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Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hit July 4 parades in New Hampshire

Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are working today, of course, each attending parades in New Hampshire.

Diver is seriously injured by spear gun in Sarasota


  1. Timely Tendings: When to pick summer fruit

    Home and Garden

    How to tell ripeness of mangoes, avocados

    Times file (2011)
  2. Tell Me About It: Monetary gifts from relatives have a time limit


    While I'm away, readers give the advice.

    On phasing out monetary gifts for relatives who reach adulthood:

  3. Editorial video: Make St. Petersburg recycling easier


    Universal curbside recycling has finally started in St. Petersburg, but there are still a few bumps. While 40 percent of St. Petersburg residents have their trash picked up in the alley, the blue recycling bins are only being picked up on the street in front of houses. That is a problem in some neighborhoods. Watch this …

  4. Monday's letters: Florida's pressing need for clinics


    Scott jolts free health clinics | July 1

    Florida's health needs go unmet

  5. Column: Protecting the nation, protecting our liberty


    I used to believe there were flying saucers until I saw Ted Koppel interview "experts" on UFOs 19 years ago on his Nightline show. After hearing one of his guests spin a wide-ranging conspiracy theory that involved many high-level federal agencies in a purportedly monumental cover-up, Koppel, in his …

    100 Fourth of July sales you need to know about this weekend

    ’Merica! It’s that time again....


    Donald Trump: Jeb will never be able to secure borders, negotiate deals well, care for vets

    Jeb Bush denouncing Donald Trump's comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico, per the NY Times: “To make these extraordinarily ugly kind of comments is not reflective of the Republican Party....“He’s doing this — he’s not a stupid guy, so I don’t assume he thinks that every Mexican crossing the border is a rapist. He’s doing this to inflame and incite and to draw attention, which seems to be the organizing principle of his campaign,” Mr. Bush said....


    For starters, Rays at Yankees, looking for a break

    UPDATE, 12:19: Cash said Archer was "a no-brainer" to make the AL All-Star team and was "worthy" of being the starter.  ... Longoria needed "a day off his feet" so that is why he is DHing, and thus why neither Butler nor Sizemore is in the lineup. ... Jaso may spend only a few days at Durham (DH today, play LF Monday) as Cash said he "possibly" could join the team in KC. ... Asked about other Rays All-Star candidates, Cash mentioned Kiermaier (defense, speed), Forsythe (versatility), Jepsen (high leverage work), Boxberger (saves). ...  Though Casali is playing again today, Cash said Rivera will get the bulk of the work in Kansas City given how much the Royals run....