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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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  1. Black entrepreneur says city stiffing him on project after he endorsed Rick Baker

    News

    ST. PETERSBURG — A prominent African-American resident says his endorsement of mayoral candidate Rick Baker has led city officials to freeze him out of a major construction project along the historic "Deuces" stretch of 22nd Street S.

  2. Roosevelt Blvd closed at I-275 after truck hauling crane hits overpass

    News

    ST. PETERSBURG — A truck transporting a construction crane hit the Interstate 275 overpass at Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday.

  3. Pasco students, 12 and 15, faces weapons, threat charges

    Crime

    Two Pasco County students from different schools were arrested Tuesday after one brought weapons onto campus and the other threatened a shooting, according to sheriff's deputies.

  4. It's official: Hillsborough high schools move to 8:30 a.m. start time, elementary schools to go earlier

    K12

    TAMPA — Hillsborough County high schools will start an hour later next year, beginning the day at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 3:25 p.m., the School Board decided Tuesday in a 6-0 vote.

    The Hillsborough County School Board has decided to end a compressed bus schedule that caused an estimated 12,000 children to get to school late every day. Under the new schedule, high schools will start at 8:30 a.m. instead of 7:30 a.m. Elementary schools will start at 7:40 a.m. and middle schools at 9:25 a.m. [Times files]