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Steven Sotloff's parents open up as 1-yr anniversary nears

MIAMI — The parents of slain journalist Steven Sotloff are speaking out about the foundation they established to honor his legacy and their disappointment with the U.S. government in a rare …


Fact-checking Bernie Sanders and Bobby Jindal on the Sunday news shows


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  1. Tell Me About It: Grandpa's favoritism is too transparent


    Carolyn Hax is away. In her absence, we are offering readers' favorites from her archive.

  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6


    Labor Day weekend: We know today feels like a long way, but now's the time to plan. Some of our favorite celebrations include the Labor Day Fireworks Finale Saturday-Monday at Busch Gardens, which has late hours, a lip-synch contest and, of course, fireworks. $97, $92 children. A little more grownup is the …

    Luis Santana  |   Times (10/10/2013, Tampa, FL)   International superstar DJ Afrojack performs on stage at Hogan's Beach in Tampa.  [Luis Santana | Times]
  3. Tell Me About It: Ability to tolerate alcohol is individual


    Carolyn Hax is away. In her absence, we are offering columns from her archive.

  4. Cruise lines keep wary eye on Tropical Storm Erika, adjust itineraries


    As Tropical Storm Erika continues to be a threat in the Caribbean Sea, Florida-based cruise lines are alerting passengers about possible changes to itineraries. Here is the latest as of Friday evening.


  5. Editorial cartoons for Aug. 29-31


    For starters, Rays vs. Royals, trying to win one

    UPDATE, 11:39: There is some risk for the Rays in terms of late game moves by having both catchers in the lineup, but the idea was to include Arencibia's bat and also give Cabrera a day off. ... Talked with Don Wakamatsu, the Royals bench coach who was runner-up to Cash for the Rays job, and he said he enjoyed the process and felt the team made the right choice based on where they were. ... Rays are hoping to avoid their first season series sweep of more than six games....


    Alan Grayson NYC invite

    Joan Jett and the Wall Streeters pony up for Wall Street-bashing Alan Grayson

    We can't decide which is more interesting: That the great Joan Jett co-hosted a fundraiser for Alan "Don't Give a Damn 'Bout my Bad Reputation' Grayson in New York last week, or that the Aug. 27 reception was also co-hosted by three Wall Streeters on the same day Grayson sent a fundraising email boasting that "Wall Street bankers hate me."...


    Sorry, no crab: Publix unveils 'signature' Bucs sub

    As photos showing Jameis Winston on Publix-branded Bucs roadside signs are making the rounds with national sports blogs, we can report more tasteful news of another Bucs-Publix pairing that, no, does not  involve crab legs....