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Romano: Fifty years later, this bay area soldier is forever 19


  1. All along the East Coast, officials turn to technology to protect against shark attacks


    CHATHAM, Mass. — From drones and smartphone apps to old-school flags and signs, a growing great white shark population along the East Coast has officials and researchers turning to responses both high- and low-tech to ensure safety for millions of beachgoers this summer.

    Leslie Reynolds, chief ranger at the Cape Cod National Seashore, displays a shark-alert flag at the U.S. Parks Service's Cape Cod headquarters in Wellfleet, Mass. The new flags will be used to warn beachgoers to avoid going in the water at areas where sharks have been sighted. [Philip Marcelo | Associated Press]
  2. Achieva Credit Union: Focused on basics yet ready to startle financial status quo


    DUNEDIN — For two very different reasons, we're on a whirlwind tour of the headquarters of Achieva Credit Union with CEO Gary Regoli.

    An Achieva Credit Union branch, where signs state the company's motto: Banking for Good. ROBERT TRIGAUX | TIMES
  3. Slate: What Aryans see in Donald Trump


    In recent years, white supremacists have tended to avoid taking part in national politics in the belief that both parties have been conquered by nonwhites who pursue their own racial interests over others. This year represents a sea change. Rarely have so many open racists flocked to a presidential candidate's banner as …

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves at a rally on March 13 in Boca Raton, Florida. [Slate]
  4. Clearwater woman dies after losing control of motorcycle on U.S. 19 in Port Richey


    PORT RICHEY — A 61-year-old Clearwater woman died Sunday after losing control of her motorcycle on U.S. 19, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

  5. Japanese boy, 7, disappears after parents made him get out of car in forest for misbehaving


    TOKYO — A 7-year-old boy is missing in a forest in northern Japan after his parents made him get out of their car as punishment for misbehaving.

    Rescuers serach for a 7-year-old boy who is missing in a Japanese forest in Nanae town, on Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan's four main islands Monday. He has been missing since late Saturday afternoon after his parents reportedly made him get out of the car as punishment. [Kyodo News via AP]
  6. St. Petersburg man dies after being struck by car on U.S. 19 in Port Richey


    PORT RICHEY — A 57-year-old St. Petersburg man struck by a car on U.S. 19 last week has died, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.

  7. Two people injured when power boat crashes into jetty near Sand Key Park


    CLEARWATER — Two people were injured Monday when the boat they were riding in crashed into a jetty near Sand Key Park, police said.

    Two people were injured Monday when a power boat crashed into a jetty near Sand Key Park, Clearwater police said. [Courtesy 10News WTSP]
  8. All Eyes photo gallery: On Memorial Day, the nation pays tribute to its war dead


    Today we remember and honor all the service men and women who died in service of their country.

    Marine Sgt. Alex Alicea pays respects to fallen military veterans ahead of Memorial Day at Cypress Hills National Cemetery in New York on Sunday.
  9. Memorial Day forecast: Hot, with chance of afternoon thunderstorms


    If Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, it's fitting that today's forecast for the Tampa Bay region will have a typical summertime feel.

  10. Police: DUI suspect hurt after jumping off I-4 overpass during traffic stop


    A suspect in a DUI traffic stop was injured early this morning when Tampa police say he ran from officers and jumped off an overpass on Interstate 4.

Pam Keith, the other Florida Democrat running for U.S. Senate

While Patrick Murphy and Alan Grayson attack one another in an increasingly bitter battle to become Florida Democrats’ candidate for U.S. Senate, Pam Keith is quietly turning heads to present herself as an alternative contender....


Jonathan Drouin was one of the biggest stars in the postseason, with five goals and nine assists in 17 games.

Jonathan Drouin: 'I definitely want to be here'

The relationship between wing Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning seemingly has been salvaged....


For starters: Brad Boxberger says he;s ready to return, lineups vs NYY

The Rays finish their five-game homestand today against the Yankees with a chance to leap over the Yankees into fourth place in the AL East with a win....