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Despite budget constraints, hometown pork still popular with Florida lawmakers


Florida senators visit Washington to discuss health care budget issues


  1. What's Deborah Moggach reading?



    Deborah Moggach

    It took a few trans-Atlantic phone calls and emails, but eventually we caught up with Moggach, who lives in Presteigne, Wales. She is well known for her novel These Foolish Things, the basis for the sleeper hit movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and …

    Deborah Moggach’s novel These Foolish Things was the basis for the hit movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel.
  2. Art in focus: 'Lamentation' by a student of Rembrandt

    Visual Arts

    Easter Sunday is the day Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the most joyous and triumphant event in the Christian year. According to Christian faith, that ascension to eternal life had a terrible cost: Jesus had to die a human death by crucifixion, a slow, painful and humiliating method reserved for …

    Lamentation, student of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, c. 1650, oil on canvas.
  3. Amazing Acro-cats feline circus coming to Tampa this weekend (w/video)


    Yes, this is just as crazy as it sounds.

    The Acro-cats show features "the only cat band," known as the Rock Cats. Courtesy of Acro-cats
  4. Fan events greet NCAA Women's Final Four, Rays home opener


    Slam dunk: NCAA Women's Final Four

  5. SoundCheck: Michael Bolton, the Baseball Project, Talib Kweli among top live music picks

    Music & Concerts

    Michael Bolton

    Details: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $74-$130. (727) 791-7400.

    Michael Bolton brings his extensive song list to the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday.

    Help coming? Veteran guard Dan Connolly to visit Bucs

    After three weeks of open free agency without any help for the offensive line, the Bucs will bring in veteran Patriots guard Dan Connolly for a visit this week, potentially reuniting him with former teammate Logan Mankins....


    Mid-session report: Winners and losers in budget pork

    Lawmakers faced with a potential $1 billion hole in next year's budget aren't holding back requests for money that will make them look good back home....


    This sign is just inside the doors to the Rays clubhouse.

    Rays honor Don Zimmer with new clubhouse sign

    Among a series of sharp upgrades to the Rays clubhouse this off-season was the addition of this large sign just inside the doors honoring the late Don Zimmer....