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Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
Tampa honors six more pioneers with bronze busts on the Riverwalk
Mayor Bob Buckhorn (left) and Steve Anderson, chairman of the Friends of the Riverwalk's Historical Monument Trail, unveil a bronze sculpture of Francisco Aristides Rodriguez Jr., one of six local pioneers honored Thursday. The six honorees named Thursday bring to 24 the number of historical figures that the Friends of the Riverwalk has honored along the trail since 2012. LOREN ELLIOTT | Times
TAMPA — The six men and women honored Thursday on the Tampa Riverwalk's Historical Monument Trail lived at different times, fought for different causes and confronted different challenges, but they had one thing in common.
Could Charlie Strong, who has strong ties to Florida, be a viable replacement for Willie Taggart? (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Charlie Strong a popular pick to replace Willie Taggart at USF
South Tampa residents continue to complain about noise from planes landing at Tampa International Airport, but airport officials say they are doing everything they can to mitigate the noise. LUIS SANTANA  |   Times
South Tampa residents continue complaints about noise from Tampa International Airport
Kyle Trina (13), a 17-year-old senior at Plant High, throws the ball during football practice at Plant High on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in Tampa, Fla.
Team first, ego last for former Plant quarterback Kyle Trina

Florida

Florida to state workers: You can't give at the office now
Following negative publicity about administrative costs, as well as a critical audit, the administration of Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that it had suspended a program that allowed state workers to make charitable donations through their paychecks
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Florida: record number of manatees killed in 2016 by boats
Panther found dead in southwest Florida
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game

Politics

Results of 2 Maine ballot questions remain unofficial
GOP Gov. Paul LePage has officially proclaimed the November election results while a ballot question to legalize marijuana undergoes a recount
Auditor result may wait as North Carolina recount continues
Pennsylvania fights Green Party recount bid in federal court
Adviser to Trump campaign enters race to replace Christie
Trump plans return visit to Wisconsin next week
Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing

Sports

Briles sues Baylor officials for libel and conspiracy
Former Baylor football coach Art Briles is suing three school regents and a vice president for libel and slander, claiming they falsely stated he knew of reported assaults and alleged gang rapes by players and didn't report them
Briles sues Baylor officials for libel and conspiracy
Jets place Nick Mangold (ankle) on season-ending IR
Lawsuit: NBA players teamed up in couple's nightclub assault
League fixes mistake, credits Miller with another sack
Houston's Reader flourishes under watchful eye of Wilfork