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Charges dropped against man convicted in Chandra Levy's death

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors say they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy. The U.S. Attorney's office said in a statement Thursday that the office has …

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Despite reticent Dirk Koetter, word's out on Bucs' 1st practice

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The Independent bar is returning to downtown St. Petersburg

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Dining Planner: Cottage Industry Expo, Epic Chef Showdown, new foodie magazine launches

Dining Planner: Cottage Industry Expo, Epic Chef Showdown, new foodie magazine launches

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Movie Planner: Woody Allen's blah 'Cafe Society,' 'Jason Bourne,' 'Bad Moms,' 'Nerve'

Movie Planner: Woody Allen's blah 'Cafe Society,' 'Jason Bourne,' 'Bad Moms,' 'Nerve'

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Here's where to celebrate a midnight release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' book

Here's where to celebrate a midnight release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' book

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Plan your weekend: Pitbull, Hunter Hayes at the Rays, Naked Magic Show

Plan your weekend: Pitbull, Hunter Hayes at the Rays, Naked Magic Show

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  1. Despite questions, new transportation proposal barrelling down the road in Hillsborough

    Transportation

    TAMPA — After spending a year and seven figures on a transportation plan they ultimately scrapped, Hillsborough County commissioners are now sprinting toward a new solution that is so far sketchy on details.

  2. Democrats hope to beat Donald Trump with his own words

    National

    PHILADELPHIA — Every night here at the Democratic National Convention, the video clips have appeared on the giant screens above the arena floor.

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claps as he arrives to speak during a campaign rally Thursday in Davenport, Iowa. [Evan Vucci | Associated Press]
  3. Despite reticent Dirk Koetter, word's out on Bucs' 1st practice

    Bucs

    TAMPA — On the eve of the first training camp practice Wednesday night, Dirk Koetter stood in front of his team and talked for 27 minutes. But ask him to recall one line of that speech and he is reluctant to spit out a syllable.

     Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (in orange) speaks to his teammates in a huddle during training camp at the team’s training facility, One Buc Place, in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, July 28, 2016.
  4. Sarcasm from Trump? 'That's bull,' Alex Sink says

    Blogs

    PHILADELPHIA - Donald Trump says he was being "sarcastic" when he asked Russian hackers to get Hillary Clinton's State Department emails.

  5. Trading places? Rays' Steve Pearce hopes not

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Based on contract status and performance, INF Steve Pearce is considered the Rays player most likely to be traded by Monday's deadline, with the Indians and Giants among those most interested.

    Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Steve Pearce (28) fields a grounder before throwing for an out in the third inning of a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Sunday, May 29, 2016.
  6. Times editor gets meme-ified for 'mediocre' cheesesteak tweet from Philly (w/video)

    General

    Tampa Bay Times political editor Adam Smith is getting the opposite of brotherly love from Philadelphia after tweeting from the Democratic National Convention that the city's famous cheesesteaks are …

    Tampa Bay Times political editor Adam Smith is getting the opposite of brotherly love from Philadelphia after tweeting from the Democratic National Convention that the city's famous cheesesteaks are "mediocre to gross." [iStockphoto]
  7. Rays hand Luke Maile a chance to impress

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Like the other Rays starting pitchers, Chris Archer is more than willing to discuss the assorted strengths rookie catcher Luke Maile has displayed in making a good impression during his limited time in the majors.

    But Archer also suggests a visual.

    Tampa Bay Rays catcher Luke Maile taking batting practice during an optional workout for Tampa Bay Rays players in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Thursday, July 14, 2016
  8. The Independent bar is returning to downtown St. Petersburg

    Bars & Spirits

    ST. PETERSBURG — Opened in 2005, the Independent was at the vanguard, an early prophet preaching the joys of craft beer.

    The Independent bar will return to St. Petersburg in the location of the former the Amsterdam on Central Avenue. The Independent used to have a location in St. Petersburg, but closed several years ago. There is another location in Seminole Heights, where this photo was taken. [LUIS SANTANA | Times] 
  9. Special election for Tampa City Council heating up

    Politics

    Two new candidates and placement on the Nov. 8 general election ballot are further complicating the special election for a Tampa City Council seat to replace Lisa Montelione in District 7.

  10. St. Petersburg Housing Authority asks city to forgive $3.1 million Jordan Park loan

    Local Government

    Times Staff Writer

    ST. PETERSBURG —The St. Petersburg Housing Authority defended its handling of the Jordan Park housing complex Thursday and asked the city to forgive a $3.1 million loan as it prepares to buy back and upgrade the troubled property.

    Carolyn Pierce and Heidi Hampton are having problems with rats in their Jordan Park public housing project home. [LARA CERRI   |   Tampa Bay Times]



Conservative super PAC goes after Patrick Murphy in new ad

A dark-money conservative group with ties to the Koch brothers has launched an ad attacking Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy for a vote supporting the Export-Import Bank....

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"My view is a team that's not good enough,'' Kevin Cash said. "We're not good enough right now.''

Cash on Rays: 'We're not good enough right now'

The frustration of four straight one-run losses and six since the All-Star break led a frank assessment of the Rays team by manager Kevin Cash before today's game:...

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Fresh start: CB Verner grateful for 'second chance' with Bucs

The morning after the Bucs' season finale in January, former Pro Bowl cornerback Alterraun Verner had accepted the real possibility he had played his last game with the Bucs after an up-and-down season in a struggling Tampa Bay secondary....

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