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Kriseman submits his proposed budget to City Council

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman submitted his proposed budget to City Council Tuesday, eight days before a newly-revised deadline. ...

Panel to decide whether to expand Hillsborough County Commission

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Shameful? You said it, Attorney Diaco

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  1. Stage West's 'Dorothy in Wonderland' a whirlwind of a mashup

    Stage

    SPRING HILL — Everyone knows the classic story of Dorothy Gale's amazing journey in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. And who doesn't remember Alice's trip through Wonderland? But does anyone know what happens when their two worlds collide?

    Kyle Parker is Tweedle Dum, Louis Romeo is the Lion and Wyatt Washington plays Tweedle Dee in the Stage West Community Playhouse production.
  2. Want to make a cocktail? Try an app

    Bars & Spirits

    A Negroni, anyone? Or maybe a Jack Rose? Knowing how to make good cocktails is a great party trick and almost always more interesting than serving wine or beer to guests. And even if you are a complete cocktail novice, you can deliver delicious drinks, as long as you have the right app.

    Cocktail apps are shaking up mixology. New York Times
  3. Editorial: Pushing ahead with Pier Park

    Editorials

    Mayor Rick Kriseman will ask the City Council on Thursday to approve design and construction contracts for St. Petersburg's new municipal pier, as well as a demolition contract for the old inverted pyramid. Over the next three years, city officials must keep costs within the $33 million construction budget and make sure …

    Mayor Rick Kriseman will ask the City Council on Thursday to approve design and construction contracts for St. Petersburg’s new municipal pier, as well as a demolition contract for the old inverted pyramid.
  4. Editorial: A new opening to Cuba

    Editorials

    Tuesday's announcement by Carnival Corp. that it would offer cruises to Cuba marks the latest advance in a promising new era between the island nation and the United States.

  5. Editorial: FSU's quick response to athlete's punch

    Editorials

    Florida State University acted responsibly when it dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from its football team after a video surfaced showing him punching a woman at a Tallahassee bar. This was the right call and sends the message that violence against women will not be tolerated.

    My Outfit Monday, vacation style edition: Three cities, three outfits

    I just got back from a one-week escape up the East Coast, a road trip up to Williamsburg, Va., with side trips to Richmond and Washington, D.C. It was relaxing. It was fun. It was, most of all, not Florida, with temperatures hovering in the low 80s for the most part and a glorious breeze. I wish I were still there....

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    State vows to stop more Confederates from being nominated for hall of fame

    If any more Confederate soldiers are nominated for the state’s Veterans Hall of Fame, as they were this year, a key state official says he will refuse to pass their names on to Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet for final approval....

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    Matt Andriese was called up from Triple-A Durham, under the 26th man rule for doubleheaders, and will start the night game.

    For starters, Rays at Royals, twice, with Jaso back

    UPDATE, 1:22: Jaso said outside of getting up at 4 for a 6 am flight to ATL and then on to KC he is fine + ready to go, has played OF and is swinging well. The wrist still gets sore at times but nothing to keep him from playing....

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