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Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017
Estimated 5,000 people marvel at MOSI over solar eclipse
At center, Sophia Butter, 8, and Kristina Butera, both of Valrico, watch the sun through eclipse viewing glasses during a solar eclipse party Monday at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa. MOSI will reopen after renovations on November 18. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
Packing pinhole cereal box viewers, cardboard glasses and curiosity, solar gawkers gathered outside Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry on Monday for a show that required no ticket.
As recently as late July, Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg said the team was waiting for Tampa and Hillsborough County to present a viable option and challenged them to
Tampa officials focusing on Channel District-Ybor for potential Rays ballpark
Drone pilots who fly aircraft like those on display at this year's 2017 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]
SOCom seeks civilian drone pilots to develop new technology through ThunderDrone
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Opinion

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Solar eclipse

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As I stood outside my office during Monday's eclipse, I realized this was the greatest day in America all year. The chatter...

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Florida

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Offbeat

Dubai arrests man for hiding 5.7M pills in sheep intestines
A newspaper in Dubai is reporting a man has found himself in a legal mess after allegedly trying to smuggling 5.7 million amphetamine pills into the sheikhdom inside sheep intestines
Police hunt suspected TV thief in 'I'm Broke Baby' T-shirt
Judge denies witness chance to view eclipse
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