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  • Bubba The Love Sponge out of Tampa morning slot

    Bubba The Love Sponge out of Tampa morning slot

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:21:06 GMT
    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.
    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.
    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.

    Thief steals lawn equipment from struggling Spring Hiill family

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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>>

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

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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

    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

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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

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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>>

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

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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>>

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

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

    Tampa preschool canceled after car crashes into classroom

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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

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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>>

    Higher rain chance today

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

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    • Thief steals lawn equipment from struggling Spring Hiill family

      Thief steals lawn equipment from struggling Spring Hiill family

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:57:09 GMT
      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.
      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.
      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.
    • 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.
    • Ride sharing service Uber says Tampa Taxi companies don't want their competition

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

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:41:28 GMT
      Daryl Rodgers is a driver for Uber and Lyft.Daryl Rodgers is a driver for Uber and Lyft.
      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.
      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.
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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 mentally ill inmates get special units

      California mentally ill inmates get special units

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:42:01 GMT
      State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a...
      State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a...
    • Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

      Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:41:58 GMT
      Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.
      Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.
    • Utah university removes Reid's name from center

      Utah university removes Reid's name from center

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:34:04 GMT
      Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he insisted...
      Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he insisted politics had...
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