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Armed man robs Tampa supermarket

Armed man robs Tampa supermarketTampa Police detectives are searching for an armed man who robbed the El Faro Supermarket on Feb. 25.
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  • 10 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Strawberry Festival coaster renamed after complaints

Strawberry Festival coaster renamed after complaintsThe Zyclon roller coaster shares a similar name with the deadly gas used by Nazis at World War II concentration camps.
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  • 11 hours, 38 minutes ago
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Motorcyclist crashes into bus at MLK, I-275

Motorcyclist crashes into bus at MLK, I-275Tampa Police say a motorcyclist collided with a bus on E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd near I-275 Thursday evening.
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  • 11 hours, 43 minutes ago
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Sarasota police union wants body cameras delayed

Sarasota police union wants body cameras delayedThe president of the Sarasota police union says there are too many questions about body cameras to implement the devices.
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  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
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Info sought in arson fire at Tampa home

Info sought in arson fire at Tampa homeThe Tampa Fire Marshal's Office is seeking information on an arson fire at a vacant Tampa home Thursday.
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  • 12 hours, 9 minutes ago
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Court: Authorities must prove driver knew of hit and run

Court: Authorities must prove driver knew of hit and runAuthorities must prove drivers knew they were in a crash before charging them with leaving the scene of an accident.
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  • 12 hours, 25 minutes ago
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Bye, bye American pie: Desserts are disappearing

Bye, bye American pie: Desserts are disappearingAmericans have become too lazy – and, perhaps, too cheap – to eat dessert.
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  • 12 hours, 33 minutes ago
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Worker dies at Westfield Sarasota Square mall

Worker dies at Westfield Sarasota Square mallA 24-year-old man died Thursday while working on a scissor lift at the Westfield Sarasota Square mall.
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  • 13 hours, 3 minutes ago
Road Warrior

Seeing Red at Gulf to Bay Blvd & Keene Rd

Seeing Red at Gulf to Bay Blvd & Keene RdSitting at red lights can be very frustrating, especially when we're in a hurry. I've had several viewers email me about the intersection of Gulf to Bay Boulevard (SR-60) and Keene Road in Clearwater.
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  • 13 hours, 4 minutes ago
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Strawberry Festival tries to assure ride safety

Strawberry Festival tries to assure ride safetyThe rides have taken off along the midway at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City and General Manager Paul Davis says he's making sure problems don't take off with it.
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  • 13 hours, 8 minutes ago
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Man sought in taxi driver holdup

Man sought in taxi driver holdupCrime Stoppers Tampa Bay is asking for your help identifying the man who robbed a taxi cab driver in the early morning hours on Feb. 25.
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  • 13 hours, 9 minutes ago
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Charge you car in minutes in Temple Terrace

Charge you car in minutes in Temple TerraceTemple Terrace is now home to Hillsborough's first multi-standard Fast Charging Station.
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  • 13 hours, 19 minutes ago
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School adds fifth quarter to games for special player

School adds fifth quarter to games for special playerDavis Harkey was the inspiration for Christ the King School to add a fifth quarter to its basketball games, and it's a hit
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  • 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
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Sarasota police ready to use body cameras

Sarasota police ready to use body camerasTwo dozen Sarasota police officers are getting body cameras to record what they see while on duty.
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Son's DNA helps ID father in brutal attack

Son's DNA helps ID father in brutal attackPasco Sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in a cold case where a 17-year-old girl was sexually attacked and left for dead as she walked home from her school bus stop back in 1992.
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  • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
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More manatee protections enacted at Three Sisters Springs

More manatee protections enacted at Three Sisters SpringsWildlife officials are officially implementing rules to give manatees more space in a Citrus County spring also popular with swimmers and kayakers.
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  • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
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Arrest made in rash on St. Pete bicycle thefts

Arrest made in rash on St. Pete bicycle theftsSt. Pete Police say they have made an arrest in the rash of bicycle thefts in downtown St. Petersburg.
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  • 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
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Crews clean up high school chem lab fire

Crews clean up high school chem lab fireCrews are cleaning up after a fire broke out inside J.W. Mitchell High School's chemistry lab Wednesday night.
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Serial flasher captured in Sarasota

Serial flasher captured in SarasotaDeputies have arrested a man suspected of exposing himself to women in the Pinecraft Area of Sarasota over the past two months.
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  • 18 hours, 12 minutes ago
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Take Stock Run benefits Manatee students

Take Stock Run benefits Manatee studentsThe 6th Annual Take Stock 10K, 5K, and Fun Run is Sunday, March 1 in Lakewood Ranch. The event raises money for student scholarships.
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  • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
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Antique weapons stolen from St. Pete home

Antique weapons stolen from St. Pete homeThe victims have estimated the total value of the antiques taken at over $100,000.
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  • 18 hours, 44 minutes ago
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Mystery attack mailers hit Tampa election

Mystery attack mailers hit Tampa electionA series of attack ad mailings targeting a pair of Tampa City Council candidates are landing in mailboxes across the city, but their source is a well-hidden mystery.
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  • 19 hours, 37 minutes ago
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Weekend events -- February 28 and March 1

Weekend events -- February 28 and March 1Fun events around the area on Saturday and Sunday
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  • 19 hours, 37 minutes ago
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Firefighters sue over 'bobblehead' helmets

Firefighters sue over 'bobblehead' helmetsFive current and former St. Petersburg firefighters are suing over their city-issued helmets, saying the gear gave them head and neck injuries, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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  • 19 hours, 40 minutes ago
Florida

Pelican bites off more than he can chew

Pelican bites off more than he can chewYou've probably heard the expression "eyes bigger than your stomach". Well a pelican in St. Augustine now knows the meaning of the phrase all too well.
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  • 19 hours, 57 minutes ago
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Sixth Florida panther in 2015 killed by vehicle

Sixth Florida panther in 2015 killed by vehicleThe remains of a 9-year-old radio-collared male panther, FP183, were found Wednesday on State Road 29, almost 3 miles south of Interstate 75 in Collier County.
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  • 20 hours, 39 minutes ago
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John Jonchuck found incompetent to stand trial

John Jonchuck found incompetent to stand trialA judge has ruled that the man accused of pushing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge is incompetent to stand trial.
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  • 21 hours, 11 minutes ago
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Self defense for kids

Self defense for kidsWhen it comes to kids and self-defense, it's as easy as A-B-C.
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  • 21 hours, 15 minutes ago
Florida

Florida mom charged with beating bus driver

Florida mom charged with beating bus driverFlorida mom charged with beating bus driver
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New bill creates signs to free sex slaves

New bill creates signs to free sex slavesLawmakers are introducing a new bill Thursday designed to reach out to human trafficking victims here in the Tampa Bay area and across Florida.
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SpaceX now targeting late Sunday launch

SpaceX now targeting late Sunday launchSpaceX is now targeting a 10:49 p.m. Sunday launch of two commercial satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
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Injuries, problems with rides found at fair

Injuries, problems with rides found at fairInjuries, problems with rides found at Florida State Fair
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Seminole Heights curbs crime with talk, tech

Seminole Heights curbs crime with talk, techSeminole Heights keeps a lid on crime by keeping residents active in reporting incidents.
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No charges after bullets hit woman's home

No charges after bullets hit woman's homeNo charges after bullets hit woman's home in Lithia
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Entertainment

Kevin Hart adds second show in Tampa

Kevin Hart adds second show in TampaTickets for second show go on sale Friday, Feb. 27 at 12 p.m.
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'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark, Mote founder, dies

'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark, Mote founder, diesDr. Eugenie Clark, aka the "Shark Lady" and the founder of the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, has died, according to Mote Marine. She was 92.
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Missing child alert issued for girl, 16

Missing child alert issued for girl, 16A missing child alert has been issued Wednesday for a 16-year-old girl in Lake County.
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Florida Strawberry Festival opens Thursday

Florida Strawberry Festival opens ThursdayThe 80th annual Florida Strawberry festival opens Thursday with a full lineup of food, rides, musical entertainment, exhibits and the famous shortcakes.
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Investigations

Pasco County moves to fix 911 call center

Pasco County moves to fix 911 call center10 Investigates finds several problems with Pasco 911, the county takes steps to fix it with new hires
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Satellite Beach installs drain grate to stop manatees

Satellite Beach installs drain grate to stop manateesA day after a frantic rescue to save 19 manatees trapped in a storm drain, city workers in Satellite Beach re-installed a grate Tuesday to prevent a repeat performance.
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Pinellas County waiving collection fees

Pinellas County waiving collection feesThe Clerk's "amnesty" program will run the week beginning Feb. 24 through Feb. 28. The initiative is called "Operation Wipe It Clean in 2015."
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Southwest planes miss inspections yet still in air

Southwest planes miss inspections yet still in airThey're not up on inspections but they're still up in the air. Over 100 Southwest Airlines planes are cleared to fly.
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Money

Lutz man wins $1M in scratch-off game

Lutz man wins $1M in scratch-off gameA 55-year-old Lutz man claimed a $1 million prize in the 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
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$10,500 reward for info on Bethune-Cookman shooting

$10,500 reward for info on Bethune-Cookman shootingThe shooting occurred in a parking lot separating the music building from the football team's practice field.
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Classic truck cranks out unique pizzas in Sarasota

Classic truck cranks out unique pizzas in SarasotaTom Baril and Danni Bleil use a woodburning oven on a 1951 Ford truck to drive their pizza catering business in Sarasota.
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Powerboat removed from Ruskin restaurant

Powerboat removed from Ruskin restaurantA charter boat that rammed into a Ruskin restaurant in thick fog has been removed from the building.
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Sarasota teen arrested on drug charges

Sarasota teen arrested on drug chargesAs the suspect got out of the car he said, "I'm in so much trouble. There's a lot more in the trunk."
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Fog clears, Port Tampa Bay back open!

Fog clears, Port Tampa Bay back open!By 3 pm, the fog cleared up enough to allow ships to come in and go out to the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
College Sports

NCAA Women's Final Four coming to Tampa

NCAA Women's Final Four coming to TampaThe NCAA Women's Final Four is back in Tampa this year, and the big weekend is just over a month away.
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Fivay High School no longer on controlled campus status

Fivay High School no longer on controlled campus statusA former student has threatened a current student
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Man steals 2 marlin sculptures from Sundial store

Man steals 2 marlin sculptures from Sundial storeThe St. Pete Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying the person who stole two marlin sculptures at the Sundial early Sunday morning.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Sports

Tampa Sports Authority looks into state stadium bucks

Tampa Sports Authority looks into state stadium bucksThe agency that runs Raymond James Stadium - and potentially a new Rays stadium - is looking into state stadium funding.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Citrus County deputies shoot suspect

Citrus County deputies shoot suspectThe Citrus County Sheriff's Office says deputies opened fire on a man when he allegedly jumped into a vehicle and hit a deputy and his K-9 partner.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Venice Police warn of FPL contractor scam

Venice Police warn of FPL contractor scamResidents are being asked to be on the lookout for two men driving a white truck and claiming to be FPL contractors.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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