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Rays

Young aces try to return from Tommy John surgery

Young aces try to return from Tommy John surgeryThe stitches on the elbow are long gone by the time a pitcher gets back on the mound following Tommy John surgery, and yet the stitches on the ball still don't feel right.
  • Rays
  • 48 minutes ago
Tech

Carpooling for your cargo

Carpooling for your cargoThe 'Roadie' app lets you log in and look for drivers to take your stuff from one location to the next.
  • Tech
  • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
Florida

Students hunt tarballs on Pensacola Beach

Students hunt tarballs on Pensacola BeachForty seniors from Washington High School Marine Science Academy hunted lingering tarballs from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a beach at Pensacola Naval Air Station.
  • Florida
  • 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
Science

WATCH: SpaceX launches pair of commercial satellites

WATCH: SpaceX launches pair of commercial satellitesThe launch was the 16th successful mission in as many tries by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket since it debuted in 2010.
  • Science
  • 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
News

ISIL defector says 'Jihadi John' was cold loner

ISIL defector says 'Jihadi John' was cold lonerMohammed Emwazi, the Islamic State executioner identified as 'Jihadi John,' has been described as a cold loner by a defector from the Islamic State who met him in Syria.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Local

Ruskin restaurant reopens after boat crash

Ruskin restaurant reopens after boat crashA charter boat that rammed into a Ruskin restaurant in thick fog has been removed from the building.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 29 minutes ago
Local

Lakeland swans to cut carbs from diets

Lakeland swans to cut carbs from dietsHidden underneath their fluffy down feathers, Lakeland's swans are packing on the pounds.
  • Local
  • 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
Florida

Guns, gambling, pot and prisons among hot legislative issues

Guns, gambling, pot and prisons among hot legislative issuesHere's a look at some of the major issues Florida legislators will be debating in the 2015 session, which opens Tuesday.
  • Florida
  • 4 hours, 18 minutes ago
News

Tampa churches press forward after tragedy

Tampa churches press forward after tragedyTwo Bay-area churches are pressing forward after disaster struck their places of worship, forcing members to find new locations to gather.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 34 minutes ago
News

Family: Search for missing son likely won't end well

Family: Search for missing son likely won't end wellSunday marks one week since the disappearance of Max Maisel, and while his parents and family haven't given up hope, they understand the odds.
  • News
  • 35 minutes ago
News

Islamic State threatens 'war' on Twitter co-founder

Islamic State threatens 'war' on Twitter co-founderThe Islamic State has declared a new target in its war on the West -- a co-founder of Twitter.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
Weird News

Video: Ice Bucket Challenge ends in violent dog attack

Video: Ice Bucket Challenge ends in violent dog attackA mom is ready to share her story of an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that ended in a violent dog attack last year.
  • Weird News
  • 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Entertainment

WATCH: Goat licks dog - and it's hilaroius

WATCH: Goat licks dog - and it's hilaroiusYouTube user nevadamountains shared this video of a goat licking a dog. The sounds the goat makes and the reaction, or lack thereof, from the dog are hilarious.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 hours, 49 minutes ago
Money

3 of the worst ways to spend your tax refund

3 of the worst ways to spend your tax refundAs refund checks arrive, many of us our making plans for the "extra" money. Just about half of us expect to receive a refund, according to a Bankrate survey, and for those of us who actually receive a chunk of change this tax season, some of us will be...
  • Money
  • 4 hours, 53 minutes ago
Local

Man walks from Tampa to NY for wounded warriors

Man walks from Tampa to NY for wounded warriorsToday, a huge Yankees fan and retired math teacher from Dunedin sets out to start quite the journey.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 31 minutes ago
News

Walking Dead town up for sale on Ebay

Walking Dead town up for sale on EbayYou'll find all sorts of things for sale on Craigslist and eBay.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 43 minutes ago
Lightning

Lightning pick up Coburn in trade with Flyers

Lightning pick up Coburn in trade with FlyersThe Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas and draft picks.
  • Lightning
  • 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
Health

Do dishwashers cause allergies in Children?

Do dishwashers cause allergies in Children?Is our squeaky clean world making our kids sick? That's a question a recent Swedish study examined, and the results suggest that certain lifestyle choices may have a significant effect on whether children develop allergies.
  • Health
  • 3 hours, 7 minutes ago
Sports

Tampa Spartans Shock MLB's Phillies 6-2

Tampa Spartans Shock MLB's Phillies 6-2A Major League team has lost to a college program in a Spring Training exhibition.
  • Sports
  • 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

Possible overnight murder in Tampa

Possible overnight murder in TampaHillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are on scene of what appears to be a homicide at 14314 Ravenwood Lane.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 25 minutes ago
News

5 things you need to know Monday

5 things you need to know MondayThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 28 minutes ago
Money

Childless adults can use earned income credit

Childless adults can use earned income creditThe Earned Income Tax Credit has one of those clunky names that you might ignore, as unfortunately some do. But the complex credit can put real money into the pockets of working people.
  • Money
  • 3 hours, 13 minutes ago
News

5 healthy fast food meals for under $5

5 healthy fast food meals for under $5We've created a list of health-conscious meal options you can buy at your favorite fast food joints for under the $5 price point.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Tech

The brains inside your car just got smarter

The brains inside your car just got smarterWith all this talk of co-piloted and autonomous vehicles, one question stands out. If cars gradually are taking over more of our driving chores, can they do so safely and error-free? After all, the dark side of this rise-of-the-machines scenario is a rogue vehicle that...
  • Tech
  • 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
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