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UPDATE: Coast Guard says one body found from missing Florida ship that sank

UPDATE 10:15 a.m.: The Coast Guard says it found the body of one crew member from a U.S.-based cargo ship that sank during a hurricane off the Bahamas. Capt. Mark Fedor said M …


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  1. The Weeknd or Miguel: Who's the king of progressive, psychosexual R&B?

    Music & Concerts

    Miguel and the Weeknd last performed in Tampa in 2013. I was at both shows, and both men blew me away. Even months afterward, I couldn't tell you who was better.

    BURBANK, CA - JULY 17:  Singer Miguel performs on The Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater on July 17, 2015 in Burbank, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
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    Movies in the Garden: Series of outdoor movies in the beer garden. This portion features Ghostbusters. 7 p.m., Green Bench Brewing Co., 1133 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 800-9836.

    Ernie Hudson, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray and Harold Ramis in GHOSTBUSTERS.
  3. Chefs rally for a cause at Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

    Food & Dining

    Chef Chad Johnson's timeline was tight, starting at 3:30 p.m. with a family meal and culminating at about 4 a.m. when 31 Tampa Bay chefs finished giving each other a hard time. Johnson was the force behind the second Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner on Sept. 27. Proceeds from the $300-per-ticket dinner benefit the …

    From left, chefs Marty Blitz, Jason Laukhuf, Brent Hunt and Chris Ponte plate a squab dish during the Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner at Haven in Tampa last month. The event raises money for the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  4. In Our Kitchen: Lentil Soup With Spicy Italian Sausage recipe


    Back on land after a rum-soaked trip to the Bahamas, my stomach growled, but for the first time in a few long days, dinner would require more effort; there was no pizza at the ready. Easy, breezy cruise life was over but I couldn't yet deal with groceries and cooking dinner. I needed to ease back into real life. I …

    Hearty Lentil Soup With Spicy Italian Sausage comes together in about an hour. The beauty: Leftovers are just as good if not better.
  5. Try This: Betsy's Best line of cinnamony nut, seed butters from Naples mom


    It takes a one-minute walk down a center aisle at Trader Joe's to conclude something: Nut butters are killing it right now. There's the traditional peanut (smooth, chunky, organic, unsalted, etc.), but almond and cashew butters are nipping at peanut's heels; sunflower is surging ahead, sometimes teaming up with chia, …

    Betsy Opyt of Naples sells Betsy’s Best, her nut and seed butters, in Whole Foods.

    What they're saying about Bucs' loss to Panthers

    Another week, another disappointing loss for the Bucs, another round of links to share for fans who didn't get enough Sunday. As always, we'll start with our own coverage here at ......


    For starters, Rays vs. Blue Jays in the finale

    UPDATE, 2:18: Buehrle will start for the Jays. ... Cash said Forsythe won't play though he had additional testing done on his foot and it is no worse than a break. ... He said Kiermaier (back) may be available off the bench. ... Cash reiterated there was no injury issue with Archer - "none whatsoever" - and Archer said the same thing, that he feels the same way he does after a start and the only issue was fatigue....


    Chris Christie, Rand Paul join Sunshine Summit lineup

    The Republican Party of Florida announced Monday that two more presidential contenders will attend a November conference....