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There are acres of leafy greens inside these shipping crates on an old St. Petersburg junkyard

ST. PETERSBURG — The would-be farmers bought three transoceanic refrigerated shipping containers, just a little dinged up, for $6,500 each. Shannon O'Malley and Bradley Doyle had them …

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Romano: Doesn't medical marijuana deserve a free market too?

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Bucs raise season ticket prices for second straight year

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Top things to do today

Top things to do today

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New Restaurants: Suegra Tequila Cantina, The Raven, Grateful Fed Pub

New Restaurants: Suegra Tequila Cantina, The Raven, Grateful Fed Pub

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Review: Museum of Fine Arts takes to the highway with 'Open Road'

Review: Museum of Fine Arts takes to the highway with 'Open Road'

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Movie Planner: Oscar shorts at Tampa Theatre, Young Directors Film Festival

Movie Planner: Oscar shorts at Tampa Theatre, Young Directors Film Festival

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  1. Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care from Mar-a-Lago

    National

    WEST PALM BEACH — President Donald Trump on Sunday was stepping up his search for a national security adviser, with several interviews on tap, and focusing on health care in talks with his health and budget chiefs, while his team pushed back against depictions of a young administration in disarray.

    President Donald Trump talks to reporters on board Air Force One as he arrived to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday. [Associated Press]
  2. Malaysia looks for North Korean suspects who left country after leader's brother was poisoned

    World

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother, apparently was poisoned at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian police said Sunday.

    Malaysia's National Police Deputy Inspector-General Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, speaks as Selangor Police Chief Abdul Samah Mat listens during a press conference at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday. [Associated Press]
  3. Sweden has no idea what Trump meant when he said, 'You look at what's happening in Sweden'

    Politics

    If you believe Swedish media, Friday night was relatively uneventful. Among the most noteworthy headlines were reports that a popular Swedish singer had technical problems during a musical competition.

     President Donald Trump and Melania Trump stand together during a campaign rally at the AeroMod International hangar at Orlando Melbourne International Airport on February 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Florida. [Getty Images]
  4. Changes planned to the sell-by dates on food

    Nation

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. But after 40 years of letting us guess, the grocery industry has made moves to clear up the confusion.

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. [Courtesy Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and National Resources Defense Council]
  5. Motorcyclist killed after colliding with van in Lutz, authorities say

    Accidents

    LUTZ — A Land O' Lakes motorcyclist was killed Saturday evening after colliding with a van, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

  6. Pence says U.S. to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO

    National

    MUNICH — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the American commander in chief once dismissed as "obsolete."

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and United States Vice President Mike Pence arrive at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. The annual weekend gathering is known for providing an open and informal platform to meet in close quarters. [Associated Press]
  7. FHP: Woman killed in single-car crash on Interstate 75 near Ruskin

    Accidents

    RUSKIN — A 45-year-old woman died Saturday night after the car she was driving hit a tree on the shoulder of Interstate 75.

  8. Florida teacher reassigned after Pro-Trump, anti-immigrant post

    Education

    NAPLES — An elementary school teacher in southwest Florida is out of the classroom after a Facebook post encouraging mass deportation of immigrants.

  9. SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad in Cape Canaveral (w/video)

    Space

    CAPE CANAVERAL — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.

    A Space X Falcon9 rocket sits on the launch pad, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.  [Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP]
  10. Port Charlotte report: Rays all together now

    Blogs

    After a foggy start to the morning in Port Charlotte, the Rays are set for their first full-squad workout of the spring, taking the field at around 10:30.

    Before heading out, there is a meeting in the clubhouse where manager Kevin Cash and front-office officials will address the 65 players in camp.

    Evan Longoria got in some early work despite the fog.

Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics

Winner of the week

Andrew Gillum. The little-known, 37-year-old mayor of Tallahassee may seem like a longshot for governor, but as the crowd of white Democrats looking at running grows (Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, Orlando businessman Chris King, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, lawyer John Morgan of Orlando, among them) the odds of African-American candidate winning the primary where 30 percent of the voters are black seems not so bleak....

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Evan Longoria got in some early work despite the fog.

Port Charlotte report: Rays all together now

After a foggy start to the morning in Port Charlotte, the Rays are set for their first full-squad workout of the spring, taking the field at around 10:30.

Before heading out, there is a meeting in the clubhouse where manager Kevin Cash and front-office officials will address the 65 players in camp.

The highlight - or, if you are a hitter, lowlight - of the day will live batting practice, starting around 12:10, with flamethrowing Jose Alvarado and Ryne Stanek among the pitchers scheduled for work.

Check back later for updates....

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After many delays, Disney's Rivers of Light nighttime show finally opened at Animal Kingdom this week.

Review: Disney's Rivers of Light show turns on the H2-oh!

Last spring, Disney’s Animal Kingdom teased the media with a brief preview of Rivers of Light, a theatrical show  that carried the promise — and the burden — of being a signature event designed to keep guests into the park’s new evening hours. Disney anticipated a summer opening....

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