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SB lanes of I-75 reopen at Fowler Avenue in Tampa after pedestrian fatally struck

A portion of Interstate 75 in Tampa has reopened after it was shut down when a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle early Friday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troo …

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Largo High School student says a clown chased after her at school bus stop

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Rays' Archer tops 200 innings, avoids 20 losses in win over White Sox (w/video)

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Ferran Adria show at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg a visual feast

Ferran Adria show at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg a visual feast

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Movie Planner: Gina Rodriguez talks 'Deepwater Horizon,' plus 'Queen of Katwe'

Movie Planner: Gina Rodriguez talks 'Deepwater Horizon,' plus 'Queen of Katwe'

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Bar review: On Swann's eclectic drinks complement its fine dining

Bar review: On Swann's eclectic drinks complement its fine dining

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Plan your weekend Sept. 29-Oct. 2: Super boat races, Florida Orchestra, Prophets of Rage, corn mazes

Plan your weekend Sept. 29-Oct. 2: Super boat races, Florida Orchestra, Prophets of Rage, corn mazes

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  1. SB lanes of I-75 reopen at Fowler Avenue in Tampa after pedestrian fatally struck

    Accidents

    A portion of Interstate 75 in Tampa has reopened after it was shut down when a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle early Friday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  2. Forecast: A muggy and wet weekend in Tampa Bay

    Weather

    It will be a muggy and wet day on Friday in Tampa Bay, forecasters said, with humidity dropping slightly overnight from the not-so-cool cold front approaching the region.

  3. Bruce B. Downs construction continues to impact New Tampa commuters, businesses

    Transportation

    Brian Dery may find sarcastic amusement when he hears reports of morning gridlock on Pinellas County's Bryan Dairy Road. But the traffic on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard in New Tampa is no laughing matter for the local documentary filmmaker.

    Tenants at the Oak Ramble shopping center, right, say their usual business has fallen off because of the road work along Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
  4. What to watch and listen to this weekend: 'Westworld,' Historically Black podcast

    Blogs

    Westworld, 9 p.m., HBO, Sunday

    After so much buildup, years of production mired in controversy, television critics and fans were left wondering if HBO's Westworld would be another smash hit like Game of Thrones. Inspired by the Michael …

    Historically Black from APM Reports and the Washington Post.
  5. TBX plan to collect toll on Howard Frankland Bridge concerns Hillsborough commission candidates

    Local

    TAMPA — Renewed angst over a planned highway and toll expansion in the Tampa Bay region has rippled into the race for Hillsborough County's open commission seat.

    Democrat Pat Kemp has spoken out against the Tampa Bay Express project.
  6. State House candidates describe personal interest in mental health issues

    Legislature

    LARGO — It was a night for deeply personal revelations, as candidates seeking state House seats representing parts of Pinellas County spoke at a forum on substance abuse and mental health.

  7. Plan to redevelop Oakhurst Square stirs emotion in West Tampa

    Real Estate

    TAMPA

    Three or four years from now, bulldozers may knock down the Oakhurst Square apartments in West Tampa to make way for something newer, with more apartments, plus corner stores and places to get something to eat.

    Samuel Lopez, 21, spoke to a reporter about Oakhurst Square apartments in Tampa.
  8. Regency Beauty Institute is the latest for-profit school to close, including Tampa location

    Corporate

    Regency Beauty Institute abruptly shuttered all 79 of its U.S. cosmetology schools this week, including one in Tampa.

    Regency Beauty Institute student Kaira David, 19, facing, hugs fellow student Dori Farrell as Krystle Torres, right, looks on Thursday in Carrollwood. Regency Beauty Institute announced the closing of all of its 79 campuses Thursday. [CHRIS URSO | Times]
  9. Expired food and baby formula remained on Walmart shelves in low-income areas even after publicity

    Retail

    Shoppers in St. Petersburg took to Facebook to express their outrage over finding expired baby formula and other goods at a local Walmart three weeks ago. The post quickly went viral.

    Expired baby items were purchased at two different Walmart Neighborhood Markets in September, then were found again by by Tampa Bay Times reporters who visited Walmarts throughout the region. Most of the expired goods were found in Walmarts in low-income areas. SKIP O'ROURKE  |   Times
  10. Hurricane Matthew whips Caribbean Islands as Category 2; northerly turn still forecast

    Hurricanes

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba — Rain and winds from a strengthening Hurricane Matthew whipped at Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao early Friday as it passed north of the islands on a rare track through a part of the Caribbean that rarely sees such storms.

    Rain and winds from a strengthening Hurricane Matthew whipped at Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao early Friday as it passed north of the islands on a rare track through a part of the Caribbean that rarely sees such storms. [Weather Underground]

Jeb Bush calls report about his father voting for Clinton 'inappropriate'

Jeb Bush isn't pleased that a Kennedy family member took a private conversation with his father to Facebook, saying the former president declared he will vote for Hillary Clinton....

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If Chris Archer gets the loss, he will become the first major-league pitcher with 20 losses since Mike Maroth in 2003, and just the second since 1980.

For starters: Rays at White Sox, Archer vs. history and weather

UPDATE, 6:58: Cash said he won't manage any differently as far as handling Archer with the potential for 20 losses, making decisions based on pitch count and game situations. Cash is mindful of Archer needing 5 1/3 innings to reach 200. ... Though the Rays have been in a skid, Cash said the issue is the injury depleted lineup, not that the players have quit or are mailing it in: "There's no give up, no lack of effort. We've got half of our lineup right now that are getting opportunities. The injuries stink but they do allow for some opportunties. ... Guys are busting it out of the box, they are getting down the line. We've been pitched well against and it's kind of limited us.''...

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Ryan Smith said he continues to learn the Bucs' defensive scheme better each week.

Debut just first step for Bucs rookie safety Ryan Smith

It was only six snaps, all on special teams, but for Bucs rookie safety Ryan Smith, Sunday's game against the Rams was a big first step, making his NFL debut after being inactive in the Bucs' first two games....

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