Meteorologists across Florida were watching weather patterns closely Wednesday as hurricane hunters flew into a developing system that forecasters say could turn into a tropical storm this week. …
An Aug. 17-22 Florida Chamber Political Institute statewide poll Trump edging out Hillary Clinton in Florida, 44 percent to 43 percent, in a two-way match up, and 44 percent to 41 percent to 9 percent when Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is included. The margin of error is plus or minus 4 percent.
I've got the tiebreaker if the Big 12 wants to choose between USF and UCF.
CLEARWATER — An elderly pedestrian died Wednesday morning on Sand Key when she was hit by a car, authorities said.
TAMPA — Two longtime Tampa Water Department employees retired last week rather than be fired over complaints from a co-worker who said she received unwanted text messages, had to deal with inappropriate comments and worried about losing her job if she complained.
Communities in nine U.S. states that have been hit hard by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant.
TAMPA — Ali Marpet goose stepped his way to the practice field Wednesday, the result of a clunky walking boot on his sprained right ankle.
CLEARWATER — A 57-year-old St. Petersburg man died late Tuesday when he walked into the path of a car on Roosevelt Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
TAMPA — He neither shanked his response with diplomacy nor muffed it with double talk.
NEW YORK — America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think.
TAMPA — Tampa police officers who wear body cameras are less likely to use force than their counterparts who do not wear them, a University of South Florida study suggests.
An Aug. 17-22 Florida Chamber Political Institute statewide poll Trump edging out Hillary Clinton in Florida, 44 percent to 43 percent, in a two-way match up, and 44 percent to 41 percent to 9 percent when Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is included. The margin of error is plus or minus 4 percent....
UPDATE, 5:26: RHP Alex Cobb decided to make one more rehab start, on Saturday for Triple-A Durham, and then "sink or swim" will rejoin the team, planning to make his first big-league start since Tommy John surgery on Sept. 2 or 3 vs. Toronto. ... Cash said no final decisions have been made yet but with Cobb (and RHP Chase Whitley, also Tommy John surgery) coming back, a six-man rotation is an option for September.
UPDATE, 5:20: Cash said he wanted to give Brad Miller a day off his feet, and also to give Morrison a little time on the field not just DH. ... Beckham's hamstring is still a little tight but he could be available if needed Cash said. ... INF/OF Nick Franklin, on the 7-day concussion DL, said he is feeling better and could play a rehab game on Friday with the idea of rejoining the Rays in Houston over the weekend. ... Hanley Ramirez gets a day off for the Red Sox....
The Bucs' fourth and fifth receiver jobs remain largely up for grabs with two preseason games remaining, but Donteea Dye, holding down the kickoff return job and making plays on offense, is making a case to stick around through final cuts....