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Election Day in Tampa; Pinellas County, you get your turn next week:

  • Another newspaper writer suspended for plagiarism. What's most interesting about this is buried deeper in the story, the fact that there is a subscription service for NFL beat writers to share notes and ideas among themselves. How cozy. Reminds me of the scene in the USA vs. Al-Arian documentary that lingers over a gaggle of local reporters comparing quotes from Judge Moody after he sentenced Sami Al-Arian, to make sure everyone had the exact same verbiage. Just fodder for the media collusion conspiracy theorists out there.

  • Seriously, though, here is the story that has the most potential — long legs on this one.

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