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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014
‘Panic Saturday’ in full swing
Shoppers walk throughout the mall as holiday shopping goes on at the Westshore Mall in Tampa , FL on December 20th, 2014. LUKE JOHNSON/STAFF
Last-minute shoppers are cramming into malls and jamming parking lots to get deals on “Super Saturday,” or as some in retail call it, “Panic Saturday.”
Raul Castro: U.S. detente won’t change Cuban system
A man was killed early Saturday after he drove hsi white Ford F-250 the wrong way on State Road 60 in Plant City and struck a copper-colored Ford F-250 head-on, critically injuring the driver, investigators said. FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL
One dead, one injured in wrong-way Plant City crash
Jeff Tedford, right, who was named coach of the British Columbia Lions, shakes hands with general manager Wally Buono during an introductory news conference Friday in Surrey, British Columbia. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Tedford: Was healthy enough to coach Bucs in October
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Paula Dockery: Call it what you want — it’s still Medicaid expansion

Paula Dockery Two years ago, as part of the Affordable Care Act, Florida was offered $50 billion over 10 years to expand Medicaid to those low-income families who didn’t qualify under the current eligibility requirements. The governor and the Florida Legislature turned it down.

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Editorial: Scott should end costly legal fight to keep flawed drug-testing law
Editorial: A way to advance freedom in Cuba
Letter of the day: Class sizes not to blame for public school failures
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