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  1. NLCS MVP set to rejoin Cards


    ST. LOUIS — Michael Wacha's lone rehab start lasted two innings, but it was enough for the Cardinals to plug him back into the rotation in a high-pressure game.

    Michael Wacha
  2. Another U.S. doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola


    WASHINGTON — A U.S. physician working in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, the missionary organization SIM USA announced Tuesday.

  3. Airline passengers tussle over shrinking space


    NEW YORK — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

    In this 2013 photo, rows of slimline seats await installation aboard a Southwest Airlines 737 at the carrier's headquarters in Dallas. "Seats are getting closer together," says Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents 60,000 flight attendants at 19 airlines. [AP photo]
  4. History served with proof

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — The Tampa Bay History Center's new exhibit, "Spirited: Prohibition in America," features more than 100 artifacts from the Prohibition era, including music and fashion, bootlegger's map and mug shots of notorious gangsters, advertising art and political propaganda, and interactive displays with 1920s dance …

    At the Tampa Bay History Center’s new exhibit, “Spirited: Prohibition in America”, Doriece Wallace, 3rd generation Tampa native, searches a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office ledger book of arrests from 1929 - 1932 for her grandfather’s name, Wiliam Fisher, whom she said was a bootlegger during prohibition, Tuesday September 3, 2014.
  5. Taser stun and arrest could cost Tampa taxpayers $100,000

    Local Government

    TAMPA — It was a late Thursday afternoon in 2008, and Eddy Leon Graddy was standing on the sidewalk on N Nebraska Avenue when three Tampa police officers rolled up.

    Coming at 11 tonight: New poll on the governor's race

    Coming tonight at 11 p.m. on are results of a new poll on the 2014 Florida governor's race, sponsored by the Times, Bay News 9 and News 13 of Orlando. The poll was conducted Aug. 27-31 -- so starting just one day after Florida's primary last week -- by the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service and Bureau of Economic and Business Research....


    Fox sends out seriously ill-timed 'Sleepy Hollow' release

    A firm's plan to drum up interest in the show’s Sept. 16 digital, Blu-ray and DVD release turned into a PR nightmare for the network....


    USF wanted to be like UF and FSU

    No "major" football school in America has had a steeper decline in student attendance over the last five years than USF. After I posted that the other day, I heard on Facebook from Michael Sokolove, who way back in 2002 wrote a piece for the New York Times Magazine called Football Is A Sucker's Game. What struck me reading it is how much it's somehow simultaneously dated, prescient and evergreen....