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Friday, Oct 21, 2016
Traveling to Cuba? This Q&A has info on documents, money and the law
American visitors to Havana, whose numbers are expected to rise now that commercial flights are available from Tampa and other U.S. cities, will need to prepare for the unique challenges of a stay there -- including the need to carry cash. [Associated Press]
When Southwest begins direct service from Tampa to Havana, it will be cheaper to visit Cuba. Still, the trip isn’t as simple as a jaunt to Jamaica or the Bahamas. Here’s what you need to know.
In June 1999, Bernice Bowen raises her hand as she swears to the judge that she was pleading guilty to the charge of child neglect of her own free will. Bowen was the girlfriend of Hank Earl Carr, the man who killed two Tampa police officers, a state trooper and Bowen’s son.	[Times files]
Hank Earl Carr’s girlfriend, Bernice Bowen, released from prison 18 years after police shootings
The man in Martin Fennelly’s story has come to know a lot of police officers. Two of them are in one of his Bible study groups. He knows their hearts, how much they care and the struggles they face in their jobs.  But he also thinks about human rights and doing what you can. The man thinks Colin Kaepernick has helped. People are talking. [Times files]
Fennelly column: He’s the last person you would expect to be pulled over for driving while black
Tim Schock said Pet Kemp is avoiding him. Pat Kemp said Tim Shock missed his chance. Whatever the reason, a race for a seat representing 1.3 million residents — more people than many congressional districts and even some states — will be decided without the traditional candidate sparring. [Times files]
No debate in Hillsborough commission race; candidates blame each other


5 Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 22
5 Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 22
Florida AG Bondi wants court to clarify death penalty ruling
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Flyers forward Dale Weise suspended for 3 games
Philadelphia Flyers forward Dale Weise was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to Anaheim defenseman Korbinian Holzer's head
It's not always who you play, but when you play them in NFL
Michigan revises plan to reduce Lake Michigan fish stocking
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has a sudden wealth of depth
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has a sudden wealth of depth
Noel needs surgery, Brown more cautious on Simmons


Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests
The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday by naming the comic character as an ambassador for the empowerment of women, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real woman
Rocker Vince Neil pleads guilty in Las Vegas battery case
A giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy
Obama White House hosting final musical event with BET
Met Gala, exhibit to honor designer Rei Kawakubo
Warner Bros. promises previously unreleased Prince music


94-year-old who has been fire chief since 1953 is retiring
A Pennsylvania fire chief is announcing his retirement just ahead of his 95th birthday
Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally
Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear
Police: Man thanks trooper in letter after speeding ticket
Woman with skull on stick leads Sacramento police to body
Move along, Bozo: Mississippi county bans clowns for now