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Donald Trump asks Florida crowd if he was right to run for president

NAPLES, Fla. — Donald Trump does not campaign on Sundays. He is willing to campaign nearly nonstop during the week, hopping from state to state and attending several events in one day …


Fennelly: Bowden grew up on the Bear, but this guy could surpass him at Alabama


'The Walking Dead,' season 7 premiere: RIP to all of us


  1. Iraqis push toward Mosul; group calls for airstrike probe


    BARTELLA, Iraq — Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing over a dozen civilians.

    Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces prepare to attack Islamic State positions as fighting to retake the extremist-held city of Mosul enters its second week, in the village of Tob Zawa, outside Mosul on Monday. A convoy of special forces advanced toward the village of Tob Zawa, Monday, encountering roadside bombs and trading heavy fire with the militants. Loudspeakers on the Humvees blared Iraqi patriotic music as they pushed toward the village. [Associated Press]
  2. Hurricane Nicole swells wash sea turtles ashore in Florida


    VIERA — Swells from Hurricane Nicole sent hundreds of baby sea turtles onto the beaches along Florida's Space Coast.

  3. Police: Officer shot armed teenage boy in Daytona Beach


    DAYTONA BEACH — Police in Daytona Beach say an officer shot a 16-year-old boy who was armed with a gun.

  4. Cubs in the World Series? Did that really happen?


    Joe Maddon is greeted by his wife, Jaye, after the Cubs clinched their first World Series berth since 1945.
  5. Fennelly: Bowden grew up on the Bear, but this guy could surpass him at Alabama


    Bobby Bowden grew up in Birmingham, Ala. In some ways, he remains an Alabama fan, even though he made all that history in Tallahassee with Florida State. Bowden mentioned to you that one of the heroes of his youth, the great Alabama player Harry Gilmer, passed away a few months ago at the age of 90.

    Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after their 33-14 win over the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. [Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images]
  6. The Morning Watch: The Bucs are a half-game out of first place; this week's weather is weird, too


    Here's what's new around the bay area this morning.

  7. Five ideas for how to use up leftover Halloween candy


    Well, you know what they say: If you're drowning in leftover Halloween candy, add more sugar and butter and turn it into even more fattening treats for you and your loved ones. Okay, maybe not, but if you're sick of eating Laffy Taffy from the wrapper and are looking for ways to either rid that candy from your pantry …

    Pumpkin and Chocolate Bars, with canned pumpkin and leftover chocolate Halloween candy photographed on Thursday October 6, 2016. For Halloween-themed 5 ideas feature.
  8. Five candy and craft beer pairings


    Want to wash down that leftover Halloween candy with something spirited? Matthew Stock, a beer expert from the Brass Tap, says craft beer can complement our candy cravings. • "I always tell people pairing beer is easier than even pairing wine," he said, "because there is such a variety of natural flavors in beer, …

    Yes, there is a beer out there that will play well with candy.
  9. A peek inside Uncle John's Pride, where local artisanal sausage is made



    You're at a University of South Florida football game, or maybe attending the Kumquat Festival in Dade City, and you smell it, the come-hither waft of smoked country sausage. Possibly you're at a Lightning game tucking into a fat bratwurst or even one of the crazy 24-inch hot dogs sold during playoff games. …

    Marisol Ariza, a 14-year employee of Uncle John’s Pride, sorts sausage at the factory near Brandon. Uncle John’s Pride employs 72 people. Add the top 20 employees’ tenures together and they’ve spent 386 years working at Uncle John’s.
  10. Clinton Florida campaigns boasts about get-out-the-vote effort


    As early, in-person voting starts today in most Florida counties, Hillary Clinton's Florida campaign is touting its get-out-the-vote effort that includes 90,000 volunteers, 82 field offices, celebs , bus tours, "Souls to the polls,' block parties and caravanas, and college campus shuttle programs. Florida …

Trump plans visit to Cuban-exile brigade in Miami

Miami's veterans of the Bay of Pigs invasion saluted Donald Trump picking him as the group's first-ever presidential endorsement. Now Trump is preparing to return the favor....


Bucs notes: Rodgers shoulders load with 154 yards

Two weeks ago, Jacquizz Rodgers had never had a 100-yard game in six seasons in the NFL, nor more than 18 carries in any game....


Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) plays a game to pick who will be on the receiving end of his barbed wire-covered bat, Lucille.

'The Walking Dead,' season 7 premiere: RIP to all of us

It's all going to be okay.

AMC promised a brutal and heartbreaking season premiere of The Walking Dead, and it delivered twofold....