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east final: game 1 tonight sports

mothers jailed in neglect of drowned sons

Two Pasco women are charged with child neglect in the unrelated deaths of their 2-year-old boys, who had both wandered away from their houses. Local, 1B

Zimmerman puts gun up for auction

The first auction site said it wanted no part of his attempt to sell the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin. But Zimmerman is undeterred. Nation, 5A

Hamburger Mary has a new star

The show Undercover Boss is expected to feature the Clearwater franchise Sunday and with it, a particular server. Local, 1B

Junior Achievement wins $5 million gift

Philanthropists donate a record amount to teach eighth-graders about personal finance. Local, 1B

Overtime expense strains city budget

The city of St. Petersburg is running a $2.8 million deficit, much of it because of overtime pay. Local, 1B

Chicks bring hope for rare sparrow

Four grasshopper sparrow chicks hatch in the first success of a captive breeding program launched to save the bird. Local, 1B

18-story AER elevates luxury

Downtown St. Petersburg's newest apartment tower is finished, offering such amenities as a yoga studio and rooftop pool with sweeping views. Business, 6B

Pope may study women as deacons

He says he is willing to create a commission to consider whether women can hold the position in the Catholic Church. World, 2A

Rays report card: So far, it's so-so

With a 15-17 mark and no real in-season injury issues to blame for their losing record, team officials may have a lot to talk about. Sports, 3C

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  1. AP: Scott to name Jimmy Patronis CFO on Monday

    Blogs

    From the AP's Gary Fineout:

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is turning to a political ally and former legislator to take over one of the top jobs in state government. 

    Then state Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City Beach, left, and Gov. Rick Scott, tour downtown Panama City, Fla. on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Scott will name Patronis CFO on Monday.
  2. Despite Pride success, Grand Central business owners upset over losing parade

    Events

    The Grand Central District was packed with people Sunday, there to enjoy the St. Pete Pride Festival.

    Patrons eat lunch and cool off inside of the Community Cafe during the St. Pete Pride Street Festival along Central Ave. in St. Petersburg. LUIS SANTANA   |   Times

  3. Rays blow another lead, lose rubber match to Orioles (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Orioles rallied past the Rays on Sunday, winning the rubber match of the three-game series 8-5.

    Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop (6) scores in the eighth in the final game of a three-game series between the Tampa Bay Rays and AL East rival the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday, June 25, 2017.
  4. Tim Tebow heads back to Sunshine State with promotion to St. Lucie

    Blogs

    Tim Tebow is coming back to the Sunshine State.

    Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow looks out from the dugout before the team's game against the Augusta GreenJackets on April 6 in Columbia, S.C. Columbia defeated Augusta 14-7.
  5. 'Sharknado' coming to Tampa Theatre with director Q&A

    Blogs

    A movie about a tornado filled with man-eating sharks has to be better on the big screen, right? You'll have a chance to find out for yourself when the Syfy network's original Sharknado screens at Tampa Theatre.

    The original 'Sharknado,' which premiered in 2013, will screen at Tampa Theatre.