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Lanes reopen after fatal crash in Plant City

Lanes reopen after fatal crash in Plant CityAlcohol or drug involvement is currently unknown.
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The story of a sea turtle named OB1

The story of a sea turtle named OB1"He feels the Force," said sea turtle expert Jeff Schmid of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, alluding to Obi-Wan Kenobi from "Star Wars."
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Three robbed at gunpoint by 20 men

Three robbed at gunpoint by 20 menThe men stole $700 in cash.
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Body of missing kayaker found near Sanibel Causeway

Body of missing kayaker found near Sanibel CausewayBarber went missing last week in the area.
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Fewer Florida kids smoking cigarettes

Fewer Florida kids smoking cigarettesThat's according to new data from the Department of Health that showed Florida's Youth Cigarette Smoking Rate is at an all-time low.
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Hit-and-run crash in Manatee County

Hit-and-run crash in Manatee CountyAnyone who may have witnessed this crash or has any knowledge as to the identity and or location of the hit and run driver is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at (239) 938-1800.
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Bicyclist dead in St. Pete crash

Bicyclist dead in St. Pete crashThe bicyclist was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in critical condition, and was pronounced dead on December 20, at 1:03 a.m.
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"Aida Vita" brings 1200 German tourists to Tampa

"Aida Vita" brings 1200 German tourists to Tampa"Aida Vita" brings 1200 German tourists to Tampa
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Movie-goers 'violated' by hackers attack on Sony

Movie-goers 'violated' by hackers attack on SonyIt happened to one movie, and could there be more? That's the question on a lot of folks' minds tonight.
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Florida

Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida

Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in FloridaSame-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them.
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Man stabbed after confronting girlfriend's boyfriend

Man stabbed after confronting girlfriend's boyfriendA man was seriously injured after he stormed into his girlfriend's home and attacked her and her boyfriend Friday afternoon.
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Hogan's Beach criticized for noisy concerts

Hogan's Beach criticized for noisy concertsSome residents who live near Hogan's Beach have complained to Tampa's city council the business' outdoor concerts are too loud.
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Soldiers return home just in time for Christmas

Soldiers return home just in time for ChristmasChristmas came early for many families at Tampa International Airport on Friday.
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Travel agents: Interest in Cuba travel up

Travel agents: Interest in Cuba travel upTravel to Cuba interest up say travel agents
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Man robs Palm Harbor bank at gunpoint

Man robs Palm Harbor bank at gunpointPinellas Sheriff's detectives are searching for man who robbed a Palm Harbor bank Friday afternoon.
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Rays

Kriseman: City Council clouded Rays issue

Kriseman: City Council clouded Rays issueWhat ultimately cost the Rays' Thursday night vote to search for stadium sites in Tampa was a matter of money and the land that Tropicana Field sits on.
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Woman found dead in Lutz apartment fire

Woman found dead in Lutz apartment fireAuthorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding an apartment fire where a woman's body was found after it was extinguished Friday afternoon.
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Polk County confirms rabies case

Polk County confirms rabies caseA man was attacked by a fox that later tested positive for rabies
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Stay safe during last-minute holiday shopping

Stay safe during last-minute holiday shoppingMake sure you stay safe while shopping during the holiday season.
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10 News team gives the gift of time

10 News team gives the gift of timeThe 10 News team spreads Joy to the Bay when they pay for people's parking.
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MLB

What's the likelihood of the Rays leaving?

What's the likelihood of the Rays leaving?St. Pete's city council vote has led to gloom and doom talk of the Rays leaving Tampa Bay. Is that realistic?
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Man arrested after exposing himself to 3 victims

Man arrested after exposing himself to 3 victimsMorris has been arrested for lewd and lascivious behavior in the past.
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Rays Stadium Saga: What's next?

Rays Stadium Saga: What's next?Here's why you should pay attention to the bottom line: the Rays are not moving out anytime soon.
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Dunedin Fantasy 5 winning ticket to expire soon

Dunedin Fantasy 5 winning ticket to expire soonThe Florida Lottery is waiting for the winner of an $111,000 Fantasy 5 ticket to claim their winnings.
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Round the clock shopping starts now

Round the clock shopping starts nowKhol's will be open 24 hours a day through Christmas Eve to cater to customers
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Part of East Tyler St. in Tampa closed starting Monday

Part of East Tyler St. in Tampa closed starting MondayThe closure is due to department crews cleaning sewer pipes in the area.
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Enter to win $100 - download our app!

Enter to win $100 - download our app!Download the WTSP 10 News app - enter to win $100!
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Deputies arrest two in Tampa grow operation

Deputies arrest two in Tampa grow operationTotal weight of the marijuana was 218 pounds with an estimated street value of $436,000.00.
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Florida's jobless rate drops in November

Florida's jobless rate drops in NovemberThat's a drop of 0.2 percent from October. Florida's rate now matches the national unemployment rate.
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Baby gorilla born at Busch Gardens

Baby gorilla born at Busch GardensThe baby is healthy and is currently being cared for by Pele, with the Busch Gardens animal care team watching closely.
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UPDATE: Dog that ran away after I-75 crash found

UPDATE: Dog that ran away after I-75 crash foundQBA, the dog that ran off following a crash on Interstate 75 earlier this week, has been found safe!
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Weekend events -- December 20 and 21

Weekend events -- December 20 and 21Fun events happening around the area on December 20 and 21
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TSA shows off prohibited flight items

TSA shows off prohibited flight itemsThe TSA showed off some of the items that weren't considered safe for the friendly skies, as a reminder what not to bring on a flight.
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Florida

Mom: YMCA worker duct taped my son's mouth closed

Mom: YMCA worker duct taped my son's mouth closedA Clay County mother says a worker at a YMCA after school program, taped her son's mouth shut using duct tape to keep her son from talking.
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Port Manatee ready to do business with Cuba

Port Manatee ready to do business with CubaPort Manatee ready to do business with Cuba
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Florida

Fla. health officials prepare for medical marijuana rule change

Fla. health officials prepare for medical marijuana rule changeState health officials discussed Florida's medical marijuana law Wednesday as they are tasked with rewriting the law that has come under harsh criticism.
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Florida

Grand jury clears officers in FSU shooting

Grand jury clears officers in FSU shootingGunman Myron May dared officers to kill him before the Florida State graduate was shot 15 times outside Strozier Library.
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Too much to drink? There's an app for that

Too much to drink? There's an app for thatA free app available for Android and iPhones calculates your Blood Alcohol so you will think twice before driving after drinking
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Rays

Swift reaction to St. Pete veto of Rays deal

Swift reaction to St. Pete veto of Rays dealA crushing defeat inside City Hall when council members reject allowing the Tampa Bay Rays to look for a new stadium site within the region. The reaction was swift.
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Teen finds parents dead in Largo home

Teen finds parents dead in Largo homeA 16-year-old girl found a man and woman dead of an apparent murder-suicide when she got home from school Thursday.
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MLB

Tony LaRussa speaks at Boys & Girls Clubs Breakfast

Tony LaRussa speaks at Boys & Girls Clubs BreakfastBaseball Hall of Fame manager Tony LaRussa, spoke to a crowd of over 800 supporters of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay.
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Grandmother assaulted over Facebook friend request

Grandmother assaulted over Facebook friend requestA 27-year-old Clearwater woman was arrested after she assaulted her grandmother during an argument over a Facebook friend request.
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Outreach

10 News, Marathon fill tanks with joy

10 News, Marathon fill tanks with joyThe 10 News team partnered with Marathon to spread Joy to the Bay. We surprised dozens of drivers with a free tank of gas.
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St. Pete employees get paid paternal leave

St. Pete employees get paid paternal leaveEmployees of the city of St. Petersburg will be eligible for six weeks of paid parental leave next year when they add a child to their family.
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Lucky servers get a big tip

Lucky servers get a big tip20 servers are getting $1,000 from a local company that prides itself on customer service and expects the same in return
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FSU drones course takes off in the spring

FSU drones course takes off in the springFSU course will teach students about the use of drones and regulations.
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Entertainment

New, high-tech 'Phantom' takes the Straz stage

New, high-tech 'Phantom' takes the Straz stageNew high-tech "Phantom" takes the stage at the Straz Center
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Florida prepares for medical marijuana rule change

Florida prepares for medical marijuana rule changeGoing into 2015, health officials still don't have concrete rules on a medical marijuana law passed this year
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TopGolf ready to challenge golfers

TopGolf ready to challenge golfersTopGolf in Brandon is ready for its opening Friday, and ready to challenge area golfers.
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Pinellas Park police identify suspect in road rage shooting

Pinellas Park police identify suspect in road rage shootingPolice are looking for a 17-year-old in connection with a case where he opened fire on other motorists on Wednesday afternoon.
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Ammonia leak contained in Polk County

Ammonia leak contained in Polk CountyFirefighters responded at 10:17 a.m. after an ammonia line burst in the plant.
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3 taken to hospital in mobile home fire

3 taken to hospital in mobile home fireA 7-year-old boy and two adults were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at their mobile home in Citrus Park Thursday.
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Education

Florida high school grades released

Florida high school grades releasedReport cards out Thursday are giving us a glimpse of how our schools are performing.
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2 men found dead in Plant City

2 men found dead in Plant CityPolice are investigating the suspicious deaths of two men in Plant City on Thursday.
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Sarasota boil water notice lifted after water main break

Sarasota boil water notice lifted after water main breakThe boil water notice for customers affected by the water main break at the intersection of Swift Road and Wilkinson Road has been lifted.
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Man charged in Lakeland fatal hit and run

Man charged in Lakeland fatal hit and runA man with an extensive criminal history has been arrested and charged in the hit-and-run death of a 32-year-old Lakeland man.
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Outreach

10 News spreads Joy to the Bay

10 News spreads Joy to the BayAll week, 10 News has been spreading Joy to the Bay, our way of ushering in the holiday season
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Education

Pasco principal put on administrative leave

Pasco principal put on administrative leaveThe principal of a Pasco County elementary school has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation he violated School Board policy.
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Entertainment

Look Back: Colbert on the Mystery Monkey

Look Back: Colbert on the Mystery MonkeyAs Stephen Colbert readies to sign off on The Colbert Report, we here at 10 News remember with amused fondness the times we showed up on the late night funnyman's radar, all thanks to a certain 'simian psycho.'
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Traffic

Traffic Alert: Big delays on I-75 in Hillsborough

Traffic Alert: Big delays on I-75 in HillsboroughThere are some big delays for your morning rush hour on Interstate 75 in Hillsborough.
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Florida

First Florida gay divorce granted by Broward judge

First Florida gay divorce granted by Broward judgeThe first formal divorce for a gay couple in Florida history has been granted by a Broward County judge who also declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
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Florida

15 foot python caught in south Collier County

15 foot python caught in south Collier CountyA 15-plus-foot Python was found at the doorway of Beau Middlebrook's Sun Realty office located behind Pelican Bend restaurant on the Isles of Capri.
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Charlie Crist on reopening Cuba ties

Charlie Crist on reopening Cuba tiesFlorida has long been the home of a large Cuban-American community. The issue of American-Cuban relations is a major issue in the state.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Local

St. Pete family wants to return British sailor's remains

St. Pete family wants to return British sailor's remainsA St. Pete family wants to find relatives of a British sailor, whose remains and mementos they now have.
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UPDATE: Missing 10-month-old found safe, mother arrested

UPDATE: Missing 10-month-old found safe, mother arrestedDue to a tip from a concerned citizen, police were able to locate Char-Ann Santana and 10-month-old Jaidyel Valdes.
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Tampa Waterfront plan huge in size, economics

Tampa Waterfront plan huge in size, economicsTampa Waterfront footprint is massive in size and economics
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Tampa man's Christmas lights really shine

Tampa man's Christmas lights really shineThis is the third year Jim Carson has put his holiday cheer on grand display of 55,000 lights set to music.
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Man dies after driving into water in Clearwater

Man dies after driving into water in ClearwaterAn 86-year-old driver suffered a medical issue and wound up in the water Wednesday after his car clipped some poles and sailboats near 800 Bayway Blvd.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Outreach

10 News, Lightning spread Joy to the Bay

10 News, Lightning spread Joy to the Bay10 News Meteorologist Jim Van Fleet surprises some lucky Lightning fans.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Tampa chamber sees benefits to Cuban business

Tampa chamber sees benefits to Cuban businessThe president of the Greater Tampa Chamber says the Tampa area will feel the benefits of business with Cuba.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
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Jeff Vinik unveils plan for downtown Tampa

Jeff Vinik unveils plan for downtown TampaDeveloper Jeff Vinik unveils vision for Channelside redevelopment. More building and parking. No Rays stadium.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
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Teacher carjacked in school parking lot

Teacher carjacked in school parking lotPolice say a teacher arriving for work at a south St. Pete elementary school was carjacked in the school parking lot Tuesday morning.
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  • 3 days, 21 hours ago