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Puerto Rico needs help and deserves Trump's attention

Puerto Rico needs help and deserves Trump's attention

"Puerto Rico is a fantastic place and deserves the best, which is what we will deliver. Every detail will be important to me."If only. President Donald Trump said this about his failed golf course in Puerto Rico back in 2008, when he promised his bra...
Updated: 11 hours ago

Readers share thoughts on Trump, NFL and beef

Re: Support Our Brothers, (tbt* cover story, Sept. 25)Just a quick note to Tom Jones: If I protested like the NFL players at my job I would be fired that day. No questions asked. My employer pays me to do a job. If I want to be politically active and...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Things to Know in the U.S., World for Sept. 26

Things to Know in the U.S., World for Sept. 26

'There is no more agriculture'José A. Rivera, a farmer on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, stood in the middle of his flattened plantain farm Sunday and tried to tally how much Hurricane Maria had cost him. "How do you calculate everything?" ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 25

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 25

ColoradoRaccoon hitches rideA Colorado Springs officer responding to a call got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the van's front windshield. The Denver Post reported Officer Chris Frabbiele was driving a van used by police to investigate cra...
Published: 09/24/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 25

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 25

MexicoIn Mexico City, hopes dwindleFive days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still ...
Published: 09/24/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 22

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 22

FranceMarch on Macron Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Paris and other cities against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms Thursday — a day before he adopts them by executive order. The nationwide action, backed by ...
Published: 09/21/17
Bar review: Coffee Grounds serves java and cocktails in Treasure Island

Bar review: Coffee Grounds serves java and cocktails in Treasure Island

I won't bore you with a tedious recap of Hurricane Irma's aftermath, but by the fourth night without electricity I had to get out of the house. I headed out to the beach to cool off at a bar that I has noticed while passing by not long ago.Coffee Gro...
Published: 09/21/17
Local Craft Beer of the Week: Oubliette, Hidden Springs Aleworks

Local Craft Beer of the Week: Oubliette, Hidden Springs Aleworks

Just shy of its two-year anniversary last weekend, Tampa Heights' Hidden Springs Aleworks released a beer that makes a compelling argument for drinking local.Oubliette is the French word for what we typically describe in English as a dungeon . It's a...
Published: 09/21/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 21

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 21

Puerto RicoHurricane Maria batters islandThe strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught tha...
Published: 09/20/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 21

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 21

SpainClash over Catalan vote heats upThousands of people supporting a contested referendum to split Catalonia from Spain took to Barcelona's streets amid an intensifying government crackdown on the independence vote that included the arrests of a doz...
Published: 09/20/17