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fracking bill gains support in state house

The proposal would establish new regulations for fracking, making it easier for oil and gas companies to bring the controversial drilling technologies to Florida. Environmentalists and some local governments oppose the measure. Local, 1B

ABC Action News anchor leaving

Longtime Tampa Bay news anchor Brendan McLaughlin is leaving ABC Action News after 21 years, continuing a recent trend of shakeups at local television news stations. Local, 1B

USF trustees pass on veteran's return

The board did not act on a request to readmit a former U.S. Army Green Beret expelled after insulting a Muslim store clerk and firing his gun outside a Tampa gas station. Local, 1B

Concussion doctor tells his story

Dr. Bennet Omalu led a crusade to expose the effects of repetitive brain injuries on NFL players. "The humanity of science required me to speak out," he said. Local, 1B

Bonfires and bees for the Pier?

The three companies vying to manage, operate and program the city's new $66 million Pier District are floating an array of ideas. Local, 1B

European travel boosts TIA traffic

Tampa International Airport had nearly 1.5 million passengers in October alone, the highest passenger count for October in the airport's history. Business, 4B

TECO Energy sale is approved

A large majority of shareholders vote for the sale of the Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas parent company to Emera. Business, 4B

Doug Williams set for Ring of Honor

Williams reached the playoffs three of his last four seasons with the Bucs, but this honor with the team was never certain. Sports, 1C

Okeechobee fest adds big names

Okeechobee Music Festival in South Florida already had the likes of Mumford and Sons and the Avett Brothers. But there's more for the first-time fest. Etc, 2B

WHEN TO CALL IT QUITS? 12/03/15 [Last modified: Thursday, December 3, 2015 11:15pm]
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  1. Tests show North Korea earthquake not caused by nuclear test

    World

    SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

    People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea's earthquake, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. South Korea's weather agency said an earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The signs read " The weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea." [Associated Press]
  2. New 6.2 magnitude earthquake centered in southern Mexico

    World

    MEXICO CITY — The U.S. Geological Survey says the new earthquake to strike Mexico had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered in the southern state of Oaxaca.

  3. Bucs players respond to Trump comments on anthem protests

    Blogs

    President Donald Trump shared his thoughts Friday night on NFL players protesting during the national anthem, suggesting that NFL owners should "fire" players who kneel during the anthem in protest. His remarks are alreading drawing responses from many NFL players, including some Bucs.

    Bucs players Mike Evans and Jameis Winston stand with coach Dirk Koetter during the national anthem in a game played in San Diego last season.
  4. Rays morning after: Wilson Ramos showing glimpses of what's possible in 2018

    Blogs

    The real payoff for the Rays signing C Wilson Ramos last off-season will come in 2018, when he can play a full season fully recovered from right knee surgery.

    Catcher Wilson Ramos connects for a two-run single in the fifth inning against the Cubs on Sept. 20, 2017.
  5. Buccaneers-Vikings Scouting Report: Watching Kyle Rudolph, Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen

    Bucs

    No matter how much film we study, no matter how much data we parse, we just don't know how an NFL season will unfold.

    Four of tight end Kyle Rudolph's seven catches this season have come on third down, including this 15-yard touchdown in the Vikings' opener against the Saints. [Getty Images]