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Hillary Clinton warns Donald Trump would plunge economy into recession

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Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Donald Trump would send the U.S. economy back into recession, warning his “reckless” approach would hurt workers still trying to recover from the 2008 economic turbulence. Clinton’s address in Ohio, one of the most important battleground states, sought to define Trump as little more than a con man, whose ignorance and ego would tank the global economy, bankrupt Americans and risk the country’s future. “Every day we see how reckless and careless Trump is. He’s…

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Eckerd College to send 80 students to Cuba this month

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Eckerd College is sending 375 students to study abroad this semester. Of those, 80 will head to Cuba in the coming days to study subjects such as economics, the environment and photography. The combined study abroad trips make up Eckerd’s largest class of travelers ever. The 80 students traveling to Cuba this month include a group of marine science and biology students led by professor William A. Szelistowski. The group will continue research on coral reefs, lionfish, and manatees begun…

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Tom James at Tiger Bay

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Those of a “certain age” will still recall their grandparents’ admonitions to eat every bite on your plate, avoid waste of anything, save every penny and above all–avoid excess. These were the words of folks who lived through what the world came to call the “Great Depression” and the event, broken only by the launch of war spending, left an indelible mark on a generation. As they say, everything old is new again. Please join your fellow tigers as Raymond…

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