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    Largo police say fight led to death

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    Largo Police are investigating a death after being called to the scene of a fight at the Royal Pine Condominiums at 4500 East Bay Drive at 5:38 p.m. More>>

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    Manatee massage therapist rejects plea in groping case Video included

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    Kevin Holmes knew the nearly naked woman on his massage table last March was an off-duty detective. More>>

    Quick fix for Middleton's deadly dilemma

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    A quick fix has been named for what's become a deadly daunting dilemma for Middleton High School students in Hillsborough County.

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    Bombshell testimony in McTear trial

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    More bombshell game-changers in Richard McTear trial Friday left some wondering - Is the baby’s mother trying to sabotage the case? More>>

    Lt. Gov. says Scott has 'huge heart'

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    Now campaigning to keep the job he started a little more than six months ago, Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera says he doesn’t feel pressure to deliver Florida's Hispanic vote in the upcoming election.
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    Umbrellas needed this Friday in Tampa Bay

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    Isolated storms will be mainly east of I-75 Thursday evening, although a few more showers may move onshore from the Gulf. Overnight expect some lingering clouds and temps staying warm near 80 degrees. More>>

    Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 14 -19

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    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 14 to 19, 2014.
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    Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

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    Police say a 10-month-old girl has died after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita. More>>

    Sarasota lifeguards use lightning detectors Video included

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    Sarasota County lifeguards use special lightning detectors to keep beachgoers safe.

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    New restaurant 'Ulele' in Tampa to use local produce and art Video included

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    A new restaurant trend in the Bay area, earth-to-table concept, strives to keep it local. More>>

    FWC arrests 2 for torturing, killing gopher tortoise

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    Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arrested two Clay County teenagers Friday after they were caught on video lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death. More>>

    Despite selfie, alleged Lakeland phone thief still not found

    Cell phone app takes selfie of woman who allegedly stole phone. Cell phone app takes selfie of woman who allegedly stole phone.
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    Despite numerous leads, alleged sightings and the help of a stolen phone tracking app, Lakeland Police have not found the woman whose photo was taken as she held a stolen phone. More>>

    Some Florida officials consider lightning-prediction systems after deaths Video included

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    A Tampa man is recovering after he was indirectly hit by lightning Thursday. And while six people have already been killed by lightning this year, some are trying to prevent the deaths. More>>

    Police: Elderly Fla. woman bites purse snatcher

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    Police in Cape Coral are searching for a purse snatcher who could be sporting a bite mark after she was bitten by her elderly victim.
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    VIDEO: Waterspout threatens boats Video included

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    An amazing and frightening video clip of a waterspout is going viral on social media. The video shows the water spout approaching land, sending boats in its path scurrying out of the way.
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    St. Pete mother of missing teen looks for answers 2 years later Video included

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    The mother of a missing teenager will be handing out flyers in South St. Petersburg this morning.  More>>

    Tampa officer fights back from war wounds Video included

    In 2007, Diane Lopes was just out of the police academy and had just been hired by the Tampa Police Department when she received another calling. In 2007, Diane Lopes was just out of the police academy and had just been hired by the Tampa Police Department when she received another calling.
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    In 2007, Diane Lopes was just out of the police academy and had just been hired by the Tampa Police Department when she received another calling.Lopes was called to duty in the Air Force Reserve and sent to Iraq." More>>

    Pope Francis to visit U.S. in 2015

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    Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, the Catholic News Service reported today.
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    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course Video included

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    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone More>>

    Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash Video included

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    French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people.  More>>

    Adoption special extended in Hernando shelter

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    Hernando County Animal Services center is extending its Adoption Special to include all the dogs, cats and kittens at the shelter, county officials said Friday. More>>

    Clearwater twins inspire national campaign for epilepsy awareness Video included

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    'Make A Stand Against Epilepsy' - that's the slogan of a nationwide awareness and fundraising effort that sparked because of Clearwater twins. More>>

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    • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

      VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:56:27 GMT
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      An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
      An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
    • Tumors removed from sea turtle

      Tumors removed from sea turtle

      Friday, July 25 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:30:33 GMT
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      Five surgeries at the Turtle Hospital and a trip to the veterinary ophthalmologist in Miami to remove tumors from his cornea and Mack has a reason to smile.
      Five surgeries at the Turtle Hospital and a trip to the veterinary ophthalmologist in Miami to remove tumors from his cornea and Mack has a reason to smile.
    • 'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

      'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:35 GMT
      'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
      'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
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    • Largo police say fight led to death

      Largo police say fight led to death

      Friday, July 25 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:16:34 GMT
      Largo Police are investigating a death after being called to the scene of a fight at the Royal Pine Condominiums at 4500 East Bay Drive at 5:38 p.m.
      Largo Police are investigating a death after being called to the scene of a fight at the Royal Pine Condominiums at 4500 East Bay Drive at 5:38 p.m.
    • Youth soccer coach in Manatee accused of sex abuse

      Youth soccer coach in Manatee accused of sex abuse

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:21:26 GMT
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      A youth soccer coach in Manatee County has been charged with forced fondling and capital sexual battery on a young girl.
      A youth soccer coach in Manatee County has been charged with forced fondling and capital sexual battery on a young girl.
    • Manatee massage therapist rejects plea in groping case

      Manatee massage therapist rejects plea in groping case

      Friday, July 25 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:57:05 GMT
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      Kevin Holmes knew the nearly naked woman on his massage table last March was an off-duty detective.
      Kevin Holmes knew the nearly naked woman on his massage table last March was an off-duty detective.
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    • Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

      Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

      Saturday, July 26 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:01:47 GMT
      Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.
      Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the...
    • Ohio State under shadow again, this time with band

      Ohio State under shadow again, this time with band

      Saturday, July 26 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:43:04 GMT
      The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.
      Having forced out a beloved football coach and watched its president retire after a series of verbal gaffes, Ohio State University again finds itself grabbing headlines with the firing of a celebrated marching band...
    • Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

      Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

      Friday, July 25 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:52:58 GMT
      Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas.
      A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an...
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    • Pancake printers at some Alaska Airlines lounges

      Pancake printers at some Alaska Airlines lounges

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:01:24 GMT
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      When you think of airport cuisine, you probably don't think of pancakes but Alaska Airlines is looking to change that with the introduction of pancake printers.
      When you think of airport cuisine, you probably don't think of pancakes but Alaska Airlines is looking to change that with the introduction of pancake printers.
    • Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 14 -19

      Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 14 -19

      Friday, July 25 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:38:43 GMT
      Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 14 to 19, 2014.
      Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 14 to 19, 2014.
    • VIDEO: Waterspout threatens boats

      VIDEO: Waterspout threatens boats

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:38:15 GMT
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      An amazing and frightening video clip of a waterspout is going viral on social media. The video shows the water spout approaching land, sending boats in its path scurrying out of the way.
      An amazing and frightening video clip of a waterspout is going viral on social media. The video shows the water spout approaching land, sending boats in its path scurrying out of the way.
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