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The DayStarter: Our guide to the morning's news


Forecasters give disorganized Invest 99L reduced chance of development, but that could change in Gulf

The disorganized disturbance that has had South Florida on alert throughout the we …

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Bucs' Aguayo got early taste of pressure of kicking in NFL

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Tampa men sue ex-cop who held them at gunpoint, made anti-Muslim comments

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Movie Planner: Two local horror shows, plus 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection' opening

Movie Planner: Two local horror shows, plus 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection' opening

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Dining planner: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month warrants heading east on Interstate 4 for dinner

Dining planner: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month warrants heading east on Interstate 4 for dinner

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Steven Tyler still rocking, still surprising at 68

Steven Tyler still rocking, still surprising at 68

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Drake, bound for Tampa Saturday, tries to please the masses

Drake, bound for Tampa Saturday, tries to please the masses

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  1. Why does he still go outside? Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites

    Environment

    LAKELAND — Lightning, a spider and now a snake. A Central Florida man is proving to be a survivor.

  2. Former Rays lefty Matt Moore proves his value to Giants in near no-hitter

    The Heater

    LOS ANGELES — The San Francisco Giants did not pay a small fortune for Matt Moore solely so he could beat the Los Angeles Dodgers. They saw a left-handed pitcher with the kind of emerging stuff that wouldn't be available on the free-agent market, no matter the cost. A club-friendly contract through 2019 only added …

    Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore is congratulated in the dugout by his San Francisco Giants teamates after Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers broke up Moore's bid for a no hitter with a single with two outs in the ninth inning at Dodger Stadium Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Dodger Stadium. The Giants won 4-0.  [Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images]
  3. Overturned vehicle on eastbound Courtney Campbell Causeway creates traffic delays

    Accidents

    Eastbound traffic is delayed on the Courtney Campbell Causeway after a vehicle overturned in Clearwater this morning.

  4. Suit over releasing Pulse shooting 911 calls goes back to state court

    Courts

    ORLANDO — The legal fight over releasing the 911 calls from the Pulse nightclub shooting was sent back to state court Thursday by a federal judge.

  5. Nine injured after balloons cause Orlando mall shooting scare

    Public Safety

    ORLANDO — Two months after a gunman killed dozens inside an Orlando nightclub, the sound of popping balloons prompted shoppers to frantically flee an Orlando mall, injuring nine.

  6. Prominent West Palm Beach eye doctor's health fraud trial delayed

    Criminal

    WEST PALM BEACH — The trial on health care fraud charges has been delayed until spring for a prominent Florida eye doctor also linked to a corruption case against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.

  7. FEMA again rejects Gov. Rick Scott's algae state of emergency request

    State Roundup

    STUART — The Obama administration has once again refused Florida Gov. Rick Scott's request to declare a federal state of emergency because of algae blooms on the St. Lucie River.

  8. SpaceX Dragon heads back to Earth with station science, gear

    Space

    CAPE CANAVERAL — A SpaceX Dragon capsule headed back to Earth on Friday with a load of science experiments and gear from the International Space Station.

    In this frame grab taken from NASA Television, a SpaceX Dragon capsule separates from a robotic arm of the International Space Station on Friday en route to Earth with a load of science experiments and gear. [NASA, via Associated Press]
  9. October trial set for Pensacola man in terror support case

    Criminal

    PENSACOLA — An October trial date has been set for a Florida Panhandle man accused of lying to FBI agents investigating his possible support for the Islamic State terror group.

  10. Disney draining, filling in pool at long-closed water park

    Tourism

    LAKE BUENA VISTA — Walt Disney World is draining and filling a pool at its long-closed River Country Water Park.

New Clinton ad in Florida paints Trump as offensive to black voters

A new Hillary Clinton ad running in Florida attempts to paint Donald Trump as out of touch with African Americans, seizing on comments Trump's made in an attempt to broaden his appeal....

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Jake Odorizzi’s 1.64 ERA during the second half of the season is the lowest post-All-Star Break ERA in team history and the second lowest this season in the majors.

For starters: Lineups vs. Red Sox for homestand finale

The Rays and Red Sox return today to the Trop for a quick turnaround after last night’s 11-inning affair won by the Rays 4-3 on a walk-off error....

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Donteea Dye, pictured, is competing against special-teams standout Russell Shepard, as well as other young receivers like Evan Spencer.

Donteea Dye making case to stick with Bucs as cuts approach

The Bucs' fourth and fifth receiver jobs remain largely up for grabs with two preseason games remaining, but Donteea Dye, holding down the kickoff return job and making plays on offense, is making a case to stick around through final cuts....

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