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Carlton: In a city of gun violence, public pools cool things down

On this sweltering afternoon, the bright sounds rising from the sprawling city park seem out of sync with the neighborhood around it, a tired urban landscape of tattered duplexes and sagging chain …


This week's Bachelorette Review

  1. Other views: A fair week's pay


    The idea that workers should get time and a half pay for overtime — that is, a 50 percent boost in hourly pay for any hours they put in past 40 per week — has been embedded in U.S. law since the New Deal. Less easy to establish, though, have been the precise criteria to determine who's eligible and who's …

  2. Save $10 on Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo tickets with combo deal


    Seeing the wild side of Tampa just got a little cheaper since the Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo began offering a joint ticket deal for the summer.

    Lowry Park Zoo elephants Matjeka and her daughter, Mavi, apply a liberal coating of "sunscreen"  to themselves in a clay mud wallow in 2014.
  3. LeMieux: U.S. Supreme Court overreaches


    Is America giving up on our constitutional democracy?

  4. Stage Planner: Get tickets now for seasons at the Straz, Stageworks and more



    Ashley Danewitz plays Anninna, left, and Elizabeth de Trejo is Violette in La Traviata.
  5. Misty Copeland promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theater


    NEW YORK — Misty Copeland, whose openness about race in ballet helped to make her one of the most famous ballerinas in the United States, was promoted Tuesday by American Ballet Theater, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.

    Misty Copeland and James Whiteside appear in "Swan Lake" at the Metropolitan Opera House on Wednesday. It was Copeland's New York debut in the lead role, a key moment for her fans who hope she'll soon be named American Ballet Theater's first black principal dancer. [Gene Schiavone of American Ballet Theater via AP]
    A shot of the stunning dress, (and natty tux) by ace photographer and Deal Diva, Lisa Gartner.

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    It's going to be hard to top this My Outfit Monday....


    Judge delays implementation of 24-hour waiting period for abortions

    A Leon County judge has issued an injunction to stop the implementation of a mandatory, 24-hour waiting period before a woman can get an abortion....


    Rays sign top draft pick OF Garrett Whitley

    The Rays have signed top draft pick OF Garrett Whitley....