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    Fla. Gov. Scott promises new tax cuts for 2nd term

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    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising more tax cuts if he wins a second term. More>>

    NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

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    Chelsea Clinton is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News. More>>

    Back To School: Homeschool co-op offers education and more Video included

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    When you think of home school, kids at home with their parents learning is what tends to come to mind. More>>

    Police name Tampa city worker who hit and killed toddler

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    Tampa Police have identified the driver who hit and killed a 2-year-old at the Tampa Park Apartments as Robert Fennell, 48, of Tampa.   More>>

    Slain gun instructor's kids: We want to comfort the girl who accidentally killed our dad Video included

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    The grieving children of Charles Vacca, the Arizona gun instructor accidentally killed while teaching a 9-year-old student how to shoot an Uzi, say they plan on reaching out to the girl's family with a message of comfort. More>>

    Higher rain chance today

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    Increasing humidity will lead to scattered storms developing this afternoon and evening. More>>

    AM Headlines: Muggy morning; Car crashes into day care; Medical pot rally

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    AM Headlines: Muggy morning; Car crashes into day care; Medical pot rally  More>>

    Deputy shoots suspect waving Samurai sword in Manatee Video included

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    A Manatee County deputy has shot a person involved in a domestic dispute in Bradenton Thursday morning. More>>

    Amazon's new fulfillment center opens in Lakeland

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    More than 400 employees have reported to work at Amazon's new regional order fulfillment center in central Florida. More>>

    Armwood plays Durant in the Game of the Week

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    Friday night at 7:30 the Arwood Hawks will take on the Durant Cougars.  More>>

    Tampa Bay hosts first theater festival this weekend Video included

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    It's a first of its kind for the Tampa Bay area. A local actor and playwright has put together a theater festival. More>>

    Valrico doomsday prepper pleads guilty

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    Martin Winters, known as the doomsday prepper plead guilty on two counts of making and possessing destructive devices on Thursday in federal court in Tampa. More>>

    Medical marijuana debate comes to Lakeland

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    There are just two months left to make your decision. Should Florida legalize medical marijuana? Hundreds packed into an auditorium in Lakeland to hear two star players in this debate. More>>

    Die-hard Bucs fan hasn't missed home game

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    He's got quite the story to tell; a longtime, die-hard Bucs fan who has been here since the beginning. More>>

    Tampa center tracking hackers, such as JP Morgan Chase breach Video included

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack
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    The breach in security against the biggest financial institution in the US, JP Morgan Chase, just came to light. More>>

    Glass dust bothering Manatee Co. mobile home park Video included

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    A Manatee county neighborhood has a big problem with dust. But it's not your everyday dirt, it's actually glass. More>>

    'Redskins' name controversial as team comes to Tampa to play the Bucs Video included

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    Thursday night, as the team from Washington lines up to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there is growing controversy over the Redskins team name. More>>

    Meters overheating, to be replaced in Lakeland Video included

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    More than 10,000 smart meters will soon be replaced in Lakeland due to their possibility of overheating. More>>

    Votel takes helm of US Special Operations Command

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    Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base. More>>

    Lawyers' billings unethical and egregious, audit finds Video included

    State Representative Dana Young (R)-Tampa, is a Citizens policy holder and wants answers. State Representative Dana Young (R)-Tampa, is a Citizens policy holder and wants answers.
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    Unethical and egregious. That is how an auditor describes the billing practices of some attorneys representing Citizens Property Insurance corporation. More>>

    Pinellas Park elementary school lockdown lifted after area shooting Video included

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    The lockdown at Pinellas Park Elementary School has been lifted. It was issued just before 11 a.m. Thursday as police searched for a shooter in the area. More>>

    13 arrested in St. Pete prostitution sweep Video included

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    Police in St. Petersburg have arrested 13 people during a prostitution sweep. More>>

    Arrest made in 1987 Polk cold case murder

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    A suspect in a murder that happened in Polk County over two decades ago was arrested this week. More>>

    Women steal lobster tails from Clearwater market, deputies say Video included

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    Pinellas County detectives are looking to find two women accused of stealing lobster tails from a Clearwater seafood market. More>>

    How Hillsborough solves problem of crowded school buses

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    8 On Your Side is following up to make sure your kids are getting to school safe and on time. More>>

    Jolie, Pitt wed in Chateau Miraval, France

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    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. More>>

    St. Pete counselor helps college hopefuls

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    Their last year of high school just started and colleges are already calling. More>>

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    • Abercrombie dropping logo to boost brand

      Abercrombie dropping logo to boost brand

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:15:46 GMT
      The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded, so the struggling teen retailer plans to strip off the once-prized logo from its clothing. Shares tumbled Thursday after it reported weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere. 
      The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded, so the struggling teen retailer plans to strip off the once-prized logo from its clothing. Shares tumbled Thursday after it reported weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere. 
    • FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

      FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

      Thursday, August 28 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-08-28 09:14:01 GMT
      The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.
      The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.
    • Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack

      Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:19:51 GMT
      Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hackReports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack
      The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
      The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
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    • Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

      Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:50:42 GMT
      Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
      Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
    • Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

      Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:22:25 GMT
      Closing arguments have started in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
      Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans,...
    • Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

      Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

      Friday, August 29 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:21:05 GMT
      College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
      College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
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