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Private prison health care in doubt as contract with Florida collapses

TALLAHASSEE — After two years of complaints about health care in Florida's prisons, the private company that has been responsible for the largest share of inmate care — Corizon Health …


Florida lawmakers consider bills to protect for-profit college students


Florida investigators: No evidence Planned Parenthood sold organs



  1. Patchy fog for Tuesday, cold (well, cooler) front coming Thursday


    Tuesday marks the first day of December, and while Christmas trees and holiday decorations are being strung up around the Bay area, the winter weather is holding out.

    The sun rises over Tampa Bay early Tuesday morning, as seen from the Safety Harbor Pier. [JIM DAMASKE   |   Times]
  2. World AIDS Day offers HIV education, testing across Tampa Bay


    When Shelley Taylor-Donahue started working with HIV and AIDS patients in the late 1980s, there was very little she could do to save lives.

  3. Saxophonist Kenny G is at Ruth Eckerd Hall tonight. [Photo | Associated Press]
  4. 'Fargo,' season 2, episode 8: Foot's on the other shoe now


    Finally we're back with the Blumquists in this hilarious and suspenseful episode of Fargo. The rest of the characters take the backseat, and it was a little refreshing to stay on one storyline. "Loplop" (a reference to Surrealist artist Max Ernst) begins with Peggy (Kirsten Dunst) in the basement. She's …

    It's the Ed (Jesse Plemons) and Peggy Blumquist (Kirsten Dunst) show on the latest episode of "Fargo."
  5. Man arrested in connection with double homicide at east Tampa car wash


    TAMPA — A man who admitted to beating a couple found dead at a vacant Chevron station in east Tampa this weekend has been arrested for their murders, authorities said.

  6. From the archives: Switched at birth — stories about Kimberly Mays from the pages of the Times


    Her adolescent years played out in splashy headlines as "switched-at-birth Kimberly Mays," the doe-eyed, blond-haired 9-year-old caught between warring families.

    Kimberly Mays was born at Hardee Memorial Hospital in 1978. She and another baby girl were switched and went home with the wrong parents. [Times (1988)]
  7. Lightning can't afford bad trip on West Coast swing

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    TAMPA — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper didn't mince words when describing the Lightning's upcoming three-game western road trip: the team has to get some points.

    Jonathan Drouin, who has missed the past six games with an undisclosed injury, practiced Monday and could see action as soon as Wednesday. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
  8. Young Bucs need to deal with sudden expectations


    TAMPA — This is what happens to a young football team that digs itself out of a deep hole, learns to win on the road, wins a few in a row, wakes up to find itself without a losing record and smack dab in the middle of the race for the final NFL wild card spot.

    Rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, 21, is one of the many young Bucs players wrestling with new expectations after a 5-5 start.
  9. U.S. 103.5 Throwdown By the Bay: Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton, more coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa


    Last year's inaugural U.S. 103.5 Throwdown By the Bay was a welcome, country-centric addition to the crowded year-end radio festival market.

  10. Lovie Smith: Officials had off day, as did Bucs


    TAMPA — A day after one penalty negated a touchdown and another took away a key takeaway amid 12 flags against the Bucs, coach Lovie Smith said his players weren't the only ones who struggled in Sunday's 25-12 loss to the Colts.

Podcast: Pierre McGuire says Stamkos contract can be 'problem'

NBCSN hockey analyst Pierre McGuire said he's seen most of the Lightning games this season....


Ali Marpet misses his third straight game with a sprained ankle.

Seferian-Jenkins, Marpet again inactive for Bucs vs. Colts

The Bucs will have to wait another week to get two key starters back from injury, as tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and rookie guard Ali Marpet are again inactive for today's game at the Indianapolis Colts....


State investigators: Planned Parenthood didn’t sell organs

From our friends at the Associated Press:...