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  1. Tuesday is time for toddlers at Platt Library in Tampa

    Human Interest

    SAM OWENS | Times

    Children's librarian Frank Harrison of the Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library in Tampa reads Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming and G. Brian Karas to youngsters and their parents during toddler time on Tuesday. The event, with songs and stories, is held at 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the …

     Frank Harrison, the Children's Librarian, center, reads the book "Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!," by Candace Fleming and G. Brian Karas, to children and their parents during toddler time at the Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, Tuesday, September 2, 2014. The children affectionately call Harrison Mr. Frank when they meet for toddler time songs and stories, which is held at the library every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
  2. Rays' Wil Myers near end of frustrating season

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — RF Wil Myers is a confident guy, but he didn't sugarcoat his feelings on his season-long struggles at the plate.

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 21:  Wil Myers #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays strikes out looking in front of catcher Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers to end the first inning of a game on August 21, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) 477588431
  3. Chiefs fans have bought in. Big.


    The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.

    The average franchise sells 45,000 season tickets in a given year. The Chiefs will surpass 60,000 season-ticket members this season.
  4. NLCS MVP set to rejoin Cards


    ST. LOUIS — Michael Wacha's lone rehab start lasted two innings, but it was enough for the Cardinals to plug him back into the rotation in a high-pressure game.

    Michael Wacha
  5. Another U.S. doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola


    WASHINGTON — A U.S. physician working in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, the missionary organization SIM USA announced Tuesday.

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