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2017 NFL draft, Day 2: Buccaneers add a safety, a receiver and a horseman

Day 2 in a word? Toughness. With their first selection Friday nigh …

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At Riverview High, a teacher who supports LGBT students is accused of shutting out others

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Dining Planner: The Dinner Series at Rooster & the Till, Cuban Pete

Dining Planner: The Dinner Series at Rooster & the Till, Cuban Pete

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 29

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 29

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Music Planner: Red Hot Chili Peppers, 98 Rockfest, Spoon, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper

Music Planner: Red Hot Chili Peppers, 98 Rockfest, Spoon, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper

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  1. Cruz: Senate chairman who opposes slavery memorial 'knows he can say this and be revered at home'

    Blogs

    House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz is among those upset and offended by a conservative Senate chairman's explanation on Friday for why he blocked a bill to establish a …

    House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz, of Tampa
  2. Review: Florida Orchestra pays tribute to young composers in breakout works

    Stage

    TAMPA — One of the most engaging moments in The B-Sides, a remarkable composition by Mason Bates for orchestra and electronica, and in the Florida Orchestra's concert this weekend, comes through the sandpaper voice of astronaut Edward White, the first American to step out of a capsule and into space. …

    Known for his fusion of orchestral and electronic music, Mason Bates is the second most frequently performed modern composer in the United States. Courtesy of Mason Bates.
  3. After outcry, lawmakers scrap plans to fully slash funding for 'Moonlight' alumni's school

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers in Tallahassee are largely reversing course on plans to cut $650,000 in state grant funding to the Miami arts school whose alumni helped create the Oscar-winning film Moonlight and the Broadway hit "Hamilton."

    Andre Holland and Trevante Rhodes in Moonlight (2016). A24 Films.
  4. Orlando woman dies after running into traffic on I-275 in Pinellas County, troopers say

    Accidents

    An Orlando woman is dead after leaving a vehicle and running into traffic on Interstate 275 Thursday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  5. Romano: Scientology's problems on Clearwater land deal are of its own making

    Local Government

    I've been bothered by these questions all week:

  6. For starters: Andriese on mound for matinee vs. Jays

    Blogs

    UPDATE, 11:29: The Rays had some concern about RHP Jake Odorizzi, who was hit on the left leg during his Wednesday sim game (whcih was to show that his injured left hamstring was fine), but Cash said he threw his bullpen session with no issues on Friday and is set to return as planned on Monday. "I don't envision …

  7. 2017 NFL draft, Day 2: Buccaneers add a safety, a receiver and a horseman

    Bucs

    Day 2 in a word? Toughness.

    Justin Evans was the seventh safety taken in the NFL draft. [Icon Sportswire]
  8. Carlton: Is Hillsborough's new top prosecutor anti-death penalty? The answer might surprise you

    Criminal

    The death penalty, and how we use it, is changing. Hey, it can happen, even in Florida.

    Warren
  9. Former NASA doctor says he was detained at TIA because of his Muslim name

    Transportation

    TAMPA — Dr. Osman "Ozzie" Ahmed was once trusted with the health of U.S. astronauts.

    “I have a Muslim name, and I was born in Egypt. That was enough for them to start harassing me.”
Osman “Ozzie” Ahmed,
Tampa doctor and U.S. citizen
  10. Bucs fufilling GM Jason Licht's need for speed on offense

    Blogs

    The goal still is written on a grease board in Jacon Licht’s office. The Bucs general manager left it there after a meeting several months ago as a constant reminder that his team had a need for speed.

    The Bucs selected Penn State receiver Chris Goodwin in the third round.
House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz, of Tampa

Cruz: Senate chairman who opposes slavery memorial 'knows he can say this and be revered at home'

House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz is among those upset and offended by a conservative Senate chairman's explanation on Friday for why he blocked a bill to establish a Florida Slavery Memorial near the Capitol in Tallahassee....

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For starters: Andriese on mound for matinee vs. Jays

UPDATE, 11:29: The Rays had some concern about RHP Jake Odorizzi, who was hit on the left leg during his Wednesday sim game (whcih was to show that his injured left hamstring was fine), but Cash said he threw his bullpen session with no issues on Friday and is set to return as planned on Monday. "I don't envision him not making his start,'' he said. ...Though Dickerson is in the lineup today vs. a lefty that doesn't sound like it will become a regular thing as Brad Miller is still likely to get more of those opportunities. ... RHP Chase Whitley was excited to get his first big-league save last night.

Here is the Jays lineup:
Pillar cf
Carrera lf
Bautista rf
Morales dh
Smoak 1b
Martin c
Coghlan 3b
Barney 2b
Goins ss
Liriano p

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Ian McShane and Ricky Whittle star in American Gods on Starz.

What to watch this weekend: 'American Gods' on Starz, L.A. Riots documentary on ABC

What hath God wrought? American Gods

Based on the Neil Gaiman novel, American Gods traces the brewing battle between the gods of the past and the new gods of technology and progress. Ricky Whittle (The 100) plays Shadow Moon, an ex-con released early from prison to bury his dead wife (Emily Browning). Along his journey home he meets Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane), a modernized form of the Norse god Odin who's recruiting old gods for the coming battle. Shadow quickly becomes the innocent bystander in the clash between holy beings and struggles to even comprehend what's happening around him. American Gods is a trippy dreamscape from the creators of Hannibal and Logan, and explores society's complex relationships with ancient religion and modern norms. 9 p.m. Sunday, Starz....

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