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  1. Candidates weigh in on monuments

    08.19 / 23:56 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    After last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Va., Winter Park businessman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King posted a message on Facebook calling for all Confederate monuments in Florida to be removed from federal lands, saying they celebrate an anti-American…
  2. Southern heritage groups sue to keep Confederate monument at old Tampa courthouse

    08.19 / 19:46 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    TAMPA — Groups that say they support Southern heritage filed a lawsuit late Friday trying to halt the removal of a Confederate statue from downtown…
  3. Tropics watch: The latest on Harvey and what systems could hit Florida

    08.19 / 14:45 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    While Eastern and Central America monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Harvey, two tropical disturbances are moving through the…
  4. Two Kissimmee police officers shot to death

    08.19 / 04:02 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    KISSIMMEE — Two police officers were shot dead in Kissimmee Friday night, Orange County mayor Teresa Jacobs…
  5. 'Road to Nowhere' is back: Next phase of Suncoast Parkway coming

    08.19 / 02:02 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    Despite intense public opposition and dubious traffic projections, the Florida Department of Transportation has announced that construction of the toll road known as "Suncoast 2" is expected to start in early…
  6. Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion

    08.19 / 00:00 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    BARCELONA, Spain — A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists, and managed to carry off most of their deadly plan, killing 14 people, authorities said Friday. Police in Spain and France pressed a manhunt for any remaining members of the group, which Islamic State…
  7. Despite pain, woman in court faces ex-boyfriend who lit her on fire

    08.18 / 22:56 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
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  8. A sports rout on Wall Street

    08.18 / 22:56 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    NEW YORK — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing…
  9. Rick Kriseman picks Floribbean restaurant for Manhattan Casino

    08.18 / 22:56 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    ST. PETERSBURG— Mayor Rick Kriseman has chosen a controversial restaurant concept to occupy the Manhattan Casino, saying he made a decision 11 days before the mayoral primary because he didn't want politics to get in the way of progress in struggling…
  10. Florida prison guards seize weapons, cellphones as statewide lockdown enters day 3

    08.18 / 21:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    MIAMI — The unrest continued for a third day at Florida state prisons, as corrections officers — some of them armed — staged a show of force in an attempt to stave off an unspecified threat of violence this…
  11. Ray Arsenault: Donald Trump's Dixie apocalypse

    08.18 / 21:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    You can stop worrying about the Zombie Apocalypse. America now has a more pressing domestic crisis to address. From Charlottesville, Va., to the White House and beyond, the dark ghosts of racial hatred and white supremacist ideology are loose upon the land. The bones of Bull Connor, Lester Maddox, George Lincoln Rockwell, Nathan Bedford Forrest…
  12. Sen. Bill Nelson ready to campaign on GOP failure to fix Obamacare

    08.18 / 21:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    For years, Sen. Bill Nelson has faced a steady barrage of partisan attacks over the Affordable Care Act, but as he begins the 2018 re-election campaign, the Democrat stands to benefit from a flipped…
  13. Temple Terrace Citizen of Year skips his awards banquet in protest of Confederate event

    08.18 / 20:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    TEMPLE TERRACE — Travis Malloy was supposed to show up to the Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club on Thursday to pick up his Citizen of the Year award at the Chamber of Commerce banquet. Instead, Malloy stayed away in…
  14. What happens if you look at the eclipse without glasses? Want a hole in your vision?

    08.18 / 20:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    It's the burning question of the week. The solar eclipse Monday will be quite the Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson moment for Americans to share. The idea is to walk away without frying your…
  15. Waterspout forms between Caladesi and Dunedin

    08.18 / 20:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    A waterspout formed between Caladesi Island and Dunedin earlier…
  16. Contractor sues Tampa over troubled Watrous Canal repair project

    08.18 / 20:47 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    TAMPA — City Hall is being sued by the company it hired for a $3.2 million canal-repair project that ran into problems, plaguing neighborhoods along West Shore Boulevard with road closures and traffic delays even as its cost rose by 45…
  17. Hernando readies for possible rally at county's Confederate monument

    08.18 / 18:34 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    BROOKSVILLE — Law enforcement officials have readied themselves in response to a string of social media rumors about possible rallies at the Hernando County courthouse Friday afternoon centered around the Confederate soldier statue that sits out…
  18. Rick Baker won't recuse himself from city business with his current boss Bill Edwards

    08.18 / 17:31 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    ST. PETERSBURG — If Rick Baker is elected mayor, he said he will not recuse himself from any city business involving his current boss, businessman Bill…
  19. New York Times: Trump tells aides he has decide to remove Steve Bannon

    08.18 / 17:31 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    President Donald Trump has told senior aides that he has decided to remove Stephen Bannon, the embattled White House chief strategist who helped Trump win the 2016 election, the New York Times reports, citing two administration officials briefed on the…
  20. Union versus union: Discord divides the small staff representing Pinellas teachers

    08.18 / 16:35 colleges.tampabay.com Colleges.tampabay.com - Florida (FL)
    The Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association says in its mission statement that it promotes solidarity and respect for the…