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Scott on Tropical Storm Erika: 'Hope for the best; prepare for the worst'

Emergency officials in Florida readied Thursday for the potential effects of Tropical Storm Erika, which lashed the small island of Dominica with flooding and landslides, still hundreds of miles a …


Tampa snags Johnson & Johnson corporate services headquarters with 500 jobs


Challengers ask court to take over Florida's redistricting


  1. Tell Me About It: New romance haunted by past relationship


    Carolyn Hax is away. In her absence, we are offering columns from her archive.

  2. Editorial cartoons for Aug. 28

    Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press
  3. Editorial: PSC sides with FP&L, consumers lose (again)


    Customers will save tens of millions of dollars. Wait — they will lose money. No, wait — they will save something (at least in the long run). That's the dizzying report from Florida Power & Light, which less than a year into a 50-year project has ping-ponged back and forth about the savings it projects from …

    Florida Power & Light had told state regulators that the fracking project in Oklahoma would save customers $107 million. The company now projects it will lose nearly $6 million in 2015, and customer savings have been cut by more than half.
  4. Editorial: Disbarment right punishment in Hillsborough scandal


    A Pinellas County judge made the only right decision Thursday by recommending that the three Tampa lawyers involved in the setup arrest of a rival attorney be permanently disbarred from the practice of law in Florida. The Florida Supreme Court should uphold the finding to restore public confidence in the state's …

  5. Column: Expanding Medicaid would have been wrong move


    The debate over Medicaid expansion was among the most contentious in recent Florida history — and it shows no signs of ending any time soon.

    The Rays put OF Desmond Jennings back on the DL today with a bruised left knee.

    Jennings back to DL, Butler called up

    The Rays put OF Desmond Jennings back on the DL today with a bruised left knee and called up OF Joey Butler....


    Rubio says as president he'd be a lot tougher on China

    Ahead of a speech tomorrow on China, Marco Rubio lays out what his posture would be like as president, calling for a firmer hand with the growing world power....


    Bucs defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, left, and head coach Lovie Smith during practice earlier this month at One Buc Place.

    Bucs D.C. Frazier confirms Smith will call defensive plays