Wednesday, September 26, 2018

News Roundup

For starters: Rays vs. Yankees, with Faria on the hill

For starters: Rays vs. Yankees, with Faria on the hill

UPDATE, 5:47: Expect LHP Jalen Beeks to pitch tonight after Faria.UPDATE, 5;45: Longtime Rays minor-league pitching guru Dick Bosman to retire, has been with organization since 2001. Pitched parts of 11 seasons in majors, threw no-hitter for Indians ...
Published: 09/25/18
A doctor was sued for malpractice. He tried to fight it. It cost him nearly everything.

A doctor was sued for malpractice. He tried to fight it. It cost him nearly everything.

Scott Plantz remembers the exact date he received notice he was being sued for medical malpractice.His wife, Cynna, gave birth to their only child that day in 2009. They had spent five years and more than $100,000 on in vitro fertilizations to have H...
Published: 09/25/18
Commute times reach nearly half an hour, note backers of tax hike for transportation

Commute times reach nearly half an hour, note backers of tax hike for transportation

TAMPA — Something to ponder the next time you’re stuck on Dale Mabry Highway during rush hour: The average commute for people in Hillsborough County now pushes half an hour.U.S. Census Bureau data released this month shows a 28.3 minute average commu...
Published: 09/25/18
Eduardo A. Encina joins the Times to cover the Bucs

Eduardo A. Encina joins the Times to cover the Bucs

ST. PETERSBURG — Eduardo A. Encina, an award-winning sportswriter with an extensive background covering Tampa Bay sports, is returning to the Times to cover the Bucs.Encina will join Rick Stroud, Thomas Bassinger and columnists Tom Jones and Ma...
Published: 09/25/18
Trump attacks second Kavanaugh accuser, saying she 'has nothing' and was 'totally inebriated'

Trump attacks second Kavanaugh accuser, saying she 'has nothing' and was 'totally inebriated'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked the second woman who has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, dismissing her account because she was "totally inebriated and all messed up," and accused Democrats of pla...
Published: 09/25/18
Tampa gunshot victim dies after he’s dropped off at hospital, police say

Tampa gunshot victim dies after he’s dropped off at hospital, police say

Times staffTAMPA — A man suffering from gunshot wounds died at a Tampa hospital after someone dropped him off there Tuesday afternoon, police said.Tampa police responded to a call about gunshots just after noon near the intersection of E Hillsborough...
Published: 09/25/18
Residents of tiny Aripeka will keep their post office after new agreement

Residents of tiny Aripeka will keep their post office after new agreement

ARIPEKA —In this tiny fishing town where nothing much changes, even the conflict this summer was nothing new: Five years after a disagreement that led to the closure of the town's post office, word circulated that the office was set to close a...
Published: 09/25/18
Playoff possibilities abound in FHSAA’s first weekly rankings

Playoff possibilities abound in FHSAA’s first weekly rankings

If the playoffs in high school football started today, Plant would not host a region quarterfinal for the first time since coach Robert Weiner's debut season in 2004, and Hillsborough would miss out on the playoffs for the first time in three seasons...
Published: 09/25/18
Two bodies found in Clearwater Beach motel room

Two bodies found in Clearwater Beach motel room

CLEARWATER BEACH — Two people were found dead in a hotel room at Shephard’s Beach on Tuesday, according to Clearwater police.Police received a call at about 1:29 p.m. Officers found the two bodies in a room on the second floor.Homicide detectives are...
Published: 09/25/18

Published: 09/25/18
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