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Monday, Aug 21, 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
Tofu Poke Bowl: Tofu is a great alternative for vegans or vegetarians. Substituting tofu ups the soy content.
What is poke? Here's how to make the Hawaiian dish at home

Fun Fact

Opinion

Tuesday's letters: The greatest day of the year

Solar eclipse

Monday was best day of the year

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

Editorial: Tampa Electric customers should not pay for utility's fatal misjudgments
Ruth: Trump's real damage is being done in federal agencies
Column: Community Redevelopment Agency has served Tampa well
Dowd: Trump, neo-Nazis and the Klan
Mike Evans stands behind Michael Bennett

US & World

Florida rally: Hundreds seek removal of Confederate monument
Several hundred Black Lives Matter supporters have protested in one small Florida city, demanding the removal of a Confederate monument in front of a courthouse
Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue
Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania
Analysis: Trump will own the war that bedeviled predecessors
The Latest: Flight gives passengers a closer look at eclipse
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Florida

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Florida Supreme Court rejects appeal of Thursday's execution
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Offbeat

Police hunt suspected TV thief in 'I'm Broke Baby' T-shirt
Suburban Kansas City police hunt for man accused of stealing TV while wearing 'I'm Broke Baby' T-shirt
Judge denies witness chance to view eclipse
Hamburg's Mueller out 6 months after costly goal celebration
Woman stuck in swimming pool turns to Facebook for help
Golden retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyard
Men say they've set record for traversing Boston's subway