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Published Jun. 6

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.

34-story condo tower planned for the heart of downtown Tampa

The developers of the new Virage condo tower on Bayshore Boulevard are planning an even bigger project in the heart of downtown Tampa. The 80-unit Arris is expected to rise at the corner of Ashley Drive and Twiggs Street on what is now a surface parking lot. At 34 stories, it would be among the tallest condo towers in the Tampa Bay area.

Meet Florida's 50 highest-paid CEOs

They earn millions of dollars and fly on corporate jets. These chief executive officers are some of the richest people in the state, and the Tampa Bay Times ranked the top 50.

At 15, David Welch did something awful. Is society ready to forgive him?

David Welch was 15 when he was arrested and charged with murdering his father, Oscar Welch. Now 42, he remains in prison with a life sentence, and Dan Sullivan tells the story of why Florida has so far rejected his pleas for clemency, resentencing or parole.

'Poorly-discarded smoking materials' suspected in Tampa fire that killed mother and children

Poorly discarded smoking materials are suspected in the massive apartment fire that killed a mother and her two young children, according to a newly released investigation report. The official cause of the May 15 blaze at the Captiva Club Apartments in Town 'N Country will remain undetermined because a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue investigator could not isolate the source of the fire.

Bucs not counting on Jason Pierre-Paul until October at earliest

Even if Jason Pierre-Paul doesn't require surgery for a cervical fracture he suffered in a one-car accident May 2, the Bucs don't expect him to be ready to play until sometime in October, coach Bruce Arians said.

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