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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. University student accused of making bomb threat on Snapchat

    Crime

    DELAND — A Florida university student is accused of making threats on Snapchat to "bomb" or "gas" the campus.

    Stetson University freshman Griffin Powell, 18, is accused of making threats on Snapchat to "bomb" or "gas" the campus in DeLand.


  2. Tiki Barber will join his brother, Ronde, on Fox broadcast for Bucs-Giants

    Bucs

    FOX announced Monday night that former Bucs cornerback Ronde Barber will have a familiar face joining him as a guest analyst for the Oct. 1 Bucs-Giants game in Tampa: his twin brother Tiki, who will join …

    Tiki Barber, right, will join his brother, Ronde, left, as a guest analyst on the Oct. 1 Bucs-Giants broadcast on FOX. [Times files (2006)]
  3. Cannons will fire again when Bucs return to Raymond James Stadium

    Bucs

    As good as the Bucs looked in their season-opening 29-7 win against the Bears on Sunday, fans couldn't help but notice that the success didn't sound the same at Raymond James Stadium.

     Ron Gutschmidt is perched on top of the Buccaneer pirate ship ready to activate the ship's cannons with the press of a button after a Buccaneer touchdown. [LUIS SANTANA | Times]
  4. Rick and Tom podcast: How should Joe Maddon be remembered tonight?

    The Heater

    Rick Stroud and Tom Jones talk about Joe Maddon's return to Tropicana Field for the first time since he left the Rays in 2014 in the latest edition of our Rick and Tom podcast. They discuss the mixed emotions …

    Joe Maddon returns to Tropicana Field tonight for the first time since he left the Rays in 2014. [Getty Images]
  5. Watch live: President Trump's speech to the U.N. General Assembly

    World

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations — but it's the tough global challenges from the nuclear threat in North Korea and the plight of Myanmar's minority Muslims to the …

    President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in New York. [Associated Press]