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Published Jul. 15, 2019

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

Former St. Pete Mayor Al Lang's house has a new owner

The former home of Al Lang, an early St. Petersburg mayor who brought baseball spring training to the city, has sold for $382,500. The three-bedroom house originally was listed for $395,000 but went under contract soon after the price dropped to $385,000 in May.

USF-led researchers to look for more graves at Florida reform school

Dozier, the former Florida Panhandle reform school known for horrific abuse, where the remains of 55 people were unearthed after the state shut its doors, might have more grisly mysteries underneath its grounds. University of South Florida forensic anthropologist Dr. Erin Kimmerle will be back at the former Dozier School for Boys on Monday.

Post Malone coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

We'll probably think that we are better now. The ascendant rapper and singer is making his first local stop since his huge run of hits last year with a show at Amalie Arena. The face-tatted Texas rapper and singer seemed like he might've had one-hit-wonder potential with White Iverson. But he proved resilient enough to release a string of hit singles (Congratulations, Rockstar) that led to last year's Beerbongs and Bentleys, a monster of an LP that got nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammys and put Posty on a straight shot to arenas.

Where does Sunday rank among most memorable Rays pitching performances? Here's one list

Check out Marc Topkin's not necessarily complete list of 10 memorable (not necessarily the best) Rays pitching performances following a nearly perfect Sunday showing.

That spaceship on top of a Tampa strip club? It once was the house of the future.

If you've driven Dale Mabry Highway in the past 50 years, you've likely seen it: a flying saucer, sun glistening off its shiny silver paint, perched atop the 2001 Odyssey strip club. The spaceship on the roof is a Futuro house, and one of a few remaining examples of the pre-fabricated homes that hit the American market the same year Apollo 11 landed on the moon.

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