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YEAR OF THE RUNNING BACK

Bucs, redskins slog through preseason game

Tampa Bay loses 20-13 in sloppy conditions Wednesday, but Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo makes a 50-yard field goal, cheering the few faithful fans who came out in the rain. Sports, 1C

Attention shifts to November election

The battle between the two major parties focuses on Miami, Tampa Bay and the I-4 corridor. Local, 1B

Buckhorn to talk trade in China

The mayor will join the trip with USF Health faculty and a representative of Sister Cities International. Local, 1B

Court reprimands Hillsborough judge

The state Supreme Court disciplines Greg Holder for his advocacy of a veteran in his court. Local, 1B

Roofing company to bring 180 jobs

North American Roofing Services chooses Tampa over Sarasota for its headquarters. Business, 4B

Construction boom in need of workers

Tampa Bay building demand is outstripping the supply of skilled construction talent. Business, 4B

SHINE Festival is back with big art

Nineteen artists will paint 16 murals in St. Petersburg in about a week (weather permitting). Weekend

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YEAR OF THE RUNNING BACK 08/31/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:09pm]
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