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Tropical Storm Matthew forms, forecast to gain strength as it approaches Caribbean

Tropical Storm Matthew has formed in the Atlantic Ocean moving through the Windward Islands as it makes its way toward the Caribbean Sea and perhaps the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Nati …


Growth in personal income in Florida is sixth strongest in the country


Nelson, Rubio vote to override Obama's 9/11 veto


  1. Jimbo Fisher states his Florida State 'plans'



    "I love this university. I plan on being here for a long time. I love Florida State. That's all I'm saying."

    FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2015, file photo, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher makes a plea to an official during the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Florida State faces Louisville this week.  (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) NY151
  2. How Florida House members voted on Obama veto override


    WASHINGTON - The House voted 348-77 to override President Obama's veto of the 9/11 bill. Here's how it went among the Florida delegation.

  3. Afternoon update: Tampa Bay, Miami say goodbye to Jose Fernandez; Senate approves budget deal containing $1.1 billion to fight Zika; voices of summer pay tribute to Vin Scully; your afternoon traffic and weather

    Tampa Bay and Miami are saying goodbye to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez during ceremonies today. Fernandez, who eight years ago fled Cuba on a speedboat on his fourth try and ended up in Tampa, starring at Alonso High School, was killed early Sunday along with two friends in a boat crash off Miami Beach. He was …

    Miami Marlins owner and CEO Jeffrey Loria, second left, and Marlins president David Samson, right, lead players and staff as they escort a hearse carrying the body of pitcher Jose Fernandez as it leaves Marlins Park stadium, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Miami. Fernandez was killed in a weekend boat crash along with two friends. [AP photo]
  4. Miamis mourn Jose Fernandez; Alonso High vigil tonight


    Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the Marlins Park today as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio sought a safety probe into the rock jetty where a boat crash claimed the lives of the baseball star and two friends.

    Somber Miami Marlins players, including Mike Donn, J.T. Realmuto and Christian Yelich, walk alongside a hearse carrying the body of pitcher Jose Fernandez outside Marlins Park in Miami on Wednesday. [Associated Press]
  5. Vin Scully: The voices of summer pay tribute to The Voice of Voices


    Here is a story about a great American poet. He just happens to do baseball.

    Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully poses for a photo prior a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants in Los Angeles. [AP photo]
  6. Senate approves budget deal containing $1.1 billion to fight Zika


    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate passed a short-term budget deal today that includes $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, ending months of wrangling over the issue. The House is expected to approve the deal.

  7. Official: Two students, one teacher wounded at S.C. elementary school; teen in custody

    Public Safety

    TOWNVILLE, S.C. — A law enforcement officer says two students and a teacher have been wounded and flown to hospitals after a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school.

  8. Zika mosquito sites in Miami Beach identified near schools, tourist site


    MIAMI — Nearly all of the locations in Miami Beach where traps captured mosquitoes carrying Zika virus in August and September are residential areas, though some are close to schools or tourist spots, according to information released Wednesday by Miami-Dade officials.

    Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control inspector Sharon Nagel peers into a drain in Miami's Wynwood district to detect any mosquito presence  in July. [Miami Herald (TNS)]
  9. Crews working on possible water main break on Gandy Boulevard

    Public Safety

    Times staff

    ST. PETERSBURG — Crews are on scene at the northwest corner of Gandy Boulevard and 94th Avenue N for a possible water main break, officials said.

  10. Tampa International Airport to hold job fair for airport police, traffic positions

    Working Life

    A job fair aimed at people interested in working as officers, traffic specialists and dispatchers for Tampa International Airport Police will be held this Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to an airport press release. The fair will be held take place in the Hillsborough County …

    Jetliners at Tampa International Airport.
 (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

How Florida House members voted on Obama veto override

WASHINGTON - The House voted 348-77 to override President Obama's veto of the 9/11 bill. Here's how it went among the Florida delegation....


The latest Maddonism.

Coming soon: Catching up with Joe Maddon as he leads Cubs into playoffs

Now posted on, the story on Maddon's second year....


Austin Seferian-Jenkins was claimed off waivers by the Jets on Monday and could play for New York this weekend.

Jameis Winston: Seferian-Jenkins will be 'amazing' with Jets

It was an abrupt departure for Bucs tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins last week, arrested Friday morning on a charge of driving under the influence and waived by the Bucs hours later, but his Tampa Bay teammates said Wednesday they expect him to bounce back with the Jets....