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  1. Vote for February's Letter of the Month


    Editor's note: Letters to the editor offer a significant contribution to the discussion of public policy and life in Tampa Bay. To recognize some of that work by our most engaged readers, the Times will select a letter of the month and the writers will be recognized at the end of the year. We will choose the finalists …

  2. Column: Benjamin Netanyahu's gamble


    Three times in the past 20 years, an Israeli prime minister has headed into an election while openly battling a U.S. president. The first two times the incumbent lost, establishing the Israeli political maxim that endangering relations with Washington was ruinous.

  3. Cook Hack: a recipe for making compound butter


    Compound butter: Here's an easy way to impress dinner party guests and add instant flavor to veggies and roasted chicken: compound butter. It's a scientific-sounding term for flavored butter, and it's endlessly customizable; all you need is a stick of butter and anything from chopped herbs or grated lime to …

  4. 5 cooking ideas for cauliflower: soup, steaks, tabbouleh, more


    Cauliflower is certainly the most glamorous member of the cabbage family right now. The cruciferous veggie has been dubbed the next kale of 2015 and is popping up on restaurant menus resembling everything from tabbouleh to buffalo chicken. • It's a good thing, too, because unlike a bitter, leafy green, …

    Sink your teeth into a “cauliflower steak.”
  5. Taste test: breakfast biscuits

    Taste Test

    They are called breakfast biscuits but located on the cookie aisle at local grocery stores. We found four varieties on a recent shopping trip, indicative of a growing market for the grab-and-go bars. Our judges were not impressed with most of the offerings, although a couple admitted to regularly dipping some of these …

    The upcoming cuts look to start with tackle Anthony Collins, who was among last year's biggest acquisitions but disappointed as the team's left tackle, so much so that the Bucs kept him inactive for the final three weeks despite being healthy.

    Before free agency, salary-cap cuts likely loom for Bucs

    The official start of free agency is just eight days away, and before the Bucs get started on a new wave of additions for 2015, they'll likely free up space by cutting loose expensive players who haven't performed up to their contracts....


    Erick Erickson: 'Jeb Bush is in this to win this and he just might'

    Jeb Bush didn't just bus in troops to counter detractors at CPAC. He also met privately with some leading conservatives, including Erick Erickson of Red State. And Erickson came away impressed....


    Drew Smyly's windshield was on the receiving end of Tim Beckham's hit.

    Live from Port Charlotte: Day 3 of live BP

    UPDATE, 1:25: The "highlight" of today's workout appeared to be ball INF Tim Beckham hit udring batting pratiice that smashed the windshield of LHP Drew Smyly's car....