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One dead, seven injured in Tampa strip club shooting

TAMPA — A shooting at a strip club early Saturday left one person dead and seven injured. According to Tampa Police, officers responded just after 2 a.m. to Club Rayne at 8123 N Nebras …

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Buccaneers' Jameis Winston wins fans' top rookie honor

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  1. Republican Debate night: Donald Trump to rejoin rivals, Marco Rubio may feel heat

    National

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — An aggrieved Donald Trump was rejoining his Republican presidential rivals on the debate stage and hoping for a winning formula in New Hampshire, while the challenge for surging Marco Rubio was fending off attacks from other candidates.

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs at a campaign rally Friday in Florence, South Carolina. [Sean Rayford | Getty Images]
  2. 'Abduction from the Seraglio' by St. Petersburg Opera shows off Mozart's genius

    Stage

    ST. PETERSBURG — A nearly full house turned out on Friday for the St. Petersburg Opera's first production of 2016, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio.

    The cast of Mozart's "The Abduction from the Seraglio" includes (from left) Alexandra Batsios as Konstanze, Wesley Morgan as Belmonte, Marielle Murphy as Blonde,and Scott Joiner as Pedrillo. The show starts at 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palladium Theater. [St. Petersburg Opera Co.]
  3. Photo gallery: Images of the week, Jan. 30-Feb. 5

    World

    Here are some highlights from the weekly Associated Press photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery features a member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors running onto the field during a …

    A member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors runs onto the field during a charity cricket match against former Rugby players in Sydney, Australia. [Rob Griffith | Associated Press]
  4. Clearwater police looking for man who attacked 6-year-old girl in mall bathroom

    Crime

    CLEARWATER — Investigators are looking for a man who police say assaulted a 6-year-old girl Friday night in a restroom at Westfield Countryside Mall.

    Clearwater police are looking for this man. He is described as a white man with short dark hair between 19 and 25 years old who weighs about 140 pounds and is between 5 feet 3 and 5 feet 6 tall. He was wearing a blue plaid shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers, according to police. He may have been with two women while at the mall. [Clearwater Police Department]

  5. Marco Rubio-Ted Cruz battle represents struggle over GOP's future

    State Roundup

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio had just finished an event, impressing the room with his forward-looking message, and Steve Pena lingered among the crowd pressing the presidential candidate for a selfie.

    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at a town hall meeting at a Toyota dealership on Feb. 4, 2016, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  6. Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan (w/video)

    World

    TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least 14 people.

    A young girl is rescued from a collapsed building after an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday. [Wally Santana | Asociated Press]
  7. One dead, seven injured in Tampa strip club shooting

    Crime

    TAMPA — A shooting at a strip club early Saturday left one person dead and seven injured.

    Tampa police say one person was killed and seven others hurt during a shooting shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday at the Club Rayne strip club at 8123 N Nebraska Ave. [LUIS SANTANA | Times]
  8. Gay groups seek to buy NYC church known for hateful messages

    Religion

    NEW YORK — The end may be nigh for a Harlem church known for hateful public messages condemning gays and President Barack Obama to eternal damnation, and two groups that serve gay New Yorkers are hoping to get an ironic last word on the matter.

    The outside of the Atlah Church is seen Wednesday in the Harlem section of New York. Two groups that serve gay New Yorkers are hoping to get the last word on the Atlah World Missionary Church. They want to buy its headquarters at a foreclosure auction. One wants to turn it into housing for gay homeless youth. [Associated Press]
  9. Buccaneers' Jameis Winston wins fans' top rookie honor

    Bucs

    SAN FRANCISCO — On an outdoor television set for CBS, dressed in a brown suit, Jameis Winston took aim at a passing target a few feet off the faux football field after tumbling over from a gust of wind. From about 12 yards, he pumped four spirals through the narrow opening in five attempts.

    Jameis Winston is the third rookie to pass for 4,000 yards.
  10. TeBella Tea Co. continues expansion by opening in St. Petersburg's Station House

    Retail

    It's pretty easy to drink local in the Tampa Bay area these days.

    Abigail St. Clair, owner of TeBella Tea Co., shown at her new location at the Station House in St. Petersburg, began with a store on Davis Islands in 2010. 
Cedric Paquette has had some bad luck, missing a good chunk of the season due to a right foot/ankle injury suffered blocking a shot during the preseason and then reaggravated in November.

Lightning's Paquette: 'It's just not my year'

During Thursday's practice, center Cedric Paquette took a slap shot off his left shin and buckled to the ice....

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Bucs add four players, including DT Davon Coleman

We reported on three Bucs signings Thursday night, but the team confirmed four player signings on Friday, including former Arizona State and Cowboys defensive tackle Davon Coleman....

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Marco Rubio-Ted Cruz battle represents struggle over GOP's future

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio had just finished an event, impressing the room with his forward-looking message, and Steve Pena lingered among the crowd pressing the presidential candidate for a selfie....

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