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Smith: Sizing up the Republican U.S. Senate candidates in Tampa

A Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday found that about nine in 10 Florida voters did not know enough about the four Republicans running to succeed Marco Rubio in the U.S. Senate to have an opinion of them.

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    Relationships

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    Travel

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    Columns

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    Editorials

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    Sizing up the Republican U.S. Senate candidates in Tampa

    A Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday found that about nine in 10 Florida voters did not know enough about the four Republicans running to succeed Marco Rubio in the U.S. Senate to have an opinion of them. And probably more than a few people in that poll exaggerated their awareness of Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, defense contractor Todd Wilcox, and U.S. Reps. David Jolly and Ron DeSantis so they could sound better informed....

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    Connor Barth, 29, signed a two-year, $2.75-million contract with the Bucs and will have two preseason games to convince the team to give him his old job back.

    Kicker Barth's battle with Murray: 'almost like deja vu'

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