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Your DayStarter: More sweet weather today, the first Democratic presidential debate and our new Water Cooler

The five Democratic candidates will debate tonight. [AP Photos]

The five Democratic candidates will debate tonight. [AP Photos]

If you liked Monday's weather, enjoy more of the same today, with only a slim chance of isolated showers, according to WTSP 10Weather. Highs should be in the mid 80s and lows at night around 70.

• The first Democratic debate of the 2016 race is at 8:30 tonight in Las Vegas. Watch it on CNN or via a live stream at CNN.com. The PolitiFact staff will fact-check the Democratic candidates live and stay up late to give you a full report. Stay tuned to PolitiFact.com and follow @PolitiFact on Twitter.

• With word leaking late Monday that the Ol' Ball Coach is retiring from the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, expect plenty of reminiscing today. About the glory days at the University of Florida, where his Gators won the 1996 national title. About his Heisman as a player. About his visor tossing as a coach. And don't forget his time with the Tampa Bay Bandits! We'll have you covered at tampabay.com/sports.

• Members of the Hillsborough School Board have long been at odds over financial disclosures. Who should file them? Member April Griffin thinks all top officials should, as they handle multimillion-dollar contracts. Carol Kurdell thinks that's overkill and will discourage top job candidates. They're set to vote at today's 3 p.m. meeting, and the topic could make for a lively discussion. Follow @Marlenesokol.

• First stop, water cooler: Let us help you. Tuesday through Friday morning, in a new feature on our pop culture blog the Feed, Times staff writer Alexa Volland schools you on the pop culture highlights you need to know to sound informed around the water cooler. Today, she helps you out with puns to have in your back pocket about the Taylor Swift-Calvin Harris breakup.

• Our food critic took a walking nosh among the many newly opened eateries along Central Avenue's 600 to 900 block. Save the calories and read about it here.

• Here are the top things to do today, including an 18-piece jazz orchestra and a dinosaur talk at a local preserve.

• Bucs beat writers Rick Stroud and Greg Auman will recap Lovie Smith's first home victory as coach of the Bucs in the latest Cannon Fodder podcast at tampabay.com/bucs. Also, you can make your picks on this week's NFL games and enter for a chance at a dining gift certificate.

Your DayStarter: More sweet weather today, the first Democratic presidential debate and our new Water Cooler 10/13/15 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:20am]
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