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Rick Scott clashes with feds in trying to ease Miami Beach's Zika concerns

MIAMI BEACH — Florida health officials reported no new local Zika infections and 15 more travel-related cases statewide on Friday as Gov. Rick Scott met with community leaders for the first …

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When you're most likely to start looking for a new job

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Live blog: Scores, updates, photos, more from week 1 of high school football

 

Movie Planner: Two local horror shows, plus 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection' opening

Movie Planner: Two local horror shows, plus 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection' opening

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Dining planner: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month warrants heading east on Interstate 4 for dinner

Dining planner: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month warrants heading east on Interstate 4 for dinner

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Steven Tyler still rocking, still surprising at 68

Steven Tyler still rocking, still surprising at 68

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Drake, bound for Tampa Saturday, tries to please the masses

Drake, bound for Tampa Saturday, tries to please the masses

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  1. Bucs face Browns without top three guards, others

    Blogs

    The Bucs have their first preseason home game tonight against the Browns, but will take the field without 10 players held out as injury precautions, including their top three options at offensive guard.

    The Bucs will be without Kevin Pamphile, who will fill in at left guard for the first five games of the season.
  2. Transportation divides Democrats as House District 68 race heats up

    Elections

    Voters looking for policy distinctions between the two progressive Democrats vying for the House District 68 seat won't exactly find a battle of ideologies.

    Ben Diamond is running in the Democratic primary for state House District 68 in Pinellas County. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]

  3. Rays to release Desmond Jennings

    Blogs

    The Rays will release oft-injured OF Desmond Jennings on Saturday.

    The Rays will release oft-injured outfielder Desmond Jennings on Saturday.
  4. Kentucky Kat seeks first stakes crown in Derby Lane's T.L. Weaver Memorial

    Parimutuels

    ST. PETERSBURG — Eight dogs will enter the starting box tonight for the $8,000 T.L. Weaver Memorial Challenge at Derby Lane. Instead, the spotlight may be on a Kat.

  5. PolitiFact: Four claims from Donald Trump's first general election ad, fact-checked

    Doom and gloom will befall the nation under a Hillary Clinton administration, implies Donald Trump's first TV ad of the general election.

  6. Highest-paid CEOs least likely to be liked by rank and file

    Working Life

    Massive paydays for chief executives, at least as designed, are supposed to reward great performance for investors. But when it comes to what their workers think of their performance, the highest-paid CEOs actually tend to get the worst ratings from employees.

  7. Man arrested for string of burglaries across Pinellas, Hillsborough

    Crime

    ST. PETERSBURG — A man faces charges from three different law enforcement agencies for a string of commercial burglaries committed over the last two months, authorities said.

    Carlos Ramirez, 26, of 428 Roser Park Drive S, was arrested this week on numerous charges for burglaries that authorities say took place in several jurisdictions in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. [Courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
  8. Rick Scott clashes with feds in trying to ease Miami Beach's Zika concerns

    State Roundup

    MIAMI BEACH — Florida health officials reported no new local Zika infections and 15 more travel-related cases statewide on Friday as Gov. Rick Scott met with community leaders for the first time in Miami Beach since identifying a section of the resort city last week where mosquitoes are spreading the virus.

    Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine speaks with Florida Gov. Rick Scott after a round table discussion about Zika preparedness in the Miami Beach neighborhood where the mosquito born Zika virus has been found. [Joe Raedle | Getty Images]
  9. When you're most likely to start looking for a new job

    Working Life

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  10. Tim Kaine associates Donald Trump's values with KKK's during FAMU rally

    National

    TALLAHASSEE — Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine is associating Donald Trump's values with those of the Ku Klux Klan.

    Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks to students Friday on the Florida A&M University campus in Tallahassee. [Mark Wallheiser | Associated Press]

Mysterious outside groups aim to block Trump's Florida co-chairman from winning seat in Legislature

Mysterious outside political groups are making a last minute push to block one of Rick Scott’s and Donald Trump’s most loyal Florida allies from winning a seat in the Florida Legislature....

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The Rays will release oft-injured outfielder Desmond Jennings on Saturday.

Rays to release Desmond Jennings

The Rays will release oft-injured OF Desmond Jennings on Saturday....

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The Bucs will be without Kevin Pamphile, who will fill in at left guard for the first five games of the season.

Bucs face Browns without top three guards, others

The Bucs have their first preseason home game tonight against the Browns, but will take the field without 10 players held out as injury precautions, including their top three options at offensive guard....

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