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What you need to know for Monday, Aug. 1

You guessed it: Another hot day with temperatures in the mid-90s and scattered showers in the afternoon, according to 10Weather WTSP.

• President Barack Obama will argue that getting former military members the health care and benefits they've earned is a national promise that "can't be broken" when he addresses the Disabled American Veterans service organization today in Atlanta.

• If you want a say in the coming primary elections, today is the last day to register to vote or change your party registration in Florida. Here are the details.

• Plan your week! Here are the top things to do this week around Tampa Bay, including Comic Con taking over Tampa and Amalie Arena opening a free three weeks of play in an "ocean" of 1.2 million white plastic balls.

• From our food editor: With scallop season under way, we have some tips on the relatively simple process of finding and cooking scallops, which are ideal for boosting dishes like pastas or salads.

CI 705	Deliver to: 	Citrus Desk	10/04/94	- 	Hernando	 - 	  #2 ?I Voted? stickers wait to be picked up on the side of the ballot box at precinct 14.	Times Photo by:	Ron Thompson	Story By:	Staff	Run Date: 	Oct 5, 1994	Scanned by:	rt

CI 705 Deliver to: Citrus Desk 10/04/94 - Hernando - #2 ?I Voted? stickers wait to be picked up on the side of the ballot box at precinct 14. Times Photo by: Ron Thompson Story By: Staff Run Date: Oct 5, 1994 Scanned by: rt

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