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    Car crashes into Tampa day care center

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:44:57 GMT
    A car lost control on Busch Boulevard and slammed into a day care center in Tampa early Friday morning, according to Tampa Police.
    A car lost control on Busch Boulevard and slammed into a day care center in Tampa early Friday morning, according to Tampa Police.
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    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>>

    Higher rain chance today

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

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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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    • Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

      Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:39:36 GMT
      The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state...
      The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
    • Manatees may soon lose endangered species status

      Manatees may soon lose endangered species status

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:20:27 GMT
      As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.
      As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.
    • 'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

      'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:00:56 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."
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