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Trump praises the CIA, lashes out at media over inaugural crowd counts (w/ video)

LANGLEY, Va. — President Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office, but his bridge-building visit to CIA headquarte …

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Land O' Lakes teen dies after driver runs red light, hits Tampa police car

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Romano: This parade story could use a little more pride

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Plan your weekend: Gasparilla Children's Parade, Beer and Bacon Festival, comedians George Lopez, Margaret Cho

Plan your weekend: Gasparilla Children's Parade, Beer and Bacon Festival, comedians George Lopez, Margaret Cho

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Movie Planner: '20th Century Women' review, 'Xxx: The Return of Xander Cage'

Movie Planner: '20th Century Women' review, 'Xxx: The Return of Xander Cage'

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5 things to do under $5 Jan. 19-25: Dazz Band, David Sanborn at Heritage Fest, food truck rally, dog show

5 things to do under $5 Jan. 19-25: Dazz Band, David Sanborn at Heritage Fest, food truck rally, dog show

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Music Planner: Run the Jewels rampage into Jannus Live; Don Henley, Kenny Rogers, 'Last Waltz' hit Ruth Eckerd Hall

Music Planner: Run the Jewels rampage into Jannus Live; Don Henley, Kenny Rogers, 'Last Waltz' hit Ruth Eckerd Hall

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  1. East-West Shrine Game: West beats East 10-3 in defensive battle

    College

    ST. PETERSBURG — Eli McGuire finally got into the end zone and the West's defense did the rest, forcing a fumble inside the 5-yard line in the fourth quarter and holding on for a 10-3 win at the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

    East tight end Antony Auclair of Universite Laval in Quebec is tackled in midair by West cornerback Tyquwan Glass (Fresno State) and linebacker Calvin Munson (San Diego State, hidden) in the second half.
  2. Rays still seeking bench, bullpen help

    The Heater

    The Rays have actually had a busy offseason, what with three major-league free agent additions (C Wilson Ramos, OF Colby Rasmus, RHP Shawn Tolleson), four trades, several waiver claims and the usual assortment of minor-league deals.

    Veteran slugger Mark Reynolds could provide a versatile right-handed bat off the bench.
  3. Trump praises the CIA, lashes out at media over inaugural crowd counts (w/ video)

    National

    LANGLEY, Va. — President Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office, but his bridge-building visit to CIA headquarters Saturday quickly morphed into a platform for the new commander in chief to complain about media coverage of his …

    President Donald Trump speaks during a visit to CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., on Saturday. [Associated Press]
  4. In center of Women's March on Washington, a St. Petersburg organizer

    State Roundup

    WASHINGTON — Lisa Perry spent so much time volunteering at Hillary Clinton's St. Petersburg campaign office that she felt her daughters, 5 and 3, had sacrificed for the cause, too. On the evening of Nov. 8, she hugged Livvie and Ellie close before heading out the door to the Clinton victory party.

    A crowd fills Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  5. All northbound I-275 lanes shut down at Gandy Boulevard

    Fire

    All northbound lanes of Interstate 275 are now shut down at Gandy Boulevard due to a brush fire, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  6. Women's March surpassed 20,000 protesters, making it largest in St. Petersburg history

    Elections

    ST. PETERSBURG — A women's rights protest of more than 20,000 people swamped downtown waterfront streets Saturday in a rejection of President Donald J. Trump and his policies, shattering the record as the largest demonstration in city history.

    Participants raise their arms as they complete the demonstration route during the Women's Solidarity March St. Pete in downtown St. Petersburg on Saturday, January 21, 2017. St. Pete Police said 20,000 participated in the event, which made this sister event to the Women's March on Washington the largest demonstration ever held in St. Petersburg. ANDRES LEIVA   |   Times

  7. Potential storms cancel Sunday's Clearwater Distance Classic

    Human Interest

    The popular Clearwater Distance Classic has been canceled due to potential foul weather, quashing the plans of hundreds of runners, according to city officials.

    Runners at the Clearwater Distance Classic. | Clearwater Distance Classic

  8. No. 10 FSU tops No. 12 Louisville to cap 5-1 stretch vs. ranked teams

    College

    TALLAHASSEE — No. 10 Florida State has one of the deepest benches in college basketball, but it was the starters who came up big Saturday.

    Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton talks to his team in the huddle in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) FLMW102
  9. USF men battle but fall to Tulsa for seventh straight loss

    College

    TAMPA — The fortitude they gave was offset by no fouls to give. Guts weren't complemented by a go-to scorer. At key moments, defense and depth betrayed them.

  10. Brandon man critically hurt in shooting at crowded Dade City wake

    Crime

    DADE CITY — A 36-year-old Brandon man was shot and critically hurt while attending a large wake in Pasco County on Friday night, Dade City police said.

Jon Steverson, Florida Department of Environmental Protection secretary, resigned Friday.

Rick Scott's environmental protection chief resigns

Jon Steverson, who for two stormy years has led the state Department of Environmental Protection under Gov. Rick Scott, resigned late Friday, effective Feb. 3....

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Shrine Game: Five prospects that impressed this week

Here's our report from 13-year-old Riley Auman, who loves the NFL Draft and has been busy taking in practices this week and Saturday's East-West Shrine Game. Follow him on Twitter at @junioraumanac....

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The Beaches remake on Lifetime stars Nia Long, left, as Hillary and Idina Menzel, right, as CC.

What to watch this weekend: 'Beaches' remake on Lifetime, 'Frontier' on Netflix

Weekend couch planner

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