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Amalie Arena offers Gasparilla pre-pay parking

Amalie Arena offers Gasparilla pre-pay parkingAfter the pre-selling period, the public will be able to purchase parking in person for $25 per vehicle.
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  • 5 hours ago
Make a Difference

Heart Gallery finds kids forever homes

Heart Gallery finds kids forever homesThe Children's Board Heart Gallery of Tampa Bay holds a party on February 12th to raise money and awareness.
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  • 5 hours, 7 minutes ago
Florida

Hundreds of prayer squares sent to 1-lb baby

Hundreds of prayer squares sent to 1-lb babyA local family is receiving more than just prayers after their daughter was born more than three months early.
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  • 5 hours, 10 minutes ago
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Crime Stoppers tip leads to grow house raid

Crime Stoppers tip leads to grow house raidTotal weight of marijuana seized was 38 pounds with an estimated street value of $76,000 dollars.
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  • 5 hours, 22 minutes ago
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4th grader finds loaded gun at school

4th grader finds loaded gun at schoolThe student found the .32 caliber Beretta in the grassy area near the front door of Prine Elementary.
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  • 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
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Weekend events -- January 31 and February 1

Weekend events -- January 31 and February 1Weekend events around the area for January 31 and February 1.
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  • 7 hours, 33 minutes ago
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Hit and run driver hits 79-year-old man

Hit and run driver hits 79-year-old manFlorida Highway Patrol troopers are looking for the driver who hit an elderly man who was crossing the street with his walker.
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  • 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
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Hillsborough County crime rate drops despite employee openings

Hillsborough County crime rate drops despite employee openingsHillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies said its crime rate in the unincorporated area is the lowest it's been since 1989, despite the fact that they have nearly 200 open law enforcement positions.
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  • 10 hours, 35 minutes ago
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Gasparilla 2015: You join the police force

Gasparilla 2015: You join the police forceThe 100th Gasparilla parade roars down Bayshore Boulevard this weekend, and there's a new way you can help keep it safer than ever.
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  • 12 hours, 13 minutes ago
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Victim in Independent Bar crash describes scene

Victim in Independent Bar crash describes sceneA Valrico man is lucky tonight after he was stuck by a car as he was drinking a beer at a bar in Seminole Heights.
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  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
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USF awarded grant to study cybersecurity

USF awarded grant to study cybersecurityResearch at the University of South Florida aims to stop cybercrime with a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
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  • 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
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Dion Lim visits Academy Prep in Ybor City

Dion Lim visits Academy Prep in Ybor City10 News Anchor Dion Lim got the chance to spend time Wednesday with seventh-graders at Academy Prep in Ybor City.
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  • 17 hours, 45 minutes ago
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FSU video shows library gunman

FSU video shows library gunmanSurveillance video from the FSU library shows gunman Myron May's movements the day he wounded three people.
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  • 18 hours, 48 minutes ago
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Tampa senator blasts Scott over FDLE ouster

Tampa senator blasts Scott over FDLE ousterLawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott address the controversy over FDLE commissioner Gerald Bailey head on.
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  • 22 hours, 9 minutes ago
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Canine Estates receives Pinellas dog rug check

Canine Estates receives Pinellas dog rug checkThe rug was purchased by the highest on-line bidder for $9,650.
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  • 22 hours, 24 minutes ago
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2 couples lose thousands in leasing scam

2 couples lose thousands in leasing scamPolice say there isn't much they can do about an out-of-town person being scammed because even though the house they rented is here the crime wasn't initiated here.
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  • 22 hours, 34 minutes ago
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New Port Richey shuts down 'nuisance' motel

New Port Richey shuts down 'nuisance' motelA motel called a center of ''criminal activity" that has drawn nearly 200 police calls has been temporarily closed by the city.
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  • 22 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Family mourns hit-and-run victim

Family mourns hit-and-run victimJosh Contreras family is asking for justice after he was hit and killed on I-4. FHP is looking for a red Nissan sedan.
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  • 22 hours, 43 minutes ago
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Man racks up $9K on neighbor's stolen card

Man racks up $9K on neighbor's stolen cardA 22-year-old man has been arrested for buying more than $9,000 worth of skateboarding equipment -- including 20 pairs of sneakers and a $50 engagement ring -- with a neighbor's debit card.
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  • 23 hours, 42 minutes ago
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Man steals 2 electronic kid cars from Walmart

Man steals 2 electronic kid cars from WalmartAnyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective Creaser of the Burglary/Pawn Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
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  • 23 hours, 43 minutes ago
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Reaction to new Florida State Fair rules

Reaction to new Florida State Fair rulesStill-grieving parents react to security improvements a year after their teen son was ejected from the fair - and killed.
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  • 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
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82-year-old woman bitten by dog in Tampa

82-year-old woman bitten by dog in TampaAn 82-year-old woman is hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after she was bitten by a neighbor's dog in north Tampa.
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Fish and Wildlife reopens Three Sisters Springs

Fish and Wildlife reopens Three Sisters SpringsThree Sisters Springs has been reopened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service despite low temperatures and a high number of manatees.
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Undercover johns fight prostitution in St. Pete

Undercover johns fight prostitution in St. PeteSt. Petersburg police are fighting prostitution with undercover johns on 4th Street North and 34th Street North.
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  • 1 day ago
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Blood drive hopes to help Lakeland boy's fight

Blood drive hopes to help Lakeland boy's fightThe life-giving transfusions that he used to need every 2-3 weeks are only needed every ten weeks now.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Prosecutor asked to investigate ouster of FL's top cop

Prosecutor asked to investigate ouster of FL's top copA St. Pete attorney is asking a Tallahassee prosecutor to investigate whether Gov. Rick Scott and three Cabinet officials violated the state's open meetings law.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
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Gov. Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budget

Gov. Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budgetFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is calling for a nearly $77 billion state budget in the coming year.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Education

Grant helps USF students study cyber attacks

Grant helps USF students study cyber attacksStudents at the University of South Florida will study recent high-profile hacking cases to learn how to prevent the next major cybersecurity breach.
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New rules for Student Day at Florida State Fair

New rules for Student Day at Florida State FairNew rules for Student Days at the Florida State Fair.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
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Driver crashes into Tampa bar and restaurant

Driver crashes into Tampa bar and restaurantPolice say one person was injured when a car slammed into the patio area of a Tampa area cafe and bar.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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Man gets 30 years for fatal drive-by shooting

Man gets 30 years for fatal drive-by shootingA Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a deadly drive-by shooting.
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Pinellas Sheriff supports medical marijuana bill

Pinellas Sheriff supports medical marijuana billPinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says he supports a bill introduced by a state senator that would allow a variety of patients to use a number of different marijuana strains.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Miracle cat survives car accident, burial

Miracle cat survives car accident, burialThe Humane Society of Tampa Bay is caring for Bart the Miracle Cat, who was hit by a car, buried, then seemingly returned to life.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Students' pink robot could save space industry millions

Students' pink robot could save space industry millionsEach rocket launch unnecessarily scrubbed can cost upward of $1 million.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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Meeting addresses parents' TB concerns

Meeting addresses parents' TB concernsSetting the fear straight Tuesday night at one Bay area high school.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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FDOT reveals new express lane design

FDOT reveals new express lane designFDOT reveals new express lane design
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Group wants to end tax help for pro stadiums

Group wants to end tax help for pro stadiumsConservative group Americans for Prosperity is calling on the legislature to end the 'forced taxpayer handouts' to pro sports teams.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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Pirates spread cheer to children in hospital

Pirates spread cheer to children in hospitalThe Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla made the rounds at two Tampa children's hospitals to help spread some cheer prior to the festivities.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Get cheap FL Strawberry Fest tickets at Publix

Get cheap FL Strawberry Fest tickets at PublixDiscounted admission tickets for the 2015 Florida Strawberry Festival will go on sale this week at participating Publix Super Market stores.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Teacher arrested for pawning school laptops

Teacher arrested for pawning school laptopsA teacher at Pine View School was arrested Tuesday for pawning laptop computers belonging to the Sarasota County School Board.
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Napier animal abuse trial begins

Napier animal abuse trial beginsThe animal abuse trial of Alan and Sheree Napier is underway at the Manatee County courthouse.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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White House: No oil drilling off FL coast

White House: No oil drilling off FL coastOn Tuesday, the Obama administration announced a proposal that would keep the waters off Florida's coast free from oil drilling for at least the foreseeable future.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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Plant High TB: Parents' questions answered

Plant High TB: Parents' questions answeredTuesday night, concerned Plant High parents can get their TB questions answered, after a former student was diagnosed with the contagious infection.
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Autistic Tampa boy swings to life thanks to golf

Autistic Tampa boy swings to life thanks to golfAutistic Tampa boy, who suffers from Congenital Bone Marrow Transplant Syndrome, finds joy in playing golf.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Florida

Scott to pledge millions for Everglades

Scott to pledge millions for EvergladesFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to dedicate tens of millions to helping the Everglades.
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  • 2 days ago
Florida

Atwater: Stress tests may instill confidence

Atwater: Stress tests may instill confidenceFlorida's chief financial officer says creating a "stress test" will help instill public confidence in the smaller insurers.
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  • 2 days ago
Florida

Man stung by bees more than 150 times

Man stung by bees more than 150 timesSouth Florida officials say bees stung a man more than 150 times.
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  • 2 days ago
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Golden retriever saved from dog meat farm

Golden retriever saved from dog meat farmIt started Sunday morning with her arrival at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta following a 14-hour flight from South Korea. It continued all day as Mark Dahlberg drove her to his home in Fort Myers, stopping to visit some golden retriever fans along...
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  • 2 days ago
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Delays, cancellations mount at TIA

Delays, cancellations mount at TIAThe winter storm in the Northeast forced twice as many flight cancellations Tuesday as the previous day. "Be patient."
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Meetings set on manatee zone in W Pinellas

Meetings set on manatee zone in W PinellasThe state wildlife agency is holding two meetings in Pinellas County to hear from the public on expanding a manatee protection zone in western Pinellas County.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

FWC hiring alligator trappers

FWC hiring alligator trappersThe Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is hiring contracted alligator trappers to work in Lake County, south of the Turnpike.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Science

Rehabilitated manatee released in Apollo Beach

Rehabilitated manatee released in Apollo BeachA rehabilitated manatee was let back into the wild on Tuesday.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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16-year-old charged with murdering teen

16-year-old charged with murdering teenDetectives arrested a 16-year-old boy on an outstanding warrant charging him with first degree murder in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy on Oct. 11, 2014.
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  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
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Florida's oldest elem. school celebrates 125 yrs

Florida's oldest elem. school celebrates 125 yrsFlorida's oldest elementary school is celebrating an incredible anniversary.
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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