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Was shooting at movie 'stand your ground'?

A hearing in February will determine whether Curtis Reeves Jr. acted in self-defense under Florida law in the fatal shooting of another man inside a Wesley Chapel movie theater. Local, 1B

Developer picked for West River

The Related Group of Miami will lead the $500 million project west of the Hillsborough River. Local, 1B

Gaffes riddle candidate forum

One candidate for a Pinellas House district can't name the previous mayor of St. Petersburg. Local, 1B

Pinellas must pay developer $16.5M

A judge rules the county is financially liable for rejecting a West Palm Beach developer's apartment project in Safety Harbor. Local, 1B

Get familiar with these mosquitoes

Of the thousands of species worldwide, six are the most common disease-spreading offenders in United States. Daily Briefing, 3A

Rays beat Red Sox, David Price 4-0

Sparked by Brandon Guyer's first-inning home run and Matt Moore's quality start, the Rays win the series against Boston. Sports, 1C

Toyota announces major auto recall

The automaker is recalling 3.37 million vehicles worldwide over airbag and emissions defects. Business, 4B

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    If two things were established as storylines entering Sunday's Bucs-Vikings game, it was that Tampa Bay was still struggling to establish the deep passes that were missing from its offense last year, and that …

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