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Firefighter union leader doesn't work as firefighter

Firefighter union leader doesn't work as firefighterHe is hired as a firefighter but 10 Investigates discovered the union president doesn't fight fires.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Hardee officials push back against grand jury

Hardee officials push back against grand juryA grand jury has blasted an agency for giving millions to a group of politicians, and those officials are pushing back.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Restaurant Red Alert

Ybor chicken shack cleans up after emergency closure

Ybor chicken shack cleans up after emergency closureJust a block off the bustle of historic 7th Avenue, Pollo Garden is a favorite among locals, serving up Peruvian inspired rotisserie chicken.
  • Restaurant Red Alert
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Investigations

State downplays red light camera crash increase

State downplays red light camera crash increaseCities with red light cams say crashes have increased since installing them. And the state wasn't forthcoming about it.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Restaurant Red Alert: 3/9/2015

Restaurant Red Alert: 3/9/2015State health inspectors ordered the emergency closure of three Bay area restaurants due to health code violations.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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PSTA's claim of 14.5M riders not close to truth

PSTA's claim of 14.5M riders not close to truth10 Investigates finds transit agency exaggerates amount of riders on the bus
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Politicians squander millions of taxpayer money

Politicians squander millions of taxpayer moneyIn a stinging rebuke to Tampa Representative Jamie Grant and several other politicians, a Hardee Grand Jury has released a report saying more than $7M of public money was misused, unaccounted for and the public has nothing to show for it.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Is your vehicle recalled?

Is your vehicle recalled?In just Florida, Carfax estimates that 3 million cars, trucks, SUV's, and minivans are on the roads right now with open recalls: that's one out of every six.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Should firefighters campaign on county time?

Should firefighters campaign on county time?Firefighters get paid by taxpayers to campaign for candidates they think will give them favorable contracts
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Hollywood claims chunk of your tax dollars

Hollywood claims chunk of your tax dollarsThe debate over state film incentives is turning into an epic blockbuster, and your tax dollars are on the line.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Finally some relief on FL red light cameras?

Finally some relief on FL red light cameras?A state senator wants to reform red light cameras after 10 Investigates showed cities choosing profits over safety.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Another unanswered emergency call at Pasco 911

Another unanswered emergency call at Pasco 911Pasco 911 operator misses emergency call says they don;'t have enough people to answer all the phones
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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PSTA wins award after being target of probe

PSTA wins award after being target of probePSTA wins award from same federal agency that threatened criminal charges for misusing money.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Palmetto police chief had arrest for DUI

Palmetto police chief had arrest for DUIThe man chosen for Palmetto police chief has been arrested and charged with DUI.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Senator files bill after 10 Investigates Policing for Profit

Senator files bill after 10 Investigates Policing for ProfitOn Thursday, State Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) filed SB 1534 to reform the state's civil forfeiture laws.
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  • 1 month ago
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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 month ago
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Restaurant Red Alert: 2/23/15

Restaurant Red Alert: 2/23/15Five restaurants across the Tampa Bay area were shut down as emergency closures last week.
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  • 1 month ago
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When a 911 call cannot be traced

When a 911 call cannot be tracedSeven years after 911 calls could not get to police in time to save an abducted woman's life, many of the problems that surround cell phones and emergency dispatchers remain.
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  • 1 month ago
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Lawmakers fail to address law on stadiums

Lawmakers fail to address law on stadiumsA bill designed to take the politics out of pro sports has only increased the special interest fight over your tax money.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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US 19 crash: Trucking company's history of issues

US 19 crash: Trucking company's history of issuesFederal Motor Carrier Safety Association records shows trucking company involved in crash has had inspection issues.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Tampa woman upset Megabus left her in Texas

Tampa woman upset Megabus left her in TexasTheresa Bennett said she got in trouble for parking in the wrong spot, and then missed her bus back to Tampa from Dallas.
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Investigating Spartan Race's charity claims

Investigating Spartan Race's charity claimsOne year after introducing the "Tampa Special Ops Sprint" race, Spartan Race is returning, sans the military marketing.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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10 Investigates: Empty charity promises from Spartan Race

10 Investigates: Empty charity promises from Spartan RaceHow a major race company promised help for Tampa Bay military charities, but kept almost all of the money itself.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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10 Investigates stories exposes HUD ethic problems

10 Investigates stories exposes HUD ethic problemsHUD email shows agency worried about 10 Investigates stories and it tried to cover up misspent millions
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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10 Investigates history of Pasco 911 problems

10 Investigates history of Pasco 911 problemsThe recent delay in response from the Pasco 911 call center is just the latest in a series of problems with the emergency service.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Ethics charges proceeding against former Hardee official

Ethics charges proceeding against former Hardee officialThe state ethics commission is allowing charges to proceed against a former Hardee County Official.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Plumb Elementary teacher won't face charges

Plumb Elementary teacher won't face chargesNo charges will be filed in the case of a Plumb Elementary teacher accused of grabbing a fourth-grader.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Tax security breach affects 1,200

Tax security breach affects 1,200If you received a low interest government loan for home improvement you may be vulnerable to I.D. theft
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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10 Investigates Pinellas County Social Security breach

10 Investigates Pinellas County Social Security breachA Pinellas program to help residents improve their homes has released personal information to the wrong people.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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10 Investigates undercover: Busting locksmiths

10 Investigates undercover: Busting locksmithsA 10Investigates undercover sting revealed some locksmiths still use high-pressure tactics to squeeze consumers for cash.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Hidden dump found in Tampa family's backyard

Hidden dump found in Tampa family's backyardA Tampa family finds a backyard dump while building a pool, and it's not that uncommon.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Brooksville votes to end controversial RLC program

Brooksville votes to end controversial RLC programWhile you were sleeping, the city of Brooksville voted last night to terminate its controversial red light camera program at the end of the year.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Cities suffer another red light camera defeat

Cities suffer another red light camera defeatGood news for drivers who hate red light cameras...
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Air Rage: Passengers posing a threat to flights

Air Rage: Passengers posing a threat to flightsA temper tantrum ends up costing a lot more than an embarrassment online.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Gov. Scott still mum on state stadium spending

Gov. Scott still mum on state stadium spendingGov. Scott address 10 Investigates' stories on tax dollars for pro stadiums.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Pro teams sway politicians with campaign cash

Pro teams sway politicians with campaign cashSports teams that want millions of tax dollars have cut some pretty big checks to Florida politicians.
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  • 2 months 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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  • 2 months ago
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10 News asks why your tax dollars fund pro sports

10 News asks why your tax dollars fund pro sportsA new law designed to improve Floridian's return on investment may just put more tax dollars in pro teams' pockets.
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  • 2 months ago
News

Pro teams may exaggerate "need" for tax money

Pro teams may exaggerate "need" for tax money10 Investigates found the potentially-scary repercussions of rejecting stadium subsidies seldom come to fruition.
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  • 2 months ago
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10 Investigates finds judge, police at risk for identity theft

10 Investigates finds judge, police at risk for identity theftA man arrested for identity theft had personal information on judges, cops and state attorneys
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  • 2 months ago
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Sheriff familiar with man who stole officer's ID

Sheriff familiar with man who stole officer's ID10 Investigates discovers several law enforcement encounters with man accused of stealing cop's identity.
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  • 2 months ago
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School bus drivers with records still behind the wheel

School bus drivers with records still behind the wheelYou expect your kids to be safe after sending them on the school bus each day but we found several drivers with multiple crashes and citations still driving.
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  • 2 months ago
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Gov. Scott dodges questions on pro sports handouts

Gov. Scott dodges questions on pro sports handoutsGovernor Scott tap-dances around direct questions about tax incentives for pro sports teams.
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  • 2 months ago
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Local police chiefs tackle taboo race issues

Local police chiefs tackle taboo race issuesBlacks and Hispanics are still under-represented on most local police forces.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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10 Investigates wins prestigious duPont Award

10 Investigates wins prestigious duPont AwardGreat news for our 10 Investigates team, as they just reeled in one of the highest honors in journalism: the Columbia-duPont Award.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Elia has perpetual contract and must be fired to be removed

Elia has perpetual contract and must be fired to be removedOne of the Hillsborough School Board members says if Elia isn't fired her contract will continue to automatically renew and is essentially a perpetual contract.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Investigations

Health inspector finds cockroach in soda dispenser

Health inspector finds cockroach in soda dispenserJoe's Crab Shack on Gulf to Bay in Clearwater was shut down as an emergency closure January 8th.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Senator wants to change Florida forfeiture laws

Senator wants to change Florida forfeiture lawsSen. Jeff Brandes says he will file a bill to amend Florida's civil forfeiture laws following 10 Investigates reports.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Clearwater mistake leaves officer fearing for life

Clearwater mistake leaves officer fearing for lifeAn officer served a warrant on a man, who then requested a file on the officer but got all of his personal information.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Is it West Shore or Westshore? We have the official word

Is it West Shore or Westshore? We have the official wordYou've driven the road hundreds of times, but it is it Westshore or West Shore? The signs don't the answer
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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St. Pete mayor breaks silence on Rays' saga

St. Pete mayor breaks silence on Rays' sagaMayor Rick Kriseman said he has no timetable for renewing conversations with the Rays, but hopes to soon.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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10 Investigates tanker company involved in Gandy crash

10 Investigates tanker company involved in Gandy crashThe company which owns the tanker involved in the fiery Gandy crash has some negative marks on its record.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Gay marriage may affect benefits for unmarried same-sex couples

Gay marriage may affect benefits for unmarried same-sex couplesSome gay couples, who choose not to marry, could lose benefits now that same sex marriage is legal in Florida
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Crossbow injuries mount among hunters

Crossbow injuries mount among huntersAt least two dozen hunters claim serious thumb injuries from Barnett Crossbows that did not come with thumb guards.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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