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Ranking the newcomers to the Tampa Bay Rays for 2015

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The hope is that they all are wonderful. All-Stars. Impact players. Alas, baseball doesn’t work that way. In baseball, there will be some players who bounce back from last season’s problems and others who repeat them. If it’s up to the Tampa Bay Rays, however, which of their six newcomers would they prefer to have a good season. 1. Shortstop Brad Miller: A year ago, when the Rays looked at Asdrubal Cabrera, manager Kevin Cash stressed the team merely needed…

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Power struggle at FAMU after hazing death brings new crisis

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Trustees at Florida A&M University turned to an outsider — and the school’s first female president — to lead them out of the turmoil that followed the hazing death of a Marching 100 drum major. But 18 months later the historic school is facing a new crisis marked by allegations of harassment and insubordination — and complaints from politicians. FAMU President Elmira Mangum is locked in a power struggle with some of her trustees that could short-circuit her tenure at…

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