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Live today: Curtis Reeves to testify at 'stand your ground' hearing

DADE CITY — For three years, the man at the center of a Pasco County theater shooting has sat in silence at the center of one of the area's most high profile court cases. But on Tuesday, for …


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  1. Police: Lawyer stole more than $100,000 from Clearwater law firm


    CLEARWATER — A lawyer faces a grand theft charge after an investigation found he stole more than $100,000 from a Clearwater law firm.

  2. 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival: 6 tips for survival, and 7 acts not to miss


    Before last year's inaugural Okeechobee Music Festival, Florida music festival fans were wondering: Could this thing really be the Sunshine State's long-promised rival to Solange

  3. Rubio to meet for second day with state lawmakers


    WASHINGTON — For the second consecutive day, top members of the Florida Legislature will meet behind closed doors Tuesday with Sen. Marco Rubio.

  4. Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress


    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected — and, his allies hope, to move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that have roiled his White House.

    President Donald Trump speaks to a meeting of the National Governors Association on Monday at the White House in Washington. [Evan Vucci | Associated Press]
  5. Trigaux: Why can't we save enough money? After decade, surveys warn savings habits still eroding


    Anyone who pays attention to the avalanche of personal finance warnings about America's inability to save money might think they have heard it all already.

  6. Five ideas for blood oranges: cocktails, doughnuts, scallops and more


    In season from December to April, blood oranges are distinguished by their deep red centers and blushed skin. A little smaller than navel oranges, they're fragrant and less acidic than other orange cultivars, with a flavor profile that hints at berry notes. As versatile as any other citrus fruit, they're an ideal …

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  7. The Daystarter: Reeves takes stand today; 'Sarge's Law' targets dog trainers; catching up with a recovering drug addict; why we're not saving money


    Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.

    Donald Trump is scheduled to address Congress tonight. [Associated Press]
  8. St. Petersburg residents seek reassurance this summer won't be a sewage repeat

    Local Government

    ST. PETERSBURG — About two dozen residents quizzed city officials Monday evening about planned sewer system work in a forum that distilled the fears and confusion of a city bracing for the coming rainy season.

    Authorities closed public access to area waterways, such as at North Shore Park, last summer after large sewage discharges that followed heavy rain events. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
  9. Florida woman close to Jeb Bush to be Trump's guest at speech tonight


    A Florida woman who became an ally of Jeb Bush on school reform will be a guest of President Donald Trump's for the Tuesday night address to a joint session of Congress.

  10. 'Sarge's Law' could bring new rules for dog trainers in Hillsborough, entire state

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — She was just inside the doorway of a veterinary hospital when Lorie Childers felt Sarge's heartbeat fade as he took his last breaths.

    Sarge, a part shih tzu and part pekingese puppy, died in the arms of owner Lorie Childers after he was injured by a trainer in 2015. Childers now wants local and state legislation to regulate animal trainers and punish ones that harm dogs in their care. Photo courtesy of Lorie Childers
Mayra Capote, 15, and two high school students died in a car accident in 1999 while coming back to school from an open-lunch break. Hialeah Republican Sen. René García this year wanted to name a proposed state law after the younger Mayra, but the 15-year-old’s name was taken out of his bill at Senate President Joe Negron’s request.

Roads named for celebrities are OK, but not laws named to honor the people who inspired them

Mayra Capote was a 15-year-old freshman at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School when she and two other students were killed in a car accident in September 1999 as they rushed back to school from an open-campus lunch break....


Blake Snell was able to correct the problem that caused him to miss up in the strike zone with his fastball while on the mound

3 takeaways from Monday's 7-2 win against the Phillies

Three takeaways from the Rays 7-2 win against the Phillies in Clearwater:...


Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters star in Hulu's new miniseries National Treasure.

What to watch and listen to this week: 'When We Rise,' Hulu's 'National Treasure,' The Bossy Show

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