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Monday, Jun 26, 2017

Dave Andreychuk going into Hall of Fame (w/photo gallery)

Dave Andreychuk going into Hall of Fame (w/photo gallery)

Dave Andreychuk said Monday began "business as usual." He arrived at Amalie Arena at 8:30 a.m., reporting for work in his role as Lightning VP of corporate and community affairs. "Not knowing that this was the day," he said. Finally. For Andreychuk, ...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
Update: Scientology cancels planned mock FBI raid on downtown building

Update: Scientology cancels planned mock FBI raid on downtown building

CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology planned to film a mock FBI raid on a downtown building Monday afternoon, but the actors and cameras never showed up. Church officials first notified the Clearwater Police Department on Friday that unarmed ...
Updated: 14 minutes ago
Rick Scott appoints 'my friend,' Jimmy Patronis, as Florida CFO

Rick Scott appoints 'my friend,' Jimmy Patronis, as Florida CFO

PANAMA CITY — Gov. Rick Scott on Monday picked close friend and supporter Jimmy Patronis to be Florida's next chief financial officer, a lucrative prize for loyalty that casts new light on Patronis' pro-business votes as a legislator and his su...
Updated: 19 minutes ago
Do you need to vote in city elections to run for mayor of St. Petersburg? Jesse Nevel says no

Do you need to vote in city elections to run for mayor of St. Petersburg? Jesse Nevel says no

ST. PETERSBURG — Jesse Nevel is running for mayor. But, voting records show, he has never cast a ballot in a St. Petersburg city election. Nevel, 27, said that won’t matter with voters. He believes many city residents are like h...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
UPDATE: Rays finalizing deal to get SS Hechavarria for 2 minor-leaguers

UPDATE: Rays finalizing deal to get SS Hechavarria for 2 minor-leaguers

UPDATE, 4:27: In making the deal, the Rays add an elite-level defender to an infield that could use the help. But it also raises a number of questions, such as will they now move Tim Beckham to 2B? Does this mean Matt Duffy is not coming back this se...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Teacher hiring freeze is lifted in Hillsborough

Teacher hiring freeze is lifted in Hillsborough

Teachers, come work in Hillsborough County! A teacher hiring freeze, imposed eary this month so the district could take stock of which vacancies it needed to fill, has been lifted, effective Tuesday, Superintendent Jeff Eakins said Monday. But that o...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Flint airport officer stabbed during attack out of hospital

Flint airport officer stabbed during attack out of hospital

The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act has been discharged from a hospital
Updated: 1 hour ago

The Latest: Phoenix woman convicted in death of young cousin

An Arizona woman has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2011 death of her 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box
Updated: 1 hour ago

NC State adds grad transfer guard Sam Hunt to hoop roster

North Carolina State has added graduate transfer Sam Hunt to its basketball roster
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top Republican to press for $696.5 billion defense budget

Top Republican to press for $696.5 billion defense budget

An influential House committee chairman will press his case on Monday for a $696.5 billion defense budget in 2018, more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Updated: 1 hour ago