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Man pinned under vehicle

Man pinned under vehicleAt around 5:40 this morning, the Haines City Fire Department responded to reports of a person yelling for help from under a vehicle.
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Hillsborough County Fair is open

Hillsborough County Fair is openThe 21st annual Hillsborough County Fair starts on Thursday and runs for the next two weekends.
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Bradenton police looking for missing, elderly man

Bradenton police looking for missing, elderly manThe missing endangered adult, 82-year-old Robert Winings, was last seen at 3510 32nd Ave W, Bradenton, on Saturday around 11:00 a.m.
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Early votes pour in from central Florida

Early votes pour in from central FloridaThe Tampa Bay Times reports that as of Friday Pinellas County voters had returned more than half of nearly 270,000 absentee ballots mailed to them.
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Information sought in Polk armed robbery

Information sought in Polk armed robberyDetectives looking for information regarding a robbery of a Walgreens early Saturday morning.
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Shark repellent developed in Florida Keys praised

Shark repellent developed in Florida Keys praisedFKCC researcher Patrick Rice says the repellent now is comprised of synthetic compounds packed into time-release capsules hooked onto fishermen's lines.
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Job fair at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center

Job fair at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical CenterJob fair at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center on on Saturday, October 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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10 people hurt in head-on crash in Gibsonton

10 people hurt in head-on crash in GibsontonA sport utility vehicle and a UHaul truck crashed head-on Friday night at the intersection of Symmes Road, ejecting several people from the vehicles.
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Error hikes bills to Lakeland utility customers

Error hikes bills to Lakeland utility customersLakeland utility customers were underbilled for sewage service, and now the city is increasing bills to cover the shortfall.
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Masseuse claims firing over Ebola threat

Masseuse claims firing over Ebola threatA South Tampa massage therapist says she was fired when her boss heard she was taking a trip to Ghana.
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Potty-Mouth Princesses concern parents

Potty-Mouth Princesses concern parentsIt's a PSA for a for-profit group that is now viral. The video meant to bring awareness to pay inequity, beauty standards, and sexual violence against women features young girls swearing like sailors.
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Joe Maddon leaving Tampa Bay Rays

Joe Maddon leaving Tampa Bay RaysJoe Maddon has opted out of his contract as the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, the team confirmed Friday afternoon. He has left the team, effective immediately.
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Rays Maddon leaves legacy of giving

Rays Maddon leaves legacy of givingIt's the memory of wins, championships, and that baseball momentum Joe Maddon brought to the Bay area that has fans remembering. But it's what took place off the field that has organizations, like the Homeless Emergency Project in Clearwater, feeling like...
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17-year-old killed at Pinellas motocross track

17-year-old killed at Pinellas motocross trackA 17-year-old was killed after he crashed his dirt bike while practicing at Sunshine Motocross track near St. Petersburg.
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MacDill to personnel: Downplay military profile

MacDill to personnel: Downplay military profileTroops and their family members at MacDill Air Force base in Tampa are being warned to downplay their military pride out of fear it could make them a target for ISIS.
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Body found in water at St. Pete Beach ID'd

Body found in water at St. Pete Beach ID'dPinellas County detectives have identified the body of a man found in the intra-coastal waterway at St. Pete Beach as 46-year-old Steven Jerald Brown.
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Park Boulevard Bridge closure extended

Park Boulevard Bridge closure extendedThe Park Boulevard Bridge that connects Seminole to the beach towns of Redington Shores and Indian Shores, closed for repairs Sept. 29.
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Body found near Platt Street Bridge ID'd

Body found near Platt Street Bridge ID'dDivers have recovered a body Thursday afternoon near the Platt Street Bridge.
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AT&T pushes no texting while driving message

AT&T pushes no texting while driving messageAT&T tours with a driving simulator to teach students about the dangers of texting while driving.
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Bondi asks court to support gay marriage ban

Bondi asks court to support gay marriage banFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking a federal judge to keep the state's ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
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Ebola vaccine could save lives in West Africa, USA

Ebola vaccine could save lives in West Africa, USAEbola vaccine could save lives in West Africa and USA
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NB I-75, Fletcher exit ramp reopens

NB I-75, Fletcher exit ramp reopensThe vehicle rotated and overturned spilling its load of aluminum building material.
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Weekend events -- October 25 and 26

Weekend events -- October 25 and 26Weekend events on October 25 and 26.
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Return of the pink meanies

Return of the pink meaniesLearn more about the giant pink jellyfish.
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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.
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Manatees released in Clearwater after rehabilitation

Manatees released in Clearwater after rehabilitationIf you see an entangled manatee call the Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-3922.
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Pedestrian killed walking in middle of I-75

Pedestrian killed walking in middle of I-75It appears a pedestrian was trying to cross the interstate shortly past Gibsonton Drive, when that person was struck by a vehicle.
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Shootings in public: How you can survive

Shootings in public: How you can surviveHow to survive a shooting like the one at the Canadian Parliament
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Man on trial fires attorneys, says he's guilty

Man on trial fires attorneys, says he's guiltyThe murder trial of a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her two children took an unexpected turn when he said he would represent himself and plead guilty to three murders.
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Largo vigil recalls those lost to drug addiction

Largo vigil recalls those lost to drug addictionHundreds turned out in Largo to remember those lost to drug and alcohol addiction.
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Duke customers say efficiency costs them more

Duke customers say efficiency costs them moreDuke Customers upset yet again. Some say going energy efficient is costing them more.
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FHP cracks down on wrong-way drivers

FHP cracks down on wrong-way driversAfter 11 fatalities involving wrong-way drivers in the Bay area, FHP troopers want to stop the alarming trend.
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Polk couple face dog fighting ring charges

Polk couple face dog fighting ring chargesHewitt Grant II and Nickie Sanders are being charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty.
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Spanish pilot program for Pinellas elementaries

Spanish pilot program for Pinellas elementariesA new Spanish pilot program is set to begin at Pinellas County elementaries, and it started at Perkins Elementary School.
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Man drinks beer to fund cancer fight

Man drinks beer to fund cancer fightRuggere visited 520 towns in the past two years.
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Residential rental rates spiking across Bay area

Residential rental rates spiking across Bay areaIf you recently got hit with a big rent increase, you're not alone. The Bay Area is seeing rental spike. Any relief soon?
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Patients see doctor first at Florida Hospital

Patients see doctor first at Florida HospitalFlorida Hospital Tampa has built a state-of-the-art emergency room that uses a "see a doctor first approach" and a two-step decontamination process.
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Bradenton deputy chief faces theft charges

Bradenton deputy chief faces theft chargesThe deputy chief of the Bradenton Police Department has been charged with misdemeanor theft.
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Accused rapist turns himself in to TV crew

Accused rapist turns himself in to TV crewStrange turn of events in Pinellas Park after the man police say raped a 15-year-old girl turned himself in.
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Robbery suspect who was shot by police dies

Robbery suspect who was shot by police diesA suspected armed robber who was shot by Tampa police during an investigation died Wednesday of his wounds at Tampa General Hospital.
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Father who killed home invader is arrested

Father who killed home invader is arrestedThe man who shot and killed a home invasion suspect in his son's bedroom earlier this week has been arrested for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
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'Seeing Red' on Gunn Hwy. in Odessa

'Seeing Red' on Gunn Hwy. in OdessaThe Road Warrior gets a traffic signal fixed on busy Gunn Hwy.
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Stingrays migrating, make sure you shuffle!

Stingrays migrating, make sure you shuffle!Stingrays are attracted to warm and calm waters.
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Tampa officer accused of DUI, driving wrong way

Tampa officer accused of DUI, driving wrong wayTampa Police Officer Anton Lipski allegedly drove the wrong way down a street and crashed into a wall.
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Pam Bondi opposes gay couple's divorce

Pam Bondi opposes gay couple's divorceAttorney General Pam Bondi is opposing a bid by a gay South Florida woman to obtain a divorce from her former partner.
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Mastermind in Int'l Diamond Center heist sentenced

Mastermind in Int'l Diamond Center heist sentencedThe man who organized the 2013 armed robbery of the International Diamond Center in Tampa on Nov. 22 was sentenced Wednesday.
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Women Reshaping the World conference aims to inspire

Women Reshaping the World conference aims to inspireA conference for women in Tampa aims to inspire and spur action. Women Reshaping the World takes place November 7th.
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Safety concerns near USF have students on alert

Safety concerns near USF have students on alertThis isn't the first time a violent crime has happened at Cambridge Woods.
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Sarasota police looking for credit card fraud suspect

Sarasota police looking for credit card fraud suspectShe used the victim's credit cards at two local Wal-Mart stores.
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Man accused in sexual battery of teen in custody

Man accused in sexual battery of teen in custodyPinellas Park Police say a person of interest in the sexual battery of a 15-year-old girl is now in custody.
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Publix tractor trailer crashes on I-4

Publix tractor trailer crashes on I-4The inside shoulder in the westbound lanes on I-4 has been opened to all traffic to move through.
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Masked men rob Lakeland inn at gunpoint

Masked men rob Lakeland inn at gunpointLakeland police are searching for three suspects who robbed a Ramada Inn on Highway 98 North early Tuesday morning.
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FL teen dies after skateboarding accident

FL teen dies after skateboarding accidentA 17-year-old Satellite High student has died after head injuries she received in a weekend skateboarding accident on Merritt Island.
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Truck driver hurt after crash with school bus

Truck driver hurt after crash with school busThe driver of a pickup truck was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a school bus on Thursday morning.
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Strip club owners say Sarasota owes them $5M

Strip club owners say Sarasota owes them $5MSarasota County commissioners voted unanimously to reject a claim from a strip club that sought more than $5 million in losses as a result of the county's rules against nudity.
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Parole denied for man who killed child in 1973

Parole denied for man who killed child in 1973Parole has been denied for a central Florida man who fatally shot his 3-year-old stepson more than 40 years ago.
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Remains found in plane to be examined at UF lab

Remains found in plane to be examined at UF labThe human remains found strapped in a single-engine plane that was missing for months will be sent to a University of Florida lab for identification.
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Testimony begins in Lutz triple-murder trial

Testimony begins in Lutz triple-murder trialTestimony begins Thursday in the triple-murder trial of former prison guard Edward Covington.
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Job fairs Thursday in Pinellas, Hillsborough

Job fairs Thursday in Pinellas, HillsboroughIf you're looking for a job, there are two opportunities for you on Thursday in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
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Rolling smart house could save you thousands

Rolling smart house could save you thousandsThere's a house on wheels parked right in the middle of Downtown Sarasota, and it could save you thousands of dollars a year.
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Consumers warned to watch for 'click baiting' online

Consumers warned to watch for 'click baiting' onlineA warning tonight to everyone that uses a computer and may be intrigued. Curiosity could lead to trouble.
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USF warns students after armed robbery

USF warns students after armed robberyThe University of South Florida has issued a warning to students after a group was robbed at gunpoint at an apartment complex that is heavily occupied by students.
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Early voting begins this week

Early voting begins this weekEarly voting starts in Pinellas and Polk counties Monday and in Hillsborough and citrus counties on Thursday, and on Saturday in Hernando, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota counties.
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One hurt in two-car crash in Pinellas Park

One hurt in two-car crash in Pinellas ParkOne person was injured after a driver tried to switch lanes on U.S. 19, crossed the median and struck another vehicle.
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Two hurt in Dunedin crash

Two hurt in Dunedin crashTwo people were reported injured after a head-in crash on State Road 580 at Patricia Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.
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Owners, dealers still learning about airbag recall

Owners, dealers still learning about airbag recallSome vehicle owners and dealership have not received word about the recall involving nearly 8 million airbags.
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Say 'Boo to Flu' with free shots in Pinellas

Say 'Boo to Flu' with free shots in PinellasOn Wednesday, Oct. 29, DOH-Pinellas will provide flu vaccines at no cost at its Pinellas Park Health Departmen
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Bondi bid for execution delay becomes issue

Bondi bid for execution delay becomes issueAttorney General Pam Bondi says she took responsibility for seeking an execution delay to accommodate a fundraiser, and it should not hurt Rick Scott.
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Clearwater wrestling coach faced charges before

Clearwater wrestling coach faced charges before10 News has found more disturbing allegations against a high school wrestling coach.
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Electric rates to fall in Bay area

Electric rates to fall in Bay areaThe Public Service Commission approved lower cost recovery rates for public utilities
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Lawsuit targets expansion of school vouchers

Lawsuit targets expansion of school vouchersA lawsuit challenging a significant expansion of Florida's main private school voucher program is being revived.
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Halloween/Fall events around the area

Halloween/Fall events around the areaHalloween and fall events!
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