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Firefighters stalled by nonworking hydrant at recycler in Largo

Firefighters stalled by nonworking hydrant at recycler in LargoFirefighters battling a massive fire at a Bay area recycling plant had to overcome a major problem Friday night: The nearest hydrant did not work.
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Narcotics agents bust meth lab in St. Pete neighborhood

Narcotics agents bust meth lab in St. Pete neighborhoodPolice bust a meth lab in a St. Pete neighborhood and arrest five people.
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Florida

Missing 15-year-old from Riviera Beach found

Missing 15-year-old from Riviera Beach foundMissing 15-year-old from Riviera Beach found
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Fire at recycling company in Largo

Fire at recycling company in LargoFire departments from six communities are fighting a fire at a recycling company late Friday afternoon.
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Hardee County fire chief, deputy chief resign

Hardee County fire chief, deputy chief resignThe two top executives for Hardee County Fire Rescue are out Friday night, resigning over a dispute with the county manager.
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Armwood HS student driving wrong-way gets DUI

Armwood HS student driving wrong-way gets DUIAn 18-year-old Armwood High School student was arrested and charged with DUI after he was spotted by FHP troopers driving the wrong-way on Fowler Avenue around 2:53 a.m. Friday.
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Events

Full concert lineup for Busch Gardens Food & Wine Fest

Full concert lineup for Busch Gardens Food & Wine FestIn addition to March's star-studded lineup, live concerts throughout April will include:
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Tampa Bay Times part of new 10 News Sunday show

Tampa Bay Times part of new 10 News Sunday show10 News Sunday Morning With the Tampa Bay Times debuts Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in a collaboration between the Tampa Bay Times and WTSP-Ch. 10.
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Judd: Babies, toddlers in chains in child porn

Judd: Babies, toddlers in chains in child pornPolk deputies bust a child pron ring where some of the children were babies and toddlers shown in chains.
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Take Stock in Children Manatee helps change futures

Take Stock in Children Manatee helps change futuresThe Take Stock in Children Manatee program provides mentors and college scholarships to low-income students. There's a fundraising run on Sunday, March 1st.
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5 arrested in St. Pete meth lab bust

5 arrested in St. Pete meth lab bustFollowing a month-long investigation, the Pinellas Sheriff Narcotics Division and SWAT team busted an active meth lab on 19th Street in St. Pete.
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Crumbling St. Pete building can be repaired

Crumbling St. Pete building can be repairedThe owner of the building at the corner of Central Avenue and 7th Avenue South says he plans to repair the structure.
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Fire, explosions gut Largo home; cat dies

Fire, explosions gut Largo home; cat diesDespite losing their home to fire, the Eichman family feels grateful to be alive. So, what sparked the explosion?
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Traffic delays on 50th Street in Tampa

Traffic delays on 50th Street in TampaA truck has spilled some oil on the roadway in the northbound lane of 50th street south at Causeway Blvd. Only one lane northbound is open at this time.
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Woman's body found on Indian Rocks Beach

Woman's body found on Indian Rocks BeachPinellas Sheriff's deputies have identified the woman whose body was found on Indian Rocks Beach Wednesday night.
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Amalie Arena among Top 5 venues in the world

Amalie Arena among Top 5 venues in the worldAmalie Arena in Tampa was recently ranked second in the United States (fourth in the world) by Venues Today magazine.
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17-year-old Sebring HS student reported missing

17-year-old Sebring HS student reported missingHighlands County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help finding a missing 17-year-old girl who has been missing since Feb. 11.
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Education

Elia wins Woman in Leadership Award

Elia wins Woman in Leadership AwardShe may not have taken home the Superintendent of the Year Award, but MaryEllen Elia will not be coming back home empty-handed.
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Family cat killed in Largo house fire

Family cat killed in Largo house fireThe Largo Fire Department is working to determine the cause of a fire at a home in on 15th Avenue SW Friday morning.
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12 arrested in child porn sting in Polk Co.

12 arrested in child porn sting in Polk Co.Twelve people have been arrested in an undercover child porn sting that resulted in 266 charges so far.
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Police: St. Pete father abused 3-month-old son

Police: St. Pete father abused 3-month-old sonPolice say on Wednesday, the infant was brought to All Children's Hospital by his mother with what was later determined to be a broken arm.
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St. Pete collapse: Owner will salvage building

St. Pete collapse: Owner will salvage buildingThe owner of a building heavily damaged after a water main break and partial collapse says the structure will be saved and restored to its original form.
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Fire breaks out at Clearwater upholstery store

Fire breaks out at Clearwater upholstery storeClearwater Fire Rescue is trying to figure out what started a fire at Godwin Interiors & Upholstery at 911 N. Myrtle Avenue.
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Propane smell leads to Tampa school evacuation

Propane smell leads to Tampa school evacuationA Tampa elementary school was evacuated on Friday morning after reports of a propane gas-like smell in the building.
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At least 1 dead in Sarasota house explosion

At least 1 dead in Sarasota house explosionInvestigators are calling a massive explosion at a Sarasota home 'suspicious.'
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St. Pete collapse update: Central Ave. back open

St. Pete collapse update: Central Ave. back openCrews are arriving to assess what they're up against today - a partial building collapse putting at least two buildings in jeopardy on Central Avenue downtown. Can they be saved?
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Men get life for beating another man, burning body

Men get life for beating another man, burning bodyMen get life for beating another man, burning body
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Health

Younger women freezing eggs

Younger women freezing eggsYounger women are freezing their eggs and delaying pregnancy
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Study: parasite infecting Fla snails poses health danger

Study: parasite infecting Fla snails poses health dangerA rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought, a new study has found.
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'Great Invisible' checks the oil after BP disaster in the Gulf

'Great Invisible' checks the oil after BP disaster in the GulfIt's hard to put a human face on an inferno but filmmaker Margaret Brown sure gives it a convincing shot in the documentary "The Great Invisible."
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Crews try to save damaged St. Pete building

Crews try to save damaged St. Pete buildingA water main break caused a downtown St. Petersburg church to crumble. Now, there are new plans to try to save all of the 90-year-old historic building, instead of demolishing the Underground Church.
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Sexual battery suspect dies in Lakeland shootout

Sexual battery suspect dies in Lakeland shootoutA man wanted in connection with a sexual battery pulled a gun on officers, and was shot dead on Thursday.
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Education

Elia does not win National Superintendent of Year

Elia does not win National Superintendent of YearFormer Hillsborough County School Superintendent MaryEllen Elia was one of four finalists, but was not the national winner on Thursday night.
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St. Pete businesses lose money after water main break

St. Pete businesses lose money after water main breakA partial building collapse due to a water main break cost business owners along Central Avenue valuable dollars on Thursday.
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13-year-old Winter Haven girl reported missing

13-year-old Winter Haven girl reported missingValansia was last seen wearing a pink shirt, pink shorts and pink sandals.
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Fire breaks out atop St. Joseph's building

Fire breaks out atop St. Joseph's buildingReports of black smoke seen rising from the cancer institute building, across the street from the main hospital.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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