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ST. petersburg moves forward with pot fines

As early as May, a City Council vote could make St. Petersburg the second major city in Tampa Bay to decriminalize minor marijuana possession with a fine instead of jail. Local, 1B

Waterfront rentals to rise in Tampa

Seazen, a 323-unit waterfront apartment community in the Rocky Point area, will go up on the site of the Chart House. Business, 4B

Court strikes down workers' comp law

The ruling against limits on attorney fees is a win for workers and a defeat for businesses. Local, 1B

Clash resumes over insurance job

The rift between Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater over the next insurance commissioner could come to a head today. Local, 1B

2-year-old's body found in creek

Clayton Foskey had wanderered away from his family's home Wednesday night in Pasco County. Local, 1B

A Publix career: bag boy to VP

Tom McLaughlin, 65, is retiring after leaving his mark on the Publix shopper experience. Business, 4B

No more Spaghetti Warehouse in Ybor

The president of the restaurant's parent company talks about the decision to leave and reopen elsewhere in Tampa Bay. Business, 4B

Biden travels to troubled Iraq

The vice president arrives to help calm the country's chaotic politics. World, 2A

Boehner calls Cruz Lucifer in the flesh

The former House speaker unloads on the GOP Texas senator. Nation, 2A

NFL draft | Full coverage in Sports 04/28/16 [Last modified: Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:30pm]
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  1. Jones: Alex Cobb proves again why he's Rays' stopper, no matter how long he's here

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG

    If a team hopes to hang around the pennant race, they better have an ace. A stopper. A pitcher they can count on every fifth day to stop the bleeding, keep a winning streak going or flat-out win a game that a team flat-out needs to win.

    Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb (53) throwing the first inning. [WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times]
  2. Why did Debbie Wasserman Schultz keep paying tech expert suspected of stealing House computers?

    Blogs

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  3. GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it.

    U.S. Sen. Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) talks with reporters as he walks to the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, DC. [Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images]
  4. Rick Baker's debate answer revives painful St. Pete controversy

    Elections

    ST. PETERSBURG — Former Mayor Bill Foster fired one of his top administrators, Goliath Davis III, six years ago for disobeying an order to attend the funeral of a slain police officer.

    St. Petersburg police officers stand by two caskets before the beginning of the 2011 funeral services for Sgt. Thomas Baitinger and Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz at the First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg. [DIRK SHADD   |  Times]
  5. Plan your weekend July 28-30: Comic Con, Lady Antebellum, Margarita Wars, Tampa's Fourth Friday

    Events

    Plan your weekend

    Geek out

    Tampa Bay Comic Con: The fan convention returns to the Tampa Convention Center this weekend, bringing actors Val Kilmer, Kate Beckinsale, Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek's Lt. Uhura), Khary Payton (Ezekiel in The Walking Dead) and the …

    Ibri Day poses for a photo at opening day of the 2015 Tampa Bay Comic Con at the Tampa Convention Center. (Friday, July 31, 2015.) [Photo Luis Santana | Times]