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Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015
Rocket launch gives predawn skywatchers an unusual light show
The Atlas V, carrying a Navy satellite, went up at 6:18 a.m. from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Shorly after launch, the rocket emitted an aurora-like trail that could be seen as far west as Pinellas Park and along Florida’s east coast.
Burglar bars trap woman, grandchildren in fatal Tampa house fire
The Hillsborough County School Board discussed a new social media policy in a workshop Tuesday that also addressed a number of other policy changes. AP FILE
Hillsborough social media policy guides teacher-student interaction
Rays catcher J.P. Arencibia, left, singles in the fourth inning, scoring Asdrubal Cabrera and James Loney. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Arencibia’s six RBIs lead Rays to 11-2 rout of Orioles
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Ready or not, it gets real soon for Buccaneers

Martin Fennelly Two weeks from now, it matters, Martin Fennelly writes.. A frightening thought for Bucs fans, given how Jameis Winston and the club looked Saturday in their third preseason game, an ugly loss to Cleveland.

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Letter of the Day: Tampa and Grand Central neighborhood deserve better
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