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Residents near Mosaic sinkhole spill say they aren't going anywhere

LITHIA - Once families come to Keysville Road they never seem to leave. They are drawn by the cheap, abundant land and, over time, fall in love with the secluded quiet of their shady countr …

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Charlotte police video shows new details of shooting of black man (w/video)

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Vols emphatically snap skid with comeback win over Gators

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Dining Planner: Eat out this week for an array of kids' causes

Dining Planner: Eat out this week for an array of kids' causes

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20 local museums will be free Saturday for Free Museum Day

20 local museums will be free Saturday for Free Museum Day

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Tampa Bay Fashion Week is back at International Plaza

Halloween haunts: Zoo, aquarium, Disney and other attractions tone down scares for kids

Halloween haunts: Zoo, aquarium, Disney and other attractions tone down scares for kids

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  1. A new frontier for Florida courts: Transgender name changes

    Civil

    On a rainy summer afternoon inside the courthouse by the railroad tracks in Plant City, the case is halfway down the crowded docket.

    Christopher Novak of Plant City smiles at Hillsborough Circuit Judge Tracy Sheehan as he requests to legally change his name from Christine to Christopher in August. Sheehan approved.
  2. Suspect in deadly Washington state mall shooting in custody

    Nation

    BURLINGTON, Wash. — The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead and sparked an intensive, nearly 24-hour manhunt is in custody, authorities said Saturday.

     A sign displaying community strength hangs on door near community gathering at Maiben Park on Saturday in Burlington, Wash., after five people were fatally shot the night before at a mall.  [Getty Images]
  3. Bullpen falters as Rays lose to Red Sox (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — In a ceremony before this afternoon's game, the Rays will present retiring slugger David Ortiz with a few parting gifts.

    Dustin Pedroia is greeted by third-base coach Brian Butterfield after putting Boston ahead with a grand slam in the seventh.
  4. Rays say Kevin Cash has gained comfort, confidence in second year

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Ask around the Rays, from players to staff to front-office execs to principal owner Stuart Sternberg, and you hear abundantly that the biggest difference in manager Kevin Cash from his first year in charge to finishing his second is how much more comfortable he seems in the job.

    Rays manager Kevin Cash remains hard on himself but admits that he feels more confident in his second year on the job.
  5. Jones: You never know what you'll get when picking a QB No. 1

    Bucs

    To play or not to play. That is the question.

    Rams quarterback Jared Goff, throwing a pass against the Cowboys in the preseason, has yet to see the field in the regular season.
  6. Amid Winston's talent, Bucs work to filter out the bad

    Bucs

    TAMPA — One week, you love Jameis Winston. Admit it. He throws perfect arcing passes that hit two receivers in their hands in the end zone. You praise him. The Bucs beat the Falcons, on the road, in the season opener.

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) greets Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston after an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 40-7. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) AZMY163
  7. Rays Tales: Key numbers tell tale of a disappointing season

    The Heater

    3-22

    The monthlong stretch that crashed their season. They trotted off the Trop turf June 15 at 31-32 after beating the Mariners 3-2 in 13 innings on Logan Morrison's walkoff walk, then went into a dizzying spiral that left them 34-54 at the All-Star break and, for all intents and purposes, done. …

    WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times
  8. Police arrest man accused of threatening Clearwater hospital

    Crime

    CLEARWATER — Police officers have arrested a Clearwater man and accused him of calling in a bomb threat to Morton Plant Hospital late Wednesday.

  9. Charlotte police video shows new details of shooting of black man (w/video)

    Nation

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls. It's unclear if there was anything in the man's hands in the footage, which has done little to assuage his …

    This image made from video provided by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Saturday shows Keith Scott, left, moments before he was fatally shot by police in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday. [Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department via AP]
  10. No. 14 Tennessee emphatically snaps 11-game skid vs. No. 19 Florida

    College

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn.

    Months of back-and-forth digs about an 11-game winning streak and SEC East supremacy came down to which team could handle the pressure in Saturday's second half at Neyland Stadium. • Florida ducked. Tennessee trucked. • The Gators gave up 38 consecutive points in a 38-28 collapse that …

    Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) throws to a receiver during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne) TNWP125

Donald Trump to rally in Melbourne on Tuesday

Donald Trump returns to must-win Florida on Tuesday for a rally in Melbourne....

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For starters: Rays vs. Red Sox, in another tough test

UPDATE, 3:37: Cash said one reason for Andriese's improvement has been doing a good job of following the game plan. ... Dickerson's improvement has been one of the bright spots of the final month, Cash said. ... Franklin said his previously strained left hamstring has improved enough to run the bases, and even to steal bases, but he will be limited to DH duty for now.

Rays lineup:
Forsythe 2b
Kiermaier cf
Longoria 3b
Miller 1b
Dickerson lf
Franklin dh
Mahtook rf
Ramirez ss
Casali c
Andriese p

Red Sox lineup
Pedroia 2b
Bogaerts ss
Ortiz dh
Betts rf
Ramirez 1b
Holt 3b
Young lf
Bradley cf
Leon c
Porcello p
...

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Bucs-Rams: Five things to watch in home opener ...

It's a Bucs game almost more notable for who's missing -- injured stars like Doug Martin and Robert Ayers, arrested/waived players like Austin Seferian-Jenkins -- but there's plenty to keep an eye on in the Bucs' home opener against the Rams on Sunday afternoon....

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