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Saint Leo U. preps Saddlebrook’s next generation of Dempseys
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Saint Leo U. preps Saddlebrook’s next generation of Dempseys

WESLEY CHAPEL — On balance, even the most sympathetic observer would concede that being born into the Dempseys-of-Saddlebrook clan amounts to winning the birth lottery.
Published: 04/29/16
Corner Hargreaves could be Bucs cornerstone
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Corner Hargreaves could be Bucs cornerstone

TAMPA — For those of you keeping score at home, his walk-up music — players have that now at the NFL draft — was “Last Breath” by Future.
Published: 04/28/16
Updated: 04/29/16
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Offering rare kudos to Gov. Rick Scott for vetoing alimony bill

There was a lot of speculation on what action Florida Gov. Rick Scott would take on the Alimony Bill (SB668). The legislation was one of the most contentious and divisive of the 2016 legislative session.
Published: 04/28/16
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Ex-felons should get right to vote

Last week, Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia used his executive power to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons, circumventing the Republican-run Legislature and overturning a Civil War-era provision in the state’s constitution aimed...
Published: 04/28/16
After getting pulled in Game 1 loss, expect Bolts’ Bishop to bounce back
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After getting pulled in Game 1 loss, expect Bolts’ Bishop to bounce back

TAMPA — He blinked. Bishop blinked.
Published: 04/27/16
Updated: 04/28/16
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Jolly crusade against fund-raising is sincere, but what’s the cost to him?

We knew about Congressman David Jolly’s disdain for political fundraising long before his appearance Sunday night on “60 Minutes.”
Published: 04/27/16
Surprise appearance by Stamkos magnifies his absence
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Surprise appearance by Stamkos magnifies his absence

TAMPA — He skated.
Published: 04/26/16
Lightning’s Carle a professional in every sense of word
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Lightning’s Carle a professional in every sense of word

TAMPA — It takes the 20.
Published: 04/25/16
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Thinking outside the cable box

When I walked into my local Publix the other day, there were three girls sitting on a bench near the entrance engrossed in their cell phones. The way kids communicate these days, they might have been texting each other, even though they were only inc...
Published: 04/24/16
Updated: 04/25/16
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A new, improved Trump? Don’t bet the rent money

Follow Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog at TBO.com.
Published: 04/24/16