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  1. Proposed 75-story towers would vault Tampa into top tier of skyscraper citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    An aerial overview of the proposed Port Tampa Bay project looking west toward downtown. The project includes two 75-story towers, which would be two of the tallest buildings in the nation.

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  2. Hillary Clinton in Miami: Lift the embargo against CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | St. Petersburg Times

    Saying "America's approach to Cuba is at a crossroads," Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton called for an end to the 53-year-old Cuban trade embargo in Miami on Friday. The former secretary of state's chosen location of Florida International University was significant for two reasons: Clinton delivered the message in the heart of the Cuban exile community, which is divided over the issue, and she did it at a college campus, where the crowd tilted younger and, according to polls, more likely to support lifting the controversial measure.

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  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    JULY 16: : Lauren Jauregui, Dinah-Jane Hansen, Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello and Normani Hamilton of Fifth Harmony aaccept an award onstage during Univision's Premios Juventud 2015 at Bank United Center on July 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. 564389735 Fifth Harmony : The award-winning, pop powerhouse girl group with the platinum-selling Worth It make a stop on their summer tour with openers, Debby Ryan and The Never Ending, Natalie La Rose and Bea Miller.

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  4. Take It Outside Planner: Paddle through magical mangroves (w/video), pier fishing and lobster seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    Looking for a great half-day trip? Check out the Lido Key Canoe/Kayak Trail in Sarasota . This well-marked waterway can be as short or as long as you like.

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  5. Group proposes amendment to open Florida's primaries to all votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Armed with data that shows that the fastest growing segment of Florida's electorate is choosing no party affiliation, a bipartisan group of activists is pushing for a constitutional amendment to open Florida's closed primary system to all voters. The All Voters Vote amendment will be delivered Wednesday to the Florida Division of Elections with the hope of getting enough signatures to place it on the 2016 ballot.

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  6. Man earns forgiveness after fatal DUI in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Doris Johnson, left, addresses Carlos Padron, right, who was driving drunk when he killed Johnson's only son, on Friday in Miami. Padron, 39, was sentenced to five years in prison.

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  7. Goo-spewing worm turns up in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    It has a goo-spewing mouth on its belly, is covered in toxic slime, hosts a brain-eating parasite and, like any ambitious mutant monster, the New Guinea flatworm is invading the U.S. by way of sunny Miami. Researchers last month confirmed for the first time that the Pacific Island flatworm has been found on the U.S. mainland in four locations around Miami-Dade County.

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  8. Proposed solar energy amendment has cities feudingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    From Coral Gables to St. Petersburg, local officials are at odds over a decision by the organization that represents more than 400 municipal governments - the Florida League of Cities - to file a legal brief urging the Florida Supreme Court to reject the proposed Solar Choice amendment to the November 2016 ballot. The amendmenta would allow homeowners and businesses to sella solara power up to two megawatts and prohibit the state from erecting any barriers to a rooftop solar market in Florida.

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  9. Think Tampa Bay's condo market is booming? You should see Miami'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Peter Zalewski talks so fast that listeners wonder when he has time to breathe. But his rat-a-tat speech is appropriate for a man who makes his living tracking a condo market growing at breakneck pace.

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  10. More on Jeb Bush's income: His firm made him rich and built a nest egg for his familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Shortly after Jeb Bush left the Florida governor's office in 2007, he established his own firm, Jeb Bush & Associates, designed to maximize his earning potential as one of the country's more prominent politicians. Tax returns disclosed this week by the Republican's presidential campaign revealed that the business not only made him rich but also provided a steady income for his wife and one of his sons.

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  11. Shadowboxers: Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush jab at each other, carefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    They can't bring themselves to say it outright, instead using oblique putdowns, a pair of passive aggressive buddy-rivals on the 2016 presidential campaign trail. Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are at the top of a big field of candidates seeking the Republican nomination.

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  12. Miami losing its command of Spanish, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Aleida Martinez-Molina learned how to read and write Spanish in the Miami-Dade County public school system decades ago, eventually going on to land a top job with a Spanish airline. Today, the Coral Gables lawyer drives along a road with a Spanish name lined with flags from Latin American countries to take her son to a public school filled with mostly Hispanic kids.

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  13. Florida routs FSU in Super Region openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    After watching his sister Taylor help the Florida softball team win the Women's College World Series Wednesday night, JJ Schwarz's mother caught a late flight home to make sure she was back in Florida for Friday night's NCAA baseball Super Region between rivals Florida and Florida State. It was clear why JJ Schwarz's parents didn't want to miss the game.

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  14. Marco Rubio and his wife have been cited 17 times for traffic infractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    According to a search of the Miami-Dade and Duval County court dockets, Sen. Marco Rubio and his wife, Jeanette Rubio, have been cited for numerous infractions over the years for incidents that included speeding, driving through red lights and careless driving. A review of records dating back to 1997 shows that the couple had a combined 17 citations: Marco Rubio with four and his wife with 13. On four separate occasions they agreed to attend remedial driving school after a violation.

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  15. FSU baseball wins, to face Florida nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Quincy Nieporte homered and drove in four runs Monday to lead Florida State to a 8-1 victory over College of Charleston and into a berth in this weekend's NCAA super region at Florida. "So many teams, so many phenomenal programs are going home and going to play summer ball and we're still a family together," Nieporte said.

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  16. Florida wins baseball region; FSU next?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida freshman and former Alonso High standout Alex Faedo pitched six strong innings and the Gators managed just enough clutch hitting Sunday to defeat Florida Atlantic 2-1 and win the NCAA Gainesville Region at McKethan Stadium. Florida advanced to next week's 16-team Super Region, which will be in Gainesville.

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  17. Obama drops by Our Lady of Charity, becoming first U.S. president to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    President Barack Obama extended a symbolic olive branch Thursday to Miami's Cuban Americans by paying his respects to the shrine of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre in Coconut Grove. Earlier in the day, Obama visited the National Hurricane Center and met privately with the family of Steven Sotloff, the journalist slain last year by the Islamic State, to offer condolences.

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  18. Marco Rubio's wife long an unseen presence in his careerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    She didn't want to be a senator's wife. But she challenged him to man up if he had such a problem with Charlie Crist.

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  19. Tampa's mayor slams Scott, LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn on Tuesday blasted Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature over their inaction on Medicaid expansion and the resulting state budget impasse. A leader like the late Gov. Lawton Chiles would never have allowed the legislative meltdown that Tallahassee saw this past spring, the mayor said.

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  20. Ferries to Cuba could open doors for TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The U.S. government's decision this week to allow ferries to take people to Cuba and back could open two doors for the Tampa Bay region. First, Tampa would be a natural home port for ferry service to Cuba once that nation agrees to receive U.S. ferries.

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