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Friday, Feb 05, 2016
Hillsborough officials, Rays lay groundwork with first stadium talks
In what Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn likened to a first date, local elected and business leaders held their first sit-down talk with the Rays this morning, a possible precursor to the team moving across Tampa Bay.
The A La Carte Pavillion located at 4050 Dana Shores Drive is on a course to be torn down to make way for lavish houses.
Housing development planned on site of Tampa’s A La Carte Pavilion
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) celebrates after scoring past Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Live Updates: Lightning vs. Penguins
Quarterback Johnny Manziel likely will be released by the Cleveland Browns, possibly as early as March 9, when the NFL begins its new calendar year. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Manziel’s father worried that QB is self-destructing
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Legislators can learn from history — and former legislators

Paula Dockery Many of my columns include blunt assessments of bills and budgets coming out of Tallahassee. So it was with some trepidation that I decided to attend the 2016 Legislative Reunion. And I’m glad I did.

Editorial: T. Terrell Sessums, citizen of the year
Editorial: Get behind plan to lure more TV and film projects to Florida
Editorial: A quiet and insidious threat
Letter of the Day: Dear heavens!
Letters to the editor: Beyond tiresome