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  1. Tell Me About It: Alter traditions for gift-challenged spouse


    Carolyn Hax is away. In her absence, we are offering readers' favorites from her archive.

  2. Tuesday's letters: Trump taps into frustrations


    Recognizing Trump before it's too late | Sept. 2, commentary

    Trump taps into frustrations

  3. CBS cancels 'Under the Dome'

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    Good news for the people of fictional Chester's Mill is bad news for fans of Under the Dome.

    Executive Producer Stephen King, right, also wrote the second-season premiere of Under the Dome. The series, based off of King’s 2009 novel, will end with this season’s finale.
  4. Another voice: Allow free speech at court's doorstep


    From race relations to abortion to gay marriage, the Supreme Court plays a crucial role in American life. So it's understandable that activists want to demonstrate on the grand plaza in front of the court's building. Such a majestic backdrop lends force to a protest and increases the possibility that it will attract …

  5. Editorial: Pinellas budget invests in smart priorities


    Pinellas County Administrator Mark Woodard sums up the county's financial situation quite nicely: "The good old days aren't here yet. But things are better.'' The county's proposed $2 billion budget for 2015-16, which will be the subject of two public hearings this month, makes worthy investments in areas ranging from …

    Pinellas County’s proposed $2 billion budget for 2015-16, which will be the subject of two public hearings this month, makes worthy investments in areas ranging from law enforcement to the arts. But there remain issues from affordable housing to transportation that will need more attention as the economy continues to improve.
    J.P. Arencibia is behind the plate for a third straight game.

    For starters, Rays at Yankees, trying to bounce back

    UPDATE, 5:44: Cash said he "definitely" still has confidence in Boxberger as the de facto closer and that they will need him and Colome to get big outs in late innings. ... Cash also said the bullpen is on alert to be ready early as games are being managed in "kind of a playoff baseball mode" right now. ... Cash said Arencibia's hot bat is what kept him in the lineup. ... Souza took BP on field early this afternoon, felt "no soreness anywhere" with his broken left hand and headed to Durham Friday night with plans to play three games there and be re-evaluated. ...


    Gov. Scott appoints assistant attorney general to Hillsborough court

    Gov. Rick Scott on Friday appointed an Army Reservist and assistant attorney general a judge on the Hillsborough County Court....


    Tough decisions as Bucs prepare to cut to 53 players

    The Bucs got halfway from their 75 players to the NFL regular-season limit of 53 players on Friday, but those 11 moves were easier decisions than the ones they'll have to make today. Getting to 53 players by today's deadline of 4 p.m. is only the first step, as coach Lovie Smith has called the post-cuts waivers process the team's "second draft," having the first claim on any waived player across the league....