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Aging computers flagged in Hillsborough schools, including one running COBOL

TAMPA — Got COBOL? The Hillsborough County School District does. The nation's eighth-largest school district relies on a computer language that was invented in 1959, unfamiliar to a lo …

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Interview: Daphne Zuniga talks 'Spaceballs' and Carrie Fisher 30 years later

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  1. Hernando's Christian Arroyo told his mom he was headed to the majors, and she didn't believe him

    The Heater

    SAN FRANCISCO — Former Hernando High School baseball star Christian Arroyo's major-league debut didn't go so well — 0-for-4 in the San Francisco Giants' 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday.

    Christian Arroyo was the 25th overall pick in the 2013 amateur draft. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times (2013)]
  2. Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting in Florida

    Banking

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Wells Fargo's top management faced a series of protesters and apologized to investors Tuesday, but board members kept their jobs — albeit barely in some cases — at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices erupted.

    People stand and walk near the entrance to the Wells Fargo shareholders meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach on Tuesday. Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors apologized to investors and faced a series of protesters Tuesday at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation.
[Dede Smith/Florida Times Union via AP]
  3. With medical marijuana bills headed to floor votes, final deal won't have public comment

    Blogs

    Lawmakers say they're getting close to agreement on sweeping legislation on how to put voter-mandated medical marijuana into effect. But the details of a deal -- and how it might impact patient access -- are still unclear.

    Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island
  4. Boy, 2, drowns in pool at Valrico home, deputies say

    Accidents

    VALRICO — A 2-year-old boy drowned in his family's pool Monday, deputies said.

  5. Small fix on Temple Terrace bike lane heralds big effort to stop traffic deaths

    Transportation

    TEMPLE TERRACE — Several dozen volunteers gathered Tuesday morning along Ballard Parkway Bridge in Temple Terrace for an experiment in safety.

    Josephine Winiarz, left, and Hillsborough County Commissioner Pat Kemp, in pink at center, help make a bike lane easier to see along the Bullard Parkway Bridge in Temple Terrace. The project is part of a series of "Vision Zero" community events to help make streets safer. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]

  6. Former Trump national security adviser Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

    National

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to break U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House committee investigating …

    Then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington in February 2017. The White House is refusing to provide lawmakers with information and documents related to President Donald Trump's first national security adviser's security clearance and payments from organizations tied to the Russian and Turkish governments. [Associated Press]
  7. Gibbs theater group announces new twist for "Evita"

    News

    The Pinellas County Center for the Arts is presenting a new twist on the musical, "Evita," when it opens April 26. The director, Keven Renken, decided to use multiple actresses to portray the complex public figure Eva Peron and the different roles she played in her personal and political life.

    Before dress rehearsal for "Evita" at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts magnet program at Gibbs High School Monday, April 24, 2017, the five Eva Perons put on their makeup. Seniors front to back, Justine Nelson as the young Eva, Mia Strickland as the social climbing Eva, Amanda McAllister as the "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" Eva and Michelle Helmus as the political wife Eva,  and junior Taylor Aronson as the dying Eva. [CHERIE DIEZ   |   Times]
  8. Ivanka Trump is jeered in Berlin after defending her father (w/video)

    National

    Ivanka Trump elicited groans and hisses Tuesday from some members of the audience at a conference in Germany after she defended her father's attitude and record on women, calling him a "tremendous champion" of families.

    Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, is seen on stage of the W20 conference on Tuesday in Berlin. She elicited groans and hisses from some members of the audience after she defended her father's attitude and record on women, calling him a "tremendous champion" of families.[Sean Gallup | Getty Images]
  9. This Dec. 19, 2016, photo shows Paul McCartney as he arrives for a screening of "This Beautiful Fantastic" at the SVA Theatre in New York.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
  10. Photo gallery: Paul McCartney through the years

    News

    The rumors are true: Paul McCartney is indeed coming to Tampa for the first time in 12 years. He'll perform at Amalie Arena on July 10, venue officials announced Tuesday. Tickets are $31.25 and up and go on sale at 10 a.m. May 1. See amaliearena.com or check back here soon for more details.

    [PAUL MCCARTNEY](MPA101) MINNEAPOLIS, May 24-- Paul McCartney looks out at the audience during his show at the Metrodome in Minneapolis Sunday. (AP Photo) (db/es20000mbr-Star Tribune/Tom Sweeney) 1993  ST. PAUL OUT  MPA101
Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island

With medical marijuana bills headed to floor votes, final deal won't have public comment

Lawmakers say they're getting close to agreement on sweeping legislation on how to put voter-mandated medical marijuana into effect. But the details of a deal -- and how it might impact patient access -- are still unclear....

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Jake Odorizzi said he is over the left hamstring strain that landed him on the disabled list and ready to return when eligible Wednesday.

Rays injury/rehab updates on Odorizzi, Duffy, others

Here are updates on severa of the Rays injured players:...

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Elisabeth Moss plays Offred in Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale.

What to watch this week: 'The Handmaid's Tale' on Hulu, 'Great News' on NBC

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