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Body washes up on Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER BEACH — A male body washed up on the beach in the 1500 block of Gulf Boulevard near the Ultimar condominium complex, a Clearwater Police Department spokesman said. The body …


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  1. Looking back: memorable books of 2014


    I reviewed a lot of wonderful books this year, enough that it's tough to choose just a few. But here are 10 that stayed with me. — Colette Bancroft, Times book editor

    The cover of the book ‚€œThe Secret History of Wonder Woman‚€ by Jill Lepore in New York, Oct. 20, 2014. The book is fundamentally a biography of Wonder Woman‚€™s larger-than-life creator, William Moulton Marston. (Sonny Figueroa/The New York Times)
  2. Start your 2015 reading list now


    Finish up those 2014 books, folks. A whole new crop of great reads is about to arrive.

  3. What's Kerry Cohen reading?



    Kerry Cohen

    Cohen, a writer, psychotherapist and faculty member for the Red Earth MFA, a low residency program in Oklahoma City, recently edited Spent: Exposing Our Complicated Relationship With Shopping. It is a collection of essays by 30 women. Since we spoke to her during …

    Author Kerry Cohen recently edited Spent: Exposing Our Complicated Relationship With Shopping.
  4. Notable: movies in print



    Movies in print

    All in paperback: a memoir that's the source for one new movie, the screenplay of another, and the novel a classic film was based on.

  5. Food writers offer their favorite New Year's Eve appetizers


    New Year's Eve is all about nibbles. And, no, I am not talking about the kiss at midnight.

    Cheddar Horseradish Spread will bring the zing. Stir in lots of radishes just before serving.

    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas.

    Dasher, Dancer,
    Prancer, Vixen,
    Eisenhower, Kennedy,
    Johnson, Nixon,
    Dasher, Dancer,
    Prancer, Vixen
    Carter, Reagan,
    Bush and Clinton...


    Safety Dashon Goldson joins Bucs' injured list with shoulder

    Safety Dashon Goldson was added to the Bucs' injury report due to a shoulder injury that limited him in Wednesday's drills, but coach Lovie Smith said it's unlikely to keep him from playing in Sunday's regular-season finale against the Saints....


    Josie B boutique in downtown St. Pete is closing its doors and having a great sale.

    As the year comes to a close, so will these shops around town

    I'm convinced there are some of us with an inner "sale rack radar" - an unconscious beam guiding us to the next sale....