Thursday, September 20, 2018

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Martin Fennelly began writing columns for the Tampa Bay Times' Sports section in 2016. Before that, he spent 23 years writing sports columns for the Tampa Tribune, winning various awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors and other organizations. The New York City native also worked at the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune, Sarasota Herald-Tribune and St. Louis Sun.

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Bloomingdale High School teacher secretly recorded 'multiple’ students since January 2017, records show

Bloomingdale High School teacher secretly recorded 'multiple’ students since January 2017, records show

BRANDON — When Bloomingdale High School teacher Mark Ackett was arrested last week and accused of placing cell phones in a changing room to record students undressing, several question remained unanswered.Among them: When did the recording beg...
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Boston incident sparks concern over testing gas pipes in St. Pete

Boston incident sparks concern over testing gas pipes in St. Pete

By SUHAUNA HUSSAINTimes Staff WriterST. PETERSBURG — One day after a string of fiery natural-gas explosions rocked three Massachusetts towns,St. Petersburg sent out a notice to residents warning them that Florida Gas Transmission will be testing its...
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From the anonymity of academia to the center of a Supreme Court confirmation

From the anonymity of academia to the center of a Supreme Court confirmation

The text message from Christine Blasey Ford this summer worried her college best friend, Catherine Piwowarski.Over their years of friendship -- as roommates, bridesmaids and parents on opposite coasts -- Dr. Blasey wanted to know, had she ever confid...
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Tampa City Council approves liquour and rezoning for Stovall House making it private club

Tampa City Council approves liquour and rezoning for Stovall House making it private club

It took nearly 13 hours over three weeks, but developer Blake Casper won City Council approval to convert the historic Stovall House on Bayshore Boulevard to a private club.On Thursday, council members listened to nearly six hours of testimony on the...
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Grab Bag: Forfeit games and risk your playoff chances

Grab Bag: Forfeit games and risk your playoff chances

When it comes to football playoffs, forfeit a game and you may as well forfeit your season.Northside Christian recently was fined $2,302 and slapped with a three-year postseason ban by the Florida High School Athletic Association after forfeiting a S...
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He claims ghosts ask him to restore their dignity. So he digs into their stories.

He claims ghosts ask him to restore their dignity. So he digs into their stories.

TAMPA — Ray Reed claims to see dead people. And he does all he can to introduce them to the living.Reed leads volunteers who have uncovered hundreds of grave markers at the Cemetery for All People, known in the early 1900s as the Poor Farm Cemetery. ...
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For starters: Rays at Blue Jays, looking to keep rolling

For starters: Rays at Blue Jays, looking to keep rolling

Having won five straight, a majors-best 14 in 17 September games, and 23 of their past 28 overall, the Rays are looking to keep rolling as they open a four-game series tonight against the Blue Jays in Toronto.Obviously they need to to continue their ...
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Canadiens' Domi suspended for preseason for punching Ekblad

Canadiens' Domi suspended for preseason for punching Ekblad

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the NHL preseason after punching Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad during an exhibition game
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Rally seeks answers on St. Louis police shootings

Rally seeks answers on St. Louis police shootings

Supporters of a St. Louis man killed in a SWAT raid at his home 15 months ago are demanding answers about the internal police investigation of his death
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4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

A Maryland sheriff says four people were killed in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center, including a female suspect who shot herself in the head
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