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Rays bullpen, defense falter, offense snoozes in loss to A's


  1. Curator at Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg resigns unexpectedly

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG — Jennifer Hardin, the longtime chief curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, resigned Friday. The announcement, sent Friday via email to the museum's board of trustees, was unexpected.

    From left, Louise Reeves, registrar, Jennifer Hardin, chief curator, Dr. Kent Lydecker, director, and Seymour Gordon, past president of the board, look over photographic prints from Russia by Alexander Ustinov.
  2. Diggin' Florida Dirt: Readers share favorite veggies for Central Florida's summer gardens

    Home and Garden

    Gardeners new to Florida often get a harsh reality check when they attempt their first summer veggie bed. What they planted in late spring flourished through June, July and August back home. Not so much here!

    There are many varieties of eggplant, which are easy vegetables for Florida's summer gardens, says Robert Bowden. Eggplant 'Rosita' is one he enjoys both for the color and the flavor.
  3. Tell Me About It: Workaholic desires dating for the first time


    Q: I've just turned 30 and I'm starting to come around to the idea that being a fiercely independent workaholic with no life outside the office might not be all it's cracked up to be. This is the first time I've really thought about trying to date, so I've missed out on all the experience that everyone else my …

  4. Editorial cartoons for May 23-25


    These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

  5. Column: Is the American dream really dying?


    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who's running for the Republican presidential nomination, issued a stark warning recently.

    Doyle McManus is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times. (Los Angeles Times/MCT)

    Gramaticas honor wounded veteran with new home

    The Gramatica brothers -- Martin with the Bucs, and Bill and Santiago at USF -- are a decade removed from their time as Tampa's place-kickers, but they're still making a huge impact on the community through their Gramatica Family Foundation....


    Florida GOP's plan to win 2016

    Blaise Ingoglia, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, writes about "Project 29" in the Tampa Tribune:...


    For starters, Rays vs. A's

    DEVELOPING: The Rays will finish up a four-game series against Oakland today at Tropicana Field. RHP Erasmo Ramirez (2-1, 6.44) will get another chance to make his case for sealing a spot in the rotation as the team's fifth starter. The Rays' bats get a tough test against Oakland RHP Sonny Gray (4-2, 1.92). Gray has allowed only five runs in his last three starts....