Health official says boys rescued from flooded cave lost weight but had water during ordeal and are in good health

Romano: It’s time to decide if Tampa Bay is a big-league market

Romano: It’s time to decide if Tampa Bay is a big-league market

Let’s start with the obvious:Whoa!That goes for the design and price tag of the stadium the Tampa Bay Rays proposed in Ybor City on Tuesday. It was visually intriguing and economically daunting.So feel free to be excited, to be skeptical, to be all o…

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Excessive speed caused Daytona Beach coaster derailment, investigators say

Excessive speed caused Daytona Beach coaster derailment, investigators say

MIAMI — Excessive speed caused a roller coaster to derail at a Florida boardwalk, according to a preliminary investigative summary released Tuesday. Two riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when the front car of the Sand Blaster Roller Coaster was left da…

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SEC media days: The story behind Dan Mullen’s sneakers and suits

SEC media days: The story behind Dan Mullen’s sneakers and suits

Dan Mullen didn’t think he was making a big fashion statement at SEC media days three years ago.Yes, he was wearing trendy new sneakers — gray Adidas kicks designed by Kanye West. And yes, he paired them with a dark pinstripe suit.But Mull…

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Continued heat and humidity across Tampa Bay, and more rain this weekend

Continued heat and humidity across Tampa Bay, and more rain this weekend

The second half of the week will continue Tampa Bay’s slow trek through the dog days of summer with afternoon heat indexes surpassing 100 degrees.Expect a hot and humid Wednesday as highs reach 92, with high humidity making it feel more like 100-105,…

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Florida education news: School security, civics testing, superintendents and more

Florida education news: School security, civics testing, superintendents and more

A LITTLE HELP HERE?: A Pasco County family asks school principals to help sell its home after seeing that a recent attendance zone adjustment has made potential buyers less interested.SECURITY: The Broward County school district faces …

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Jurors shown mosque arson suspect’s anti-Muslim writings

Prosecutors say a Texas man accused of torching a mosque made plans to create a “rogue unit” to monitor and possibly confront Muslims at the Islamic center

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The Latest: Federer returns to No. 1 Court at Wimbledon

The Latest: Federer returns to No. 1 Court at Wimbledon

Roger Federer has played his first Wimbledon point away from Centre Court since 2015

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Tight spaces and darkness:  U.S. rescuer details high-risk Thai cave mission

Tight spaces and darkness: U.S. rescuer details high-risk Thai cave mission

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour and in places were put in a harness and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent that was part of the…

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AP Top News at 8:13 a.m. EDT

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Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remain in detention facilities

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