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Wife of Pinellas Park pill mill doctor gets four years in prison

TAMPA — Two images of 66-year-old Kim Feldman emerged at her sentencing Tuesday in federal court. One woman was an 89-pound native of Vietnam who, despite a college degree, was brought …

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Atlanta and Texas lap Rays with new stadium plans

 

  1. Lightning's loss leads to another Game 7 in East final

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — In Tuesday's game-breaking and gut-punching goal, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby shrugged off Ondrej Palat, arguably the Lightning's best two-way forward, at the blueline.

    Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) reacts after scoring the first game of the night past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) in the first period of game six of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
  2. Lightning's Ben Bishop doesn't play but continues to improve

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA— G Ben Bishop was encouraged by how he felt after Tuesday's morning skate.

    "Best day so far," he said.

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) looks on as the team huddles before drills during practice at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Thursday afternoon (5/19/16).
  3. Jones: With or without a title, Lightning season already a success

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA

    No matter how this Lightning season turns out, it will go down as a smashing success. Whether it wins a Stanley Cup or falls short, what the Lightning has done these past few weeks is nothing short of sensational. Its run this NHL postseason has been as surprising as it has been impressive. The Lightning is …

    Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, center, looks down the tunnel before the start of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final Tuesday at Amalie Arena.
  4. Coach Koetter thinks morning practices will keep Bucs fresher

    Bucs

    TAMPA — Bucs coach Dirk Koetter was an assistant in Jacksonville and Atlanta before coming to Tampa Bay, so he's no stranger to the summer heat. He's also not a huge fan of the effect it has on preparing football teams.

    Quarterback Jameis Winston warms up for the Bucs, who have gone 3-21 in December and January games over the past five years.
  5. Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review

    Business

    LOS ANGELES — Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the April 12 keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. Facebook said Monday that it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. [Associated Press]
  6. Hillsborough schools will survey students about sex

    K12

    TAMPA — The Hillsborough County School Board wants to ask students about sex.

  7. Toyota to invest in ride-hailing app Uber

    Autos

    Toyota announced Tuesday a partnership with Uber Technologies in which the Japanese automaker will invest an undisclosed sum in the ride-hailing company and establish a car-leasing option for Uber drivers.

  8. Pasco sheriff: 2-year-old boy drowns in family's above-ground pool

    Public Safety

    SPRING HILL — A 2-year-old boy drowned in his family's above-ground pool on Tuesday evening, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

  9. Tampa misses cut as NFL awards 3 Super Bowls

    Bucs

    TAMPA — The NFL announced the sites for three more Super Bowls on Tuesday, and Tampa missed the cut, with Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles as the winners to host the NFL's biggest game in 2019-21.

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell answers reporter's questions following a vote that awarded the Super Bowl to Atlanta (2019), Miami (2020) and Los Angeles (2021) at the NFL owner's meeting in Charlotte N.C., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone) NCBL1
  10. At least it wasn't Vladislav: Baby girl named after Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov

    Human Interest

    TAMPA

    Laine Franklin wanted to surprise her husband with some big news at a Tampa Bay Lightning game last year. She gave Eric Franklin a ThunderBug onesie. She was pregnant. "Let's name the baby after the Bolts player who scores the first goal tonight," the husband told his wife. It was supposed to be a joke. That …

    Laine Franklin holds her baby, Nikita Annette Franklin, at Florida Hospital Tampa on Tuesday. Last year, Laine Franklin surprised husband Eric by announcing that she was pregnant as the couple attended a Tampa Bay Lightning game.

PolitiFact Florida checks whether waterboarding actually works, like US Senate candidate and former CIA officer Todd Wilcox says

U.S. Senate candidate Todd Wilcox said the controversial interrogation practice of waterboarding isn’t torture but an effective tool in the global war on terror....

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Coach Mike Sullivan said going with Matt Murray gives the Penguins the best chance to win.

Matt Murray to start for Penguins, Vasilevskiy for Lightning

With the Penguins season on the line, they are making another switch in net, rookie Matt Murray to start tonight in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final....

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Jake Odorizzi will be on the mound for the Rays, who have lost three straight.

For starters: Rays at Marlins, in a 12:10 matinee

UPDATE, 11:29: RHP Erasmo Ramirez said he felt the "normal soreness" this morning after throwing 54 pitches in 2-plus innings on Monday and expects to be available again on Thursday. But he also said he made a mistake when the Rays asked him about going back out to start a third inning after throwing 45 pitches and needs to "be smarter" to protect himself from injury. ... RHP Brad Boxberger will make at least a fifth rehab outing, on Wednesday for Double-A Montgomery. ...

Here is the Marlins lineup:
Ichiro LF
Prado 3b
Bour 1b
Stanton rf
Ozuna cf
Dietrich 2b
Realmuto c
Hechavarria ss
Koehler p
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