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  1. Hernando letters: Help children's charity in license plate drive

    Letters

    Help charity in its license plate drive …

  2. Fiery lawyer Jonathan Alpert, noted for suing banks and the Bucs, dies at 69

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — Jonathan Louis Alpert built a reputation for feistiness soon after setting up his law practice in 1986. …

  3. Breaking news: Kirk Douglas lives! Obituary was false alarm

    The Juice

    Calm down, Twitter. Kirk Douglas is still alive, so save those #RIPs for another day. After People magazine erroneously published the actor’s obituary, the Internet flipped out, prompting Douglas to tell USA Today, “The announcement of my death is premature. I’m looking forward to turning 98 next week.” …

  4. Player in Eatonville development charged with benefits fraud

    Courts

    TAMPA — The managing partner for a proposed $200 million car, yacht and jet mart pleaded poverty and got a public defender this week in U.S. District Court, where he is accused of stealing $29,400 in veterans benefits meant for his late mother. …

  5. This week in Tampa: 97X Next Big Thing, The Band Perry, Charlie Daniels and more

    Sound Check

    If it's the first week of December, it must be time for 97X Next Big Thing, with Fall Out Boy, Young the Giant, Alt-J, New Politics (above) and more in Vinoy Park. That's far and away the biggest musical event happening this weekend, but it's not the only one. After the jump, Ray Roa can fill you in on concerts by the Band Perry, Charlie Daniels, Skinny Puppy, Benjamin Booker, Peabo Bryson, Taylor Dayne, Ruben Studdard, Jennifer Holliday, Jo Dee Messina, Paul Thorn, Obituary, Arctic, the Travelin' McCourys, Death, Rockapella, Jim Brickman, Blood on the Dance Floor, Issues, Dan Bern and more...  …

  6. Pitt RB tops Jameis Winston as ACC player of the year

    College

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Pittsburgh running back James Conner was named ACC player of the year Wednesday, beating out last year's winner, FSU's Jameis Winston, by three votes.  …

  7. Mariners close to deal with slugger Cruz

    Sports

    SEATTLE — The Mariners are on the verge of landing the right-handed slugger they were seeking. Free agent Nelson Cruz and Seattle are nearing a contract agreement, the Associated Press reported Monday. El Caribe in the Dominican Republic reported that the deal was worth $57 million for four years.  …

  8. Red Sox get busy trying to buy their way out of AL East cellar

    Sports

    SAN FRANCISCO — The last time the Red Sox went on a spending spree, they tumbled into last place. They're hoping for a different ending this time. …

  9. Gilbert Gottfried talks about his signature voice, Old Hollywood, watching comics die and more

    Sound Check

    For a long time, Gilbert Gottfried has been a sound. A grating, nasally nails-on-a-chalkboard sound that every listener identified as an antagonist before they even put together the words of his characters, from adoption agents with questionable ethics to evil parrots of would-be usurpers. …

  10. Third and a first for Cy Young

    Sports

    NEW YORK — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous choice for his third NL Cy Young Award, and the Indians' Corey Kluber edged the Mariners' Felix Hernandez to win the AL honor for the first time in voting announced Wednesday.  …

  11. McDonald's domestic violence charges dropped

    Sports

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Santa Clara County district attorney's office said Monday it declined to file charges against 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald in an investigation into domestic violence stemming from his Aug. 31 arrest. …

  12. Randy Newman talks writing for Pixar, confounding his critics, singing the N-word and more

    Sound Check

    Randy Newman has a lot to say -- and not just in his lyrics, although there's a lot in there, too. The legendary pop songwriter and Hollywood composer is full of thoughts on the human condition, both light and dark, somber and joyous, and he's not afraid to let them fly in an interview. …

  13. 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. …

  14. 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.  …

  15. 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. …

  16. 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. …

  17. 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. …

  18. 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. …

  19. Times staff writer Andrew Meacham honored for his obituary writing

    News

    The Society of Professional Obituary Writers has awarded two prizes to St. Petersburg Times staff writer Andrew Meacham, who authors the newspaper's Epilogue feature. …

  20. Onward and upward, then finally downward

    Columns

    I enjoy a well-crafted obituary as much as the next man, and now that people of my own generation (what????) are appearing there, the obituary page becomes closer and closer to my heart. …

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