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Matt Moore headed to minors after Rays lose to Red Sox


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Buyers still feel burned by Donald Trump after Tampa condo tower failure


No surprise, Jameis Winston will start for Bucs

TAMPA — You didn't need to read the horoscopes or tarot cards or use a Magic 8 Ball to predict Jameis Winston would be named the Bucs' starting quarterback. Tryouts ended the minute th …


  1. Planned Parenthood videos spark unease, irrational reactions



    My first reaction to the Planned Parenthood videos was to cringe and try to avoid the topic.

  2. Tell Me About It: New parents must address their sex life


    Q: Do busy working parents have sex? My husband and I have been married almost eight years and have an 11-month-old. We have to force ourselves to have sex once every other week. We didn't have a great sex life before the baby, and needed help to conceive, but this new normal is starting to get to me. We are a …

  3. Social Security is based on sound principles


    In announcing his presidential candidacy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had some strong criticism of the Social Security program, especially its solvency. He claims that those who defend the system are liars. Sen. Marco Rubio, also running for the presidency, likens Social Security to a Ponzi scheme. Their rhetoric …
  4. Editorial cartoons for Aug. 1-3


    These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

  5. Editorial: Pinellas should be flexible with resort tax


    With Pinellas tourism hitting record levels, it's a good time for the county to raise the resort tax by an additional 1 percent. But when the County Commission takes up the issue Tuesday, it should be careful about dictating how the resort tax money should be spent. The emphasis should be on remaining flexible rather …

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    Kick off the tax-free holiday with these fun finds

    The first day of school is nigh, and the time to plot your tax-free holiday survival is now. Start your year off right with these fun finds, and don't forget that Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday will last a record 10 days beginning Aug. 7. Take advantage of tax breaks on apparel $100 or less per item, school supplies $15 or less and computers and other electronics $750 or less. The holiday runs through Aug. 16. Ready, set, go!...


    Donald Trump leads in another national poll

    Donald Trump continues to lead the GOP, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows....


    For starters, Rays vs. Red Sox, trying to regroup

    UPDATE, 12:04: Souza is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, with the Rays planning to mix and match in RF and LF in his absence. Brandon Guyer and Mikie Mahtook figure to get most of the additional playing time. ... Cash said Matt Moore took news of his demotion extremely well, and there is no timetable for his reutrn. The key is that he gets his innings and gets back to his top form....