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Florida's unemployment rate falls to 6 percent

Florida's unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in October, a new six-year-low, as the state added a healthy 34,400 jobs over the month. Over the past year, the state has added 206,800 jobs, …

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Pasco propane leak evacuates businesses, shuts down southbound U.S. 19

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Warm weekend will be a quick reprieve before cool Thanksgiving

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  1. Column: Love and gravity

    Columns

    Most Hollywood movies are about romantic love, or at least sex. But in Christopher Nolan's epic movie Interstellar there are slightly different kinds of love, from generation to generation, and across time and space.

  2. Ruth: Bruised but unbowed after a bitter campaign

    Columns

    This was probably the tipoff that Judithanne McLauchlan was not going to be your typical candidate. After all, what glad-handing office seeker says stuff like: "Well, I think my pedagogy has been experiential learning."

    McLauchlan
  3. Top things to do Nov. 23

    Events

    Terry Fator: The Season 2 winner of America's Got Talent combines singing, comedy and top-knotch celebrity impressions at 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $49.50-$79.50. (727) 893-7832.

    LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 13:  Comic ventriloquist and impressionist Terry Fator appears on stage during the grand opening of comedian/impressionist Frank Caliendo's show, "The New Faces of Las Vegas Comedy" at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino November 13, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Caliendo signed a residency deal to headline at the hotel through 2019.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Terry Fator
  4. Editorial: Senate misses chance to protect privacy

    Editorials

    The U.S. Senate missed a prime opportunity to stand up for personal privacy rights last week when it blocked a reasonable reform aimed at establishing modest restrictions on the government's collection of Americans' phone records. The National Security Agency should not be routinely collecting telephone records of …

  5. Editorial: Bondi too cozy with lobbyists

    Editorials

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi remains unrepentant and unbowed about her membership in a partisan national attorneys general group whose members are wined and dined by corporate interests seeking to influence the work of her public office. After an easy re-election win against an underfunded opponent, she arrogantly …

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi remains unrepentant and unbowed about her membership in a partisan national attorneys general group whose members are wined and dined by corporate interests seeking to influence the work of her public office.

    Secret redistricting docs to remain secret for 10 days

    The clock is running out on political consultant Pat Bainter....

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    Yes, this is Tom Hardy. And yes, he is going to be on your TVs soon.

    Two new shows announced that we're excited about: 'Taboo' with Tom Hardy and Hulu's 'Difficult People'

    Two new shows announced today, two wildly different concepts, two reasons to get very excited....

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    Feeling kind of blah or just want to keep it low-key? Whether spring, summer, winter or fall, a scarf is an easy game-changer that can jazz up any outfit.

    Tutorial: The Boa, the European and 23 other ways to wear a scarf

    Hey guys! Today, we have a special treat -- a guest blog by Largo High School freshman Ketrin Gavani, who spent the day shadowing me in the pursuit of a possible journalism career. ...

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