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Rays stadium: Trop redevelopment cash to nearby neighborhoods?

ST. PETERSBURG — After more than half a year of debate, discord and drift, the City Council will meet again today to discuss the Tampa Bay Rays stadium stalemate. Rays officials won't …


Romano: Marco Rubio panders in saying Christianity 'in danger' for gay marriage stance


Outspoken Sam Rashid withdraws from post, acknowledging he wasn't fit for it


  1. Tell Me About It: Couple disagrees about his drinking


    Q: My girlfriend and I recently got into an argument about how much is appropriate to drink at a social occasion (I'm okay with drinking more, though she's certainly not a teetotaler). I'm fine with having different standards, and negotiating situations as a couple, but I get the sense she is judging me — …

  2. Pasco letters: Mariano's persistence on SunWest is appreciated


    Support for park is appreciated

    I refute C.T. Bowen's May 15 column about the new SunWest park in Hudson. Where he sees petulance in Commissioner Jack Mariano's support of SunWest, I see persistence, a quality needed when dealing with government. Perhaps the amount of money is too many public dollars and …

  3. Editorial: Tampa should move slowly on raising fees


    Tampa residents need to pay more to address chronic flooding problems that routinely threaten public health and safety. But exactly how much — somewhere between the $36 currently levied annually and an upper limit that could reach $180 — is not yet clear. Whatever the figure, the city should pair any …

  4. Hernando Events for May 29



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    Saint Leo hosts Higher Education Fair: Students are invited to visit and speak with representatives from Saint Leo University, Nova Southeastern University, Rasmussen College, St. Petersburg College, the University of Phoenix, the University of Alliance, the …

    Saturday Adult Beach Bash Buccaneer Bay opens for an adults-only evening party with music by Haymaker, craft vendors and food. Proceeds benefit park improvements. 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is $6. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 293-6103.
  5. Ruth: Paying more to do less for Florida's jobless


    Only in the Potemkin village of speciousness that is the Rick Scott administration would an apparatchik overseeing the Rube Goldberg machine of state bureaucracies ask the Florida Legislature for more money to fail on an even grander scale.

    Winston will miss OTA practice to attend NFLPA event

    It's only one practice and not his choice, but Bucs rookie quarterback Jameis Winston will miss the teams' OTA (organized team activity) session Thursday because he'll be in California at the NFLPA's Rookie Premiere event, along with 39 other top rookies....


    How did Jeb juggle all those corporate boards?

    The AP's Ronnie Greene takes deep dive into the Jeb Bush's "dizzying array of corporate connections that earned him millions of dollars and occasional headaches."...


    Ryan Brett off DL, optioned to Durham Bulls