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  • Crist, Scott setting records for unpopularity

    Crist, Scott setting records for unpopularity

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:40:08 GMT
    Statistician Nate Silver earned a reputation for calling elections. His site, Fivethirtyeight.com, currently shows Florida's race for governor is a tossup. But it also shows Governor Rick Scott and Charlie Crist could make history for being so unpopular.
    Statistician Nate Silver earned a reputation for calling elections. His site, Fivethirtyeight.com, currently shows Florida's race for governor is a tossup. But it also shows Governor Rick Scott and Charlie Crist could make history for being so unpopular.
  • Store employee shoots burglary suspect

    Store employee shoots burglary suspect

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:32:34 GMT
    A burglary suspect is recovering in the hospital after an employee shot him during a break-in early Tuesday morning, Tampa police said.
    A burglary suspect is recovering in the hospital after an employee shot him during a break-in early Tuesday morning, Tampa police said.
  • Elevated expressways planned for Pinellas County

    Elevated expressways planned for Pinellas County

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:33:04 GMT
    Imagine a drive from Pasco through Pinellas to Hillsborough County -- without ever hitting a single red light. It's going to happen, and work starts in 2017 with “The Gateway Project” in Pinellas. It will make non-stop connections of U.S. 19, the Bayside Bridge and Interstate 275.
    Imagine a drive from Pasco through Pinellas to Hillsborough County -- without ever hitting a single red light. It's going to happen, and work starts in 2017 with “The Gateway Project” in Pinellas. It will make non-stop connections of U.S. 19, the Bayside Bridge and Interstate 275.

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  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:59:45 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:47:27 GMT
    The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.
    The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election...
  • ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

    ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:37:50 GMT
    ESPN says it has suspended sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure they don't provoke attacks.
    ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack.
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  • Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:37:26 GMT
    Stronger-than-expected results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
    The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:53:08 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks....
  • Admiral: World getting 'numb' to NKorean missiles

    Admiral: World getting 'numb' to NKorean missiles

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:48:47 GMT
    The admiral in charge of U.S. forces in the Pacific says North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology.
    Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the...
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  • 5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

    5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:56:34 GMT
    Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed as part of a company's $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided...
    Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product...
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:47:27 GMT
    The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.
    The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election...
  • Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:37:26 GMT
    Stronger-than-expected results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
    The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
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  • Your guide to Florida's back-to-school tax-free weekend

    Your guide to Florida's back-to-school tax-free weekend

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:39:10 GMT
    With classes on the cusp of resuming, Florida's sales tax holiday returns this weekend. Here's what savvy back-to-school shoppers need to know about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent on clothes, school supplies, and computers.
    With classes on the cusp of resuming, Florida's sales tax holiday returns this weekend. Here's what savvy back-to-school shoppers need to know about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent on clothes, school supplies, and computers.
  • Airfare advertising to change?

    Airfare advertising to change?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:54:38 GMT
    Airlines want to advertise their fares without including government taxes. And the U.S. House has agreed with them. But is that good news for consumers? Maybe not.
    Airlines want to advertise their fares without including government taxes. And the U.S. House has agreed with them. But is that good news for consumers? Maybe not.
  • Police: 'Advanced' skimmers found on Tampa gas pumps

    Police: 'Advanced' skimmers found on Tampa gas pumps

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:33:11 GMT
    Police say they are investigating more cases of skimmers at gas stations in Tampa, but these latest cases are more difficult to detect than others.
    Police say they are investigating more cases of skimmers at gas stations in Tampa, but these latest cases are more difficult to detect than others.
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