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    Young plane crash victim critically injured Video included

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    A memory making family vacation to the Bay area took a tragic turn. A father is dead and his young daughter is critically injured at All Children’s Hospital. More>>

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    Citrus deputies rescue 3 boaters and a dog

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    A detective and a media relations officer with Citrus County Sheriff's Office rescued three people and a cute pup from a boat in distress Monday. More>>

    AM Headlines: Hot morning; Manhunt for suspect in shooting; Deputies rescue boaters

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    AM Headlines: Hot morning; Manhunt for suspect in shooting; Deputies rescue boaters More>>

    2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power plant

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    Israeli tank shells hit a fuel tank of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, forcing the plant to shut down, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said.  More>>

    Manhunt on for suspect in Manatee shooting Video included

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    The manhunt continues for 19-year-old Frank Brice. He's accused of being involved in shooting Sarasota teenager, Teria'le Rawls early Monday morning. More>>

    More showers as front nears

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    Grab the umbrella before stepping out the door. An approaching front brings us a higher rain chance today.
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    Brooksville man sets fire to neighbor's home over curb appeal, police say

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    A man is accused of starting fire to his neighbor's home because he wasn't pleased with it's curb appeal. More>>

    Plane crash on Venice beach reminder of aviation danger Video included

    Veteran pilot Dennis Roper checks oil in PA 28 at Clearwater Airpark similar to the one that landed on Venice Beach.  Fuel checks are also standard procedure for preflight inspections. Veteran pilot Dennis Roper checks oil in PA 28 at Clearwater Airpark similar to the one that landed on Venice Beach. Fuel checks are also standard procedure for preflight inspections.
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    Sunday's fatal crash landing of a small plane on Venice Beach is a tragic reminder of how unforgiving aviation mishaps can become. More>>

    DNA experts testify in McTear murder trial Video included

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    Jurors heard gruesome testimony about bite marks and DNA on Monday in the murder trial of Richard McTear.
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    Rail route doesn't include Tampa Video included

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    More than three years after Florida turned down federal money to build a high-speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando, a new rail project is in the works and causing controversy. The All Aboard Florida rail would run from Miami, up the east coast of Florida and over to Orlando. More>>

    Instagram page inspires travelers to post topless photos

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    A popular Instagram page is featuring a unique look at scenic locations around the world."The Topless Tour" encourages people to upload topless photos of themselves posing in scenic landscapes. More>>

    Lakeland officer fired over sex scandal gets job back Video included

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    David Woolverton, a sergeant caught in a sex scandal and fired from the Lakeland Police Department last year, is getting his job back. More>>

    Pasco hit & run driver injures baby in stroller, parents

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    The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for help finding a hit and run driver who injured a young Holiday couple and their 4-month-old baby, who they were pushing in a stroller.
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    3rd case of chikungunya in Pinellas

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    The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has received confirmation of its third chikungunya case in a 38-year-old male who traveled to the Caribbean in July. 
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    Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured Video included

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    dA father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said. More>>

    Florida voters approve of medical marijuana

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    Any way you look at it - age, gender or party registration - Florida voters overwhelmingly support the idea of legalizing medical marijuana, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday
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    Amberjack, gray triggerfish season opens Aug. 1 in the Gulf

    Greater amberjack (Photo courtesy www.flmnh.ufl.edu) Greater amberjack (Photo courtesy www.flmnh.ufl.edu)
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    The recreational harvest of greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in the Gulf state opens August 1st. More>>

    Automated car takes Gov. Scott for ride Video included

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    An automated car took Florida Governor Rick Scott for a ride Monday, as Audi tries to sell the state on its latest technology. More>>

    Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 1-3, 2014

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    Are you ready for the new school year? Florida's annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday can save you plenty of money. The sale starts at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 and ends at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Here's everything you need to know.
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    Tampa family thanks 8 On Your Side for insurance help Video included

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    A quiet Memorial Day for Joann Mullens, Anna Hughes and their families blew up when a car crashed into their home.
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    St. Pete man will relocate bees for free Video included

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    He's a carpenter by day, but bees are his passion.  More>>

    Teen killed by stray bullet in Manatee shooting

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    A shooting was reported at the intersection of the US Highway 301 and University Parkway early Monday morning where a 17-year-old was struck by a bullet and killed, Manatee County Sheriff's Office said. More>>

    Free hepatitis testing in Pinellas this week

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    Department of Health Pinellas and Pinellas Planning Partnership will offer free hepatitis test and other screenings Monday and Friday. More>>

    Nan Rich touts grassroots campaign for governor

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    Campaign stops like the one in Pinellas County last week are how Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich is getting her message out.She doesn't have the money her opponents do. So while the two men who have already been governor are showing up in TV commercials, Rich has a different approach."I feel let the two of them go ahead and sling the mud at each other," Rich said. "I'm trying to stay above that."Richeven lumpsboth men together."On vouchers, I put them in exactly the same category,... More>>

    USF Police investigates sex battery claim

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    The University of South Florida Police Department is investigating a report of a sexual battery on the Tampa campus. A woman told authorities she was the victim of a sexual battery that occurred at the Juniper-Poplar Residence Hall early Sunday morning. A resident student told police officers a tall, thin black man who she did not know sexually battered her in the residence hall. Police detectives identified a suspect, who told authorities he and the woman had... More>>

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    • Deputies arrest one in Manatee movie theater shooting, 1 suspect still sought

      Deputies arrest one in Manatee movie theater shooting, 1 suspect still sought

      Monday, July 28 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:39:54 GMT
      The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office says a large fight outside a movie theater led to the death of a Sarasota teen.
      The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office says a large fight outside a movie theater led to the death of a Sarasota teen.
    • Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

      Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:06:32 GMT
      dA father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.
      dA father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.
    • Brooksville man sets fire to neighbor's home over curb appeal, police say

      Brooksville man sets fire to neighbor's home over curb appeal, police say

      Monday, July 28 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:54:16 GMT
      A man is accused of starting fire to his neighbor's home because he wasn't pleased with it's curb appeal.
      A man is accused of starting fire to his neighbor's home because he wasn't pleased with it's curb appeal.
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    • Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

      Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:17:44 GMT
      Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
      Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
    • Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

      Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:46:12 GMT
      A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New...
      A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New...
    • Indian senior community part of growing niche

      Indian senior community part of growing niche

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:15:53 GMT
      When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown...
      When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed...
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    • Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

      Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

      Monday, July 28 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:50:41 GMT
      Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
      Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
    • Instagram page inspires travelers to post topless photos

      Instagram page inspires travelers to post topless photos

      Monday, July 28 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:10:56 GMT
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      A popular Instagram page is featuring a unique look at scenic locations around the world."The Topless Tour" encourages people to upload topless photos of themselves posing in scenic landscapes.
      A popular Instagram page is featuring a unique look at scenic locations around the world."The Topless Tour" encourages people to upload topless photos of themselves posing in scenic landscapes.
    • Pit bull puppy and baby are best pals

      Pit bull puppy and baby are best pals

      Monday, July 28 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:08:12 GMT
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      An adorable 8-week-old pit bull puppy and his best pal, a 10-month-old baby, are melting hearts on the internet.
      An adorable 8-week-old pit bull puppy and his best pal, a 10-month-old baby, are melting hearts on the internet.
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