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  • Woman found shot in car in Sarasota

    Woman found shot in car in Sarasota

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:15:30 GMT
    Police on scene of shooting at 9th St. and Orange Ave. in Sarasota Monday morning (Sarasota Police Department)Police on scene of shooting at 9th St. and Orange Ave. in Sarasota Monday morning (Sarasota Police Department)
    Sarasota Police say a woman was found shot in her car early Monday morning.
    Sarasota Police say a woman was found shot in her car early Monday morning.
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    After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

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    A year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, runners and spectators began filtering in Monday morning at the starting line in Hopkinton... More>>

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    Shuttle service starts on dangerous stretch of Hillsborough Ave.

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    Students can now board a shuttle bus instead of darting across several lanes of traffic on their way to Middleton High School. More>>

    High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

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    Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their... More>>

    Canadiens grab 3-0 series lead with 3-2 win over Lightning

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    The Montreal Canadiens looked as if they would cruise to an easy win when Rene Bourque scored only 11 seconds into the game. More>>

    Flowers and mementos left at fire-damaged animal shelter in Tampa

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    Fansof the Animal Coalition of Tampa Bayshowedtheir support a day after the building was set fire by an arsonist.Flowers and other mementos were left in front of the boarded-up door at 502 N.Gilchrist Ave.Sunday.Investigatorsbelieve someone set the fire early Saturdaymorning.Three cats died in the fire. More>>

    AM Headlines: Sunny day; Overnight fire at Duke Energy plant; Shuttle service starts for Middleton students

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    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

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    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster... More>>

    Fire breaks out at Duke Energy plant in St. Pete

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    The Pinellas County Fire Department responded to a one-alarm fire that broke out at the Duke Energy plant in St. Petersburg overnight. More>>

    Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

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    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing... More>>

    Drier week ahead

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    We'll see a few clouds this morning and more sunshine this afternoon.
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    Two killed, two injured in Tampa park shooting

    A shooting Sunday at Al Barnes Park in Tampa left two dead. A shooting Sunday at Al Barnes Park in Tampa left two dead.
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    Two people were killed and two injured in a shooting at Al Barnes Park on 32nd Street in east Tampa on Sunday.

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    Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Former midddleweight boxer Rubin Carter has died. (Source: Flickr) Former midddleweight boxer Rubin Carter has died. (Source: Flickr)
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    By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many... More>>

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    • Are background checks enough for Florida teachers?

      Are background checks enough for Florida teachers?

      Friday, April 18 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:41:35 GMT

      In an effort to weed out potential perverts, Florida law requires fingerprinting and criminal background checks before school districts hire employees that will have any contact with children.

      In an effort to weed out potential perverts, Florida law requires fingerprinting and criminal background checks before school districts hire employees that will have any contact with children.


    • Pasco mix-up sends registration notices to wrong drivers

      Pasco mix-up sends registration notices to wrong drivers

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:02:51 GMT
      The vehicle registration information of hundreds of drivers in Pasco County were sent to the wrong person in a mix-up that led to the firing of a contractor.
      The vehicle registration information of hundreds of drivers in Pasco County were sent to the wrong person in a mix-up that led to the firing of a contractor.
    • Flushable wipes, not so flushable says Tampa's wastewater officials

      Flushable wipes, not so flushable says Tampa's wastewater officials

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:52:20 GMT
      Personal wipes, baby wipes, face wipes, flushable wipes. They are all designed to help us deal with delicate issues. But the wipes themselves are actually pretty sturdy and increasingly local water systems are finding they are creating costly problems.
      Personal wipes, baby wipes, face wipes, flushable wipes. They are all designed to help us deal with delicate issues. But the wipes themselves are actually pretty sturdy and increasingly local water systems are finding they are creating costly problems.
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    • High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

      High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:47:14 GMT
      Thirty years ago, big media companies failed to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings.
      Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their...
    • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

      Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:42:15 GMT
      Authorities say a driver trying to park before an Easter concert at a packed Florida church inadvertently drove into the building and through a concrete outer wall and several pews, injuring about 20 people.
      A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.
    • Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

      Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

      Monday, April 21 2014 4:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:23:21 GMT
      Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a...
      Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in...
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