Thursday, February 22, 2018

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‘Pistols at Dawn’: Guns alive and well in GOP primary for Florida Attorney General

‘Pistols at Dawn’: Guns alive and well in GOP primary for Florida Attorney General

A tragic 2010 shooting in Tampa, in which a father was killed in front of his 8-year-old daughter while they were playing basketball, is a line of attack for a Republican candidate for attorney general.State Rep. Jay Fant, R-Jacksonville, has been se...
Updated: 7 minutes ago
Police seek machete-wielding suspect in Plant City robbery

Police seek machete-wielding suspect in Plant City robbery

PLANT CITY — Police are searching for a suspect who, armed with a machete, robbed a Plant City convenience store on Tuesday.Police say the suspect arrived at the Circle K convenience store station at 1514 Alexander St. S around 2:50 a.m. and demanded...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
St. Pete bar hosting rock, paper, scissors competition

St. Pete bar hosting rock, paper, scissors competition

ST. PETERSBURG — Paper covers rock. Scissors cut paper. Rock crushes scissors.If you remembered that as a kid, and somehow mastered it as an adult, you could earn some quick cash.The childhood favorite gets an adult twist tonight when SubCentral, the...
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Rays find taker for Corey Dickerson, get Daniel Hudson, prospect from Pirates

Rays find taker for Corey Dickerson, get Daniel Hudson, prospect from Pirates

The Rays found a taker for OF/DH Corey Dickerson, trading him Thursday to the Pirates for veteran reliever Daniel Hudson, minor-league INF Tristan Gray and an undisclosed amount of cash.Hudson, 30, will compete for a spot in the Rays bullpen, co...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Democrats demand assault weapons ban; Republicans call it ‘politically motivated’

Democrats demand assault weapons ban; Republicans call it ‘politically motivated’

Gov. Rick Scott and Republican lawmakers will propose changes to gun laws Friday that will spark the most debate over guns in decades in Florida and could reshape the political landscape for the fall elections in the nation's largest swing state.In r...
Updated: 22 minutes ago
Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather’s ashes near downhill course

Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather’s ashes near downhill course

JEONGSEON, South Korea — Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind. She did both. The American ski great said Thursday she recently scattered some of the ashe...
Updated: 27 minutes ago

Tampa police release name of man killed in hit-and-run on Adamo Drive

TAMPA — Police have released the name of a man struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Adamo Drive early Wednesday.Christopher Magdic, 41, of Tampa was walking west in the eastbound lanes of Adamo Drive about 4:15 a.m. when was struck by an unkn...
Updated: 30 minutes ago
No. 2 FBI official addresses criticism over fumbled tip on Nikolas Cruz

No. 2 FBI official addresses criticism over fumbled tip on Nikolas Cruz

WASHINGTON — The No. 2 FBI official said Thursday that he personally visited the FBI’s call center this week as part of a review of how it fumbled a tip on the teen accused of carrying out a massacre at a high school in Parkland as he addressed, in s...
Updated: 1 hour ago
‘Annihilation’ is strange, beautiful biological mystery

‘Annihilation’ is strange, beautiful biological mystery

Alex Garland’s Annihilation is a bracing blend of cerebral sci-fi and grindhouse terror, a genre movie that’s more, maybe too much for some viewers.Based on Tallahassee author Jeff VanderMeer’s novel, Annihilation on the surface is a dead-ducks missi...
Updated: 1 hour ago
USA women’s hockey gives us a night to remember

USA women’s hockey gives us a night to remember

Our team.They're Americans, yes. But they are more than that.They're one of us. Adopted Floridians. Honorary members of Tampa Bay.And they gave us the signature moment of the Winter Olympics.USA! USA! USA!In the greatest moment in American hockey sin...
Updated: 1 hour ago

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