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Road to the Hall of Fame ends Saturday for Dolphins’ Jason Taylor

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On Saturday, former Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor will join fellow legends as they are inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Canton is a short trip from where Taylor played his college football, but it was a long road to travel before he reached the pinnacle of his profession.

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Local ‘Dancing with the Stars’ winner says Powerhouse Gym owes her $311K

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A local winner of the reality ‘Dancing with the Stars’ competition is claiming the now-shuttered Powerhouse Gym in downtown Tampa owes her more than $300,000. Sarah Jon Porreca, 34, is an owner of Lending Luxury, a Tampa boutique that specializes in renting out women’s formalwear. A former fitness competitor, Porreca was also a 2011 winner of Tampa Bay’s Dancing with the Stars. In 2014, Porreca paid $1.15-million for a 5-bedroom, 5.5-bath home in Tampa. Matthew Midyett opened a Powerhouse Gym…

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Aaron Bean puts on his dancing shoes

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He’s a man who seems to be everywhere these days. Weighing in on every hot-button issue from Medicaid expansion to Planned Parenthood. Pushing a “cold case” task force. But this month, Jacksonville state Sen. Aaron Bean is also tripping the light fantastic. Yes, Bean is one of the North Florida “stars” who will be competing Saturday night in the 2015 First Coast Dancing with the Stars event supporting the Beaches Fine Arts Series. In case you were wondering, he and his partner, professional…

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Sunday’s editorial pages

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A back-to-school theme finds its way into many of the editorials found in today’s Sunday papers. St. Petersburg Times – USF students brave ethical stands worth of notice: At least twice this year, students at the University of South Florida have been put in the difficult position of deciding whether to overlook superiors’ wrongdoing or tell the truth. In the end, they demonstrating more integrity than their superiors. They should be commended by USF and the community. Daytona News Journal…

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Tom DeLay’s Dancing with the Stars website

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Whoever said there were no second acts in American politics would never have envisioned the biggest prick in Congress finding his second wind by appearing on a dance competition show alongside Donny Osmond and Macy Gray. Of course, Tom DeLay, who was indicted by a Texas grand jury on criminal charges that he had conspired to violate campaign finance laws, fits right in with this year’s cast, which features seven contestants with rap sheets.

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