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Scattered storms rolling through the area

Scattered storms rolling through the areaDeep tropical moisture continues to move in from the Gulf; scattered showers and storms continue this afternoon.
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  • 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
Local

Iconic costume shop closing after 27 years

Iconic costume shop closing after 27 yearsFeatures Costume shop, which has outfitted Halloween goblins and Gasparilla pirates, is closing after nearly three decades.
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ID theft ring preys on women's purses

ID theft ring preys on women's pursesThe Felony Lane Gang has struck at least 18 times in just the past few weeks. How can women protect themselves?
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  • 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
News

Where the jobs are: The new blue collar

Where the jobs are: The new blue collarMore than 2.5 million good-paying jobs will be created in the next few years. Will workers know how to get them?
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  • 5 hours, 55 minutes ago
Politics

Lawmakers step in to protect utility customers

Lawmakers step in to protect utility customersLocal lawmakers say they're not going to sit by and let utility companies have so much power over customers.
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  • 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
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Hakken parents plead guilty to kidnapping kids

Hakken parents plead guilty to kidnapping kidsThe husband and wife accused of kidnapping their two sons and sailing with them to Cuba accepted a plea deal on Tuesday.
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  • 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
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"Seeing Red" on US-19

"Seeing Red" on US-19The Road Warrior helps fix a light in need of re-timing along US-19.
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  • 5 hours, 26 minutes ago
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Injured dogs sign of dog fighting in Hernando

Injured dogs sign of dog fighting in HernandoThe Animal Services Department fears there might be dog fighting in the area after two pit bulls were taken in this month with injuries consistent with dog fighting.
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Weird News

Refunds ordered over caffeinated underwear

Refunds ordered over caffeinated underwearIf you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked - but at least you can get your money back.
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  • 38 minutes ago
Money

Customers fight fees for FP&L standard meters

Customers fight fees for FP&L standard metersThousands of FP&L customers opting to keep their standard meters pay hundreds of dollars in extra fees.
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Entertainment

Tracy Morgan hits back at Walmart

Tracy Morgan hits back at WalmartMorgan has responded, placing the blame for the accident squarely on the company.
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NFL

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalizedThe NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct.
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NFL

FCC eliminates sports blackout rule

FCC eliminates sports blackout ruleThe FCC board of commissioners voted unanimously to get rid of the blackout rule.
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  • 8 hours, 30 minutes ago
Politics

PunditFact: Did current Congress adjourn early?

PunditFact: Did current Congress adjourn early?PunditFact checks a claim on whether the current Congress adjourned earlier than any previous Congress.
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News

California becomes 1st state to ban plastic bags

California becomes 1st state to ban plastic bagsGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
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  • 7 hours, 17 minutes ago
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Half the world's wildlife gone over last 40 years

Half the world's wildlife gone over last 40 yearsThe world has lost 52 percent of its biodiversity since 1970, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced in a study released today.
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  • 8 hours, 17 minutes ago
Weird News

Naked woman in truck that slams school bus

Naked woman in truck that slams school busSeven students were taken to the hospital after a semi-truck smashed into the back of a school bus in Bradford County Monday afternoon.
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  • 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
Entertainment

Clooney, Alamuddin's wedding photos revealed

Clooney, Alamuddin's wedding photos revealedPeople magazine has exclusive photos from the couple's big day in Venice.
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Health

CDC: Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, Senegal may be over

CDC: Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, Senegal may be overThe Ebola outbreak may be over in two countries -- Nigeria and Senegal -- even as it continues to spread rapidly elsewhere in West Africa.
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  • 6 hours, 46 minutes ago
Life

Free to Breathe Run/Walk Oct. 5 in Tampa

Free to Breathe Run/Walk Oct. 5 in TampaAll proceeds from the event support Free to Breathe, a lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring surviving lung cancer is the expectation, not the exception.
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News

Doc gets 10 years prison for poisoning lover's coffee

Doc gets 10 years prison for poisoning lover's coffeeA Texas cancer doctor was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after spiking her lover's coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze.
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Health

Free flu shots for Hillsborough students

Free flu shots for Hillsborough studentsHillsborough County Public Schools are offering free flu vaccinations starting next week.
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  • 7 hours, 15 minutes ago
Entertainment

Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Michael Phelps arrested for DUIThe Baltimore bullet has been arrested for drunk driving.
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  • 8 hours, 5 minutes ago
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Police: Student shot at NC high school

Police: Student shot at NC high schoolA student was shot at Albemarle Senior High School in Stanly County on Tuesday morning, according to a school district official and police.
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