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No freshwater fishing license needed April 4-5

No freshwater fishing license needed April 4-5Floridians and visitors will be able to fish without a freshwater recreational fishing license on April 4 and 5.
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  • 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
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Judge rejects proposed Stephen Diaco plea deal

Judge rejects proposed Stephen Diaco plea dealJudge rejects proposed plea deal in the case of 3 lawyers accused of setting a DUI trap for another attorney during the 2013 Bubba the Love Sponge/MJ trial.
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  • 7 hours, 18 minutes ago
Florida

DOH: Traveler had measles while in Sarasota

DOH: Traveler had measles while in SarasotaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed an international traveler had measles while attending a conference in Kissimmee at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17.
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  • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
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WestShore Plaza offers shoppers $25 gift card

WestShore Plaza offers shoppers $25 gift cardBetween now and next Saturday, April 4, anyone who spends $250 or more at any WestShore Plaza retailer or restaurant can earn that $25 gift card.
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  • 8 hours, 30 minutes ago
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Officers honored for rescuing Cabela

Officers honored for rescuing CabelaTampa City Council honored them Thursday morning.
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  • 9 hours, 13 minutes ago
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Four juveniles arrested in Tampa arson fire

Four juveniles arrested in Tampa arson fireThe kids caused an estimated $4,150 worth of damage to the home and its contents.
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  • 10 hours, 3 minutes ago
Traffic

I-275 to close Friday night before new lanes open

I-275 to close Friday night before new lanes openThe I-275 reconstruction/widening project between downtown and State Road 60 is nearing a milestone.
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  • 10 hours, 14 minutes ago
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Suspects steal over $800 in razors

Suspects steal over $800 in razorsThree suspects stole $899 in razors from a BJ's Wholesale.
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  • 10 hours, 39 minutes ago
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Weekend events -- March 28 and 29

Weekend events -- March 28 and 29Weekend events -- March 28 and 29
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Events

Sarasota Film Festival promises wide variety

Sarasota Film Festival promises wide varietyThe Sarasota Film Festival runs April 10 – 19. With more than 200 films, there's something for everybody.
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Crisis teams at 3 schools after brothers shot

Crisis teams at 3 schools after brothers shotGrief counselors will be at three different Pasco County schools Thursday morning, after the sheriff says a 13-year-old boy shot two of his brothers, and then himself.
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Coaches raise money to help players get to the next level

Coaches raise money to help players get to the next levelMarch madness is in full swing Basketball Teams competing to get that championship trophy.
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Florida

Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fame

Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fameGov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet rejected nominations of three Confederate soldiers for the Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Tuesday after being told they weren't eligible because they didn't serve in the U.S. military.
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Food argument leaves 2 brothers dead, 1 wounded in Hudson

Food argument leaves 2 brothers dead, 1 wounded in HudsonAn argument over food led a 13-year-old to shoot two of his brothers, killing one and wounding the other, before he killed himself.
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  • 21 hours, 50 minutes ago
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Lineup released for Sarasota Film Festival

Lineup released for Sarasota Film FestivalThe Sarasota Film Festival is April 10 – 19. At a party in Sarasota Wednesday night organizers released a lineup of more than 200 films.
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'Hyde Park rapist' returns to Tampa

'Hyde Park rapist' returns to TampaThe man known as the "Hyde Park rapist" is once again calling Tampa his home.
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Sarasota Mosquito Control breeds own bug solution

Sarasota Mosquito Control breeds own bug solutionThe Sarasota Mosquito Control is taking a new approach by breeding fish to eat mosquito larvae.
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Missing Zephyrhills woman seen in Tampa

Missing Zephyrhills woman seen in TampaPolice are asking for the public's help Wednesday night in finding a 62-year-old woman from Zephyrhills who was last seen in Tampa.
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AAA: Distracted driving causes half of teen crashes

AAA: Distracted driving causes half of teen crashesAAA releases the findings of a long-term study that found distracted driving is the causes of many accidents.
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Zimmerman compares himself to Anne Frank

Zimmerman compares himself to Anne FrankGeorge Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, compares himself to Anne Frank.
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Dreams Come True helps teen meet Winter

Dreams Come True helps teen meet WinterEighteen-year-old Joseph Nellum's friendship with Winter started from his hospital bed.
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Florida

Universal Orlando tests metal detectors at rides

Universal Orlando tests metal detectors at ridesThe first metal detector was set up Wednesday at the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster.
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Principal modifies controversial bathroom policy

Principal modifies controversial bathroom policyDespite call from Pasco school superintendent to amend a controversial bathroom break policy, principal says "not yet".
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Spring Hill teen suffers from hit-run accident

Spring Hill teen suffers from hit-run accidentA Spring Hill teen is recovering from injuries including partial paralysis after being struck by a car that fled the scene last Friday night.
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54th Avenue reopens after hazmat cleanup

54th Avenue reopens after hazmat cleanup54th Avenue has reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon after a hazardous materials cleanup.
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USF graduation gowns made of plastic bottles

USF graduation gowns made of plastic bottlesUSF graduates have the option of buying a gown made of recycled plastic bottles.
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Polk man arrested for lewd behavior with children

Polk man arrested for lewd behavior with childrenA 67-year-old Haines City man was arrested following an investigation into allegations of suspicious activity with several neighborhood children.
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Hillsborough looks to hire 200 bus drivers

Hillsborough looks to hire 200 bus driversOn Monday, March 30, CareerSource Tampa Bay will host Transportation Services of Hillsborough County Public Schools as they look to hire 200 bus drivers.
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Florida

Brevard church targeted a second time by vandals

Brevard church targeted a second time by vandalsMelbourne police are investigating several cryptic messages spray-painted at two churches, including one that had previously been targeted by an arsonist last month.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Traffic to be detoured off southbound I-275 on Friday

Traffic to be detoured off southbound I-275 on FridaySouthbound I-275 will be closed to all traffic from the Hillsborough River to west of West Shore Boulevard between on Friday evening.
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North Port PD warns residents of IRS phone scam

North Port PD warns residents of IRS phone scamThe caller claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service.
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Violent crime rate drops in Hillsborough

Violent crime rate drops in HillsboroughSheriff David Gee announced Tuesday that for the eighth straight year, overall crime dropped by 4.1 percent.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Florida

WATCH: Man on 'Flakka' impaled while trying to climb fence

WATCH: Man on 'Flakka' impaled while trying to climb fenceOn Sunday, a man told police he just smoked Flakka before being impaled while trying to scale the fence around the department.
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Health advisories issued for 4 Hills. beaches

Health advisories issued for 4 Hills. beachesThe Hillsborough County Health Department has issued a Health Advisory for following beaches based on the criteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA.
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Clearwater Beach Ferry proves to be popular

Clearwater Beach Ferry proves to be popularClearwater Beach Ferry is planning to extend hours.
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Outreach

Darryl Strawberry to talk substance abuse

Darryl Strawberry to talk substance abuseHe was one of baseball's biggest stars in the 80's until his career was derailed by addiction. Many of his run-ins with the law took place in Tampa.
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Health

County health rankings released today

County health rankings released todayThe 2015 County Health Rankings findings report has been released on Wednesday, March 25.
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Tech

Social media predicts your next move

Social media predicts your next moveIt could give authorities the time they need to stop a terrorist attack and protect your family.
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Florida

Woman arrested for stabbing Florida deputy

Woman arrested for stabbing Florida deputyA 26-year-old woman is being held without bond on charges that she stabbed a Lee County Sheriff's deputy who responded to a noise complaint at a southwest Florida home.
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Argument leads to deadly Apollo Beach shooting

Argument leads to deadly Apollo Beach shootingA man who was shot during an argument at an Apollo Beach apartment complex on Tuesday night has died.
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Florida

Former orca trainer criticizes SeaWorld in new book

Former orca trainer criticizes SeaWorld in new bookA former SeaWorld orca trainer released a book Tuesday that delivers withering criticism of the company's work with killer whales.
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Missing Punta Gorda girl found in St. Petersburg

Missing Punta Gorda girl found in St. PetersburgA missing 15-year-old girl who may have been abducted from her Punta Gorda home over the weekend has been located in St. Petersburg.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Florida

Scott begins sales pitch for his tax-cut plans

Scott begins sales pitch for his tax-cut plansGov. Rick Scott slapped a pair of bright green "Cut My Taxes" emblems on his chest Tuesday and began a cheerful sales campaign for reductions in cellphone, cable TV and college textbook taxes.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Investigations

Lawmakers: 10 Investigates report 'disturbing'

Lawmakers: 10 Investigates report 'disturbing'Lawmakers express concern after learning DOC penny-pinching has reduced the supervision of felons in the community.
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Dozens of animals rescued from St. Pete home

Dozens of animals rescued from St. Pete homeTwo Bay area women are in jail Tuesday night after police say they were housing more that 60 animals in their home.
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Pinellas man, charged in UAE, returns home

Pinellas man, charged in UAE, returns homeA Pinellas County helicopter mechanic was welcomed home Tuesday, a free man after being held in limbo by a slander charge in the United Arab Emirates.
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Thief gets deposits from woman at ATM

Thief gets deposits from woman at ATMThief gets deposits from woman at ATM
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Traffic

Nebraska, Floribraska intersection reopens

Nebraska, Floribraska intersection reopensThe intersection of Floribraska and Nebraska avenues reopened Tuesday night after being closed for most of the day after an early-morning multivehicle accident.
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Local

Zephyrhills bathroom policy irks students

Zephyrhills bathroom policy irks studentsSome Zephyrhills High School students are planning a sit-in to protest a new policy of students needing an escort to visit the bathroom.
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Florida

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at Universal

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at UniversalRiders were rescued off of a roller coaster at Universal Orlando on Tuesday night after officials told WKMG a technical glitch caused it to stop.
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Traffic

Crash cleared from EB Gandy bridge

Crash cleared from EB Gandy bridgeA jackknifed tractor trailer has been cleared Tuesday from the eastbound lanes of the Gandy Bridge after snarling traffic for hours.
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Local

Homeless teens get a new place to call home

Homeless teens get a new place to call homeThere are more than 9,000 homeless teenagers in the state of Florida right now who need a place to live.
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Reward offered in violent ATM robbery

Reward offered in violent ATM robberyTampa Police officers are searching for a man who robbed a woman at a Tampa Bank of America late Monday night.
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Patients, vendors: Dentist owes them money

Patients, vendors: Dentist owes them moneyPatients tell 10 Investigates a Bay area dentist is taking their money, but not providing services.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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