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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Train strikes logging truck in Plant City
The driver of a semi-tractor trailer was injured today when he was struck by a CSX freight train at a railroad crossing in Plant City.
One of the performers is “DJ Ravi Drums” Ravi Jakhotia, a graduate of Chamberlain High School.
Stomp show kicks off Bollywood events in Tampa
Edie Falco portrays Carmela Soprano and James Gandolfini is Tony Soprano in a scene from one of the last episodes of the hit HBO dramatic series “The Sopranos” in 2007. Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like “The Sopranos” and “The Wire.” THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO
By May 3, the team must decide whether to pick up the fifth-year option on Clayborn’s rookie contract or allow him to become a free agent in 2015. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Bucs face decision on DE Clayborn’s contract

Opinion

Otto: As rail goes, Florida seems to be on a train to nowhere

Steve Otto There was a story this week that Amtrak was considering cutting a 600-mile stretch from its Southwest Chief that runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. The move would eliminate service to a dozen or more towns in Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. Amtrak might reconsider if those four states cough up $4 million a year for the next 10 years to upgrade track and services.

Editorials:
Editorial: Rotary’s century of service
Editorial: Protecting micro-breweries is good for business
Editorial: Lawmakers should pass immigrant tuition bill
Letters:
Letters to the editor: ‘Legislatum Creatum’
Everyone should help pay for this Republican mandate

Palin, star of 2008, awaits Tampa invite

Posted Jul 18, 2012 by Dennis Joyce

Updated Jul 18, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Many pundits are weighing in on a Newsweek report that Sarah Palin, John McCain’s 2008 running mate, hasn’t been invited to speak at the Republican National Convention.

Click here to read the item, by Peter J. Boyer, which includes an e-mail response from Palin in Alaska. She figures she rubbed Mitt Romney the wrong way by pushing him toward more conservative positions.

“What can I say?” Palin tells Newsweek.

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