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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. Editorial: UF can set example for free speech

    Editorials

    White nationalist Richard Spencer is bringing his racist message Thursday to the University of Florida in a legitimate, if utterly repugnant, display of the First Amendment at work. As a public university, UF has little choice but to allow Spencer's speech to take place. Now the university and the broader community has …

    By responding with peaceful protests and refusing to be provoked into violence, UF and the Gainesville community can provide a powerful repudiation of Richard Spencer’s hateful message.
  2. Percussionist rocks out with a blazing triangle solo during Florida Orchestra performance (w/video)

    Blogs

    Oh, the poor triangle. It's the orchestra equivalent of a rock band's tamborine, and such easy fodder for jokes.

    John Shaw performs a triangle solo.
  3. Amazon expands in Tampa with Pop-Up shop in International Plaza

    Retail

    TAMPA — A new retailer known largely for its online presence has popped up at International Plaza and Bay Street.

    Shoppers walk past the new Amazon kiosk Tuesday at the International Plaza in Tampa. The kiosk, which opened last month, offers shoppers an opportunity to touch and play with some of the products that Amazon offers.
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  4. Andy Serkis' directing debut 'Breathe' is not so inspiring

    Movies

    After such a revolutionary acting career, Andy Serkis should be expected to make an equally inventive directing debut. Breathe is anything but that.

    Clare Foy and Andrew Garfield star in Breathe as Robin and Diana Cavendish, an English polio victim and his devoted wife, who pioneered disability rights and wheelchairs with ventilators. [Imaginarium]
  5. Federal judge blocks Trump's third travel ban

    A federal judge on Tuesday largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the president's controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent of the executive branch's powers when it comes to setting immigration policy.

    Protesters waved signs and chanted during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban outside a federal courthouse in Seattle in May. The third version of Trump's proposal was blocked by a federal judge Tuesday. [AP photo]