Friday, November 24, 2017
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Afternoon update: Details from Ohio State attack; Castro's death reveals grandfather's struggle; Trump meeting with Petraeus; Leftover turkey recipes

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After a morning of confusion and conflicting reports, more details have emerged this afternoon from Columbus, Ohio, where a man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife. Nine people were hurt in the attack, one critically, and the police and FBI are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack.

DICTATOR'S DEATH REVEALS GRANDFATHER'S HEROISM

EVE EDELHEIT | Times

Col. Orlando Rodriguez, left, and his wife, Conchita, celebrate Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's death with other exiles and their family and friends near Casa Cuba in Tampa on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.

When Cuban leader Fidel Castro died at 90 last week a Jesuit High School student's report on the island nation suddenly took on a new life as he learned about his grandfather's service at the Bay of Pigs and came to understand the struggle that had shaped his family. Meanwhile, thousands of Cubans are lining up early in Havana to take part in funeral services for the man who ruled the nation for a half century.

TRUMP MEETING WITH PETRAEUS

President-elect Donald Trump will meet with retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, a possible alternative choice for secretary of state amid an escalating feud over the position between supporters of former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who will sit down with Trump on Tuesday.

USF COULD REACH ANOTHER MILESTONE

The University of South Florida football team could for the first time ever finish the season with more wins than Florida's so-called "Big 3." The team, which returned to the AP Top 25 this week for the first time since 2011, already has a team-record 10 wins under its belt. Meanwhile Florida is 8-3, FSU is 9-3 and Miami is 8-4.

THE BUZZ: FLORIDA GOP CHAIRMAN KICKS OF CAMPAIGN

Republican Party of Florida chairman Blaise Ingoglia today officially kicked off his bid for a second two-year term in office with a letter to GOP officials outlining the party's dominating performance earlier this month. "This election cycle, we defied the naysayers and delivered on our promises," Ingoglia Ingoglia said in the letter to Republican activists who he needs to win over. "And with an important 2018 election on the horizon, all I can say is ...Let's Do It Again!."

ONE DEAD IN PLANT CITY STABBINGS

A victim so far described only as Hispanic and female was found stabbed to death Monday in Plant City.

The Plant City Police Department is investigating the stabbing, which occurred about 1:17 p.m. in the 2700 block of Sammonds Road.

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NEED IDEAS FOR THAT LEFTOVER TURKEY?

Chili is one way to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey.

If you're still dealing with an abundance of leftover bird from your Thanksgiving celebration, don't let it go to waste. Tampa Bay Times food editor Michelle Stark has you covered with five recipes for leftover holiday turkey, including corn enchiladas, blue cheese salad, hash with eggs, turkey egg rolls and turkey chili.

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