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Cabela, the dog shot and left for dead, survives surgery with four legs


  1. Column: Ready or not, change coming for utilities


    Management theory says, "Stick to what you know. Don't stray from your core business." But what happens when the core is changing and it's no longer a reliable source of profit?

  2. New Tampa Bay breweries tap into Florida's unique flavors


    Tampa Bay Beer Week is right around the corner, and this year we have a few new names to add to the ever-growing local brewery list. In the past several months, we've seen a handful of breweries join the party, including some long-running projects that finally have come to fruition.

    Angry Chair Brewing in Tampa’s Seminole Heights.
  3. Column: Gun bill makes Florida campuses more dangerous


    If the Legislature has its way, there may be a new category of phone call parents dread most, one saying that their child has been shot in a college dormitory, at a football game, in a chemistry lab or a math class. SB 176 and HB 4005, now moving through the Legislature, would allow any person with a concealed weapons …

  4. Monday's letters: Many elderly prisoners could be released


    Florida prison population

    Many elderly could be released

    Florida is incarcerating more people than ever, even while the state's crime rate is at a 40-year low. But some of the state's inmates look like they belong in a nursing home, not in a prison. Taxpayers have spent billions of dollars to …

  5. Sunday's letters: Netanyahu's urgent warning


    It's a 'bad deal,' Netanyahu says | March 4

    Netanyahu issues urgent warning

    Bucs' Licht talks about Jameis Winston visit in video

    One of the more intriguing aspects of FSU's Jameis Winston visiting the Bucs this week was how much the team promoted the visit on their official site, with a photo gallery, video of his visit and even e-mails sent to some season-ticket holders to promote that content....


    Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland

    For Sen. Ben Cardin, love of baseball leads to Florida

    U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., holds a weekend-capping fundraising event Saturday at the Baltimore Orioles/Boston Red Sox game in Sarasota....


    Evan Longoria was accommodating for his young shaver.

    Rays take some off the top to help Pediatric Cancer Foundation

    Dozens of Rays players and staff stepped up to help the Pediatric Cancer Foundation by sitting down for the fourth straight year to have their heads shaved before Friday's game. (Find more photos, video here)...