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Police: Threatened officers shoot at reckless driver who fled Clearwater Beach stop

Officers shot at the car of a suspect who fled a traffic stop on Clearwater Beach late Sunday and recklessly drove toward them, according to Clearwater police. The unidentified suspect is in …

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Former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk up for Hall of Fame again

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Man arrested after gunfight with deputies in Riverview, authorities say

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  1. Police: Threatened officers shoot at reckless driver who fled Clearwater Beach stop

    Crime

    Officers shot at the car of a suspect who fled a traffic stop on Clearwater Beach late Sunday and recklessly drove toward them, according to Clearwater police.

  2. Tampa startup fuses fashion, utility and humor into one big-pocketed T-shirt

    Retail

    TAMPA — The Great American T-shirt has come a long way since the Cooper Underwear Co. introduced its "bachelor undershirt" in 1904.

    John Grellner, 25, left, and Jake Kehlenbeck, 24, both of Tampa, are two of the creators of Bucket Tees. They have sold roughly 600 shirts so far.
  3. Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

    World

    PANAMA CITY — Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping.

    The Cosco Shipping Panama cargo ship, top, heads toward the new Cocoli locks, part of the new Panama Canal expansion project, as it cruises past another cargo ship passing through the old Pedro Miguel locks, in Panama City on Sunday. [Associated Press]
  4. Bill Cunningham, photographer of New York street fashion, dies at 87 (w/video)

    Nation

    Bill Cunningham, who dropped out of Harvard to pursue a career making hats for high-society women and later became a roving street-fashion photographer for the New York Times, documenting —and at times influencing — fashion trends with his keen eye for emerging styles, died June 25 in New York City. …

    New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham bicycles to work in New York on Nov. 23, 2010. Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets in the city, died on Saturday. He was 87. [Associated Press]
  5. Chile denies Messi, Argentina in Copa America final

    Soccer

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team.

    Referee Heber Lopes gives Argentina’s Lionel Messi a yellow card during the first half of the Copa America Centenario final. Each team was down to 10 men by halftime as Chile’s Marcelo Diaz and Argentina’s Marcos Rojo received red cards.
  6. Brandon's Velez, Saladinos bonded beyond award

    Baseballpreps

    BRANDON — Before Sunday evening, Tony Saladino II had presented 45 previous Tony Saladino Awards, given every year to Hillsborough County's top prep baseball player.

    Tony Saladino II, left, and Tony Saladino III give Antonio Velez the Tony Saladino award as Hillsborough County’s top baseball player.
  7. St. Petersburg man posed as Jason Aldean to scam woman, police say

    Crime

    LARGO — Posing as country music star Jason Aldean, a St. Petersburg man scammed a mentally disabled woman into giving him money, authorities said.

    Daniel Michael Farris. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
  8. On the front lines against Zika, Tampa Bay area mosquito experts are pressing hard

    Health

    TAMPA

    Ron Kolsen takes the cylinder-shaped bag and dumps its contents on a plastic board.

    Leonard Burns, a surveillance manager with Hillsborough County’s Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control unit, dumps mosquitoes collected from traps throughout the county for counting and sorting.
  9. Tom Jones' Two Cents: Rays worst programming but not due to broadcast team

    TV and Radio

    Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports.

    Worst programming

    New Rays outfielder Oswaldo Arcia can’t get to a ball hit by Baltimore’s Nolan Reimold in the third inning of Saturday’s doubleheader nightcap. Tampa Bay has lost 11 in a row, and the show isn’t getting any better.
  10. Former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk up for Hall of Fame again

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA

    Dave Andreychuk scored 640 NHL goals. There's a bronze statue of him in front of Amalie Arena, holding the Stanley Cup. He played 1,597 regular-season games before he finally lifted that trophy.

    So he's used to waiting.

    DIRK SHADD   |   Times (09/18/2008 TAMPA) Former Tampa Bay Lightning player and team captain Dave Andreychuk talks with fans while signing autographs toward the end of training camp at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa Thursday morning.

New Carlos Beruff ad mocks robotic Marco Rubio

If you think "Robot Rubio" faded away after Marco's painful debate in New Hampshire, think again. The Carlos Beruff Senate campaign has resurrected that image of Maro Rubio as a talking points repeater in a new digital ad featuring clips of newly minted Senate candidate Rubio repeatedly declining to make an "unequival" statement promising to fill out a full second term rather than run again for president....

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For starters: Rays at Orioles, trying to end a long skid

UPDATE, 12:18: It's a DH for Evan Longoria, with Tim Beckham getting a start at 3B for the Rays today. ... Cash said he plans to give Webb the opportunity to work in some key situations to get ground ball outs. ... OF Brandon Guyer (hamstring) did fine in his first rehab game with the Stone Crabs and will play again for them on Monday....

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Bucs join NFL in $400,000 donation to Orlando shooting victims

The Bucs are the latest Tampa-area team to join in supporting the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, as the NFL Foundation and the Bucs, Dolphins and Jaguars have combined for a $400,000 donation to the OneOrlando Fund to help victims' families and survivors....

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