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Almost 455,000 homes at risk, Report says

The number of Tampa Bay homes that could be damaged by hurricane storm surge is the most in any major metro area except Miami and New York City, a new report says. The cost of rebuilding them could hit $80.6 billion. Local, 1B

Help on the way for mental wards

Florida will hire a top-level administrator to oversee three remaining state-run mental facilities, including the flagship Florida State Hospital. Local, 1B

'No fishing' comes to ninth bridge

The city of St. Petersburg is set to ban fishing from the Eden Isle bridge. It's a clash of fishermen and waterfront residents. Local, 1B

Pioneer of legal advertising dies

Richard Mulholland, 82, was among the first in Tampa Bay to promote his law firm with billboards and television spots. But there was much more to Mr. Mulholland. Epilogue, 1B

Tampa Bay woman injured by airbag

Tiffany Vu, 27, describes her experience in a news conference with Sen. Bill Nelson, who discussed the broadening Takata airbag scandal. Business, 4B

Hard Rock begins smaller expansion

Construction begins today at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, but the project is a fraction of what the casino announced in February. Business, 4B

A candid chat with Ellie Goulding

The singer, who performs tonight at Amalie Arena, opens up about the pressures of touring and her difficulty with sleep. Weekend

Murder-suicide grips UCLA

A campus shooting sent thousands of students running for safety and barricading themselves in classrooms. Nation, 2A

Rays lose again; Boxberger to DL

Tampa Bay loses its fourth game in a row 6-3 to the Royals. Making matters worse, closer Brad Boxberger will be out another one to two months. Sports, 1C

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  1. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred moves closer to wanting a decision on Rays stadium

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred called Wednesday for urgency from Tampa Bay area government leaders to prioritize and move quicker on plans for a new Rays stadium.

    MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred talks with reporters at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.
  2. Rays journal: Homer-happiness returns against Blue Jays

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays are back to hitting home runs, which was the norm of the offense for much of the season before the offense went cold.

    Adeiny Hechavarria greets teammate Kevin Kiermaier after his home run during the third inning at the Trop.
  3. Jones: Stop talking and start building a new Rays stadium

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — It was good to see Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred at Tropicana Field on Wednesday, talking Rays baseball and the hope for a new stadium somewhere in Tampa Bay.

    Commissioner Rob Manfred is popular with the media on a visit to Tropicana Field.
  4. Ousted to political Siberia by Corcoran, Kathleen Peters sets sights on Pinellas Commission

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — The perks of power in Tallahassee are a coveted chairmanship, a Capitol office in a prime location and a prominent seat on the House floor. Now Rep. Kathleen Peters has lost all three, but here's the twist: Her trip to "Siberia" might actually help her reach the next step on the Tampa Bay political …

    Rep. Kathleen Peters, R-South Pasadena, has been relegated to the back row in the State House chamber, moved to a fouth floor office and stripped of her job as chairwoman of a House subcommittee after a series of disagreements with House Speaker Richard Corcoran. [SCOTT KEELER | Tampa Bay Times]
  5. What do kids need to stay away from deadly auto theft epidemic?

    Public Safety

    ST. PETERSBURG — More than a dozen black teenagers told U.S. Congressman Charlie Crist on Wednesday that children need stronger mentors and youth programs to steer clear of the auto theft epidemic plaguing Pinellas County.

    Congressman Charlie Crist (center) listens as Shenyah Ruth (right), a junior at Northeast High School, talks during Wednesday's youth roundtable meeting with community leaders and kids. They met to discuss the ongoing car theft epidemic among Pinellas youth and how law enforcement, elected officials, and community organizations can work together to put an end to this dangerous trend. [DIRK SHADD   |   Times]