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    Police: 3 dead in Brooksville shooting

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    Brooksville Police say at least three people have been killed and a fourth person was flown to a hospital after a shooting at a home near Main Street on Friday night. More>>

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    Pepin supports 64oz growlers, regulations Video included

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    He's the president of Pepin Distributing but he's extending an olive branch to craft brewers in Florida.“One key piece of misinformation is that we are opposed to a 64 ounce growler, we support a 64 ounce growler,” said Tom Pepin. More>>

    Coast Guard looking for missing Pasco couple Video included

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    Crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard are searching for two missing boaters near St. Petersburg on Friday night. Searchers are looking for 69-year-old Bogdan Makowski and his wife 61-year-old Elizabeth Makowski of Hudson. More>>

    Coast Guard warns about fake flare emergencies Video included

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    Emergency signal flares can be a real life saver. He feels, sending off a fake flare alert can cause real problems. More>>

    Thief steals lawn equipment from struggling Spring Hill family Video included

    Michael Depace says he was asleep when more than $3,500 worth of lawn equipment was stolen. Michael Depace says he was asleep when more than $3,500 worth of lawn equipment was stolen.
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    A thief stole a trailer full of lawn equipment from a home in Spring Hill overnight on Wednesday.Michael Depace says he was asleep when more than $3,500 worth of lawn equipment was stolen.“I wanted to die. I really did,” he said.He used the lawn equipment to cut grass for free for people suffering from cancer and other serious health conditions. More>>

    Labor Day Weekend Forecast

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    “The holiday weekend is ahead and you can expect typical summertime weather for it,” said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.

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    Former Pasco massage therapist and massage business face $47 million judgement Video included

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    Raul Alberto Delarosa is already serving 10 years sex offender probation after his conviction for assaulting a female massage client two years ago.But a worse punishment may have beenhanded him this week when a Pasco jury in a civil case awarded the victim a $47.4 million judgment --much of which is owned by the company  More>>

    Mold takes over St. Pete condo, creeps into neighbors' homes Video included

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    Josephine Ramos is literally sick about the toxic black mold growing in the St. Petersburg condominium beside hers. She's been feeling ill for months with headaches and breathing problems. Recently, she had peak inside the condo next doors and couldn't believe her eyes. More>>

    Ride sharing service Uber says Tampa Taxi companies don't want their competition Video included

    Daryl Rodgers is a driver for Uber and Lyft. Daryl Rodgers is a driver for Uber and Lyft.
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    The ride sharing service Uber says traditional Taxi companies are trying to restrict competition in Tampa.Recently the Public Transportation Commission started giving tickets to drivers who are lot licensed to drive through the PTC." It's an abuse of power. More>>

    Lakeland neighborhood has continuing water problems, asks 8OYS for help Video included

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    Some Lakeland residents are tired of wondering whether they'll have water at home. Over the past month, they tell 8 On Your Side that they've lost water with no warning at least five times. And what's worse, the water stays off for up to eight hours at a time More>>

    Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever Video included

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    Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago. More>>

    Friday Night Blitz 'Game of the Week': Armwood plays Durant Video included

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

    Bubba The Love Sponge out of Tampa morning slot

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    Tampa Bay talk radio station 102.5 The Bone is changing its program line-up. The station announced Friday they will discontinue airing the Bubba the Love Sponge Show effective immediately. More>>

    Tampa preschool canceled after car crashes into classroom Video included

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    A car lost control on Busch Boulevard and slammed into a day care center in Tampa early Friday morning, according to Tampa Police. More>>

    Tampa's largest home show this Labor Day weekend Video included

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    Tampa's largest Home Show is happening this Labor Day weekend and it's free to the public. More>>

    Tampa Bay radio, TV personalities will dance for a cause Video included

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    Business executives, radio and TV news personalities alike are slipping on their dance shoes for a popular Hands Across the Bay fundraiser called "Dancing with the Stars Tampa Bay." More>>

    Tongues wag over Obama's audacity to wear taupe

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    Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama's audacity to wear taupe. More>>

    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>>

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    • Police: 3 dead in Brooksville shooting

      Police: 3 dead in Brooksville shooting

      Saturday, August 30 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:51:46 GMT
      Brooksville Police say at least three people have been killed and a fourth person was flown to a hospital after a shooting at a home near Main Street on Friday night.
      Brooksville Police say at least three people have been killed and a fourth person was flown to a hospital after a shooting at a home near Main Street on Friday night.
    • Pepin supports 64oz growlers, regulations

      Pepin supports 64oz growlers, regulations

      Friday, August 29 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:29:28 GMT
      He's the president of Pepin Distributing but he's extending an olive branch to craft brewers in Florida.“One key piece of misinformation is that we are opposed to a 64 ounce growler, we support a 64 ounce growler,” said Tom Pepin.
      He's the president of Pepin Distributing but he's extending an olive branch to craft brewers in Florida.“One key piece of misinformation is that we are opposed to a 64 ounce growler, we support a 64 ounce growler,” said Tom Pepin.
    • Riverview traffic light turned on following crashes

      Riverview traffic light turned on following crashes

      Friday, August 29 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:08:02 GMT
      Two days ago, a newly installed traffic light on a busy Big Bend road in Southern Hillsborough County was not working.Power had not been supplied to the light yet, but that light is on after two crashes sent drivers to the hospital.
      Two days ago, a newly installed traffic light on a busy Big Bend road in Southern Hillsborough County was not working.Power had not been supplied to the light yet, but that light is on after two crashes sent drivers to the hospital.
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    • Mold takes over St. Pete condo, creeps into neighbors' homes

      Mold takes over St. Pete condo, creeps into neighbors' homes

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:48:06 GMT
      Josephine Ramos is literally sick about the toxic black mold growing in the St. Petersburg condominium beside hers. She's been feeling ill for months with headaches and breathing problems. Recently, she had peak inside the condo next doors and couldn't believe her eyes.
      Josephine Ramos is literally sick about the toxic black mold growing in the St. Petersburg condominium beside hers. She's been feeling ill for months with headaches and breathing problems. Recently, she had peak inside the condo next doors and couldn't believe her eyes.
    • Lakeland neighborhood has continuing water problems, asks 8OYS for help

      Lakeland neighborhood has continuing water problems, asks 8OYS for help

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:03:34 GMT
      Some Lakeland residents are tired of wondering whether they'll have water at home. Over the past month, they tell 8 On Your Side that they've lost water with no warning at least five times. And what's worse, the water stays off for up to eight hours at a time
      Some Lakeland residents are tired of wondering whether they'll have water at home. Over the past month, they tell 8 On Your Side that they've lost water with no warning at least five times. And what's worse, the water stays off for up to eight hours at a time
    • 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. 
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    • California appeals teacher tenure ruling

      California appeals teacher tenure ruling

      Saturday, August 30 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:40:06 GMT
      California Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.
      Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or...
    • Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

      Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

      Saturday, August 30 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:10:19 GMT
      Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...
      Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...
    • Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

      Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:49:49 GMT
      The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.
      The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.
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