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  1. Three tied for lead after opening round of Coates Golf Championship

    Golf

    OCALA — Jessica Korda pulled a hand warmer out of each jacket pocket, showing just how cold she was during the opening round of the LPGA opener. Her scoreboard told a much different story.  …

  2. Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch fined for gesture

    Bucs

    NEW YORK — The NFL fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during Sunday's NFC title game, according to reports Thursday.  …

  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Friday Jan. 23

    Events

    Kris Allen: The season 8 winner of American Idol performs for the Safety Harbor Art and Music Center benefit concert at 7 p.m. in the Margarete Heye Great Room at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $20, $25 at the door. (727) 725-4018. (Note: an incorrect day for this show appeared in Thursday's Weekend section).  …

  4. Plan your weekend Jan. 23-25

    Events

    Plan your weekend G-rated Gasparilla …

  5. Free and cheap fun: 5 things to do under $5 Jan. 22-28

    Events

    1 Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza: A kids parade is part of this more-sedate version of Gasparilla, held since 1947 the weekend before the boozy bead-dazzled bacchanal on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. Things start off at 11 a.m. Saturday with a bicycle and safety rodeo, followed by the Preschooler's Stroll at 1:30 p.m. at Bayshore Boulevard and Rome Avenue and then dozens of floats and bands will march along Bayshore from Bay to Bay to Edison Avenue throwing beads and candy. The day ends with sky ablaze in a "Piratechnic Extravaganza Fireworks" starting at 7 p.m. The alchohol-free event is free but you can get reserved seating for $33-$48 at (813) 251-8844 or at GasparillaTreasures.com. …

  6. USF women rout SMU in tuneup for UConn

    College

    TAMPA — The formula for flatness manifested itself Wednesday at the Sun Dome. Four days before a showdown at second-ranked Connecticut, USF first had to deal with American Athletic Conference bottom-feeder SMU, loser of its past eight. …

  7. Sabres' skid reaches six

    Sports

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Jeff Skinner scored one of Carolina's four goals in the second period and the Hurricanes beat the Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night, sending Buffalo to a sixth straight loss.  …

  8. Kicker Aguayo will stay at FSU

    Sports

    FSU star kicker Roberto Aguayo will return for his redshirt junior season, he said Thursday. …

  9. St. Louis owner snubbing city

    Sports

    ST. LOUIS — City officials said Wednesday that the Rams owner isn't returning their calls, so they plan to work directly with the NFL on efforts to keep a team — any team — in St. Louis amid speculation the Rams are headed back to Los Angeles.  …

  10. Bucs WR Mike Evans a finalist for NFL rookie of the year

    Bucs

    TAMPA — Bucs receiver Mike Evans, who set a team record with 12 touchdown receptions this season, is one of five finalists for NFL rookie of the year, the league announced Tuesday. …

  11. Slain Tarpon Springs doctor had murder conviction as a young man

    Crime

    TARPON SPRINGS — It came as a shock when 74-year-old Dr. Steven Patlin Schwartz was found murdered in his home in May. He was married with five children and had built a thriving Dunedin medical practice. …

  12. Irish hold off Heels for best conference start ever

    College

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Mike Brey wants his Notre Dame players to establish a pattern of consistent success in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Winning at North Carolina in Year 2 is a big step toward that goal. …

  13. Countering Aaron Rodgers and Hans and Franz: Five wrestlers who could help the Bucs vs. Packers

    Bucs

    Before professional wrestling appeared regularly on cable television, its main avenue into homes was nationally syndicated programming on weekend mornings. On these taped shows, it was rare to see stars go head-to-head. Instead, you saw "squash" matches in which an established wrestler would dominate some no-name who looked as though he had just been pulled from the local Gold's Gym. …

  14. Puzzle Pieces: Dozier's neglected cemetery yields more bodies than expected, but names are harder to find

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — There wasn't much left of the boys. …

  15. Obituaries also draw on life experience of the writer

    Perspective

    The extinguished torch. The anchor with a broken chain; the black-bordered condolence note or funeral invitation: just a few of the myriad ways we have marked death over time. They are all symbols trying to get at something. …

  16. A ghoulish job? Maybe, but obit writer's true task is to acknowledge a life

    Human Interest

    The week before I started the job, I sat at the kitchen table with my grandpa. I explained what I'd be doing, the best I could. Truthfully, I wasn't totally sure. Dead people. Obituaries.  …

  17. For decades, he chronicled the lives of others

    Obituaries

    ST. PETERSBURG — Craig Basse spent decades writing obituaries in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times. Civil rights leaders and celebrities. Jewelers, politicians and teachers. Saxophonists, philanthropists and librarians. He compressed their accomplishments into deft, newsy clauses. …

  18. Increasingly, pets pop up in obituaries, wills

    Pets

    When Anna Ruth Jones died in Durham, N.C., this month, her obituary listed a handful of cousins and special friends. But the most prominent survivor, the only one described as "cherished," was Sir Rufus of Iredell, her black and white cat. …

  19. Kids' dispute makes obit of mom, Josie Anello of Land O'Lakes, famous on Internet

    News

    LAND O'LAKES — Her sweetly smiling face appeared Feb. 14 in the obituaries of a local newspaper. …

  20. 1978 Pasco Times obituary may help settle estate in Germany

    Columns

    The front page of the April 26, 1978, Pasco Times is dominated by Dick Kelton's firing. And you thought John Gallagher had always been county administrator. …

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