Friday, September 21, 2018
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CLINTON OR TRUMP? SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN FLORIDA ARE ANXIOUS TO FIND OUT

More than half of Florida small business owners cited anxiety over the next presidential administration and economic uncertainty as their top concerns heading into next year, a new survey shows.

FIND YOUR HALLOWEEN FUN

Are you going to take the kiddos on a trick-or-treat excursion in your neighborhood or are you looking to change it up a bit this year? Check our list of events for Halloween festivities around your neighborhood.

MOBILEXUSA ADDING 50 JOBS IN EXPANSION OF CLEARWATER OPERATIONS

MobilexUSA is adding nearly 50 jobs following an expansion of its Clearwater headquarters and call center operations. The company, which describes itself as the largest provider of portable X-ray and laboratory services to nursing homes and homebound patients in the country, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m.

Barry Baker: Aspiring Serial Killer was created and produced in and around Tampa Bay by local filmmaker, Tony Ahedo. The pilot premieres Oct. 31 on Amazon. Courtesy of Tony Ahedo

WHAT TO WATCH AND LISTEN TO THIS WEEK: HOMEGROWN HORROR COMEDY SERIES, ACCUSED PODCASTM

We know, it's Monday. The worst day for any holiday, really. Luckily, there are plenty of spooky movies and marathons that go perfectly with the sickly feeling in your stomach after one too many Reese's peanut butter cups and the realization there's only a week left until Election Day.

PIE PRIMER: TIPS FOR PERFECTING PIE, PLUS TERMS AND SAVORY RECIPES

It's time to start getting reacquainted with that buttery seasonal mainstay: pie. Not just sweet pies, but savory ones, like shepherd's, or chicken pot, or — arguably the most popular category of savory pie — quiche. Food editor Michelle Stark offers some tips and suggestions to get your pie on, along with a few recipes.

IF YOU DON'T WANT TO MAKE YOUR THANKSGIVING PIE, TRY GETTING IT FROM ONE OF THESE SPOTS

Now that it's November, we remind you that Thanksgiving is just three short weeks away. It's time to start thinking about who's hosting, what you're bringing and whether you're going to stick to the same Campbell's mushroom soup green bean casserole or try a new recipe. If you're down for dessert, we present three spots in particular that we rely on each year to churn out classic holiday pies.

HOOPER: DON'T LET TROUBLING POLITICAL LANDSCAPE DISSUADE YOU FROM VOTING

The troubling times have shaken the faith some have in our government, and its trail of gridlock failures certainly fuels a frustration, Ernest Hooper writes. But frustrations can't translate to paralyzing fears or overwhelming indifference. He reminds that it's not the time to give up on some most valued tenets.

NOW A SCANDAL TOO FAR, MAYBE, FOR CLINTON AIDE HUMA ABEDIN

The tawdry story line involving her estranged husband, Anthony Wiener, and Huma Abedin's closeness to Hillary Clinton made the events explode far beyond New York, dragging Clinton's name into messy headlines about penis pictures, Weiner's descriptions of his sexual appetites and his online paramour named Sydney Leathers. Now, with Clinton seemingly on the cusp of winning the White House, Weiner, who once described himself as "a perpetually horny middle-aged man," has pulled her into another drama.

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St. Petersburg woman jumps from moving Uber to avoid kidnapping in Tallahassee

St. Petersburg woman jumps from moving Uber to avoid kidnapping in Tallahassee

It had been about 25 minutes since they passed her drop-off. So, realizing the driver wasn’t going to let her out, 19-year-old Brooke Adkins rolled down the window of the moving car and jumped.Police found her minutes later in a Tallahassee Wa...
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Hometown Pasco for Sept. 28

Hometown Pasco for Sept. 28

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After record-setting day in Tampa, last day of summer brings more stifling heat

After record-setting day in Tampa, last day of summer brings more stifling heat

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They spent $15,000 adding a driveway to their St. Pete House. Now the city says they canít park on it

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How is Florida doing after 20 years under GOP rule?

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Examining Florida-Tennessee, FSU-NIU and the other state college football matchups

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Jimbo vs. Saban (again), CCC alum Jeff Smith starring and more national nuggets

Jimbo vs. Saban (again), CCC alum Jeff Smith starring and more national nuggets

Local of the weekBoston College WR Jeff Smith (Clearwater Central Catholic)After recording the first 100-yard game of his career last week, Smith could be in for another big showing against a bad Purdue pass defense. He'll try to help the No. 23 Eagl...
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St. Petersburg man accused of sexually abusing sisters, 18 and 11

St. Petersburg man accused of sexually abusing sisters, 18 and 11

ST. PETERSBURG -- A St. Petersburg man faces charges after deputies say he sexually battered an 11-year-old girl and her 18-year-old sister.According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, the victims had been placed in the care of 33-year-old Andr...
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Florida man likes to garden in the nude, and his neighbors don't approve

Florida man likes to garden in the nude, and his neighbors don't approve

STUART — Being in touch with nature is one thing. But gardening au naturel is quite another for some neighbors of a Florida man who's been doing yard work in the nude.The miffed residents tell news outlets they've called the Martin County Sher...
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