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  1. Editorial: Tampa should move slowly on raising fees

    Editorials

    Tampa residents need to pay more to address chronic flooding problems that routinely threaten public health and safety. But exactly how much — somewhere between the $36 currently levied annually and an upper limit that could reach $180 — is not yet clear. Whatever the figure, the city should pair any …

  2. Hernando Events for May 29

    Events

    Events

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    Saint Leo hosts Higher Education Fair: Students are invited to visit and speak with representatives from Saint Leo University, Nova Southeastern University, Rasmussen College, St. Petersburg College, the University of Phoenix, the University of Alliance, the …

    Saturday Adult Beach Bash Buccaneer Bay opens for an adults-only evening party with music by Haymaker, craft vendors and food. Proceeds benefit park improvements. 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is $6. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 293-6103.
  3. Ruth: Paying more to do less for Florida's jobless

    Columns

    Only in the Potemkin village of speciousness that is the Rick Scott administration would an apparatchik overseeing the Rube Goldberg machine of state bureaucracies ask the Florida Legislature for more money to fail on an even grander scale.

  4. Editorial: St. Petersburg council should break stadium stalemate

    Editorials

    By blocking a regional search for a site for a new stadium, the St. Petersburg City Council has prolonged a stalemate with the Tampa Bay Rays that harms fans, taxpayers and the city's ability to put Tropicana Field's 85 acres to a more productive use. Council member Karl Nurse wants to rejuvenate the baseball debate at …

    By blocking a regional search for a sit for a new stadium, the St. Petersburg City Council has prolonged a stalemate with the Tampa Bay Rays that harms fans, taxpayers and the city’s ability to put Tropicana Field’s 85 acres to a more productive use.
  5. Thursday's letters: Don't ignore promising candidate

    Letters

    Sanders vows to fix what ails America | May 27

    Don't ignore promising candidate

    Winston will miss OTA practice to attend NFLPA event

    It's only one practice and not his choice, but Bucs rookie quarterback Jameis Winston will miss the teams' OTA (organized team activity) session Thursday because he'll be in California at the NFLPA's Rookie Premiere event, along with 39 other top rookies....

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    Judge ends challenge to marijuana rule, low-THC strain could be sold by end of year

    Florida regulators said they expect to provide access to a limited strain of non-euphoric marijuana for medical purposes by the end of the year after a Tallahassee judge on Wednesday dismissed the final challenge to the long-awaited rule....

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    Pitchers' duel ends badly for Rays in 3-0 loss

        Chris Archer did all he could to keep the Rays even while outpitching Seattle's King Felix Hernandez on Wednesday afternoon....

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