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The Daystarter: Latest on terror suspect with Tampa ties; Hard Rock aspires to dining greatness; Obamacare open enrollment begins; public money for private schools?

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.

• Warmth returns today, as highs hit the low 80s, according to 10Weather WTSP. And it should stay dry.

• As you head out for your morning commute, check out our live blog for the latest traffic updates and road conditions across Tampa Bay.

• The man New York authorities say used a truck to kill at least eight people in Manhattan Tuesday had an address in Tampa, according to media reports and a Missouri court record. What we know so far about 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov suggests the outline of an immigrant from Uzbekistan who has tried to make a living on the road as a truck driver, has had a few brushes with the law for traffic offenses and may have lived in several states.

• The season to sign up for health insurance is in full swing. Today is the first day you can enroll in a health insurance plan using the Obamacare marketplace. The deadline is Dec. 15. Our report gives you the details and outlines the myths surrounding the federal health care law. It's also enrollment time for those who qualify for Medicare. Use the Tampa Bay Times' annual Medicare guide to help you sort through the options.

• A raft of changes are sweeping through the Hard Rock in Tampa in hopes of turning the hotel and casino into a dining destination in Tampa Bay. Read our exclusive interview here with the new creative culinary director Frank Anderson, whose pedigree includes running the kitchens at James Beard-awarded, Los Angeles-based restaurants, Animal and Son of a Gun.

• The chairwoman of the State Board of Education, charged with supervising Florida's system of free public education, has proposed amending the state Constitution to permit funding of some private schooling. Marva Johnson, a Gov. Rick Scott appointee to the state board and the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, filed a proposal Tuesday to exempt education from the state's constitutional ban on using public funds for religious organizations. Jeffrey S. Solochek has the details.

• The Dodgers beat the Astros' best and forced a Game 7 in what is turning out to be a classic World Series. Chris Taylor and Corey Seager led a comeback against ace Justin Verlander, and Los Angeles beat Houston 3-1 in Game 6 on Tuesday night.

• The Pinellas County Legislative Delegation is set to meet at 1:30 p.m. to discuss the best legislative fix for the troubled Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board. Follow Mark Puente at @MarkPuente for updates.

• Contract negotiations stalled, so Hillsborough County teachers have launched a campaign to get their scheduled pay raises. Marlene Sokol explains how they're going to try to do that.

• As the St. Petersburg city elections draw to a close, Divya Kumar writes about the most cordial race between two very different candidates. City Council member Darden Rice, the incumbent in District 4, is being challenged by political neophyte Jerick Johnston. Check out more on

• Food critic Laura Reiley reviews Bulla Gastrobar here. It is solid, especially for brunch, but is there too much tapas competition in SoHo?

• Get weekly cooking tips and recipes, short how-to videos and more at Stark From Scratch, a new cooking blog from Times food editor Michelle Stark.

• Here are the top things to do today in Tampa Bay, including the "King of Romance" Andre Rieu and his 60-piece orchestra, Drag Queen Bingo and a coffee talk by the Dali Museum curator on its latest exhibit.