Friday, September 21, 2018

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Ryan Fitzpatrick said his only goal was to go 3-0 while Jameis Winston was suspended

Ryan Fitzpatrick said his only goal was to go 3-0 while Jameis Winston was suspended

TAMPA — Shortly after he learned he would be starting the first three games this season, Ryan Fitzpatrick saw the opportunity to do something few thought would be possible.No, not take Jameis Winston's job.The Bucs starting quarterback was susp...
Updated: 10 hours ago
In Senate 18 race, Janet Cruz says Dana Young profits from beer legislation

In Senate 18 race, Janet Cruz says Dana Young profits from beer legislation

The Janet Cruz campaign is opening a new line of attack against state District 18 Republican Sen. Dana Young, suggesting Young has sponsored legislation that benefits her husband's investments in the craft beer industry.Young has developed a reputati...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Federal loans open to Pinellas businesses struggling against Red Tide

Federal loans open to Pinellas businesses struggling against Red Tide

The U.S. Small Business Administration has extended its disaster loan program to include Pinellas and Pasco county businesses affected by Red Tide.Already, the Pinellas County Economic Development Office was taking applications for bridge loans to he...
Updated: 10 hours ago
'Divorce Court' woman accused of sex with boy, 15; he says he may have fathered her newborn

'Divorce Court' woman accused of sex with boy, 15; he says he may have fathered her newborn

HUDSON — A 26-year-old woman has been charged with three counts of lewd and lascivious battery after a 15-year-old boy told deputies he could be father of her newborn child, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. The boy, who has not been nam...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Carlton: The siege of Red Tide: No walk on the beach

Carlton: The siege of Red Tide: No walk on the beach

This week, on one of the last mornings of summer, I went walking on one of our Gulf beaches, the sunrise warming my back. It could not have been prettier — the sky cloudless, the water a quiet blue, a lone Brown Pelican skimming the surface.If you co...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Andrew Gillums talks tighter gun control in Broward County

Andrew Gillums talks tighter gun control in Broward County

Andrew Gillum came to Broward County on Friday to raise money and talk about guns.Sheriff Scott Israel helped him with one, but not so much the other.Appearing outside his campaign's Plantation office to unveil an endorsement from gun-control group E...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Watch: A southern white rhinoceros calf just a week after being born at ZooTampa

Watch: A southern white rhinoceros calf just a week after being born at ZooTampa

TAMPA — A southern white rhinoceros gave birth to a calf at ZooTampa on Sept. 12, marking the sixth successful birth of the species in the zoo's history. In a news release, ZooTampa said southern white rhinoceroses are a nearly threatened spec...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Deputies: Spring Hill man set fire to ex-girlfriend’s home in July

Deputies: Spring Hill man set fire to ex-girlfriend’s home in July

SPRING HILL — A 27-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with a July building fire, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.Christopher Lamar Jamison of Spring Hill faces 10 counts of attempted murder and charges of arson and agg...
Updated: 10 hours ago
At 50, Clearwater's real-life superhero is hanging up his super suit

At 50, Clearwater's real-life superhero is hanging up his super suit

CLEARWATER — For two decades, Dale Pople patrolled the streets feeding the homeless, helping old people carry groceries, extinguishing a car fire. He wore a red, yellow and blue Spandex outfit with an SH emblem: "Super Hero." Now, Clearwater&...
Updated: 11 hours ago
NRA sway: For Florida officials, it’s always Hammer time

NRA sway: For Florida officials, it’s always Hammer time

On the Fourth of July 2016, National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer fired off an email to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services."This crap needs to stop," begins Hammer in the first of seven emails she would exchange w...
Updated: 11 hours ago

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