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Survey: Large majority of Floridians still feeling financially stressed

TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters remain financially stressed but don't think they're being overtaxed and are supportive of resuming diplomatic relations with Cuba, according to the latest USF-Ni …


USF television station could be sold in FCC auction next year


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  1. Column: St. Petersburg must prepare for climate impacts


    St. Petersburg and cities across Tampa Bay experienced heavy and persistent rain beginning in late July and ending in mid August. We far exceeded our average rainfall during this time, with July ranking as the eighth-wettest July in our city's history. This extreme weather prompted the governor to declare a state of …

  2. Column: For a Holocaust monument at Florida's Capitol


    The Holocaust must never be forgotten.

    "For the dead and the living we must bear witness," said Holocaust survivor and author Elie Wiesel.

    Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev lays a wreath at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Florida, with the largest number of Holocaust survivors, should have a monument on the Capitol grounds in Tallahassee.
  3. You can see Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Hamlet' at movie theaters this week


    Good news for local Benedict Cumberbatch fans came recently when the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts announced it would broadcast a filmed "encore" of the actor's London stint as Hamlet in May.

    Benedict Cumberbatch stars in Hamlet, which will be broadcast live in U.S. theaters Oct. 15, 2015.
  4. Expect adult, irreverent fun from Jobsite's 'Silence of the Lambs' parody



    Of course a musical based on The Silence of the Lambs is, at the very least, R-rated.

    Ryan Sturm as Dr. Chilton surrounded by a chorus of Lambs (L-R: Heather Krueger, Caitlin Greene, Colleen Cherry, Nick Hoop, Spencer Meyers, and Jon VanMiddlesworth). Taken during a technical rehearsal of SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs. This show is a co-production of Jobsite Theater and the Straz Center on stage Oct. 14 - Nov. 15 in the Straz’s Jaeb Theater.
  5. Playboy magazine to stop publishing photos of nude women

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    NEW YORK — Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign, the decades-old magazine announced Tuesday.

    In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Hugh Hefner smiles while signing copies of the Playboy calendar and "Playboy Cover To Cover: The '50s" DVD box set in Los Angeles. Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign of the decades-old magazine, according to a Monday news report. Executives for the magazine company told the New York Times that the change will take place in March 2016. Playboy editor Cory Jones contacted founder and current editor in chief Hugh Hefner recently about dropping nude photos from the print edition and he agreed, the Times reported. [Associated Press]
    Ben Bishop will make his fourth consecutive start to start the season.

    Ben Bishop to start in rematch with Red Wings

    The Lightning will face arguably its toughest test of the young season tonight in an NBCSN-televised showdown with the Red Wings....


    Bucs linebacker Danny Lansanah celebrates a tackle with his teammates during Sunday's win over the Jaguars.

    Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast: Listen to Episode 5 ...

    Another week, another episode of our Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast -- Times Bucs writer Rick Stroud and I talking about the team's long-awaited home win against the Jaguars, the bye week ahead and even the Redskins after that. Thanks to those who are already making it part of their Bucs week -- you can also download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, but here's a link. Thanks and enjoy ......


    Florida Senate candidate Patrick Murphy comes out against trade deal

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, a candidate for Senate, announced his opposition Tuesday to the Trans-Pacific Partnership....