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FSU running back Dalvin Cook suspended for punching woman

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Another FSU athlete, this time the star of the team, has been suspended indefinitely after being arrested for punching a 21-year-old woman outside a bar. Running back Dalvin Cook, who has been mentioned in most Heisman watch stories, is the second Seminole player in recent days to be charged with battery against a woman. Cook allegedly punched her several times in a parking lot. “Recent events at Florida State involving members of my football team have brought a lot of…

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St. Pete’s Happy Shack closes

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Another day, another bar closes in St. Petersburg (maybe we should extend “last call” to 3 a.m.). One of my favorite watering holes, the Happy Shack on 4th Street aka The Recession Shack, so named because of its 99 cent Miller High Life drafts, has closed its doors as the owners and management focus on opening their BBQ joint across the street.

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St. Pete’s Happy Shack closes

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Another day, another bar closes in St. Petersburg (maybe we should extend “last call” to 3 a.m.). One of my favorite watering holes, the Happy Shack on 4th Street aka The Recession Shack, so named because of its 99 cent Miller High Life drafts, has closed its doors as the owners and management focus on opening their BBQ joint across the street.

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Terrible experience at MJ’s

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I had heard a lot of bad things about MJ’s Jazz Lounge before I even walked through the door on Thursday night. The manner in which they fired top chef Domenica Macchia, in which they basically hired her to design a four-star menu, which she did, and then fired her soon after the restaurant’s opening, did not sit well with me or many others in the restaurant community. Still, I had heard good things about the food. This may have…

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