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    Bradenton Police found missing 82-year-old man

    Missing man, 82-year-old Bonner Welch of Bradenton Missing man, 82-year-old Bonner Welch of Bradenton
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    Bradenton Police officers located an 82-year-old man who went missing on Wednesday night. More>>

    Manatee calf rescued, adopted at SeaWorld Orlando Video included

    The calf weighs about 48 pounds The calf weighs about 48 pounds
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    SeaWorld Orlando experts will now be taking care of a small orphanated baby manatee that was rescued near the Indian River in Port St. John by the FPL plant, NBC-2 in Orlando reported. More>>

    Apple users get strange emails with old dates

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    If you got an email dated in the 60s, you would probably assume it's a scam. More>>

    Stunning twist in Tampa baby throwing trial Video included

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    Jasmine Bedwell, the woman who caused a mistrial in the Richard McTear case last year, testifies Wednesday. More>>

    Lakeland residents not happy with answers about coyotes

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    About 75 people gathered at Lakeland City Hall Wednesday night and many of them weren’t happy with what they heard about coyotes that have been mutilating and killing cats in Lakeland’s Lake Hollingsworth neighborhood. More>>

    Extra humid this morning

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    Wind from the Gulf of Mexico is bringing higher humidity. A few coastal showers are possible this morning.
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    Car loses control injuring 3 at Dunedin shopping center Video included

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    An out of control car injured three people at a Dunedin shopping center on Wednesday afternoon. The shopping center is located at the intersection of Curlew Road and Bayshore Boulevard. More>>

    Tampa teen beaten by Israelis speaks out Video included

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    Tariq Abukhdeir was at the center of an international firestorm after Israeli security forces were captured on video beating the 15-year-old.

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    20 people, 2 businesses busted for spice in St. Pete

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    Twenty people were arrested, and two local shops fined, after the St. Petersburg Police Department conducted an undercover round-up of spice buyers and sellers. More>>

    Bay area man afraid to drive recalled car, can't get loaner Video included

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    Millions of Americans have cars that have been recalled. Christopher Soto is afraid to drive his GM car, but cannot get a loaner vehicle so he can go to work.   More>>

    Tune in! See 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer exclusively on TODAY Thursday Video included

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    Are you a “Fifty Shades of Grey” fan? Then you’ve got to tune in to TODAY on Thursday. More>>

    Tampa WWII veteran receives medal in hospice care Video included

    William Cobbs is a World War II veteran who received recognition today while in hospice care. William Cobbs is a World War II veteran who received recognition today while in hospice care.
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    William Cobbs is a World War II veteran. He served as a medic at a hospital treating the wounded during the “D” day invasion.Later he served as a guard for General Dwight Eisenhower.Cobbs is in the final chapter of his life, with a diagnosis of cancer. More>>

    Walmart to hire 95 for new Sarasota store

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    Walmart is planning on hiring up to 95 people to work at a new Walmart Neighborhood Market scheduled to open this fall in Sarasota. More>>

    Thieves in undies steal cookout fixins from restaurant

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    Police in Southwest Florida are looking for three men who were only wearing underwear, when they broke on their into a restaurant and stole fixins for an early morning cookout. Surveillance cameras recorded images of the men, one of whom was clad in tightie whities. More>>

    State Attorney reviewing disturbing tortoise torture case

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    The State Attorney's office is reviewing a disturbing abuse case involving two Orange Park teens accused of setting a rare gopher tortoise on fire and then stomping it to death. A graphic video of the abuse was circulated on social media. More>>

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    • Pinellas homeowner ends up the loser after local government mistake on property taxes

      Pinellas homeowner ends up the loser after local government mistake on property taxes

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:59:58 GMT
      This Preservation land is at heart of homeowner tax dispute in PinellasThis Preservation land is at heart of homeowner tax dispute in Pinellas
      Melanie and Jeffrey Cornwell should have been getting a tax break for years on part of the homestead property in Dunedin they call their "little piece of Heaven." But due to a mistake at the Pinellas Property Appraiser's Office, they won't see any rebates for previous taxes, just a break on future tax bills.
      Melanie and Jeffrey Cornwell should have been getting a tax break for years on part of the homestead property in Dunedin they call their "little piece of Heaven." But due to a mistake at the Pinellas Property Appraiser's Office, they won't see any rebates for previous taxes, just a break on future tax bills.
    • RECALL: Fruit at Trader Joe's & Costco

      RECALL: Fruit at Trader Joe's & Costco

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:45:14 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."
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    • Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges

      Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges

      Thursday, July 24 2014 6:06 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:06:58 GMT
      A California wine collector faces sentencing in New York after he was convicted of making up to $20 million from 2004 to 2012 by selling bogus bottles of wine.
      A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine faces at least 11 years in prison when he is sentenced Thursday on fraud charges.
    • Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

      Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:32 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:32:45 GMT
      Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad...
      Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad daylight -...
    • Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

      Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:13:55 GMT
      A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.
      A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.
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    • VIDEO: Whale lifts kayakers

      VIDEO: Whale lifts kayakers

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:52:37 GMT
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      Dramatic video shows a 90,000 lb. whale giving kayakers a ride they'll remember forever. The video was shot by one of the kayakers and begins by showing the whale in the distance. 
      Dramatic video shows a 90,000 lb. whale giving kayakers a ride they'll remember forever. The video was shot by one of the kayakers and begins by showing the whale in the distance. 
    • Pit Bull devoted to injured Chihuahua pal

      Pit Bull devoted to injured Chihuahua pal

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:51:25 GMT
      Joni the Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua.  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photoJoni the Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photo
      The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her Chihuahua sidekick who has an injured eye is melting the hearts of people all across the country.
      The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her Chihuahua sidekick who has an injured eye is melting the hearts of people all across the country.
    • Baby cakes: 'Smash' trend taking 1-year-old parties by storm

      Baby cakes: 'Smash' trend taking 1-year-old parties by storm

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:23:30 GMT
      Legions of parents have embraced the smash cake, a birthday party feature in which brand-new 1-year-olds are served cakes to destroy — adorably — in front of friends and family.
      Legions of parents have embraced the smash cake, a birthday party feature in which brand-new 1-year-olds are served cakes to destroy — adorably — in front of friends and family.
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