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Education

Unique ways to get money for college

Unique ways to get money for collegeCollege application time is in full swing, but with the $1.2 trillion in student loan debt looming across the country, paying for school can create strain.
  • Education
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
Local

Dunedin man honors nephew with walk to NYC

Dunedin man honors nephew with walk to NYCHe expects to complete the 1,242-mile trek around Memorial Day.
  • Local
  • 15 hours ago
Entertainment

Tuesday is National Pancake Day

Tuesday is National Pancake DayEnjoy a free short stack at participating Bay area IHOP Restaurants!
  • Entertainment
  • 9 hours, 18 minutes ago
Traffic

Shoppes of Lakeland expected to reopen shortly

Shoppes of Lakeland expected to reopen shortlyA gas pipe that was hit during construction at the Shoppes of Lakeland near Sleepy Hill and US 98 is causing major traffic delays.
  • Traffic
  • 27 minutes ago
Life

Same-sex marriage: Why people really oppose it

Same-sex marriage: Why people really oppose itThe legal arguments are rooted in public policy considerations. The public responses decidedly were not.
  • Life
  • 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
Local

Gator caught near Howard Frankland Bridge

Gator caught near Howard Frankland BridgeA five-foot alligator was caught just over the Howard Frankland Bridge, on the Tampa side of I-275.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 19 minutes ago
Local

City promise not kept after woman's death

City promise not kept after woman's deathOne of Tampa's top city leaders has failed to keep a promise about your family's safety.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 33 minutes ago
Florida

Rubio close to decision about presidential run

Rubio close to decision about presidential runMarco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016.
  • Florida
  • 8 hours, 3 minutes ago
Life

Jalene's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor Swift

Jalene's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor SwiftAfter weeks of checking off every item on her bucket list, Jalene Salinas, a San Antonio 4-year-old battling an aggressive form of terminal brain cancer had one final wish. She dreamed of dancing with Taylor to her hit song 'Shake It Off'.
  • Life
  • 8 hours, 29 minutes ago
Weird News

Mummified woman was dead for 5 years and no one knew

Mummified woman was dead for 5 years and no one knewSometimes, Pia Farrenkopf's family wouldn't hear from her for years at a time. No letters. No visits. No phone calls. No hint of how the Pontiac woman was, where she was... or how she was living her life.
  • Weird News
  • 5 hours ago
Entertainment

SkyMall is coming back!

SkyMall is coming back!Guys. GUYS. SkyMall might be coming back! Just over a month after filing for bankruptcy, our favorite purveyors of life-size Sasquatch statues and wearable massage helmets is planning its triumphant return to a seatback pocket near you.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
News

Woman's execution postponed again

Woman's execution postponed againThe execution of Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, was postponed again Monday night
  • News
  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

Mother in rollover crash had learner's permit

Mother in rollover crash had learner's permitShameka Jones had a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit when she rolled her SUV, killing her toddler son, authorities said.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 8 minutes ago
Entertainment

Weasel photographed flying on woodpecker's back

Weasel photographed flying on woodpecker's backYou have to see it to believe it.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
Weather

Study: Human-caused global warming behind Calif. drought

Study: Human-caused global warming behind Calif. droughtHuman-caused climate change helped fuel the current California drought, says a Stanford University study released Monday.
  • Weather
  • 7 hours, 3 minutes ago
Life

Parents tapped for child neglect after kids walk alone

Parents tapped for child neglect after kids walk aloneTwo Maryland parents being investigated because they allow their children to walk around their neighborhood unaccompanied were found to be responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect, the family said Monday.
  • Life
  • 8 hours, 59 minutes ago
Investigations

PSTA wins award after being target of probe

PSTA wins award after being target of probePSTA wins award from same federal agency that threatened criminal charges for misusing money.
  • Investigations
  • 5 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

Bill Clinton portrait may include Lewinsky reference

Bill Clinton portrait may include Lewinsky referencePresident Clinton's portrait hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., includes a subtle reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal, according to a news media interview.
  • News
  • 19 hours, 48 minutes ago
Local

Pinellas man charged in UAE over Facebook

Pinellas man charged in UAE over FacebookU.S. Rep. David Jolly has joined the fight to help a helicopter mechanic from Belleair Bluffs facing charges in the United Arab Emirates for criticizing his employer in the Arab nation.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 7 minutes ago
Florida

Great white among the whoppers caught on Gulf Coast beaches

Great white among the whoppers caught on Gulf Coast beachesIn the world of social media, news of landing massive-sized mako and tiger sharks on our Northwest Florida beaches is becoming more common.
  • Florida
  • 8 hours, 10 minutes ago
News

Dance teacher fired over 'Blurred Lines' performance

Dance teacher fired over 'Blurred Lines' performanceA former high school dance instructor, who was fired after her team performed to 'Blurred Lines,' filed a gender discrimination suit.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 46 minutes ago
Weird News

Amish beard-cutting sentences reduced

Amish beard-cutting sentences reducedSentences were reduced Monday for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven of his imprisoned followers who chopped off the hair and beards of fellow Amish in an intra-sect feud.
  • Weird News
  • 6 hours, 32 minutes ago
Weird News

Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has pleaded guilty.
  • Weird News
  • 6 hours, 39 minutes ago
News

Mom convicted of killing son by poisoning him with salt

Mom convicted of killing son by poisoning him with saltJurors on Monday convicted a mother, who chronicled her 5-year-old son's illnesses, of second-degree murder in her son's death.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 24 minutes ago
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