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Marco Rubio-Ted Cruz battle represents struggle over GOP's future

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio had just finished an event, impressing the room with his forward-looking message, and Steve Pena lingered among the crowd pressing the presidential candidate f …


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  1. Romano: Cities' greed comes back to haunt them with red-light cameras under the gun

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    Once upon a time, they had virtue on their side.

  2. Slow-starting Florida loses at No. 20 Kentucky


    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jamal Murray scored a career-high 35, and No. 20 Kentucky beat Florida 80-61 on Saturday.

    Kentucky's Tyler Ulis (3) shoots between Florida's Kevarrius Hayes, left, and Kasey Hill (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp) KYJC102
  3. Argument leads to fatal stabbing in Tampa


    TAMPA — An argument on a stretch of Nebraska Avenue left one man dead late Friday, Tampa police said.

  4. Temple upsets No. 19 USF women at buzzer


    PHILADELPHIA — Erica Covile had 15 points and 10 rebounds, including the winning putback with one second left, and Temple upset No. 19 USF 68-66 Saturday to move past the Bulls into second place in the American Athletic Conference.

  5. How to watch the GOP debate in New Hampshire on Saturday night


    The final Republican presidential debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday on ABC.

    People say the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio in the Hood Middle School gymnasium on Friday in Derry, New Hampshire. Hundreds of people came to see Rubio speak on the eve of the last GOP televised debate before voters go to the polls in the "First in the Nation" presidential primary.  [Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images]
  6. Airlines reap record profits, and passengers get peanuts


    Helped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for many passengers this sudden bonanza has meant little more than extra bags of free peanuts and pretzels.

    A Southwest Airlines flight takes off  Jan. 26 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. For all of 2015, Southwest earned a record $2.18 billion, up 92 percent from 2014, on revenue of $19.8 billion. The airline's full-year fuel savings were $1.68 billion. [Associated Press]
  7. Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam


    DRESDEN, Germany — Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators, amid growing tensions over the massive influx of asylum-seekers to the continent.

    Mounted Dutch riot police disperses demonstrators during a Pegida demonstration against islamization in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. [Peter Dejong | Associated Press]
  8. Republican Debate night: Donald Trump to rejoin rivals, Marco Rubio may feel heat


    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio headed into the latest Republican debate ready for an onslaught of attacks about his experience and preparedness from a trio of rivals whose performance in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday will be critical to their White House hopes.

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs at a campaign rally Friday in Florence, South Carolina. [Sean Rayford | Getty Images]
  9. 'Abduction from the Seraglio' by St. Petersburg Opera shows off Mozart's genius


    ST. PETERSBURG — A nearly full house turned out on Friday for the St. Petersburg Opera's first production of 2016, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio.

    The cast of Mozart's "The Abduction from the Seraglio" includes (from left) Alexandra Batsios as Konstanze, Wesley Morgan as Belmonte, Marielle Murphy as Blonde,and Scott Joiner as Pedrillo. The show starts at 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palladium Theater. [St. Petersburg Opera Co.]
  10. Photo gallery: Images of the week, Jan. 30-Feb. 5


    Here are some highlights from the weekly Associated Press photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery features a member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors running onto the field during a …

    A member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors runs onto the field during a charity cricket match against former Rugby players in Sydney, Australia. [Rob Griffith | Associated Press]
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Marco Rubio-Ted Cruz battle represents struggle over GOP's future

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio had just finished an event, impressing the room with his forward-looking message, and Steve Pena lingered among the crowd pressing the presidential candidate for a selfie....