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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Epilogue: Martin Giles a man of few, but strong, words for WFLA-AM 970
A native of Hillsborough County, Martin Giles died at home on Aug. 14 at age 80.
As the story goes, his higher-ups at Misawa Air Base in Japan were clear in their edict to Martin Giles: If he married the Japanese woman with whom he'd fallen in love, he would lose the security clearance needed for his job intercepting Soviet...
Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston's No. 3 jerseys are selling well. [Getty Images]
'Hard Knocks' effect: Jameis Winston jersey sales surging
James Taylor, a Bradenton firefighter, speared a 409-pound grouper near St. Pete Beach during a competition over the weekend. (Courtesy of Michelle Taylor)
Florida firefighter spears giant 409-pound grouper in St. Pete Beach competition
A judge on Monday invalidated the $458,100 sale of this gulf-front condo at the Ram- Sea Condomininums in North  Reddington Beach after saying the holder of a second mortgage had engaged in a
Judge throws out $458,000 condo sale, says Clearwater attorney tricked bidders

Fun Fact


Wednesday's letters: Reform tax code to help small businesses

Small business

Tax code reform urgently needed

In June, I had the pleasure of traveling to Washington along with the Florida Chamber of Commerce to discuss tax reform on...

Editorial: Trump's vague, shifting strategy for Afghanistan
Another voice: Condemn, but protect, the speech of hate
Goodman: Learning from history
Column: New approach to water quality works
Column: Empowered parents are engaged parents

US & World

Sri Lanka justice minister fired for criticizing China deal
Sri Lanka's president has fired the justice minister for his criticism of the government, including a decision to sell majority shares of a sea port to China.
After US cuts, delays aid to Egypt, Kushner snubbed in Cairo
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Saudi police arrest teenage boy for dancing in the street
Saudi police arrest teenage boy for dancing in the street


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Former state Sen. Greg Evers killed in car crash