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Medical marijuana bill moves in Florida House, but draws critics for being too restrictive

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Hoodwinked! Lawmaker says prison privatization is scamming Florida

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Largo police: Pinellas school teacher arrested on child pornography charges

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Editorial: Too many voices, too little transportation money

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  1. Carlos the Jackal is given a third life sentence in 1974 Paris attack

    World

    PARIS — The international terrorist and self-professed Marxist revolutionary known as Carlos the Jackal received a life sentence — his third — on Tuesday for a 1974 attack on a Paris drugstore that killed two people and wounded 34.

    This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as "Carlos the Jackal," during his trial at a Paris courthouse. [Eliza Parmentier via AP]
  2. 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood charged with felonies

    Nation

    LOS ANGELES — California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without consent.

    David Robert Daleiden, right, leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston in April. California prosecutors have been charged him with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy. [Associated Press, 2016]
  3. Man freed after spending 20 years in jail for attempted murder

    Nation

    LOS ANGELES — On his drive to Calipatria State Prison, Ricardo Perez thought of the couple he'd met a few months earlier and their desperate plea: Can you help us get our innocent relative out of prison?

  4. World's biggest dinosaur footprint discovered in 'Australia's own Jurassic Park'

    Science

    More than 100 million years ago, on a muddy stretch of land that is now Australia, nearly two-dozen species of dinosaur once roamed.

    Dinosaur tracks in Walmadany.
  5. Under pressure, Webb declines to be recognized as a distinguished Naval Academy graduate

    Military

    Former Senator Jim Webb declined Tuesday to accept an award as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, citing pressure from a "small but vociferous group" of female alumni who are angry about past statements he made that women aren't suited for combat and shouldn't attend the academy.

  6. Florida considering slavery memorial at state Capitol

    Legislature

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida may construct a memorial on state Capitol grounds reminding visitors that slavery was once allowed in the nation's third-largest state.

  7. O'Reilly compared a black congresswoman's hair to a 'James Brown wig'

    National

    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday seemed to disparage a senior African-American congresswoman because of the lawmaker's appearance — comparing her hair to a "James Brown wig."

    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday seemed to disparage Rep. Maxine Waters because of the lawmaker's appearance — comparing her hair to a "James Brown wig."
  8. Motorcyclist killed, two others injured, in crash near Zephyrhills

    Accidents

    A Zephyrhills motorcyclist was killed in a Tuesday morning crash that left two others injured when another vehicle involved in a separate collision careened into their path, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  9. Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer most excited he's been in many seasons

    Bucs

    PHOENIX — It has been 15 years since the Bucs won their only Lombardi Trophy, which also was their last playoff victory. Co-chairman Joel Glazer said maybe the team and fans were fooled into the belief that they could do it without an elite quarterback.

    Joel Glazer
  10. Joel Glazer says the Bucs were spoiled by winning a Super Bowl without an elite quarterback. Now they have one. "The season can't start soon enough.'

    Blogs

    It’s been 15 years since the Bucs won their only Lombardi Trophy, which also was their last playoff victory. Co-chairman Joel Glazer said maybe the team and fans were fooled into the belief that they could do it without an elite quarterback.

Fantasy sports companies DraftKings Inc. (the app is shown) and FanDuel Inc. (website) would be treated differently in pending House and Senate gambling bills.

Gaming bills are headed to conference

So why would a House committee meet for 10 minutes Tuesday for the sole purpose of passing a bill clarifying that fantasy sports leagues are not gambling? ...

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Chris Archer looks as ready as any of the Rays’ starters for his Opening Day start.

Three takeaways from Tuesday's 1-0 loss at Twins

3 takeaways from Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to the Twins in Fort Myers:...

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Geunmin Kang, left, and Hyunmin Cho started the Tampa Sandwich Bar in Seoul, South Korea, in 2015.

Remember the 'Tampa Sandwich Bar' in Korea? They're coming to Tampa to make Cubans

Last year, we told you about Geunmin Kang and Hyunmin Cho, the proprietors of Tampa Sandwich Shop, located in Seoul, South Korea. ...

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