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Jones: Jameis Winston's pep talk to kids sends wrong message (w/video)

This is a story about a well-intended photo op that had some good in it and some bad. It involves Tampa Bay's most famous face, one of its most struggling schools, and perhaps a blind spot when it …

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Report: Tampa Bay has nation's third fastest growing housing market

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Tampa Tribune signs will be saved, incorporated into art for luxury apartments

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Plan your weekend Feb. 24-26: Gasparilla Distance Classic, Mardi Gras pops, dinos at the zoo

Plan your weekend Feb. 24-26: Gasparilla Distance Classic, Mardi Gras pops, dinos at the zoo

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Watch the Oscars in style Sunday at Tampa Theatre's Hollywood Awards Night

Watch the Oscars in style Sunday at Tampa Theatre's Hollywood Awards Night

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Movie Planner: 'Get Out,' 'Rock Dog,' Oscars goodies galore

Movie Planner: 'Get Out,' 'Rock Dog,' Oscars goodies galore

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Navigating the Gasparilla Distance Classic: Road closures and what you need to know if you're going

Navigating the Gasparilla Distance Classic: Road closures and what you need to know if you're going

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  1. Bucs to release cornerback Alterraun Verner

    Blogs

    The Bucs are releasing veteran cornerback Alterraun Verner, who was due to make $6.5-million this season but had fallen into a backup role behind Brent Grimes and Vernon Hargreaves.

    The Bucs are releasing veteran cornerback Alterraun Verner.
  2. Nicole Oulson, widow of Chad Oulson, testifies under questioning from Curtis Reeves' legal team during court proceedings at the Robert D. Sumner Judicial Center in Dade City Thursday. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]
  3. Hillsborough County, driven by 2004 storm season, finishes $36 million safety complex

    Public Safety

    TAMPA — Larry Gispert surveyed the cavernous space, taking in the huge video screens and rows of work stations, and thought back to an infamous Florida hurricane season.

    Chris Stark, a fire training officer, rappels down the side of a three story "burn building" Thursday on the county's new $36.1 million public safety operations complex. [TONY MARRERO   |   Times]
  4. Bucs Licht needs to duplicate free agent success of 2016

    Blogs

    Free agency can be the cubic zirconium of the NFL. Fool’s gold. The Bucs have experienced that many times over.

  5. And they're off: Dem race for governor is underway

    Blogs

    Politico speculated the other day that Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum could announce for governor Friday at an appearance in Orlando for the Central Florida Urban League's Cornerstone Awards. Seems unlikely that a mayor would announce formally for office outside his own city, but it's …

  6. Review: ABC's 'When We Rise' is a necessary conversation on history and future of LGBTQ rights

    Blogs

    When We Rise explores the turbulent and passionate history of the LGBTQ rights movement, but it also challenges us to join the battle for equal rights.

    When We Rise traces the beginnings of the gay rights movement from the 1970s to present day.
  7. Trump's action on transgender restroom rules changes nothing locally, school districts say

    K12

    TAMPA — Last year's federal instructions concerning transgender students and restrooms touched off a brief culture war in the Hillsborough County public schools and around the nation.

    Photo illustration. [Times files]
  8. Dunedin City Commission votes down mixed use plaza planned for downtown

    Local Government

    DUNEDIN — The City Commission blocked a sprawling mixed use development proposed for the corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue after fierce public opposition and questions about compatibility.

  9. Rubio, suddenly back from Europe, is confronted in Miami

    Blogs

    Sen. Marco Rubio surfaced in Miami today and was confronted by an activist who wants to know why he isn't holding a town hall, like many other lawmakers across the country this week.

  10. Coming to Hulu in March: 'Harlots,' 'Clueless,' Fargo Season 2 and more

    Blogs

    Hulu original series Harlots traces the lives of a group of young prostitutes in 18th century England.
State Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami, and state Rep. Rene Plasencia, R-Orlando, speak at a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 about their legislation to require 20 minutes of recess daily in Florida's public elementary schools.

Plasencia: 'No one actively lobbying against' daily recess mandate

State Rep. Rene Plasencia, R-Orlando, told reporters Thursday that "there's no one that's actively lobbying against" efforts to require mandatory daily recess in Florida's public elementary schools....

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Colby Rasmus' beard was described as "puke" worthy by Deadspin.

Rays' Colby Rasmus says we may not have seen last of beard

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When We Rise traces the beginnings of the gay rights movement from the 1970s to present day.

Review: ABC's 'When We Rise' is a necessary conversation on history and future of LGBTQ rights

When We Rise explores the turbulent and passionate history of the LGBTQ rights movement, but it also challenges us to join the battle for equal rights....

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