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Belle of the Ball helps girls find dresses for Prom

Belle of the Ball helps girls find dresses for PromYou can start bringing and buying dress on March 28, April 11, April 25 and May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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  • 19 hours, 39 minutes ago
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Former mayors help open Riverwalk

Former mayors help open RiverwalkThe Riverwalk opens in Tampa with a roll call of mayors who made the project happen.
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Palmetto man victim of 'distraction burglary'

Palmetto man victim of 'distraction burglary'A Palmetto man says one man talked to him about trees, while the other robbed his house.
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TECO outage for the birds

TECO outage for the birdsBird nest debris is being blamed Friday night for a power failure in the Countryway area of Tampa.
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Napiers get jail sentences in abuse case

Napiers get jail sentences in abuse caseA Manatee County couple was sentenced to jail Friday in an animal abuse case involfing hundreds of animals.
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Despite danger, big events don't ban drones

Despite danger, big events don't ban dronesMajor events and sports teams in the Bay are have no policy against drones hovering over their crowds.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Manatee sees rise in student attacks on teachers

Manatee sees rise in student attacks on teachersAttacks on teachers in the classroom and school staff are up in Manatee County schools, according to a recent report from the district.
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New Tampa Riverwalk: 6 mayors, 40 years in making

New Tampa Riverwalk: 6 mayors, 40 years in makingTampa's newest section of the Riverwalk opens Friday night with a ribbon cutting.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Ex-boyfriend of 'Teen Mom' star arrested

Ex-boyfriend of 'Teen Mom' star arrestedThe ex-boyfriend of a former star of MTV's "Teen Mom 3" has been charged with posting sexually explicit images on social media sites.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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Man rescued from under St. Pete Pier

Man rescued from under St. Pete PierA young man was rescued from under the St. Petersburg Pier on Friday afternoon.
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Grand Prix gets underway in St. Pete

Grand Prix gets underway in St. PeteResidents, businesses in downtown St. Pete get close look at Grand Prix.
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In-car cameras catch teen burglars

In-car cameras catch teen burglarsIn-car technology helps catch teen crooks on camera
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Academy Prep chess team ready for national championship

Academy Prep chess team ready for national championshipThe Academy Prep chess team captured the state K-8 Under 900 State Championship in Miami on March 22.
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Fire alarm evacuates courthouse in Clearwater

Fire alarm evacuates courthouse in ClearwaterEmployees evacuated the historic county courthouse Firday after a fire alarm for at the adjacent parking garage.
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Woman dies after crashing into school bus

Woman dies after crashing into school busA 54-year-old woman died after she suffered a medical emergency while driving and struck the rear of a stopped school bus Friday morning.
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2 sought in Tampa food mart armed robbery

2 sought in Tampa food mart armed robberyA food mart robbery leaves 2 injured and 2 others on the run.
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Suspect ID'd in deadly Apollo Beach shooting

Suspect ID'd in deadly Apollo Beach shootingHillsborough Sheriff's deputies have identified a suspect in a deadly shooting at an Apollo Beach apartment complex Tuesday night.
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Motorsports

No drones allowed at Grand Prix race

No drones allowed at Grand Prix raceSomething you won't see above this year's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: drones.
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Zephyrhills students protest bathroom policy

Zephyrhills students protest bathroom policyMany students and parents are upset over the new policy saying they do not deserve this.
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Florida jobless rate drops slightly in February

Florida jobless rate drops slightly in FebruaryFlorida's unemployment rate is dropping slightly.
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Weekend events -- March 28 and 29

Weekend events -- March 28 and 29Weekend events -- March 28 and 29
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Tampa Fire Rescue under heat for harrassment

Tampa Fire Rescue under heat for harrassmentThree female firefighters testified that Solorzano would hug them and give them back rubs which made them uncomfortable.
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Gator devours massive turtle on FL golf course!

Gator devours massive turtle on FL golf course!The Myakka Pines Golf Club is back in the news, after they shared some photos on their Facebook page of an alligator devouring a massive turtle!
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Would-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police say

Would-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police sayStanley Geddie arrived by taxicab and was drunk during an attempted heist of a Tallahassee bank Wednesday afternoon, police say.
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Judge rejects deal in DUI setup case

Judge rejects deal in DUI setup caseA judge has rejected a plea deal that would have kept three attorneys from stepping in court in a DUI setup case.
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Kratom latest herb on warning list

Kratom latest herb on warning listKratom is an herbal supplement, but can be dangerous when mixed with other powerful herbs.
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Photos show damage to State Fair ride

Photos show damage to State Fair rideNew photos are released after women are injured on a ride at the Florida State Fair.
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Woman rescued, pets die in St. Pete fire

Woman rescued, pets die in St. Pete fireA woman was rescued but a dog and two cats died in a townhouse fire on Thursday. One cat was resuscitated.
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Suspects at large in Tampa Food Mart robbery

Suspects at large in Tampa Food Mart robberyOne person is in critical condition late Thursday after an armed robbery at the Nebraska Food Mart, 7508 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa police said.
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Deputies heard older brother screaming at Hudson scene

Deputies heard older brother screaming at Hudson scenePasco deputies heard the older brother screaming at Hudson as they arrived at the horrific shooting scene.
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Police: Sarasota bus driver bit, hit student

Police: Sarasota bus driver bit, hit studentA Sarasota County school bus driver was arrested Wednesday for allegedly biting and hitting an 11-year-old special needs student.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Money

Citrus growers want change in tax law

Citrus growers want change in tax lawCitrus growers are looking for a change in federal tax law that would allow them immediately to write off the cost of planting new citrus groves.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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S. Florida, I-4 corridor growth propelled population

S. Florida, I-4 corridor growth propelled populationPeople moving to the Interstate 4 corridor and South Florida drove the state's population growth to nearly 20 million residents last year.
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Hyde Park rape victim: Justice failed his victims

Hyde Park rape victim: Justice failed his victimsOne of them victims of the Hyde Park rapist can't believe he has been freed and is back in town.
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Attorney cleared of assault charges

Attorney cleared of assault chargesRobert Tankel is trying to regain his reputation. It was tarnished nine months ago when he was arrested... accused of molesting a 9-year-old boy during and outing with Big Brothers and Big Sisters.
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St. Pete PD & Ajax take part in 'Cops on Doughnut Shops'

St. Pete PD & Ajax take part in 'Cops on Doughnut Shops'Police across the bay area are taking to the rooftops of Krispy Kreme locations for "Cops on Doughnut Shops."
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McDonald's self-ordering kiosk gets high marks

McDonald's self-ordering kiosk gets high marksCustomers at a McDonald's in Wesley Chapel can order their food at a self-service kiosk.
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No freshwater fishing license needed April 4-5

No freshwater fishing license needed April 4-5Floridians and visitors will be able to fish without a freshwater recreational fishing license on April 4 and 5.
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Judge rejects proposed Stephen Diaco plea deal

Judge rejects proposed Stephen Diaco plea dealJudge rejects proposed plea deal in the case of 3 lawyers accused of setting a DUI trap for another attorney during the 2013 Bubba the Love Sponge/MJ trial.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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DOH: Traveler had measles while in Sarasota

DOH: Traveler had measles while in SarasotaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed an international traveler had measles while attending a conference in Kissimmee at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17.
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
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WestShore Plaza offers shoppers $25 gift card

WestShore Plaza offers shoppers $25 gift cardBetween now and next Saturday, April 4, anyone who spends $250 or more at any WestShore Plaza retailer or restaurant can earn that $25 gift card.
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Officers honored for rescuing Cabela

Officers honored for rescuing CabelaTampa City Council honored them Thursday morning.
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Four juveniles arrested in Tampa arson fire

Four juveniles arrested in Tampa arson fireThe kids caused an estimated $4,150 worth of damage to the home and its contents.
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Suspects steal over $800 in razors

Suspects steal over $800 in razorsThree suspects stole $899 in razors from a BJ's Wholesale.
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Sarasota Film Festival promises wide variety

Sarasota Film Festival promises wide varietyThe Sarasota Film Festival runs April 10 – 19. With more than 200 films, there's something for everybody.
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Crisis teams at 3 schools after brothers shot

Crisis teams at 3 schools after brothers shotGrief counselors will be at three different Pasco County schools Thursday morning, after the sheriff says a 13-year-old boy shot two of his brothers, and then himself.
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Coaches raise money to help players get to the next level

Coaches raise money to help players get to the next levelMarch madness is in full swing Basketball Teams competing to get that championship trophy.
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Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fame

Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fameGov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet rejected nominations of three Confederate soldiers for the Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Tuesday after being told they weren't eligible because they didn't serve in the U.S. military.
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Food argument leaves 2 brothers dead, 1 wounded in Hudson

Food argument leaves 2 brothers dead, 1 wounded in HudsonAn argument over food led a 13-year-old to shoot two of his brothers, killing one and wounding the other, before he killed himself.
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Lineup released for Sarasota Film Festival

Lineup released for Sarasota Film FestivalThe Sarasota Film Festival is April 10 – 19. At a party in Sarasota Wednesday night organizers released a lineup of more than 200 films.
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'Hyde Park rapist' returns to Tampa

'Hyde Park rapist' returns to TampaThe man known as the "Hyde Park rapist" is once again calling Tampa his home.
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Sarasota Mosquito Control breeds own bug solution

Sarasota Mosquito Control breeds own bug solutionThe Sarasota Mosquito Control is taking a new approach by breeding fish to eat mosquito larvae.
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Missing Zephyrhills woman seen in Tampa

Missing Zephyrhills woman seen in TampaPolice are asking for the public's help Wednesday night in finding a 62-year-old woman from Zephyrhills who was last seen in Tampa.
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AAA: Distracted driving causes half of teen crashes

AAA: Distracted driving causes half of teen crashesAAA releases the findings of a long-term study that found distracted driving is the causes of many accidents.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
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