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Tampa Bay homeless served 6,000 Thanksgiving meals

Tampa Bay homeless served 6,000 Thanksgiving mealsTampa Bay homeless served 6,000 Thanksgiving meals
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  • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
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Safety is key to shopping online

Safety is key to shopping onlineEvery year, millions of people decide to purchase their Christmas gifts by the click of the mouse. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation, 44 of all holiday transactions will take place online — that's more than ever before. But you need to make...
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  • 8 hours, 57 minutes ago
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Guilty plea from Pasco mom to be reopened

Guilty plea from Pasco mom to be reopenedBack in April of this year Violet Hinrichs was arrested for dangerously squeezing a child while he was under observation at St. Joseph's Hospital.
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  • 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Florida

Florida AG releases a buying guide

Florida AG releases a buying guideFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi is giving consumers her own version of a holiday shopping guide.
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  • 9 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Pedestrian hit and killed walking along US-92

Pedestrian hit and killed walking along US-92Polk County Sheriff Traffic deputies are currently investigating a traffic crash involving a pickup truck versus a pedestrian, during which the pedestrian was killed. Preliminary information so far is as follows
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  • 11 hours, 10 minutes ago
Florida

FL company can turn your child's art into something special

FL company can turn your child's art into something specialStill trying to think of a holiday gift for your child? Well, maybe this Florida based company can help.
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  • 13 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Manatee County sunset photo chosen for statewide calendar cover

Manatee County sunset photo chosen for statewide calendar coverA gorgeous photo of Fort Hamer Park (attached) taken by Manatee County employee Jonathan Sabin has been selected as the cover for the Florida Association of Counties 2015 FAC Calendar: Sunrises and Sunsets.
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  • 14 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Volunteers and sponsors now being accepted for annual Holiday Lights in the Gardens

Volunteers and sponsors now being accepted for annual Holiday Lights in the GardensThe Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation is now accepting volunteers and sponsors for this year's Holiday Lights in the Gardens. The annual community holiday celebration opens on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, and is open nightly from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m....
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  • 15 hours, 5 minutes ago
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Long-time Tampa Bay anchor John Wilson retires

Long-time Tampa Bay anchor John Wilson retires10 News anchor Reginald Roundtree pays tribute to long-time journalist John Wilson, on his retirement.
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  • 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Travel

Holiday travel headaches at TIA

Holiday travel headaches at TIASnow and ice in the Northeast canceled and delayed flights in and out of Tampa International Airport on Wednesday
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  • 21 hours, 2 minutes ago
Restaurant Red Alert

Violations shut down popular restaurant near USF

Violations shut down popular restaurant near USFA USF area restaurant with some loyal customers is back open after an emergency closure ordered by state health inspectors temporarily closed down the business due to health code violations.
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  • 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Local

Shoppers want deals, but not Black Friday

Shoppers want deals, but not Black FridayOn Black Friday, stores try to accommodate massive amounts merchandise and shoppers, so the layouts change.
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  • 21 hours, 23 minutes ago
Consumer

Woman's recalled vehicle malfunctions, she has to pay

Woman's recalled vehicle malfunctions, she has to payA story that affects every body that drives: Your car may have a recall and you don't even know about it. That's what one Bay Area woman says happened to her after her air bags deployed causing thousands of dollars worth of damage.
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  • 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

Thanksgiving food safety tips!

Thanksgiving food safety tips!Food safety experts from the USDA have a list of tips for avoiding food-borne illness for Thanksgiving.
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  • 21 hours, 40 minutes ago
Consumer

Shoppers ready for Thanksgiving day deals

Shoppers ready for Thanksgiving day dealsShoppers are not spending Thanksgiving with family; they plan to be out hunting down those door buster deals.
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  • 1 day ago
Local

Sister of accused teen in prostitution ring speaks

Sister of accused teen in prostitution ring speaksVenice police say more teens have come forward, saying the pair tried to recruit them.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Life

10 Community is bringing Joy to the Bay!

10 Community is bringing Joy to the Bay!Joy to the Bay coming your way this holiday season courtesy of 10 Community!
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Renters arrested, homeowner held responsible

Renters arrested, homeowner held responsible10 News Reporter Sarah Hagen is covering Pasco County and explains if you're a landlord, make sure you do background checks.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Travel

Bay area travelers see flight delays, cancellations

Bay area travelers see flight delays, cancellationsA mix of rain and snow in the Northeast is having a snowball effect on flights across the country and here in the Bay area on this busy pre-Thanksgiving travel day.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Displaced sinkhole residents have no place to go

Displaced sinkhole residents have no place to goWith no definite timeline for when repairs can be made, park management tells us that ownership says they've done enough for these residents and come December 2nd, they're on their own.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Florida

Florida deputy suspended for Ferguson comments

Florida deputy suspended for Ferguson commentsA Wakulla County Sheriff's Deputy was suspended Wednesday after posting insensitive comments on social media following a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the killing of a black teen.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Traffic

All lanes reopen after machinery scrapes overpass

All lanes reopen after machinery scrapes overpassAuthorities are at the scene of a crash where a semi truck hauling an excavator hit the I-275 overpass in the southbound lanes of Dale Mabry.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Florida

LGBT activism growing in conservative Panhandle

LGBT activism growing in conservative PanhandleFlorida's conservative Panhandle region is seeing big changes in attitudes toward gay marriage and gay and lesbian rights.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Travel

TIA voted second-best airport by Conde Nast

TIA voted second-best airport by Conde NastTampa International Airport has been named the second-best airport in America by Conde Nast Traveler readers for 2014.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Florida

Florida Man: 'No hands, no legs, no problem'

Florida Man: 'No hands, no legs, no problem'Living life without limits and without limbs is not a problem for one Jacksonville man.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Florida

Woman takes plea deal in 'stand your ground' case

Woman takes plea deal in 'stand your ground' caseFacing a possible 60 years in prison for firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons, Marissa Alexander agreed Monday to a plea deal that effectively ends the four-year old criminal case against her.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Florida

State regulators approve rates for Duke customers

State regulators approve rates for Duke customersState regulators are setting new rates for Duke Energy Florida customers.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Florida

Supreme Court unseals redistricting docs, transcript

Supreme Court unseals redistricting docs, transcriptThe Florida Supreme Court is unsealing documents and a transcript from this summer's trial over congressional districts.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Ruptured Riverview water main repaired

Ruptured Riverview water main repairedA 12-inch water main that ruptured Tuesday has been repaired, but McMullen Loop will remain closed for another 24 hours.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Traffic

Broken main complicates flooding in Riverview

Broken main complicates flooding in RiverviewIt started off bad and just got worse. A drainage pipe cracking in three places sending a gush of water 20 feet high.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

FSU shooting victim recounts horrific experience

FSU shooting victim recounts horrific experienceOne of the victims in the tragic shooting at the Florida State University library talks about the horrific and chaotic experience with 10 News on Tuesday.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Bill would let veterans get medical marijuana

Bill would let veterans get medical marijuanaLawmakers introduce bill to let medical staff at VA clinics help veterans get medical marijuana in states where it's legal
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Winter storm expected to impact Thanksgiving travel

Winter storm expected to impact Thanksgiving travelNor'easter expected to bring rain, snow and travel troubles.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Bucs pass out 750 Thanksgiving meals to needy families

Bucs pass out 750 Thanksgiving meals to needy familiesThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive linemen handed out 750 full Thanksgiving meals to area families Monday night.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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St. Pete demonstration marks Ferguson decision

St. Pete demonstration marks Ferguson decisionOrganizers of the candlelight vigil here want to give people a chance to show support for Ferguson and the Brown family.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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Family, colleagues mourn fallen Leon deputy

Family, colleagues mourn fallen Leon deputyDeputy Christoper Smith, killed in the line of duty, was laid to rest Tuesday.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

How will Ferguson rebound? Look at South St. Pete

How will Ferguson rebound? Look at South St. PeteWondering whether Ferguson will rebound? Look no further than a South St. Petersburg furniture store for the answer.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Former Osceola band director charged with sex with students

Former Osceola band director charged with sex with studentsA former Poinciana High School band director faces charges for allegedly having sex with with two students, and authorities say there might be more victims.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Police arrest 2 teens for prostitution ring

Police arrest 2 teens for prostitution ringVenice police are investigating an alleged prostitution ring of Venice and Riverview High students that was run by another student, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Tampa protesters rally in rain at courthouse

Tampa protesters rally in rain at courthouseAround 40 people rallied and chanted in Tampa, despite steady rain all morning, protesting in response to the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Entertainment

'Dolphin Tale' star launches music career at CMA

'Dolphin Tale' star launches music career at CMA'Dolphin Tale' star Cozi Zuehlsdorff launches music career at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Pinellas 911 center hit by lightning, other woes

Pinellas 911 center hit by lightning, other woesPinellas County has completed improvements to its 911 call center after lightning cut the facility's power in August and other problems, according to a 16-page report released Tuesday.
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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School employee arrested for installing malware

School employee arrested for installing malwareInvestigators say Michael Levanti, a tech support employee, had installed a program known as CCleaner into the central server.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Lightning strike causes fire at tennis resort

Lightning strike causes fire at tennis resortCedars Tennis and Fitness Club lost power after the strike.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

2 pit bulls shot by neighbor

2 pit bulls shot by neighborA dog owner could could be charged with an ordinance violation after her two pit bulls reportedly attacked a neighbor and were shot Monday.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Florida

UPDATE: Missing Lake Worth teen found

UPDATE: Missing Lake Worth teen foundA Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for 15-year-old Matthew Dean who was last seen in Lake Worth, Florida.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Crossing Guard hit by car last month dies

Crossing Guard hit by car last month diesA Polk County Crossing guard who was run over in a cross walk last month has died.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

SUV crashes into Valrico home

SUV crashes into Valrico homeNo one was hurt Tuesday morning, after a vehicle crashed through a Valrico house.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Florida

Ping pong ball determines city council seat

Ping pong ball determines city council seatA major decision left to a game of chance.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

Police: Pinellas Park man shoots self in face

Police: Pinellas Park man shoots self in faceAuthorities say a man accidentally shot himself in the face while arguing with his wife in their Pinellas Park home.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Florida

Woman who branded children gets probation

Woman who branded children gets probationA southwest Florida woman accused of branding her two children with a heated stick has been sentenced to three years of probation.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

St. Pete approves recycling contracts

St. Pete approves recycling contractsIt will cost residents $2.95 a month to participate.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

2 break into Raymond James concession stand

2 break into Raymond James concession standPolice say two suspects -- a man and a woman -- hopped a fence and pried open a door to a concession stand, but fled when police arrived.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Florida

Dead whale washes ashore on Pensacola Beach

Dead whale washes ashore on Pensacola BeachBeach visitors were caught off guard early Monday morning to find a deceased Beaked Whale on shore near Margaritaville Hotel on Pensacola Beach.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

Crews find body of missing Florida fisherman

Crews find body of missing Florida fishermanThe search continues for one of two fishermen who were reported overdue from a fishing trip.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Local

President's sexual assault email stirs Eckerd College

President's sexual assault email stirs Eckerd CollegeA big controversy has started on a small campus after an email on sexual assault is sent to the student body of Eckerd College.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Woman recounts voicemails from FSU gunman

Woman recounts voicemails from FSU gunmanRenee Pittman says Myron May left her several messages saying, "I do not want to die in vain."
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Manatee inmate flees work farm, steals truck

Manatee inmate flees work farm, steals truckA Manatee prisoner digs out of the work farm, arjacks elderly couple's truck
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Clearwater officer struck by van in traffic

Clearwater officer struck by van in trafficA Clearwater police officer working an off-duty traffic patrol was struck by a minivan and seriously injured.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Special election set for Tampa seat

Special election set for Tampa seatA new election has been set after the Florida House recently rejected the results from a Tampa Bay area legislative race.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Dozier School victim buried in Plant City

Dozier School victim buried in Plant CityGrief and relief have finally arrived for a Bay area family as one of the dozens of boys found in unmarked graves at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys is laid to rest.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Florida corrections secretary is resigning

Florida corrections secretary is resigningFlorida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews is resigning at the end of the month.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Local

FSU shooting victim paralyzed

FSU shooting victim paralyzedA family member says a Florida State University student shot outside the campus library is paralyzed from the waist down.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Another hole opens in Holiday mobile home park

Another hole opens in Holiday mobile home parkJust two days after two gaping sinkholes at a mobile home park in Pasco County were filled, another adjacent hole has opened up, swallowing part of a woman's driveway in Holiday.
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Polk operation nets 37 shoplifting suspects

Polk operation nets 37 shoplifting suspectsThe sheriff's office is cracking down on shoplifters and arrested 30 people over the weekend for allegedly stealing from stores.
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Pedestrian death in Largo

Pedestrian death in LargoThe pedestrian was transported to Bayfront where he was pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Consumer

Black Friday 2014: Deals and ads

Black Friday 2014: Deals and adsFor this Thanksgiving and Black Friday, we'll have every big deal and available door-buster right here on WTSP.com.
  • Consumer
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Local

Sewer work in area of Pasco depressions remain halted

Sewer work in area of Pasco depressions remain haltedPasco County Utilities continues to work closely with our contractor and geotechnical firm to review the work completed to date on our sewage pump station project on Bartelt Road in Holiday.
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Local

Cop participating in turkey giveaway hit by van

Cop participating in turkey giveaway hit by vanPolice are on the scene of a crash where an officer was struck by a vehicle. The location is at S. Highland Ave. and Jasmine Way.
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Local

Largo apartment's bedroom ceiling collapses

Largo apartment's bedroom ceiling collapsesLargo Fire reports the resident awoke to the sound of the ceiling falling.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Outreach

Ugly Men party with a purpose

Ugly Men party with a purposeThe group 13 Ugly Men are hosting a party on Wednesday, November 26th to benefit renovations at Tampa Firehouse #6.
  • Outreach
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Small plane down in ditch in Tampa, no one hurt

Small plane down in ditch in Tampa, no one hurtTampa Fire Rescue says a single-engine Cessna has its left wing down in the ditch, and there is a small fuel leak.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago