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Gov. Rick Scott calls for special session, says tax cuts may be sacrificed to end stalemate

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  1. Tell Me About It: Couple's faux pas causes rift in the family

    Relationships

    Q: Two weeks ago, my sister and brother-in-law said some horrible things about childless people — apparently forgetting that my husband and I, who have no children, were in the same room.

  2. Editorial: Pier selection committee can't bow to public pressure

    Editorials

    St. Petersburg resumes its seven-year struggle to create a new pier Thursday when a selection committee takes its second crack at ranking three proposals. The volunteer committee has performed a valuable public service, and it should not be steamrolled by social media campaigns or public comment organized by two of the …

  3. For this year's musical in the park, American Stage goes 'In the Heights'

    Stage

    Who better to tell the story of Latino struggles in rapidly gentrifying New York City than a group of Latinos currently living and working in the Big Apple?

    Christie Prades, Justin Gregory Lopez and Renata Eastlick on the set of In the Heights.
  4. Editorial: Light versus darkness in Florida Legislature

    Editorials

    The difference between right and wrong in the Florida Legislature is as obvious as light and darkness. Senators met in the sunshine Tuesday to discuss the considerable benefits of accepting federal Medicaid expansion money and revamping payments to hospitals for treating the uninsured. House Republicans met in secret …

    Senators met in the sunshine Tuesday to discuss the considerable benefits of accepting federal Medicaid expansion money and revamping payments to hospitals for treating the uninsured. House Republicans met in secret and were asked to trust their leadership’s rigid opposition to providing health coverage to low-income Floridians.
  5. Thursday's letters: The makers and the takers

    Letters

    Medicaid expansion

    Country split into makers, takers

    How many articles and letters are you going to run about the evil Republicans resisting federal money to expand Medicaid without mentioning the strings attached? Accepting the money puts Florida taxpayers on the hook for future funding at …

    Bucs vs Titans open in possible Winston-Mariota showdown

    Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota each won the Heisman Trophy, played in national championship games and went head to head in the Rose Bowl last season in a national semi-final....

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    Sky-diving as agri-tourism? Never mind

    Matt GaetzRep. Matt Gaetz is one of the Florida House's more accomplished debaters, but last month he couldn’t get a judge to agree that his client’s skydiving business constitutes “agri-tourism.’’ So on Tuesday, he prepared an amendment that would have asked his House colleagues to carve out an exception to the law....

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    Chris Archer, who has pitched very well this season and pretty good against all teams but the Red Sox, will be on the mound for the Rays.

    For starters, Rays vs. Red Sox, on Archer day

    UPDATE, 5:33: The Rays announced that RHP Matt Andriese won Al Lopez Award as top rookie in spring training.
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