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  1. Florida Aquarium celebrates 20th on Tuesday with cake for all, even otters


    The Florida Aquarium has been celebrating its 20th anniversary all month, but Tuesday is the actual anniversary of the Tampa aquarium opening its doors. To celebrate, some of its cutest animals, the otters and lemurs, will be getting animal-safe birthday cakes and partying with visitors as the staff and scuba divers at …

    Times files (2011) An otter at the Florida Aquarium.
  2. Snap a selfie with Don Draper


    NEW YORK — Mad Men selfie, anyone?

    Actor Jon Hamm, who plays Draper, helped unveil the bench dedicated to Mad Men in front of New York’s Time & Life Building on March 23. The bench features a silhouette of the adman.
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  3. With a totally straight face, Vin Diesel says it's a shame 'Fast & Furious' won't win best picture


    BEIJING — Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest Fast & Furious film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it's an action flick and it's a sequel.

    Vin Diesel poses for a photo promoting "Fast & Furious 5" in Rome. [Associated Press]
  4. Put me in: Craig T. Nelson returning as Coach Fox in sequel

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    LOS ANGELES — Craig T. Nelson is getting back in the coaching game for NBC.

    Actor Craig T. Nelson holds up his Emmy statuette at the 1992 Primetime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. NBC officials said Thursday that it has ordered 13 episodes of a sequel to the 1989-97 ABC sitcom that starred Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of a college football team. [Associated Press]
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday March 29


    Jay Leno: A year after leaving the Tonight Show behind, the hardest-working retiree brings a wickedly funny evening of stand-up. 7:30 p.m., Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa.


    LB Brandon Magee, waived by Bucs, heads to spring training

    Linebacker Brandon Magee, who had six tackles on special teams for the Bucs last season, is headed to spring training as a Red Sox prospect today after being waived by the team on Tuesday night....


    PolitiFact Florida: Checking Jeb Bush's claim about Florida's achievement gap

    In his first foray into New Hampshire as a potential Republican presidential contender, former Gov. Jeb Bush talked up Florida’s record on education during his tenure....


    Vince Naimoli was chosen to acknowledge the 20-year anniversary of the franchise being awarded. [Times files (2008)]

    Naimoli to throw out first pitch at Rays opener

    The Rays are making an unexpected nod to their past in picking previous team owner Vince Naimoli to throw out the first pitch prior to the April 6 season opener....