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  1. Editorial: Jolly stands for pragmatism over obstruction

    Editorials

    There may be a sliver of hope in the outcome of the avoidable fight over immigration and funding for the Department of Homeland Security in Congress. House Speaker John Boehner discovered this week he can move responsible legislation with a coalition of pragmatic Republicans and Democrats. One of those pragmatists is …

  2. Editorial: 50 years after Selma, struggle continues

    Editorials

    It has been 50 years since Alabama state troopers beat back protesters who tried to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge to march from Selma to Montgomery. The marchers, most of whom were black, were calling for voting rights. But they were brutally denied on that Sunday, falling victim to the billy club, the sting of tear …

    Alabama troopers use clubs to beat participants in a civil rights march in Selma on March 7, 1965, known as Bloody Sunday. This weekend, President Barack Obama and other officials will be in Selma to mark the 50th anniversary.
  3. From This Day: Sheri Jeanette Nichols and Clinton Parker Johnston

    Relationships

    A mountaintop proposal in Montenegro. A wedding in Florence, Italy.

    Sheri Jeanette Nichols and Clinton Parker Johnston, married Jan. 1, 2015, at the Palazzo Capponi in Florence, Italy. Behind them is the Ponte Vecchio bridge over the Arno River.
  4. 50 years after Selma, America retreats on civil rights

    Opinion

    Half a century after the Selma march, the United States is turning its back on civil rights.

    Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965: Alabama state troopers use clubs against participants of a civil rights voting march in Selma.
  5. Disney to expand Soarin', Toy Story Midway Mania

    Tourism

    Two of Walt Disney World's most popular rides — read: brutal lines, Fast Passes gone instantly, your kids are sobbing, you need an adult beverage — will get considerable expansions in 2016 to accommodate crowds: Toy Story Midway Mania at Hollywood Studios, and Soarin' at EPCOT.

    Bucs bring cornerback Mike Jenkins back with 1-year deal

    Former USF cornerback Mike Jenkins, who played only one game for the Bucs last year before a season-ending pectoral injury, is staying home for 2015, signing a one-year deal Thursday to return to the Bucs this fall....

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    Judge recommends $58k in fines for David Rivera

    News Service of Florida:

    An administrative law judge Thursday said former state House budget chief David Rivera should pay nearly $58,000 in fines and restitution in a long-running ethics case. Judge W. David Watkins found last year that Rivera, R-Miami, improperly received state travel reimbursements and did not adequately disclose financial information. But the state Commission on Ethics sent the case back to Watkins for a recommendation about penalties. In a 38-page recommended order Thursday, Watkins wrote that Rivera should pay $16,500 in fines and nearly $41,322 in restitution and should face censure and reprimand. The recommendation will go back to the ethics commission, which will issue a final order about whether Rivera violated state laws. The ultimate decision about penalties would be made by the House speaker, Watkins' ruling said. The alleged ethics violations stem from Rivera's time in the state House, where he served from 2002 to 2010, including two years as appropriations chairman. He was then elected to Congress but lost a bid for another term in 2012 amid widespread questions about ethical and financial issues....

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    Video report: Cash's first game a 3-2 loss

    Our video report from the Rays spring opening 3-2 loss to Baltimore in Kevin Cash's first game as manager....

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