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Yankees come from behind as Brad Boxberger blows another game

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For the optimists, there was Erasmo Ramirez, flirting with history. For the pessimists, there was Brad Boxberger, letting another one slip away. For the realists, there is the ever-daunting problem of trying to get back into the AL wild card race while falling. The Rays are now five games under .500, their lowest point of the season. The New York Yankees put them there Monday night with a 4-1 voctory on a ninth inning comeback. With the Rays one out away from…

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Marilyn Smith booted off Hillsborough County Charter Review Board

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Hillsborough County community activist Marilyn Smith was removed from the County’s Charter Review Commission on Friday. The move came after County Commissioners Ken Hagan and Les Miller heard heaps of criticism about Smith from members of the Latino community, following the first meeting of the newly constituted Review Commission last week. Smith was accused by fellow board member Yomari Rodriguez of being disruptive during the meeting and making racially provocative remarks. After the meeting concluded, Rodriguez says Smith told her, “You people won’t…

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