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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
Deputies: Man killed son to play video games
Cody Wygant

A 24-year-old Homosassa man was charged today with suffocating his 1-year-old son because he wanted to have time to play video games, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said.

Tampa Bay Rays centerfielder Brandon Guyer dives but can't make the catch as Yankees Brian Roberts triples during the second inning Thursday night at Tropicana Field.
JASON BEHNKEN / STAFF
Yankees romp over faltering Rays 10-2
Shipping containers make up the design of the new Ferg's bar/restaurant in Tampa, directly across Channelside Drive from the Forum. Source: Ferg's, Fraze Design
Container design keeps new Ferg’s mobile
Currently, trapping is permitted 5 p.m. till 10 a.m. during the state’s 11-week alligator season. It lasts Aug. 15 to Nov. 1. Counties also have their own “alligator harvests” during that season. 
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO
No more small, stuffed, oddly posed gators under new rules

Opinion

The Right Stuff takes a provisional holiday; back April 28

Tom Jackson The Right Stuff is, officially, taking a spring holiday (beginning with a whirlwind visit to London, which is why I’ve applied the British variation of “vacation”) through April 27. But that doesn’t mean it absolutely, positively won’t weigh in on occasion if the moment, issue or happenstance presents itself. No matter what, however, all-new episodes of TRS insights episodes are scheduled to resume April 28.

Editorials:
Editorial: USF meets state’s challenge
Editorial: Gun law poses a dangerous gamble
Give us another run, Lightning
Letters:
Let us march for life
Letters to the editor: Wasted chances at plate

Tampa host committee closes in on goal

Posted Jun 19, 2012 by Kevin Wiatrowski

Updated Jun 19, 2012 at 04:39 PM

RNC Host Committee president Ken Jones told the Tampa Downtown Partnership on Tuesday that his group is about 80 percent of the way to its goal of raising $55 million to stage events during the convention.
Jones spoke at the partnership’s annual meeting.
His notes, he said, were written on the back of his boarding pass.
“I"m going from here to try to raise some more money to close the gap,” he told the audience of 550 at the Tampa Convention Center.
Shortly after Jones finished his speech, the host committee released an update of its website aimed at giving delegates and potential investors more information about the region.

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