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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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Rays journal: Rays shut out by Orioles in opener

Rays journal: Rays shut out by Orioles in opener

By Joey JohnstonTimes CorrespondentST. PETERSBURG — Rays LHP Ryan Yarbrough deserved better Friday. But the offense didn't offer much, allowing the Orioles to escape with a 2-0 victory before an announced crowd of 11,354 at Tropicana Field."It ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rays trade closer Alex Colome, outfielder Denard Span to Mariners

Rays trade closer Alex Colome, outfielder Denard Span to Mariners

ST. PETERSBURG – In January, sure.In July, absolutely.But, now?And, once again, for someone who they hope helps in the future.The Rays made a shocking trade at a surprising time of year Friday, dealing All-Star closer Alex Colome and Tampa...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Steve Yzerman’s summer plans: Make the Lightning better

Steve Yzerman’s summer plans: Make the Lightning better

TAMPA — Captain Steven Stamkos said the Lightning's window for contending for a Stanley Cup championship is not closing."I think it's wide open," he said Thursday, one day after the Lightning lost Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final to the C...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Editorial: Welcome Bayshore changes still can’t stop bad judgment

Editorial: Welcome Bayshore changes still can’t stop bad judgment

It’s human nature in following any tragedy to imagine: How could this have been prevented? On that score, the city of Tampa responded appropriately to the deaths this week of a mother and her toddler whom police say were hit by a teenage driver racin...
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In federal trial, jury finds Hernando deputies’ actions justified

In federal trial, jury finds Hernando deputies’ actions justified

TAMPA — Michael Bratt told a story.He said that Hernando County sheriff’s deputies attacked him in his home early one morning eight years ago, beat him severely on his front lawn, and continued the assault as they took him to a hospital.But another s...
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Police: Driver in fatal Bayshore faces new charge in child’s death

Police: Driver in fatal Bayshore faces new charge in child’s death

The 18-year-old who was arrested this week after police said he was racing when he fatally struck a young mother pushing her stroller across Bayshore Boulevard was back in jail on Friday night.Cameron Herrin, 18, was arrested on a second count of veh...
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The Bucs’ influence inside the Vegas Golden Knights’ runaway success

The Bucs’ influence inside the Vegas Golden Knights’ runaway success

The Stanley Cup final begins Monday in the unlikeliest of places: a city new to major pro sports and suddenly the center of the hockey world, Las Vegas, whose Golden Knights could become the first first-year expansion team to win a championship.And t...
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Did the NFL really need a national anthem policy?

Did the NFL really need a national anthem policy?

Before we even get going, let me be clear about something.This is not a column making an argument about whether or not NFL players should be able to kneel in protest during the national anthem.That topic has been debated repeatedly, loudly and passio...
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Rays trade Alex Colome and Denard Span to Mariners for prospects

Rays trade Alex Colome and Denard Span to Mariners for prospects

The Rays made a major trade Friday afternoon, sending All-Star closer Alex Colome and OF Denard Span to the Mariners.The return is two minor-leaguers, RHP Andrew Moore and RHP Tommy Romero. The Rays also sent cash to the Mariners.Span, a Tampa produc...
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For starters: Sergio Romo on mound tonight as Rays open series against Orioles

For starters: Sergio Romo on mound tonight as Rays open series against Orioles

By JOEY JOHNSTONTimes CorrespondentST. PETERSBURG — For openers, the Rays will use RHP Sergio Romo, the 35-year-old career reliever, as tonight's starter against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field.Romo is making his third career "sta...
Updated: 6 hours ago