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Your DayStarter: Feels like November out there; weird — also, review the new state budget and break down Sunday's Bucs blowout

When Gov. Rick Scott rolls out his budget proposal Monday, he'll talk about spending more money on schools. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times]

When Gov. Rick Scott rolls out his budget proposal Monday, he'll talk about spending more money on schools. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times]

A cold front brings strong winds and the coldest air the area has seen in some time, with highs in the upper 60s and lows dipping into the 40s early this week. WTSP 10Weather says Thanksgiving looks to be toastier, though, with highs near 80 once again.

• Gov. Rick Scott lays his financial cards on the table at 10 a.m., revealing his priorities for the state budget in the coming year. Follow @stevebousquet, who will be in Jacksonville for the governor's announcement. Look for updates at tampabay.com/politics.

Here are the top things to do in Tampa Bay this week, including turkey trots and the lowdown on this weekend's license-free Saltwater Fishing Day, where residents and out-of-towners alike won't need a saltwater fishing license.

• Our food editors have compiled tips, recipes and Thanksgiving planning ideas for you. And don't miss these five ways to avoid Turkey Day cooking disasters, such as too little oven space or not timing the meal smartly.

• President Barack Obama returns to Washington from his trip to Turkey, the Philippines and Malaysia after terror attacks in Paris and Mali brought renewed attention to national security. Watch for developments at tampabay.com/news. Meanwhile, Congress is on break until Dec. 1.

Thomas Bassinger breaks down the film of the Bucs game at Philadelphia and analyzes the Turning Point. Look for it by lunchtime at tampabay.com/bucs.

Your DayStarter: Feels like November out there; weird — also, review the new state budget and break down Sunday's Bucs blowout 11/23/15 [Last modified: Monday, November 23, 2015 7:37am]
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    Blogs

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    Nation

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    Military

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    National

    Of course he looked.

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    National

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