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    Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

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    Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach. More>>

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    US cancels all flights to Israel over missile fear

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    FAA tells US airlines all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel are prohibited for 24 hours. More>>

    FSU coach Jimbo Fisher drops peanuts in Coke, creates buzz

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    A Florida State University coach is creating a buzz on social media for something he was spotted doing, dropping peanuts in a bottle of Coca-Cola. More>>

    RECALL: Fruit at trader Joe's & Costco

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    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. More>>

    Crist ahead in new WFLA poll on governor's race

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    Democrat Charlie Crist jumped to a six-point lead over Gov. Rick Scott in a new News Channel 8 gubernatorial race poll released today. Crist, the former governor running to reclaim his old job, is ahead 46-40, giving Crist the biggest margin registered in the poll since it launched this spring. More>>

    Police investigating Tampa boy's death as hit and run Video included

    Surveillance image of SUV suspected in deadly hit & run. Courtesy TPD Surveillance image of SUV suspected in deadly hit & run. Courtesy TPD
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    New surveillance video has Tampa Police investigating 4-year-old Marterrance Albury's death as a hit and run.  More>>

    How thieves clone your credit cards Video included

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    Patricia Stack didn't know her debit card number had been stolen until she tried to withdraw money from her bank account. "A couple weeks ago I tried to get money out to pay my power bill and there was nothing in it." More>>

    Geo experts to investigate Spring Hill sinkhole Video included

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    Hernando County engineers and contractors will return to a sinkhole on Elderidge Dr. Tuesday with specialized geotechnical equipment to investigate what's happening underground. More>>

    Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

    Army Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts looks out at the audience after receiving the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama. Image AP Army Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts looks out at the audience after receiving the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama. Image AP
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    Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back.  More>>

    Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    A man holds a baby as he walks next to a refrigerated train loaded with the bodies of victims, in Torez, eastern Ukraine. Image AP A man holds a baby as he walks next to a refrigerated train loaded with the bodies of victims, in Torez, eastern Ukraine. Image AP
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    The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday. More>>

    Storms fire up this afternoon

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    Mostly sunny conditions this morning will be followed by another round of storms this afternoon. More>>

    Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic Video included

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    A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate over the next few days. More>>

    Mote scientists do groundbreaking research on great white sharks Video included

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    For the past year, Mote Marine scientists have made all new discoveries about great white sharks. More>>

    How to find out if sinkholes are in your neighborhood

    A 2004 sinkhole in Deltona was four lanes wide. Associated Press file photo A 2004 sinkhole in Deltona was four lanes wide. Associated Press file photo
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    Wondering if there are sinkholes in your neighborhood? Or, are you purchasing a home and want to know about sinkhole activity in the area? More>>

    Spring Hill sinkhole swallows part of street, neighbors on edge Video included

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    Some Spring Hill neighbors remain on edge as a sinkhole swallows part of their street. More>>

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    • Two found dead after welfare check in Hudson

      Two found dead after welfare check in Hudson

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:44:54 GMT
      Pasco deputies are investigating the circumstances of the death of two people in Hudson found on Clark Street late Monday night.
      Pasco deputies are investigating the circumstances of the death of two people in Hudson found on Clark Street late Monday night.
    • 'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

      'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:35 GMT
      'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
      'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
    • VIDEO: Cat vs. ham

      VIDEO: Cat vs. ham

      Monday, July 21 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:59:09 GMT
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      If you have a pet, you've probably fed it a table scrap or two. So, you'll probably appreciate this video of a pudgy cat who has a surprising and humorous response when he's given a scrap of ham.
      If you have a pet, you've probably fed it a table scrap or two. So, you'll probably appreciate this video of a pudgy cat who has a surprising and humorous response when he's given a scrap of ham.
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    • Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

      Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:08:35 GMT
      Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
      Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
    • FOUND: Bradenton girl after argument with dad

      FOUND: Bradenton girl after argument with dad

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:27:44 GMT
      Bianca Unique Agustdottir, 11, had a fight with her dad at the apartment on 53rd Avenue West in Bradenton Monday evening, and disappeared for hours.
      Bianca Unique Agustdottir, 11, had a fight with her dad at the apartment on 53rd Avenue West in Bradenton Monday evening, and disappeared for hours.
    • Police investigating Tampa boy's death as hit and run

      Police investigating Tampa boy's death as hit and run

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:11:54 GMT
      Surveillance image of SUV suspected in deadly hit & run. Courtesy TPDSurveillance image of SUV suspected in deadly hit & run. Courtesy TPD
      New surveillance video has Tampa Police investigating 4-year-old Marterrance Albury's death as a hit and run. 
      New surveillance video has Tampa Police investigating 4-year-old Marterrance Albury's death as a hit and run. 
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    • RECALL: Fruit at trader Joe's & Costco

      RECALL: Fruit at trader Joe's & Costco

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:20:35 GMT
      A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
      A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
    • How thieves clone your credit cards

      How thieves clone your credit cards

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:15:02 GMT
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      Patricia Stack didn't know her debit card number had been stolen until she tried to withdraw money from her bank account. "A couple weeks ago I tried to get money out to pay my power bill and there was nothing in it."
      Patricia Stack didn't know her debit card number had been stolen until she tried to withdraw money from her bank account. "A couple weeks ago I tried to get money out to pay my power bill and there was nothing in it."
    • How to find out if sinkholes are in your neighborhood

      How to find out if sinkholes are in your neighborhood

      Monday, July 21 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:43:25 GMT
      A 2004 sinkhole in Deltona was four lanes wide. Associated Press file photoA 2004 sinkhole in Deltona was four lanes wide. Associated Press file photo
      Wondering if there are sinkholes in your neighborhood? Or, are you purchasing a home and want to know about sinkhole activity in the area?
      Wondering if there are sinkholes in your neighborhood? Or, are you purchasing a home and want to know about sinkhole activity in the area?
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    • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

      FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:20:33 GMT
      The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.
      The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.
    • Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

      Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:14:42 GMT
      Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles...
      A destructive wildfire in Washington state has grown slightly but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control.
    • Appeals court in Va. upholds health care subsidies

      Appeals court in Va. upholds health care subsidies

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:14:39 GMT
      A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law.
      A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law.
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    • FSU coach Jimbo Fisher drops peanuts in Coke, creates buzz

      FSU coach Jimbo Fisher drops peanuts in Coke, creates buzz

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:54:45 GMT
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      A Florida State University coach is creating a buzz on social media for something he was spotted doing, dropping peanuts in a bottle of Coca-Cola.
      A Florida State University coach is creating a buzz on social media for something he was spotted doing, dropping peanuts in a bottle of Coca-Cola.
    • VIDEO: 'Never Stop Dancing', elderly man tosses canes, busts a move

      VIDEO: 'Never Stop Dancing', elderly man tosses canes, busts a move

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:32:38 GMT
      A charming video that's making the rounds on social media proves we can all dance and enjoy music, regardless of our age.
      A charming video that's making the rounds on social media proves we can all dance and enjoy music, regardless of our age.
    • VIRAL VIDEO: Dad home from work, dances with daughter

      VIRAL VIDEO: Dad home from work, dances with daughter

      Monday, July 21 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:35:09 GMT
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      We all know how great it is to come home to your loved ones after a long day at work. An adorable home video of a dad dancing with his young daughter to "Timber" by Pitbull after he arrived home from work is getting lots of attention on social media.
      We all know how great it is to come home to your loved ones after a long day at work. An adorable home video of a dad dancing with his young daughter to "Timber" by Pitbull after he arrived home from work is getting lots of attention on social media.
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