEN, Texas – A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week’s downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.
Updated: 7 hours ago
CEO: Doc Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

CEO: Doc Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons says coach Doc Rivers has told him he’ll quit if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Pasco commissioners agree on preliminary millage rate

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco commissioners on Tuesday approved a preliminary millage rate that hikes property taxes by 4.5 percent to pay for $8 million in road construction.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Road repairs at Spring Hill sinkhole site to start Wednesday

Road repairs at Spring Hill sinkhole site to start Wednesday

SPRING HILL — A massive sinkhole that caused the sudden evacuation of a homeowner on Eldridge Road was expected to be filled Tuesday, Hernando County officials said.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Tampa-area housing sales, prices rise in June

Tampa-area housing sales, prices rise in June

The June housing report released Tuesday by Florida Realtors paints a fairly bright picture of the market here with more closed sales and better median housing prices than the Tampa metro area saw a year ago.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Deputies: Suspect stole electric shavers from Carrollwood store

Hillsborough County deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect they say stole $400 in electric shavers from a Marshall’s in Carrollwood.
Updated: 10 hours ago