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  1. Tell Me About It: Mom-to-be wants a co-ed baby shower


    Q: My husband and I are expecting our first child. My mother insists on hosting a baby shower (despite my discomfort at having a family member host). I told mom that I wanted it to be co-ed — I don't see why men should be excluded from the celebration of new life.

  2. American Stage's 'Red' exposes an artist's drama


    Visual art meets performance art when American Stage Theatre Company presents Red, the Tony Award-winning play about abstract expressionist Mark Rothko. John Logan's drama spans a period of two years in which Rothko and his assistant completed a giant commission for a series of murals in New York's Four Seasons …

    The Tony-winning play Red opens at American Stage in St. Petersburg, with Andrew Joseph Perez, left, and Gregg Weiner.
  3. Cold cases are solved with teamwork and dedication


    The stories of missing people strike an emotional chord with me. They represent the tragedy of broken dreams.

    Investigator Brenda Stevenson and Jim Previtera, St. Petersburg assistant police chief, talk about the Janice Marie Young case Thursday.
  4. Column: Financial incentives help Florida attract jobs


    This week the Enterprise Florida board of directors will meet in Tampa to discuss a host of economic development issues, including how to diversify our state's economy. The Tampa Bay area, like much of the state, has made good progress rebounding from a long and deep recession that hit the region hard.

  5. Editorial: Racism follows Obama on Twitter


    President Barack Obama's 2008 election raised idealistic hopes that he might help all but erase America's racial divide. Vitriolic response to his new @POTUS Twitter account sadly reminds us that his time in the White House has accentuated political polarization in some corners of the nation.

    Gramaticas honor wounded veteran with new home

    The Gramatica brothers -- Martin with the Bucs, and Bill and Santiago at USF -- are a decade removed from their time as Tampa's place-kickers, but they're still making a huge impact on the community through their Gramatica Family Foundation....


    Why the 'Pawn Stars' host is backing Marco Rubio

    Marco Rubio celebrates his 44th birthday in Las Vegas on Thursday and what better way than a fundraiser? Rubio is getting a hand from Rick Harrison of “Pawn Stars.”...


    For starters, Rays vs. Mariners on a holiday night

    UPDATE, 3:11: Mariners lineup with ex-Ray Justin Ruggiano in CF:
    Smith rf,
    Miller lf,
    Cano 2b,
    Cruz dh,
    Seager 3b,
    Ruggiano cf,
    Morrison 1b,
    Taylor ss,
    Zunino c,
    Elias p...