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Falling prices, fewer workers have Florida strawberry farmers doubting future

PLANT CITY — Three aerial photographs hang on the wall of strawberry farmer Carl Grooms' office, each a testament to years of expansion. Taking a visitor from one to the next, he begin …

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Jeb Bush exploits non-candidate status to rewrite campaign finance playbook

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How Tampa Bay became a "foodie" paradise

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  1. Tell Me About It: She's really not fond of boyfriend's beard

    Relationships

    Q: My boyfriend has had a small beard and mustache the whole time we've been dating. A few months ago, he started growing it out longer. He clearly loves the way it looks, but I don't. He's asked me a couple times if I "love" his beard and I've avoided a direct answer by saying I'm adjusting to it.

  2. Timely Tendings: Take care of edibles in your landscape

    Home and Garden

    Edibles in the landscape

    Vegetable gardening should be in full swing this month. Remember to watch for insects and diseases and be prepared to act at the first sign of invasion. Vegetables are annual plants that require a lot of fertilizer while growing, and vegetable gardens are exempt from the Pinellas …

  3. Editorial: U.S. Supreme Court should uphold health insurance subsidies

    Editorials

    Just after 1.6 million Floridians signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider blowing it up. The court will hear arguments on Wednesday about killing the federal subsidies received by nine of every 10 Floridians covered through the marketplace. Outlawing the …

    Just after 1.6 million Floridians signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider blowing it up.
  4. Monday's letters: Logic of arming everyone falters

    Letters

    Guns on campus a step closer | Feb. 17

  5. Sunday's letters: Stop attack on ride-share services

    Letters

    For Uber and Lyft, court is calling | Feb. 12

    Cut loose, QB Josh McCown lands with Browns

    Two weeks after he was released by the Bucs, veteran quarterback Josh McCown has found a new home, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with the Browns, his agent announced Friday....

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    Legislators open session, this time faced with the legacy of 'cannibalizing' Florida's prisons

    Cross City Correctional ceilingThe two DVDs were only minutes long but they depicted deplorable conditions in the state’s prison system: uninhabitable dorms, inmate-on-staff assaults and roofs that were so porous that prison staff rigged sheets of cardboard to serve as makeshift gutters....

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    Rays players gathered for unveiling of the "Don Zimmer Way" sign before first workout today.

    Live from Port Charlotte: Belisario hurt, Zimmer honored

    UPDATE, 12:05: Silverman said Belisario told them he hurt his shoulder getting out of a swimming pool about a month ago and didn't have it checked until he got here. He wont't throw for at least two weeks and is unlikely to be ready to start the season....

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