Thursday, August 16, 2018

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Titans cornerback flips after two interceptions against Bucs

Titans cornerback flips after two interceptions against Bucs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee cornerback Adoree Jackson was flipping for joy after a couple of interceptions defending Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson and the rest of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 18th pick overall in 2017 by the Titans, Jackson celebrated...
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Editorial: Vote — or a minority of the electorate will decide your future without you

Editorial: Vote — or a minority of the electorate will decide your future without you

40%of Americans who were eligible to vote for president in 2016 just didn’t bother. That number dwarfs the portion of all eligible voters who cast a ballot for President Donald Trump — 27.6 percent — or, for that matter, Hillary Clinton, 28.8 percent...
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The best answer to the Winston-Mariota debate

The best answer to the Winston-Mariota debate

Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? The great debate of Tampa Bay football.Who would you rather have? That is and always will be the burning question of Tampa Bay football fans.Winston and Mariota will be forever linked. For as long as they play, we wi...
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MacDill says its economic impact jumped 8 percent in three years

MacDill says its economic impact jumped 8 percent in three years

TAMPA — MacDill Air Force Base has long been a key driver of the Tampa Bay economy, spending billions on payroll, construction and retiree pensions.But just how much of a powerhouse the base is depends on how you look at the numbers presented Wednesd...
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Fifth-grader on tortoise’s death by car: ‘Murder’

Fifth-grader on tortoise’s death by car: ‘Murder’

DUNEDIN — "Murder." That’s the only word Paul Radovanick could use. "We cared for him and watched after him," said the San Jose Elementary School fifth-grader. "And they took that from us."On Saturday about 3:20 a driver appeared to intentionally dri...
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Pinellas County won’t wait on lawsuit to fix Public Safety Complex

Pinellas County won’t wait on lawsuit to fix Public Safety Complex

Pinellas County officials don't plan to wait for a court to decide who's to blame for cracks in the walls of their four-year-old Public Safety Complex before fixing them.In a memo County Administrator Mark Woodard sent to commissioners this week, he ...
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USF football journal: Competition raging at receiver

USF football journal: Competition raging at receiver

Sixteen days before USF's season opener, most of the Bulls' starting lineup is coming into view. But at least two significant spots on the depth chart — the guys throwing and those catching — remain a blur.Mildly overshadowed by...
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SunPass users with overdraft fees can now request reimbursement

SunPass users with overdraft fees can now request reimbursement

If you’re a SunPass user and you’ve seen overdraft fees on your account, you can now ask for that money back.Florida Department Transportation spokesman Ed Seifert announced today that Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise has launched a system to process ov...
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend

Top things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend

Our editors' picks for the best things to do from Aug. 17 to 29.
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Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017, CDC estimates

Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017, CDC estimates

Drug overdose deaths surpassed 72,000 in 2017, according to provisional estimates recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents an increase of more than 6,000 deaths, or 9.5 percent, over the estimate for the pr...
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