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Make South Florida the 51st state?

Make South Florida the 51st state?A group of politicians in Miami are tired of being left out to sea when it comes to addressing climate change concerns for the southern part of the state. Their solution? Create a state of their own.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Jamaican restaurant cleans up after closure

Jamaican restaurant cleans up after closureJerk Pit in Tampa was shut down October 2nd with 17 health code violations.
  • News
  • 4 hours ago
Local

Consumers warned to watch for 'click baiting' online

Consumers warned to watch for 'click baiting' onlineA warning tonight to everyone that uses a computer and may be intrigued. Curiosity could lead to trouble.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 20 minutes ago
Forecast

Cool and clear Thursday morning; T.D. # 9 weakens

Cool and clear Thursday morning; T.D. # 9 weakensBeautiful weather for Thursday. Clear & cool start; warm & sunny finish. Click here for the full forecast
  • Forecast
  • 3 hours, 52 minutes ago
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N.C. judge resigns to avoid marrying gay couples

N.C. judge resigns to avoid marrying gay couplesSwain County Magistrate Judge Gilbert Breedlove resigned Monday because of his personal objection to same-sex marriage.
  • News
  • 7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Man drinks beer to fund cancer fight

Man drinks beer to fund cancer fightRuggere visited 520 towns in the past two years.
  • Local
  • 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
High School Sports

Nike releases sneaker for Plant High School

Nike releases sneaker for Plant High SchoolThe shoes go on sale at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday.
  • High School Sports
  • 20 hours, 31 minutes ago
Weird News

Toddler gets stuck in toy machine

Toddler gets stuck in toy machineA toddler's grandmother turned away for a moment and an 18-month-old boy climbed in to a toy machine.
  • Weird News
  • 6 hours, 13 minutes ago
Local

One hurt in two-car crash in Pinellas Park

One hurt in two-car crash in Pinellas ParkOne person was injured after a driver tried to switch lanes on U.S. 19, crossed the median and struck another vehicle.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
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13-foot gator caught in St. Johns County

13-foot gator caught in St. Johns CountyTwo men used only a rope, a few hooks and their own strength to capture a 13-foot alligator in the St. Johns River.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 32 minutes ago
Sports

NCAA: Mo'ne Davis won't lose amateur status from ad

NCAA: Mo'ne Davis won't lose amateur status from adLittle League World Series star Mo'ne Davis did not harm her eligibility when she appeared in a Chevrolet ad during the World Series.
  • Sports
  • 6 hours, 10 minutes ago
News

Fort Myers man freed after three years in Mexican prisons

Fort Myers man freed after three years in Mexican prisonsFort Myers businessman Steven Knight and his boat captain Davis Stephens are free men tonight at last after spending almost three years in Mexican prisons on money-laundering charges involving $950,000 in cash on a private plane.
  • News
  • 7 hours, 3 minutes ago
News

Amazing Video: Girl narrowly escapes falling debris

Amazing Video: Girl narrowly escapes falling debrisLucky escape for little girl as Donetsk stadium's glass facade falls after shelling in Ukraine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
  • News
  • 16 hours, 57 minutes ago
Local

Pinellas OKs anti-tether, feral cat ordinances

Pinellas OKs anti-tether, feral cat ordinancesPinellas County commissioners voted unanimously to approve two pet-friendly ordinances at Tuesday's meeting.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
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3 Colo. teen girls were Syria-bound, reports say

3 Colo. teen girls were Syria-bound, reports sayThree Denver-area teenage girls were reunited with their families after being stopped in Germany during a possible attempt to join Islamist fighters in Syria.
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

Crist, Scott final debate takes critical turn

Crist, Scott final debate takes critical turnRepublican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist and Republican Gov. Rick Scott spent their final debate of the campaign sharply criticizing each over everything from the economy and the minimum wage to the death penalty.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Health

​Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

​Hospital: American video journalist free of EbolaAn American video journalist being treated for Ebola is now free of the virus and will be released soon.
  • Health
  • 22 hours, 7 minutes ago
News

Judge: NASA can move forward with Boeing, SpaceX

Judge: NASA can move forward with Boeing, SpaceXA judge today allowed NASA to move forward with new contracts to develop private space taxis despite a legal challenge to the deals worth up to $6.8 billion.
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
News

5 things you need to know Wednesday

5 things you need to know WednesdayThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 16 minutes ago
Weird News

Yellow lobster caught twice by same fisherman

Yellow lobster caught twice by same fishermanScott Hoyt couldn't believe what was in one of his lobster traps.
  • Weird News
  • 17 hours, 4 minutes ago
Local

Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opens

Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opensMetropolitan Ministries' Holiday Tent Registration opens Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 33 minutes ago
Investigations

Two Clearwater motels draw nearly 1,000 police calls

Two Clearwater motels draw nearly 1,000 police callsTwo Clearwater motels generate almost 900 calls to police and neighbors complain they are a nuisance.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Dunkin' Donuts sales to help My Hope Chest

Dunkin' Donuts sales to help My Hope ChestEighteen Dunkin' Donuts outlets are donating proceeds from purchases Wednesday to My Hope Chest, a nonprofit that helps uninsured and underinsured woman with breast reconstruction.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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New theater hopes to enliven University Mall

New theater hopes to enliven University MallNew movie hopes to pump new life into University Mall in Tampa.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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