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  1. St. Pete takes small steps on the way to sustainability

    Environment

    BY CHARLIE FRAGO

    Times Staff Writer

    ST. PETERSBURG — It was a big promise made by Mayor Rick Kriseman more than two years ago: Get the Sunshine City to eventually run on 100 percent renewable energy.

  2. PolitiFact Florida: Does Andrew Gillum want to make Florida a sanctuary state?

    State Roundup

    Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is using the controversial topic of sanctuary cities to drum up Republican support in his bid for governor.

  3. Getting around Cuban customs control

    News

    HAVANA, CUBA — Ernesto Machado will never forget that cold morning in 1968 at José Martí International Airport in Havana, when an immigration official seized his parents' gold wedding bands and ripped up his passport.

  4. Struggling Florida citrus growers face tough decisions

    News

    WINTER HAVEN — Although the 2017-18 citrus harvest has barely begun, growers are already planning for the 2018-19 season, and they have critical decisions to make in the coming months that will affect next season's crop and perhaps others in years to come.

  5. New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

    VENTURA, Calif. — Monster fires in Southern California raged for a seventh day on Sunday, edging into Santa Barbara County while leaving residents of neighboring Ventura County to deal with the aftermath of a historic inferno.

  6. American Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

    STOCKHOLM — An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night.

  7. Same income, but not taxes, in GOP plan

    Politics

    In most places, a dollar is a dollar. But in the tax code envisioned by Republicans, the amount you make may be less important than how you make it.

  8. Veteran 3B Evan Longoria as uncertain as anyone about Rays' plans

    The Heater

    LAKE BUENA VISTA — Uncertain with all the talk about potentially rebuilding if the Rays would go as far as trading franchise cornerstone 3B Evan Longoria?

    So is he.

  9. Bucs-Lions journal: Backup lineman was most unlikely of targets

    Bucs

  10. Fennelly: Gerald McCoy's lost season may be over

    Bucs

  11. Buc-Lions: The end could be near for Doug Martin

    Bucs

    TAMPA — One costly fumble Sunday did what two seasons with the worst average per carry in the NFL couldn't do: Put Doug Martin on the bench.

  12. Jones: Why Bucs coach Dirk Koetter won't survive this

    Bucs

  13. Lions-Buccaneers: A by-the-numbers look at Tampa Bay's 24-21 loss

    Bucs

  14. All boxes checked on Lightning home stand sweep; now, back to the road

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — You don't often see a coach making shadow puppets on the wall with his hands at the start of his postgame news conference, but that's where the Lightning is these days after sweeping a four-game home stand with Saturday night's 4-3 overtime victory against the Jets.