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No 'white Christmas' at Busch Gardens this year

No 'white Christmas' at Busch Gardens this yearIf you count on getting your white Christmas in Florida, there won't be any flakes falling at Busch Gardens' Christmas Town this year.
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  • 6 hours, 57 minutes ago
Local

Skipping class in Lakeland can cost $108

Skipping class in Lakeland can cost $108There's no treat about missing class in Lakeland and the punishment is no trick. Skip school and it could cost you.
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  • 7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Suspect sought in I-75 road rage shooting

Suspect sought in I-75 road rage shootingManatee Sheriff's deputies are searching for the person who opened fire at another motorist on I-75 in Bradenton.
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  • 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
Investigations

Monday at 11pm: Heterosexual Discrimination

Monday at 11pm: Heterosexual DiscriminationMayor Kriseman can help fix the problem, but he refuses to answer reporter Mike Deeson's questions!
  • Investigations
  • 8 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Crash closes down part of 34th Street in St. Pete

Crash closes down part of 34th Street in St. PeteAt this time, 34th Street is closed between 30th Ave. and 35th Ave. North.
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  • 9 hours, 57 minutes ago
Local

Weekend events -- November 1 and 2

Weekend events -- November 1 and 2Fun events happening around the area on November 1 and 2
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  • 10 hours, 20 minutes ago
Entertainment

Blue Ocean Film Festival makes a splash in St. Pete

Blue Ocean Film Festival makes a splash in St. PeteThe Blue Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit runs November 3 -9 in St. Petersburg.
  • Entertainment
  • 10 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local

Rep. Jolly asks Congo to change adoption policy

Rep. Jolly asks Congo to change adoption policyCongressman David Jolly asks Congo to change adoption policy so Dunedin family can bring adopted son home.
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  • 11 hours ago
Education

Students wear costumes to promote reading

Students wear costumes to promote readingTeachers encouraged each child to choose a character from their favorite book to dress up as.
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  • 11 hours, 4 minutes ago
Local

Tips for having a safe Halloween

Tips for having a safe HalloweenTips and tricks for having a great Halloween!
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  • 11 hours, 10 minutes ago
Local

Judge dismisses Waldo's final 3 speeding tickets

Judge dismisses Waldo's final 3 speeding ticketsThe move came after officials in Waldo on Oct. 1 disbanded its small police force after the state launched an investigation into ticket quotas and other issues.
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  • 11 hours, 20 minutes ago
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Firefighter accused of sex on the job resigns

Firefighter accused of sex on the job resignsA Clearwater fire lieutenant has resigned, after he reportedly had sexual relations with multiple women while on duty at the fire station.
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  • 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
News

Sex Offenders Database

Sex Offenders DatabaseClick here to look up sex offenders in your area.
  • News
  • 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Florida

Crist meets with voters in St. Pete

Crist meets with voters in St. PeteFormer Governor Charlie Crist is scrambling to get his old job back, one voter at a time.
  • Florida
  • 12 hours, 53 minutes ago
Local

Some restaurants testing Halloween wet zone

Some restaurants testing Halloween wet zoneTwo restaurants are testing to see if they can host a party in the streets without bothering the neighbors.
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  • 13 hours, 11 minutes ago
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Greenlight supporters' flag flies over Bay

Greenlight supporters' flag flies over BayYou can decide the future of public transportation in Pinellas county and the Bay Area. And Greenlight wants your vote.
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  • 13 hours, 16 minutes ago
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Tampa skyscraper sells for $128 million

Tampa skyscraper sells for $128 millionOne of the tallest office towers in Tampa, has some new owners.
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  • 13 hours, 34 minutes ago
Florida

Jury could begin deliberations in hazing trial

Jury could begin deliberations in hazing trialRobert Champion of Decatur, Georgia, died following the ritual that involved his fellow musicians kicking and pummeling him with fists and drumsticks.
  • Florida
  • 14 hours, 29 minutes ago
Local

Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash

Motorcyclist killed in overnight crashHillsborough County deputies are investigating a deadly crash that wasn't discovered until hours after it had happened.
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  • 14 hours, 56 minutes ago
Florida

Florida man spends weekends hunting Bigfoot

Florida man spends weekends hunting BigfootDavid and his 'squatchin' partner Stacy Brown were actually featured on a Spike TV reality show called 10 Million Dollar Big Foot Bounty.
  • Florida
  • 15 hours, 10 minutes ago
Education

USF medical building proposed for downtown Tampa

USF medical building proposed for downtown TampaA group of USF trustees voted unanimously to move forward with plans to the build the new Morsani College of Medicine on an acre of land near the Amalie Arena and Channelside.
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  • 15 hours, 13 minutes ago
Local

Motorcyclist killed in Pinellas Park crash

Motorcyclist killed in Pinellas Park crashUPDATE: The crash scene has been cleared and all lanes are back open.
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  • 15 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

Halloween one of the top 3 days for accidents

Halloween one of the top 3 days for accidentsHalloween can be one of the most deadly nights of the year for both pedestrians and drivers. With the increased number of young people out trick-or-treating and party goers that could be impaired behind the wheel, it makes for a scary combination.
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  • 16 hours, 48 minutes ago
Local

Bookkeeper charged with theft of nearly $300,000

Bookkeeper charged with theft of nearly $300,000Clearwater Police detectives arrested a Palm Harbor woman on Thursday for the theft of more than a quarter-million dollars from her employer.
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  • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
Florida

New gov polls: Crist 1, Scott 1; med. marijuana rolls

New gov polls: Crist 1, Scott 1; med. marijuana rollsJust when you thought this election cycle couldn't get any more bizarre, a Democratic-leaning pollster finds Republican Gov. Rick Scott leading the mercurial governor's race while an independent pollster favors his Democratic rival.
  • Florida
  • 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
Local

Hearing today on ''unconstitutional'' parking rule in St. Pete

Hearing today on ''unconstitutional'' parking rule in St. PeteA hearing will be held today that could help determine the future of parking in Downtown St. Petersburg.
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  • 19 hours, 13 minutes ago
Florida

Political flyer names voters who don't vote

Political flyer names voters who don't votePolitical flyers are nothing new, but a flyer that's landing in peoples mailboxes has some citizens steaming.
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  • 19 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

Polk student removed from school after threat

Polk student removed from school after threatPolk student removed from school after threatening girl
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Dolphin numbers decline in St. Pete area

Dolphin numbers decline in St. Pete areaThe number of dolphins seen in the St. Pete area has declined according to researchers.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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How to assure relatives' safety in long-term care

How to assure relatives' safety in long-term care10 News offers ways to assure loved ones are safe in long-term care facilities in the wake of an abuse case in Winter Haven.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Highlands issues warning on ransom scams

Highlands issues warning on ransom scamsThe Highlands County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a ransom scam, where a caller gets information on someone from social media and then demands money for their safe return.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Mom: Daughter paralyzed because of flu shot

Mom: Daughter paralyzed because of flu shotA mother blames the flu vaccine for infecting daughter with debilitating disease.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Substitute teacher arrested in school parking lot

Substitute teacher arrested in school parking lotHillsborough County Schools spokesperson says a substitute teacher was arrested and fired on his very first day teaching at Davidsen Middle School.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Tech

Halloween apps help keep kids safe

Halloween apps help keep kids safeIf the spookiest part of Halloween for you is sending your little creatures out into the neighborhood, we have some great ideas for you.
  • Tech
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Local

Drone industry could boom in Bay area

Drone industry could boom in Bay areaImagine Florida as the worldwide center for companies that build and fly drones. There's a group meeting in Tampa Bay now, working to make that happen.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Pot business incubator opens its doors in Ybor

Pot business incubator opens its doors in YborCommon Bond Collaborative, a business designed to help foster marijuana-based businesses opens its doors in Ybor City.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Program to keep babies safe while they sleep

Program to keep babies safe while they sleepMore than 100 infants died last year, deaths state health officials say could have been prevented with safer sleeping conditions.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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Pregnant woman wakes from coma, gives birth

Pregnant woman wakes from coma, gives birthA pregnant woman hit by a tow truck two weeks ago awoke from a coma and gave birth to a health baby girl.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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Indiana remains ID'd as missing Dunedin woman

Indiana remains ID'd as missing Dunedin womanA coroner has identified remains found in the backyard of a northwestern Indiana home as those of a missing Dunedin woman.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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Hillsborough sheriff to hold women's job fair

Hillsborough sheriff to hold women's job fairThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is holding a special one-day job fair to recruit women employees for a variety of positions.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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Nursing home employees accused of abuse

Nursing home employees accused of abuseKeeping an eye out for your loved ones when they are in somebody else's care: it's hard to do and unfortunately for one Winter Haven couple, they had to go to the extremes to make sure their dad -- who suffers from Alzheimer's -- was being cared for...
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Traffic

Getting answers about Greenlight Pinellas

Getting answers about Greenlight PinellasWhat you need to know about Tuesday's Greenlight Pinellas referendum.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

USF talk over canceled African journalists visit

USF talk over canceled African journalists visitThe cancellation of a visit by journalists from Africa over the threat of Ebola has led to a campus conversation scheduled for Thursday at the University of South Florida's campus in St. Petersburg.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Halloween events around the area

Halloween events around the areaFun Halloween events!
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Halloween meal deals!

Halloween meal deals!Look at some great food deals around the area.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Florida

Toddler dies after alleged shaking at daycare

Toddler dies after alleged shaking at daycareAuthorities say a 15-month-old has died from injuries that happened at a Panhandle daycare center.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Local

New App: text emergencies to dispatchers

New App: text emergencies to dispatchersNew App: text emergencies to dispatchers
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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MISSING: Norman Henry Cole

MISSING: Norman Henry ColePolk County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a missing and endangered elderly adult.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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New app to help you report neighborhood crime

New app to help you report neighborhood crimeSee something suspicious? Grab your smartphone. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is going digital. Deputies want you to text them your crime tips- through its new App called "Tip 411."
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Man shot in the arm overnight in Tampa

Man shot in the arm overnight in TampaThe Tampa Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that happened outside of the Corner Club located at 15th St. N. and E. Sligh Ave.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Tampa parish builds church in Cuba

Tampa parish builds church in CubaCuba has allowed the construction of the first church in 55 years and amended its constitution to allow for it. Sacred Heart Catholic Church will be built in Sandino and it's because of efforts from a congregation in Tampa.
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  • 2 days ago
Local

Lakeland officer found not guilty of sexual battery

Lakeland officer found not guilty of sexual batteryFormer Lakeland police officer Julio Pagan was found not guilty of armed sexual battery by a law enforcement officer, but guilty of armed aggravated stalking on Wednesday.
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  • 2 days ago
Local

Report: RNC in Tampa distracted Red Cross storm response

Report: RNC in Tampa distracted Red Cross storm responseThe Red Cross botched aid efforts after Hurricane Isaac and Superstorm Sandy and part of the problem was its focus on the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Sarasota scientists maybe find Alzheimer's breakthrough

Sarasota scientists maybe find Alzheimer's breakthroughSarasota scientists maybe find Alzheimer's breakthrough
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Warning: Job search scam could cost you

Warning: Job search scam could cost youWarning: Job search scam could cost you
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Health

World Stroke Day boosts awareness

World Stroke Day boosts awarenessWednesday, October 29th is World Stroke Day. Groups are urging people to learn the warning signs of stroke.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Traffic

UPDATE: All lanes back open on Roosevelt

UPDATE: All lanes back open on RooseveltAll lanes are back open on Roosevelt Boulevard, following a crash involving a PSTA bus during Wednesday evening's rush hour.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Wyllie in governor's race to win

Wyllie in governor's race to winLibertarian Adrian Wyllie says he can be Florida's next governor and promises to cut the state budget and end property taxes.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Rays

Report: Maddon set to become Cubs manager

Report: Maddon set to become Cubs managerThe Chicago Cubs are reportedly close to naming a new manager, and it's a familiar face to us: Joe Maddon.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Treasure Island businesses fed up with homeless

Treasure Island businesses fed up with homelessBusiness owners in Treasure Island are tired of the homeless people bothering their customers. Police have increased patrols.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Cuba builds first new church in 55 years

Cuba builds first new church in 55 yearsCuba has allowed construction of the country's first new Catholic church in 55 years, the church said this week.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Black rhino enjoys pumpkins for Halloween

Black rhino enjoys pumpkins for HalloweenAs part of his daily enrichment, the animal care team provided several pumpkins for Forest!
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Second chance for two dogs that attacked, killed another

Second chance for two dogs that attacked, killed anotherThe owner of two dogs is getting only a warning after the German shepherds attacked and killed another dog at a gas station.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

Parents react to boy bringing knife to school

Parents react to boy bringing knife to schoolAccording to the school's code of conduct any student who brings a weapon to school will be expelled for a year.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Time running out to name this baby hippo!

Time running out to name this baby hippo!There's just one day left to cast your vote in naming the baby hippo at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo!
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Teacher asks Brevard Schools to recognize gay marriage

Teacher asks Brevard Schools to recognize gay marriageDaniel Wall-DeSousa says he believes changing the policy would create a trickle-down effect, from extending district benefit to same-sex spouses to better protecting students who are bullied for being gay.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

Reporter-turned-Congressional candidate avoids questions

Reporter-turned-Congressional candidate avoids questionsA Congressional candidate was critical of campaign donations going to personal profits; even while doing it himself.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Crist talks education, middle class, leaving GOP

Crist talks education, middle class, leaving GOPCharlie Crist, running as a Democrat for governor, talks about his motivation and focus during this campaign.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Pitchfork protest against Duke Energy makes its "point" in St. Pete

Pitchfork protest against Duke Energy makes its "point" in St. PeteChanting protesters wave plastic pitchforks and signs at Duke Energy, accusing the energy giant of "sticking" customers.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Give a dentist your Halloween candy

Give a dentist your Halloween candyGive your extra Halloween candy to a local dentist for this year's Halloween Candy Buy Back program to benefit the troops.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
High School Sports

Injured St. Pete football player receives support

Injured St. Pete football player receives supportThe Northeast High School football player who lost much of his right leg following an in-game injury is receiving an outpouring of support.
  • High School Sports
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Pinellas detectives looking for credit card thief

Pinellas detectives looking for credit card thiefThe suspect was then seen using the victim's credit card between the hours of 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1.
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago