Make us your home page

A story about Harry Reid that was, in fact, too juicy to be true


Capitol meltdown leaves Gov. Rick Scott's agenda in shambles


50 years ago, the Rolling Stones' song 'Satisfaction' was born in Clearwater (w/video)


  1. Tell Me About It: Pushy mother-in-law owes an apology


    Q: I've upset my daughter-in-law deeply, but am not sure exactly why. She is a stay-at-home mom. She kindly offered to watch their 16-month-old son for the long weekend while my husband and son went on a special father-son hike for my husband's birthday. I thought this would be a wonderful opportunity for just us …

  2. 'Rock star' bassoonist adds cheery tone to Florida Orchestra performance


    Bet you didn't know bassoonists could be rock stars.

    Anthony Georgeson, the Florida Orchestra's principal bassoonist since 2007, on Friday performed Mozart's Bassoon Concerto, one of the most distinctive pieces in classical music. [Florida Orchestra]
  3. Latest from the Kentucky Derby: How much for an elite seat?


    4:06 p.m.: Depending on where you want to watch the Kentucky Derby, last-minute tickets can be considered reasonable if you don't mind partying with a few thousand friends in Churchill Downs' infield.

    Women wearing festive hats pose in the paddock area prior to the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. [Getty Images]
  4. Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas (w/video)

    Music & Concerts

    LAS VEGAS — Blues legend B.B. King remains in hospice care Saturday at his home in Las Vegas.

    B.B. King performs in 2012 at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming, a concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager in Indianola, Miss. The Blues legend King is telling fans he's in hospice care at home in Las Vegas. The 89-year-old musician posted thanks to fans on his official website Friday for well-wishes and prayers. [Associated Press (2012)]
  5. Weezer guitarist Brian Bell brings his own band, The Relationship, to Ybor City

    Music & Concerts

    The riffs, vocals and jangle-laden melodies of The Relationship are straight from the playbook of power-pop icons like Elvis Costello or Big Star, and that's not bad company to keep.

    The Relationship.   [Rebel Union Entertainment]

    Bucs get quick start on undrafted rookie free agents

    Bucs general manager Jason Licht said Saturday he was excited  for the "eighth round" -- the frenetic courtship of undrafted rookie to sign free-agent contracts immediately after the draft....


    Winner and losers of the week in Florida politics

    Winner of the week - Florida Democrats. ...


    Matt Moore throwing to hitters Sunday at the Trop.

    Matt Moore feels "really good" in facing hitters for 1st time

    Rays LHP Matt Moore said he "felt really good" throwing to hitters for the first time since his April 2014 Tommy John elbow surgery....