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American Airlines flight attendant suspended after confrontation with passenger (w/ video)

Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane. American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday fli …

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Undercover volunteer: Wealthy car dealer does the dirty jobs quietly at Tampa charity

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IN BIG FIELD OF DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR, TWO STAND OUT SO FAR

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 23

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 23

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American Stage cranks up the volume with 'Hairspray' in the park

American Stage cranks up the volume with 'Hairspray' in the park

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Dining Planner: Florida Blueberry Festival, Seafood and Sweets, Taste of Ybor

Dining Planner: Florida Blueberry Festival, Seafood and Sweets, Taste of Ybor

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Music Planner: Neil Diamond, Kenny G, Spring Jam, Record Store Day, Ronny Elliott

Music Planner: Neil Diamond, Kenny G, Spring Jam, Record Store Day, Ronny Elliott

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  1. American Airlines flight attendant suspended after confrontation with passenger (w/ video)

    Airlines

    Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane.

    The video, taken  by a passenger, shows another passenger come to the defense of the mother and confront the flight attendant, who  says, "You stay out of this." [Image from Facebook video]
  2. Did you know Tampa's flag is a 'monstrosity'? No one else does, either

    Human Interest

    Tampa has a flag.

    It's flying over Old City Hall and Water Works Park and Tampa Police headquarters, and it was there hanging limp behind Mayor Bob Buckhorn as cameras rolled during his recent State of the City Address.

    The City of Tampa flag. [Wikimedia Commons]
  3. Undercover volunteer: Wealthy car dealer does the dirty jobs quietly at Tampa charity

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — Ask the staff around Metropolitan Ministries what they know about Tony March and you'll learn how little he has revealed about himself in eight years as a volunteer there.

    Tony March slices ham for sandwiches last week at Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa. March grew up poor in Daytona Beach but got a scholarship to go to Howard University. 
  4. Berkeley students who invited Coulter threaten to sue university

    Politics

    BERKELEY, Calif. — The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week.

    Ann Coulter's planned appearance at the Berkeley  has been canceled because of security concerns.  Berkeley officials say they were unable to find "a safe and suitable" venue. [Associated Press]
  5. Tampa police investigate homicide at apartment complex

    News

    TAMPA — Police on Saturday night were investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered at 4819 College Court, No. 16.

  6. Actress Erin Moran, Joanie from 'Happy Days,' dead at age 56

    Nation

    Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, died Saturday in Indiana. She was 56.

    A Burbank, Calif., native, Erin Moran began acting in TV and movies before she was 10 years old. She had nearly a decade's worth of experience when she was cast in 1974 as Joanie on <i> Happy Days</i>.
  7. Ryan promises to keep government open, makes no promises on health care

    National

    WASHINGTON — House leaders told GOP lawmakers Saturday that they plan to devote their energy this week to keeping the federal government open, conspicuously avoiding an immediate commitment to take up health care despite pledges to do so by conservatives and the White House.

  8. Rays overcome more bad fortune to rally past Astros (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — With Xavier Cedeno on the disabled list, the Rays began Saturday as the only team in the majors without a lefty reliever.

    Tim Beckham is greeted in the dugout after scoring on Peter Bourjos&#8217; two-run single in the sixth.
  9. Bucs should jump at chance to draft FSU RB Dalvin Cook

    Bucs

    Two of the first things that stood out about Dalvin Cook were his shoes — shiny and gold.

    Dalvin Cook's stellar stats at Florida State attest to his talent -- 38 touchdowns and more than 3,400 yards over the past two seasons despite playing behind a mediocre offensive line. (Monica Herndon, Times)

Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics

Loser of the week...

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For starters: Kiermaier returns to lineup vs Astros

UPDATE, 4:08: LHP Xavier Cedeno will undergo further testing and exams to determine how long he will be out due to the forearm tightness. ... Cash said Kiermaier was still "not feeling very well" but said he was good enough to play. ... Managing without a lefty reliever will be "a little tricky,'' Cash said. They will rely on RHP Danny Farquhar, who is effective vs. lefty hitters with his changeup, though he may not be available tonight after a heavy workload....

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Rose Byrne and Oprah Winfrey star in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

What to watch this weekend: 'Bill Nye Saves the World,' 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'

BILL BILL BILL BILL: Bill Nye Saves the World...

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