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Super Bowl XLIX coverage

Super Bowl XLIX coverageNews stories covering Super Bowl XLIX
  • Sports
  • 18 hours, 30 minutes ago
Weird News

Dog park may test poop for DNA, fine owners

Dog park may test poop for DNA, fine ownersAn Indiana dog park might test the poop for DNA so it can find and fine owners who don't pick it up.
  • Weird News
  • 4 hours, 52 minutes ago
Local

Palm Harbor residents wanted warning about manhunt

Palm Harbor residents wanted warning about manhuntNeighbors around Palm Harbor are furious at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. They were never notified of a massive manhunt for an accused killer over the weekend.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
News

Great white shark hanging around off Florida coast

Great white shark hanging around off Florida coastKatharine the great white shark has been hanging around off the coast of Georgia and North Florida. Marine enthusiasts are thrilled by the visit.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 23 minutes ago
Crime

NY 'Jane Doe' ID'd as missing Brooksville girl

NY 'Jane Doe' ID'd as missing Brooksville girlA teenage girl found dead in a cornfield in 1979 has been identified as a former Hernando High School student who went missing sometime between 1977 and her death.
  • Crime
  • 12 hours, 27 minutes ago
Nation Now

Missing Georgia Couple: Bodies found, suspects arrested

Missing Georgia Couple: Bodies found, suspects arrestedPolice say two bodies have been found in the search for a Cobb County couple missing since last Thursday.
  • Nation Now
  • 9 hours, 51 minutes ago
Politics

Federal deficit falling to lowest in Obama presidency

Federal deficit falling to lowest in Obama presidencyThe federal government's 2015 budget deficit will fall slightly this year to $468 billion, the lowest since President Obama took office, according to the annual budget outlook released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
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  • 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
News

2 killed, dog survives when car plunges 150 feet off freeway

2 killed, dog survives when car plunges 150 feet off freewayA small dog is the lone survivor of a crash that killed a man and a woman overnight in California.
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  • 5 hours, 29 minutes ago
Weird News

'Napoleon Dynamite' bus ends up at charter school

'Napoleon Dynamite' bus ends up at charter schoolAn Idaho charter school that purchased a second-hand bus has discovered it's the same bus used in the 2004 movie "Napoleon Dynamite."
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  • 5 hours, 13 minutes ago
Local

Former Plant High student tests positive for TB

Former Plant High student tests positive for TBA former student at Plant High School has tested positive for tuberculosis, and now school officials say about 150 students and faculty may need to be tested.
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  • 9 hours, 23 minutes ago
Travel

Local hotels assist stranded travelers

Local hotels assist stranded travelersSt. Pete/Clearwater area accommodations stepped in to assist thousands who had their travel plans changed by Winter Storm "Juno" on Monday.
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  • 6 hours, 19 minutes ago
NFL

Defiant Patriots owner says Belichick, Brady have never lied to him

Defiant Patriots owner says Belichick, Brady have never lied to himNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft defended his coach and quarterback and said he hoped the NFL would apologize if the franchise is cleared in Deflategate.
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  • 3 hours, 59 minutes ago
NCAAF

Jameis Winston rape accuser goes public

Jameis Winston rape accuser goes publicThe woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexually assaulting her has gone public with the release of a new documentary.
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  • 15 hours, 14 minutes ago
Local

Random stabbings may be work of same suspect

Random stabbings may be work of same suspectDetectives believe two separate, random stabbings in Tampa may be the work of the same suspect.
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  • 11 hours, 24 minutes ago
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Facebook fans name Busch Gardens baby gorilla

Facebook fans name Busch Gardens baby gorillaBusch Gardens Tampa announced Monday that fans have chosen 'Enzi' as the name for the park's one-month-old baby gorilla.
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  • 10 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Tampa teen beaten in Israel can visit family

Tampa teen beaten in Israel can visit familyThe Tampa teenager who was kicked and beaten by police in Israel last summer has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
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  • 8 hours, 59 minutes ago
News

Pasco cross country coach Keppel dies of cancer

Pasco cross country coach Keppel dies of cancerLand O' Lakes High School Principal Ric Mellin notified staff and students today that Coach Kris Keppel passed away from pancreatic cancer this afternoon.
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  • 8 hours, 2 minutes ago
Entertainment

Sam Smith to share song royalties with Tom Petty

Sam Smith to share song royalties with Tom PettySam Smith now has to share a portion of royalties from his hit song "Stay With Me" with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra fame.
  • Entertainment
  • 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
Entertainment

Miss USA almost wins Miss Universe!

Miss USA almost wins Miss Universe!She was this close! Miss USA Nia Sanchez stood face-to-face with Miss Colombia Paulina Vega waiting for the big announcement at the end of Sunday's Miss Universe competition in Miami.
  • Entertainment
  • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
Weird News

FL woman drowns puppy at Nebraska airport

FL woman drowns puppy at Nebraska airportPolice say they have arrested a Florida woman suspected of drowning a two-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane.
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  • 13 hours, 59 minutes ago
News

Two-foot drone found on White House grounds

Two-foot drone found on White House groundsA device was recovered on White House grounds early Monday morning, a spokesman for President Obama said.
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  • 15 hours, 41 minutes ago
Traffic

Gasparilla Parade of Pirates traffic info

Gasparilla Parade of Pirates traffic infoThe marauding buccaneers gather at the intersection of Bay to Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd. for the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates, which steps off at 2 p.m.
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  • 12 hours, 57 minutes ago
Local

Could measles outbreak happen in Tampa Bay?

Could measles outbreak happen in Tampa Bay?More new cases are getting reported every day from a measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in California.
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  • 17 hours, 50 minutes ago
NCAAF

UCF is putting a beach club in its football stadium

UCF is putting a beach club in its football stadiumUCF is adding a beach club to its football stadium.
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  • 10 hours, 26 minutes ago
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Gasparilla Children's Parade

Gasparilla Children's ParadeAhoy matey!
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Life

The wacky, sexy world of Miss Universe contestants

The wacky, sexy world of Miss Universe contestantsSay hi to Miss Universe 2014. Miss Colombia Paulina Vega. She was crowned Sunday. USA TODAY's Ann Oldenburg takes a look at the wacky, sexy world of the Miss Universe contest, including their National Costume segments.
  • Life
  • 18 hours, 44 minutes ago
Entertainment

New generation sparks vinyl records comeback

New generation sparks vinyl records comebackDespite what many people thought just years ago, vinyl records have not lost fans, with robust sales and many music enthusiasts preferring records to compact discs.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Weird News

Ohio couple forced to give up 39-year-old pet bear

Ohio couple forced to give up 39-year-old pet bearAn Ohio couple is distraught after learning they will have to give up, and possibly kill, their 39-year-old pet bear.
  • Weird News
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Surveillance video captures Walmart tackling

Surveillance video captures Walmart tacklingSurveillance video from a Hillsborough Walmart, showing a customer with a concealed gun being tackled by another customer. Deputies say the man had a valid concealed weapons permit and the would-be vigilante is now facing charges.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Entertainment

Will Ferrell hits cheerleader in the head with basketball

Will Ferrell hits cheerleader in the head with basketballActor Will Ferrell hits an actress playing a member of the New Orleans Pelicans dance team in the face with a ball during a stunt filmed for the movie Daddy's Home that filmed at halftime of a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Smoothie King Center. The...
  • Entertainment
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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