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Why his opponents should fear Adam Putnam

Check out this video by AG Gancarski of Republican gubernatorial candidate interacting with a Democratic protester/worker for the Democratic campaign group For Our Future. Putnam utterly charms her.For Our Future State Director Ashley Walker responds...
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Comeback doesnít come close to describing Jonny Venters return to majors with Rays

Comeback doesnít come close to describing Jonny Venters return to majors with Rays

BALTIMORE — First, think of what you were doing on Oct. 5, 2012, and how much has happened in your own world since then.That will give you a time frame.Next, think of the challenge of rehabbing from two Tommy John surgeries and a third procedur...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Softball: Boca Ciega edges Tarpon Springs for 6A-9 title

Softball: Boca Ciega edges Tarpon Springs for 6A-9 title

DUNEDIN — It's hard to believe that we'll see a more emotional, more exciting game than this one throughout the rest of the postseason.Top seed Tarpon Springs and No. 2 Boca Ciega were fearless with the Class 6A-9 title on the line Wednesd...
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Rick Scott wins round as appeals court blocks rejection of felonsí voting rights system

Rick Scott wins round as appeals court blocks rejection of felonsí voting rights system

TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court handed a political victory to Gov. Rick Scott late Wednesday when it blocked a lower court ruling that struck down Florida's system for restoring voting rights to convicted felons.A three-judge panel of the...
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Rays Journal: A win over ex-mate Cobb, and in a record way

BALTIMORE – The Rays knew there would be all kinds of mixed feeling seeing longtime former teammate Alex Cobb pitching against them in Orioles orange.And they made sure he didn't enjoy it.The Rays knocked Cobb out in the fifth inning, and rolle...
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VA nominee considers withdrawing as new allegations emerge of drinking, wrecking government vehicle

VA nominee considers withdrawing as new allegations emerge of drinking, wrecking government vehicle

WASHINGTON ó White House physician Ronny Jackson has grown frustrated with the nomination process to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs and has told colleagues he may remove his name from consideration, two White House officials with knowledge o...
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Ballardís D.C. lobbying firm comes under scrutiny

Ballardís D.C. lobbying firm comes under scrutiny

WASHINGTON – Lobbyist Brian Ballard has come under scrutiny for reportedly working for an ally of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.Ballard Partners disclosed on March 15 that it has taken on a Dubai-based trading company called ASM Internat...
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A religious group has settled in a big pink house in Clearwater. Neighbors arenít happy.

A religious group has settled in a big pink house in Clearwater. Neighbors arenít happy.

CLEARWATER ó The first thing John Trevena noticed about his new neighbors was the color of their house: Pepto-Bismol pink.It didnít worry Trevena, a criminal defense lawyer who moved into the three-bedroom rental home next door in 2015."I knew it was...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Pasco corporal who took down student on video now cleared (w/video)

Pasco corporal who took down student on video now cleared (w/video)

LAND OíLAKES ó Kayla PeŮa filled up her water bottle then returned to her lunch table at Sunlake High School when she heard a commotion in the cafeteria on Tuesday afternoon.A female student was riled up, walking back and forth, PeŮa said, screaming ...
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Hillsborough says its teachers are well-paid; the teachers say itís not true. Whoís right?

Hillsborough says its teachers are well-paid; the teachers say itís not true. Whoís right?

TAMPA ó Seeking to show that Hillsborough County school officials waste money that could go to teacher raises, union director Stephanie Baxter-Jenkins talked about highly paid administrators. She talked about legal fees paid to outside firms when in-...
Updated: 4 hours ago