Friday, December 15, 2017
Rubio a ‘no’ vote on tax bill unless it includes better child tax credit
Sen. Marco Rubio outside the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 7, 2017. Rubio said he won’t vote for the tax cut in December without an expanded child tax credit as Republican lawmakers look for ways to pay for the merged version of the House and Senate bills. [Al Drago | New York Times]
Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he will vote against the tax bill unless the child tax credit is improved, potentially upsetting what had been a fast-moving process.Rubio sketched out his position to reporters in Washington after weeks of pressing...
Robert Butler III, 52, bottom, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the death investigation of 22-year-old Taylor McAllister, whose body was found abandoned in a St. Petersburg alley last year. Butler III is the son of Robert Butler Jr., the late founder of BobÃ\u0095s Carpet and Flooring. [Courtesy McAllister family and St. Petersburg Police Department]
Bob’s Carpet and Flooring heir was source of family strife before arrest
A Plant City woman was struck and killed Dec. 8 by a pickup truck near the Alexander Street entrance to Interstate 4. Moments earlier, friends saw her trying to to escape from a moving minivan as the driver yanked her back in by the collar. [DANIEL FIGUEROA IV  |   Plant City Times & Observer]
Horrified friends watch screaming woman driven to her death in Plant City
Vladislav Namestnikov taps in a goal as Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta and defenseman Jason Demers are caught out of position. [Associated Press]
Lightning routs Coyotes for sixth straight win