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'Birdman' tops SAG Awards; Redmayne upsets Keaton


  1. 'Birdman' tops SAG Awards; Redmayne upsets Keaton


    The backstage farce Birdman topped the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, winning best ensemble cast, even though its star, Micheal Keaton, was upset by Eddie Redmayne in the outstanding male actor category.

    Eddie Redmayne won the SAG award for best male actor in a motion picture for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
  2. Top MacDill enlisted leader, veteran of Mogadishu's 'Black Hawk Down' battle, to retire


    TAMPA — Chris Faris was wounded in Mogadishu in 1993 as a member of the elite Delta Force during the battle made famous in the book and film Black Hawk Down. And he has spent nearly six years deployed overseas since 2002, often while on secret missions in the world's most-dangerous places.

    Command Sgt. Maj. Chris Faris, right, the top enlisted leaders at U.S. Special Command shows Army veteran Charles "Clay" Claybaker and his wife, Kandice, the home renovated for them through Building Homes for Heroes in 2013. Sgt. Claybaker was severely wounded while in Afghanistan. Faris, a co-grand marshal of the Gasparilla parade, wants his legacy to be that of helping others.
  3. Sunday letters: Film subsidies a flop for taxpayers


    Hillsborough okays incentive for movie | Jan. 8

  4. 70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers (w/video)


    JERUSALEM — Marta Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound of soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her, but once she saw the red stars on their uniforms she realized they were Russian.

    Marta Wise holds a photo, showing her with about a dozen children standing behind a row of barbed wire, that has become an iconic image of the Holocaust.
  5. Review: Florida Orchestra finds a match in 'Romeo And Juliet'


    TAMPA — Well, hey. Even a world-class orchestra can suffer the perils of the dreaded "technical difficulties."

    At Koch Bros event, Rubio, Cruz, Paul show GOP's split on foreign policy

    Three senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, gave a preview Sunday of the coming Republican presidential primary debate exposing differences on foreign policy while holding the party line on taxes....


    Former player says Bajakian will have Bucs QBs prepared

    Dan LeFevour left Central Michigan in 2009 as the NCAA career leader with 150 total touchdowns, and he remains the only player in I-A history with 12,000 passing yards and 2,500 rushing yards. His offensive coordinator for his last three years was Mike Bajakian, who was announced Thursday as the Bucs' new QBs coach....


    A gruesome garment featured on QVC sparked the world's most epic argument about the moon's merits as a star versus planet. The answer's up for debate, but most scientists say neither.

    QVC debate: Is the moon a star or planet?

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