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Protesters welcome Donald Trump to private Tampa fundraiser

TAMPA — Protesters opposed to Donald Trump's run for the presidency rallied in front of his campaign headquarters on Tuesday and then tried — but failed — to crash his private fu …

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With St. Petersburg's C1 Bank sale to Bank of the Ozarks, C1 CEO Trevor Burgess unexpectedly resigns

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A startling ending in mother's quest to find recipient of deceased son's heart

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  1. Bucs' Sweezy, Murphy start training camp on PUP list

    Blogs

    The Bucs will open training camp on Thursday with two key players held out of practice, as the team announced Tuesday that guard J.R. Sweezy and receiver Louis Murphy will start camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list.

    J.R. Sweezy is recovering from an unspecified procedure this spring.
  2. Hernando commission candidate out as wrestling coach at Springstead High

    Local Government

    SPRING HILL — After 10 years coaching wrestling at Springstead High School, Michael LaRocca says he has been told by school officials that he will not be asked to return this fall.

  3. Farewell to a '90s TV icon: 'Miss Cleo' reportedly dead at 53

    Blogs

    At some point in the mid-'90s a mysterious and astronomical charge of $67 appeared on my dad's phone bill. He wasn't mad as much as he was puzzled about why I'd called the 1-800 number for the Psychic Readers Network (although, don't get me wrong, he was mad).

    The psychic hotline spokeswoman known as Miss Cleo has reportedly died at 53.
  4. With St. Petersburg's C1 Bank sale to Bank of the Ozarks, C1 CEO Trevor Burgess unexpectedly resigns

    Banking

    Less than a week after completing the sale of St. Petersburg's C1 Bank to Bank of the Ozarks, C1 CEO Trevor Burgess said he was resigning at the close of business Tuesday to spend time with his husband and child "before thinking what's next for me." The unexpected news came in an email Burgess sent to C1 Bank's staff, …

    Trevor Burgess. MELISSA LYTTLE   |   Times
  5. PolitiFact: Fact-checking the first night of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia

    National

    The Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday in Philadelphia after a contentious weekend with speeches from Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and First Lady Michelle Obama.

    Bernie Sanders speaks passionately on the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday in Philadelphia. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
  6. Jameis Winston's rookie QB rating was very close to Cam Newton's in 2011.
  7. Firefighters battle wildfire on Egmont Key

    Fire

    EGMONT KEY — Firefighters monitoring a prescribed fire in Egmont Key found themselves battling a second fire Tuesday started by lightning, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

  8. Analysis: Why Bill Clinton's speech tonight will be unlike anything we've ever seen

    National

    There has never been a speech quite like the one Bill Clinton will deliver in Philadelphia, no matter what he says.

    Former President Bill Clinton attends the first day of the Democratic National Convention on Monday at the Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia. [Olivier Douliery | Abaca Press via TNS]
  9. Convergys Corp. to lay off 375 call center employees this fall

    Business

    TAMPA — Convergys Corporation intends to lay off up to 375 employees this fall, according to paperwork filed with the state.

  10. Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon on track to return to St. Petersburg next year

    Health

    ST. PETERSBURG — The St Pete Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon didn't do very well the last time it was in town.

State regulators vote to increase some cancer-causing toxins in state water

Florida regulators voted to approve a new water quality standard  Tuesday that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida's rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect more Floridians than current standards....

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For starters: Rays at A's, trying to get even

UPDATE, 3:19: RHP Brad Boxberger (oblique) will make at least two more rehab appearances on Tuesday and Wednesday with the Stone Crabs before rejoining the Rays. ... RHP Alex Cobb (Tommy John surgery) wiill throw a bullpen on Tuesday and then the team will decide if he is ready to get back to minor-league games. ... 1B Logan Morrison (forearm tendinitis) is feeling better but Cash said they likely will wait until after Monday's off-day to get him back in the lineup....

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Bucs' Sweezy, Murphy start training camp on PUP list

The Bucs will open training camp on Thursday with two key players held out of practice, as the team announced Tuesday that guard J.R. Sweezy and receiver Louis Murphy will start camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list....

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