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    Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

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    The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night. More>>

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    Man attacks 80-year-old woman in Winter Haven robbery

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    Winter Haven police are looking for a man they report attacked an 80-year-old woman during a robbery. More>>

    Three Tampa Bay area Arigatos close. Leaves workers payless.

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    Employees of three Arigato Japanese in the Tampa bay area are fuming mad. “It's a shame that they're treating us this way” said server, Jamie Burns.No warning. Just closed, for good! One in Clearwater, another in St. Petersburg, a third in Tampa... Shut down! More>>

    Source: Joan Rivers’ doctor took selfie, began biopsy before her cardiac arrest

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    The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN. More>>

    President visits MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa Video included

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    President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at MacDill Air Force Base Tuesday.
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    Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

    Roger Goodell (NBC) Roger Goodell (NBC)
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    Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. More>>

    Hillsborough commission may get tough with chronic code violators Video included

    Brenda Owings is the owner of the Berkford Avenue property in Citrus Park. Brenda Owings is the owner of the Berkford Avenue property in Citrus Park.
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    There's a change in the wind and it's all due to an 8 On Your Side investigation.Hillsborough County will decide tomorrow whether to get tough with chronic code enforcement violators.The case that broughtto lightcode enforcement's inability to take action sits on Berkford Avenue in the Citrus Park area in Hillsborough County. More>>

    Clearwater crossing guard hit by vehicle

    A Clearwater crossing guard was hit by a vehicle at Betty Lane and Sunset Point Road on Tuesday afternoon. A Clearwater crossing guard was hit by a vehicle at Betty Lane and Sunset Point Road on Tuesday afternoon.
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    A Clearwater crossing guard has been hit by a vehicle at Betty Lane and Sunset Point Road. More>>

    Female wounded warriors attend Bradenton retreat Video included

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    Fifteen female wounded warriors were gathering together for comradery and counseling during a retreat in Bradenton Tuesday.It's called ‘A Season of Change- You Can!' and it's organized by the Sarasota County Veterans Commission (SCVC) and Professional Assisting Military Families and Friends (PAMFF More>>

    Father of 6 buried alive: 2nd suspect arrested

    Detectives say Octavio Reyes was robbed and then buried alive. Family photo Detectives say Octavio Reyes was robbed and then buried alive. Family photo
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    A second person was charged Tuesday in connection with the murder of Octavio Reyes, a Gibsonton father of 6 who was buried alive. More>>

    New information released in Hudson homicides Video included

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    Adam Matos has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and her parents in Hudson. More>>

    Lakeland teacher accused of sexual battery against student, 14 Video included

    Michael Emmanuel Taveras. Polk Co Jail booking photo Michael Emmanuel Taveras. Polk Co Jail booking photo
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    Lakeland Police say a middle school teacher gave alcohol and other gifts to a 14-year-old student he is accused of having sex with. More>>

    FDLE opens investigation into Spring Hill sinkhole home Video included

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    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened an investigation into whether a Spring Hill home seller committed fraud by lying about a sinkhole under the home. This follows an 8 On Your Side investigation that showed that Glenn Jasen, the former homeowner, cashed a check from Citizens Property Insurance for $153,745 in January 2009. But he didn't use the money to fix the sinkhole. Instead, Jasen sold the home to Kelly Magbee's family in March. The Magbees moved in with their five ch... More>>

    Pasco Sheriff: Deputies visited victim before 4 slain

    Accused murderer Adam Matos made his first appearance on murder charges in a Pasco court on Tuesday. Accused murderer Adam Matos made his first appearance on murder charges in a Pasco court on Tuesday.
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    Authorities in Florida say the victim of a quadruple slaying was given information on a domestic violence shelter before her ex-boyfriend killed her, her parents and another man.
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    Florida Missing Child Alert: 15-year-old girl

    Lindsey Turner (left) could be with Hailey Vallier (right). Lindsey Turner (left) could be with Hailey Vallier (right).
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    A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for Lindsey Turner, a white female, 15 years old, 5 feet 02 inches tall, 140 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes, a smiley face scar on inner right wrist, last seen in the 1900 block of W 60th Street in Hialeah. More>>

    Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo offering $10 deal for Florida residents

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    For 10 days - from September 17-26 - Florida residents are invited to discover a day of fun and adventure at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo for just $10 per person.
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    No swim advisory lifted at North Lido Beach

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    A "no swim" advisory that has been in place at North Lido Beach since Thursday, Sept. 11 was lifted Tuesday, September 16.
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    The 10 cities with America’s worst drivers

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    Driving in cities on the East Coast doesn't sound too appealing, based on the latest edition of the Allstate America's Best Drivers Report. Of the 200 most populated cities in the country, 9 of the 10 places where it's least safe to drive are located in eastern states. More>>

    Scott widens lead in gov's race in latest exclusive WFLA TV poll Video included

    From left to right, Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott. From left to right, Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott.
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    Gov. Rick Scott widened his lead in the gubernatorial race, taking a 5-point lead over Charlie Crist, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll.
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    • The 10 cities with America’s worst drivers

      The 10 cities with America’s worst drivers

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:25:20 GMT
      Driving in cities on the East Coast doesn't sound too appealing, based on the latest edition of the Allstate America's Best Drivers Report. Of the 200 most populated cities in the country, 9 of the 10 places where it's least safe to drive are located in eastern states.
      Driving in cities on the East Coast doesn't sound too appealing, based on the latest edition of the Allstate America's Best Drivers Report. Of the 200 most populated cities in the country, 9 of the 10 places where it's least safe to drive are located in eastern states.
    • Florida Missing Child Alert: 15-year-old girl

      Florida Missing Child Alert: 15-year-old girl

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:23:50 GMT
      Lindsey Turner (left) could be with Hailey Vallier (right).Lindsey Turner (left) could be with Hailey Vallier (right).
      A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for Lindsey Turner, a white female, 15 years old, 5 feet 02 inches tall, 140 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes, a smiley face scar on inner right wrist, last seen in the 1900 block of W 60th Street in Hialeah.
      A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for Lindsey Turner, a white female, 15 years old, 5 feet 02 inches tall, 140 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes, a smiley face scar on inner right wrist, last seen in the 1900 block of W 60th Street in Hialeah.
    • 'Real Housewife' Teresa Giudice selling New Jersey home before sentencing

      'Real Housewife' Teresa Giudice selling New Jersey home before sentencing

      Monday, September 15 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:54:06 GMT
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      After pleading guilty to a money fraud scheme, “Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Joe and Teresa Giudice have put their ornate suburban mansion on the market for $3.999 million.
      After pleading guilty to a money fraud scheme, “Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Joe and Teresa Giudice have put their ornate suburban mansion on the market for $3.999 million.
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    • Man attacks 80-year-old woman in Winter Haven robbery

      Man attacks 80-year-old woman in Winter Haven robbery

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:10:31 GMT
      Winter Haven police are looking for a man they report attacked an 80-year-old woman during a robbery.
      Winter Haven police are looking for a man they report attacked an 80-year-old woman during a robbery.
    • Three Tampa Bay area Arigatos close. Leaves workers payless.

      Three Tampa Bay area Arigatos close. Leaves workers payless.

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-09-17 01:56:39 GMT
      Employees of three Arigato Japanese in the Tampa bay area are fuming mad. “It's a shame that they're treating us this way” said server, Jamie Burns.No warning. Just closed, for good! One in Clearwater, another in St. Petersburg, a third in Tampa... Shut down!
      Employees of three Arigato Japanese in the Tampa bay area are fuming mad. “It's a shame that they're treating us this way” said server, Jamie Burns.No warning. Just closed, for good! One in Clearwater, another in St. Petersburg, a third in Tampa... Shut down!
    • President visits MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa

      President visits MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-09-16 23:23:29 GMT
      President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at MacDill Air Force Base Tuesday.
      President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at MacDill Air Force Base Tuesday.
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    • FDLE opens investigation into Spring Hill sinkhole home

      FDLE opens investigation into Spring Hill sinkhole home

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:52:00 GMT
      The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened an investigation into whether a Spring Hill home seller committed fraud by lying about a sinkhole under the home. This follows an 8 On Your Side investigation that showed that Glenn Jasen, the former homeowner, cashed a check from Citizens Property Insurance for $153,745 in January 2009. But he didn't use the money to fix the sinkhole. Instead, Jasen sold the home to Kelly Magbee's family in March. The Magbees moved in with their five ch...
      The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened an investigation into whether a Spring Hill home seller committed fraud by lying about a sinkhole under the home. This follows an 8 On Your Side investigation that showed that Glenn Jasen, the former homeowner, cashed a check from Citizens Property Insurance for $153,745 in January 2009. But he didn't use the money to fix the sinkhole. Instead, Jasen sold the home to Kelly Magbee's family in March. The Magbees moved in with their five ch...
    • UPS won't pay for Tampa veteran's damaged computer

      UPS won't pay for Tampa veteran's damaged computer

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:31:49 GMT
      The damaged computerThe damaged computer
      Vincent Farina had a plan when he left the Marines to pursue his degree in game design.
      Vincent Farina had a plan when he left the Marines to pursue his degree in game design.
    • Sales Tax Holiday for appliances this weekend

      Sales Tax Holiday for appliances this weekend

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:49:17 GMT
      You can buy appliances tax free this weekend Sept. 19-21 but they have to be energy and water efficient, Florida Department of Revenue announced this week.
      You can buy appliances tax free this weekend Sept. 19-21 but they have to be energy and water efficient, Florida Department of Revenue announced this week.
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    • Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

      Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:03:15 GMT
      Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old have disrupted another government meeting.
      Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another government meeting Tuesday, renewing calls to remove the county prosecutor...
    • Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

      Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:02:21 GMT
      By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right...
      Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against...
    • LA County deputy convicted in corruption case

      LA County deputy convicted in corruption case

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-09-17 01:32:02 GMT
      A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was convicted Tuesday of trying to block a federal investigation of allegations of inmate abuse at county jails.
      A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was convicted Tuesday of trying to block a federal investigation of allegations of inmate abuse at county jails.
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