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Former state Supreme Court justices seek to overturn hundreds of death sentences

Three former chief justices of the Florida Supreme Court and a group of legal scholars and death penalty opponents want the state's highest court to overturn hundreds of death sentences in Florida. …

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Can Tampa's Walter Investment stanch the gushing losses?

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Testing will ease up in Hills­borough class­rooms

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  1. Testing will ease up in Hillsborough classrooms

    K12

    TAMPA — Children in the Hillsborough County public schools can look forward to less testing in the coming year as the district responds to a backlash that has existed nationwide for years.

  2. Rock climbing, concerts and beer: Mother's Day activities that don't involve brunch

    Events

    Brunch on the water. Flowers. A spa day. There's nothing wrong with any of it. But, just like dads with their grilling and sports and gadgets, moms can fall victim to a sea of well-meant cliches. Moms are actually complex, interesting individuals who just happened to give birth. Maybe she does want brunch and …

    Brewers including Tampa’s own Cigar City Brewing will serve up cold ones at WaZoo.
  3. A tough Democratic state House primary may erupt in Pinellas

    Blogs

    Democratic state Rep. Dwight Dudley six days ago surprised a ton of people by announcing that he would not seek reelection to his Democratic-leaning south Pinellas state House seat. Two things happened quickly:

    Ben Diamond
  4. Review: 'The Maids' serves up a potent brew of love, abuse and betrayal

    Stage

    TAMPA — The Maids, Jean Genet's superior piece of art, still wears well.

    Georgia Mallory Guy as Solange and Katrina Stevenson as Claire in The Maids at Jobsite Theater. Photo by Crawford Long.
  5. Jury awards ovarian cancer survivor $55M in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder suit

    Health

    ST. LOUIS — For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer.

  6. Aerosmith's Steven Tyler coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

    Blogs

    Aerosmith may or may not be plotting a farewell tour, and it may or may not make its way to Florida. But with or without his bandmates, Steven Tyler is coming to town.

  7. Give Day Tampa Bay is here and charities are vying for hourly prizes

    Events

    By 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, more than 2,000 gifts for local charities totalling more than $300,000 had streamed into Tampa Bay charities.

    At 2015's Give Day Tampa Bay, Wheels of Success, a nonprofit that provides refurbished cars to the working poor, gave away a car at Elder Ford.
  8. 'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations

    Stage

    NEW YORK — The megahit musical Hamilton has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history.

    Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton in "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York. Now on Broadway after an worshipfully-received staging at the Public Theater, this show about the founding fathers is making its own resonant history by changing the language of musicals. [New York Times (2015)]
  9. Can Tampa's Walter Investment stanch the gushing losses?

    Corporate

    There's a good reason Walter Investment Corp. shares have lost nearly half their value since the start of 2016 and almost 60 percent in the past 12 months.

Ben Diamond

A tough Democratic state House primary may erupt in Pinellas

Democratic state Rep. Dwight Dudley six days ago surprised a ton of people by announcing that he would not seek reelection to his Democratic-leaning south Pinellas state House seat. Two things happened quickly:...

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Erik Condra said he was in a "fog" briefly but 10 minutes after getting into the locker room he was better and "passing tests."

Erik Condra back on ice after 'scary' hit into boards

Lightning wing Erik Condra was back at practice Monday - and in line rushes - with the possibility he could play in Tuesday's Game 3. ...

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Chris Archer, coming off his first win of the season on Monday, will be on the mound for the Rays against a Jays lineup that beat him on opening day.

For starters: Rays vs. Jays, on Archer day

UPDATE, 4:17: Cash said he needs to find ways to get Guyer involved more since he has been swinging well and a number of Rays are struggling. ... He also said he is leaning towards making Souza the No. 5 hitter, which means dropping Jennings to 7 when they face a lefty. .... Boxberger threw a 30-pitch bullpen and will throw another early next week and then advance to two live batting practice sessions. ... Cobb and Whitley also threw bullpen sessions.

Blue Jays lineup:
Saunders lf
Donaldson 3b
Bautista rf
Encarnacion dh
Tulowitzki ss
Smoak 1b
Pillar cf
Goins 2b
Thole c
Happ p
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