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Florida colleges to Rick Scott: ‘Urge legislative leaders to restore our cuts’

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As state lawmakers head back to Tallahassee for a special session this week, the Florida College System is are asking Gov. Rick Scott to reconsider millions upon millions of cuts to their base budgets. Thomas LoBasso, the president of Daytona State College and the chairman of the Council of Presidents, sent a letter to Scott asking the governor to “reconsider the proposed Florida College System budget, which includes $30.2 million in recurring base cuts to one of Florida’ most critical…

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Bucs face tough choices at final cutdown day approaches

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For the Tampa Bay Bucs, the final exams are important for the guys at the end of the roster. It’s the fourth preseason game, which means you won’t see much of Jameis Winston, Mike Evans or Doug Martin. Instead, the conversation will be on the fourth- and fifth-receivers, on the third running back, on the backup defensive backs and linebackers. Just like everywhere else. The Bucs will play the Washington Redskins at 8 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium Wednesday night.…

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Bucs release Game 4 star Khaseem Greene on their way to 53

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For Khaseem Greene, a strong finish was not enough to save his roster spot. The Tampa Bay Bucs released Greene, who had 10 tackles and a 98-yard interception return in the 22-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins Thursday night as the team began to juggle its final roster. Greene was one of the more interesting cuts by the Bucs, who have indicated they may add players to their roster. Tampa Bay has first dibs on any player who is released.…

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Several Bucs face final tests in trying to make the team roster

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It may not matter to you. It matters to them. It is the final argument, the last appeal to the head coach. For at least 22 members of the Tampa Bay Bucs, it is one last chance to show Lovie Smith and his staff why this football team cannot operate without you. It is an opportunity to make a play on special teams, to flash in the highlights. And then, after all the work, to hope that this team doesn’t find…

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