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  • Actor Gary Sinise to appear in Tampa for benefit announcement
    Times staff Wednesday, February 13, 2013Actor Gary Sinise, who has been widely praised for his efforts on behalf of the country's war veterans, is scheduled to appear in Tampa this morning at a news conference as part of a campaign called "Building…
    - 13 Feb 13, 11:00am -
  • Check now for student program invitations
    Tuesday, February 12, 2013Invitations issued for programsStarting today, Pinellas families who applied for a seat in a magnet, fundamental or high school career program for 2013-14 can check with the school district to see if their students have be…
    - 13 Feb 13, 4:36am -
  • Eckerd intersection where man died to get a traffic light
    By Dan Sullivan, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013ST. PETERSBURG — For more than a decade, Robert Shepherd was a resounding voice in a community effort imploring state officials to put in a stoplight at the entrance to Eckerd College.…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:57am -
  • Eckerd intersection where man died to get a traffic light
    By Dan Sullivan, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013ST. PETERSBURG — For more than a decade, Robert Shepherd was a resounding voice in a community effort imploring state officials to put in a stoplight at the entrance to Eckerd College.…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:57am -
  • Clubs calendar
    By Phyllis Day, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013ClubsBrooksvilleBrooksville Elks Lodge 2582: 14494 Cortez Blvd. Dinner at 5 p.m. Friday, followed by music by Possible Music; $3 cover. Breakfast cooked to order, 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday; pric…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:48am -
  • Events in brief
    Tuesday, February 12, 2013VALENTINE'S DANCE: Today is the last day to purchase tickets for the Valentine's dinner-dance that will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill.Appetizers and a cash bar wi…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:48am -
  • MPO requests public input at today's meeting
    Times staffTuesday, February 12, 2013COUNTYWIDEMPO requests public input at today's meetingA public meeting is scheduled this afternoon for the Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization quadrennial certification review. The meeting is at 4…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:47am -
  • Your news: Hometown Hernando for Feb. 13
    By Jean Hayes, Times Staff WriterReader submittedTuesday, February 12, 2013Hernando County 4-H places wreaths at Floirda National Cemetery: Sixteen representatives of Hernando County 4-H joined hundreds of other volunteers in placing wreath…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:15am -
  • Man who killed four, some from Tampa Bay area, dies in prison
    Times staff and wiresTuesday, February 12, 2013STARKE — A man who killed four people, three from the Tampa Bay area, in a 1988 multi-state crime rampage died on Florida's death row last week, authorities said Tuesday.Tommy Wyatt, 49, died Friday,…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:09am -
  • Man who killed four, some from Tampa Bay area, dies in prison
    Times staff and wiresTuesday, February 12, 2013STARKE — A man who killed four people, three from the Tampa Bay area, in a 1988 multi-state crime rampage died on Florida's death row last week, authorities said Tuesday.Tommy Wyatt, 49, died Friday,…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:09am -
  • 2 file to run for two New Port Richey City Council seats
    Times staffTuesday, February 12, 2013NEW PORT RICHEYOpen council seats attract two candidatesA former council member and a downtown business owner have filed to run for two open City Council seats. Former longtime council member Ginny Miller — wh…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:03am -
  • Pasco school events for February
    Times staffTuesday, February 12, 2013Class notesCypress Elementary: Fourth Grade Writing Breakfast, 8:45 a.m. Thursday. Student of the Month Celebration, 8:45 a.m. Friday.Hudson Elementary: FCAT/Book Swap, 4:30–6 p.m. Tuesday.Schrader Elementary:…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:02am -
  • Pasco top of class newsmakers
    Times staffTuesday, February 12, 2013Newsmakers• The following students from Schrader Elementary were selected to read their essays at the Young Author's Tea on Feb. 1: Gaby Hernandez, Chloe Kepner, Anthony VanVliet, Madelin Grimmer, Teagan O'Bri…
    - 13 Feb 13, 1:02am -
  • Hudson Middle students 'meet' Alaskan pen pals
    By Megan Hussey, Times CorrespondentTuesday, February 12, 2013Hudson Middle students, from left, Chantail Collins, Cierra Elliot and Danielle Castle, chat with their Alaskan pen pals on Skype earlier this month. The students had already exc…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:59am -
  • Man admits conspiring to swindle millions in gift cards
    Times staffTuesday, February 12, 2013TAMPAMan admits to gift card swindleA man who says he conspired to steal gift cards worth $2.2 million through his wife's mortgage company job told a judge Tuesday that he is getting help for a gambling addictio…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:50am -
  • Man admits conspiring to swindle millions in gift cards
    Times staff Tuesday, February 12, 2013A man who says he conspired to steal gift cards worth $2.2 million through his wife's mortgage company job told a judge Tuesday that he is getting help for a gambling addiction. Kevin Guy, 41, son of a former…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:50am -
  • Woman pleads guilty to stealing Tampa hospital patient IDs
    By Patty Ryan, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013TAMPA — A former hospital housekeeper pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing patient identities and supplying them to a friend to file fraudulent tax claims.Tanya Cullens worked at Florida Ho…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:41am -
  • Woman pleads guilty to stealing Tampa hospital patient IDs
    By Patty Ryan, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013TAMPA — A former hospital housekeeper pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing patient identities and supplying them to a friend to file fraudulent tax claims.Tanya Cullens worked at Florida Ho…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:41am -
  • Tarpon Commission candidates dip into their own cash
    By Brittany Alana Davis, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013TARPON SPRINGS — Grappling for an edge in a four-way race, City Commission candidates are reaching deep into their own pockets to finance their campaigns.The candidates have pou…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:29am -
  • Three crafty ladies bring holiday cheer to Bayonet Point hospital
    By Megan Hussey, Times CorrespondentTuesday, February 12, 2013Jan Link — the J in the JAM Girls — builds a spring basket. The trio together have nearly three decades of service at the hospital.HUDSONJan Link is proud to see her artwork…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:27am -
  • Dunedin commissioner fined for failure to file disclosure forms
    By Keyonna Summers, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, February 12, 2013DUNEDIN — Julie Ward Bujalski, a member of the City Commission since 2006, hasn't filed an annual financial disclosure statement since 2010, resulting in an ethics breach and $3,050…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:26am -
  • Dunedin commissioner fined for failure to file disclosure forms
    By Keyonna Summers, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, February 12, 2013DUNEDIN — Julie Ward Bujalski, a member of the City Commission since 2006, hasn't filed an annual financial disclosure statement since 2010, resulting in an ethics breach and $3,050…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:26am -
  • Community sports events: Ride for Hospice, Mud Endeavor run
    Times staffTuesday, February 12, 2013Horses stop for a drink during last year’s Ride for Hospice to raise money for Gulfside Regional Hospice.The Withlacoochee State Forest in Brooksville will host the Mud Endeavor run, a 5-kilometer obs…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:21am -
  • 3 witnesses testify they were sexually abused by Clearwater man
    By Peter Jamison, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013CLEARWATER — The girls said he came while they slept, gathering them in his thick builder's arms and carrying them away in the night like a creature in a fairy tale.One of them, a now…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:14am -
  • 3 witnesses testify they were sexually abused by Clearwater man
    By Peter Jamison, Times Staff WriterTuesday, February 12, 2013CLEARWATER — The girls said he came while they slept, gathering them in his thick builder's arms and carrying them away in the night like a creature in a fairy tale.One of them, a now…
    - 13 Feb 13, 12:14am -

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  • The bank that will give you a Benz
    If you have the right amount of cash, one renegade bank will give you a Mercedes Benz -- a new one.
    - 11 May 12, 2:45am -
  • More people getting sunburns
    If you live in Florida, you get a lot of sun. But many of us aren't doing nearly enough to protect ourselves from the powerful, dangerous rays, the CDC reports.
    - 11 May 12, 2:24am -
  • District increases water restrictions
    Water district officials are increasing water restrictions effective immediately amid our drought conditions here in the Tampa Bay area.
    - 10 May 12, 3:37pm -
  • E-mail exposes students' SSNs
    High school seniors have enough to worry about, but now hundreds at a Pinellas County High School can add identity theft to the list.
    - 10 May 12, 12:27am -
  • BP money flows into Pinellas County
    Attorneys for those who filed claims against BP after the 2010 oil spill say the company is starting to write some big checks. Business owners predict a big boost to the local economy.
    - 9 May 12, 11:21pm -
  • A reprieve for the Friendship Trail?
    A group of young professionals says it has come up with a way to not only save the bridge, but turn it into a landmark link between Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. The Hillsborough County Commission was impressed enough that it delayed a vote to…
    - 9 May 12, 9:06pm -
  • Clearwater man, 49, drowns in pool
    Deputies say a 49-year-old Clearwater man drowned sometime overnight in the pool at his home.
    - 9 May 12, 4:38pm -
  • Husband charged with murdering wife
    A St. Petersburg man faces murder charges after fatally shooting his wife Tuesday night.
    - 9 May 12, 8:40am -
  • Above the waves, taking flight
    It's a flight from the future you can experience right now at a Tampa Bay area beach. A new water jet allows you to soar high above the waves, and there are only about a dozen places in the world you can take the flight.
    - 9 May 12, 2:42am -
  • Python found in St. Petersburg
    It's not every day you hear about a python loose on city streets, but that's what someone found in St. Petersburg Tuesday.
    - 9 May 12, 1:35am -

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  • newApartment complex fire
    A fire at an apartment complex in Hillsborough County leaves residents out of homes.  The fire was at an apartment complex at 50th Street and Puritan Road.  Fire crews responded to the fire at around 4:30p.m. Saturday.
    - 54 mins ago, 15 Apr 18, 1:39am -
  • newMan threatened woman with machete, tied her up
    A Ruskin man was arrested after deputies say he held a machete to a woman's neck, threatened her life, tied her up and sexually battered her.
    - 23 hours ago, 14 Apr 18, 3:42am -
  • Woof: Dog park coming to Brandon
    Hillsborough County will start construction next week on a dog park that is coming to the Brandon area. 
    - 1 day ago, 13 Apr 18, 11:38pm -
  • Golf legend Jack Nicklaus teaches local kids
    Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus visited Rogers Park Golf Course to teach kids about putting, chipping and life.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 10:41am -
  • Viral video shows gorilla mimicking his trainer
    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay shared an adorable video that's going viral of a gorilla mimicking his trainer.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Apr 18, 2:11am -

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Two Tampa students arrested, charged with making false threats against schools
Two Tampa students arrested, charged with making false threats against schoolsTampa Police arrested two students accused of making verbal threats at their schools this week.From:ABC Action NewsViews:0 0ratingsTime:02:22More inNews &…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:34pm -
Man wanted for sexually assaulting 71-year-old
Man wanted for sexually assaulting 71-year-oldCrime Stoppers is offering a $3000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect behind a New Port Richey home invasion and sexual assault.From:ABC Action NewsViews:10 0rating…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:30pm -
Applebee's closing about 80 restaurants
Applebee's closing about 80 restaurantsApplebee's announced Tuesday it will close as many as 80 restaurants nationwide as the chain continues to struggle attracting young diners.From:ABC Action NewsViews:9 0ratingsTime:00:14More inN…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:28pm -
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay helping answer dozens of calls from Puerto Ricans affected by Maria
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay helping answer dozens of calls from Puerto Ricans affected by MariaThe Crisis Center of Tampa Bay has fielded dozens of calls from Puerto Ricans who have moved to the Bay Area since Hurricane Maria.From:ABC Action New…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:13pm -
Tampa Bay Buccaneers release running back Doug Martin
Tampa Bay Buccaneers release running back Doug MartinThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday they have released running back Doug Martin.From:ABC Action NewsViews:4 0ratingsTime:00:26More inNews & Politics
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:09pm -
Tampa Bay loves National Margarita Day | Taste and See Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay loves National Margarita Day | Taste and See Tampa BayYou may not be wasting away in Margaritaville on Feb. 22, but because this is National Margarita Day, you at least have an excuse to celebrate with one.From:ABC Action NewsViews:…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:00pm -
New Teeth Now
New Teeth NowWe discuss how easy it is to fix a broken smile.From:ABC Action NewsViews:56 1ratingsTime:04:58More inEntertainment
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:48pm -
Hillsborough Co. officials address efforts to keep students, teachers safe
Hillsborough Co. officials address efforts to keep students, teachers safeHillsborough County officials address their efforts to keep students and teachers safe following the Parkland school shooting.From:ABC Action NewsViews:70 2rating…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:44pm -
Officials provide update after Ohio 7th-grader shoots himself at school
Officials provide update after Ohio 7th-grader shoots himself at schoolAll local schools in Jackson Township in Stark County, Ohio are on lockdown after a 7th-grader shot himself inside Jackson Memorial Middle School, according to Jackson Local S…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:26pm -
Dr. Urshan
Dr. UrshanWe discuss how following a proper plan will help you lose weight.From:ABC Action NewsViews:15 1ratingsTime:04:47More inEntertainment
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:23pm -
Police: Young child struck by vehicle in Tampa
Police: Young child struck by vehicle in TampaTampa Police are investigating a crash involving a vehicle and a young pedestrian.From:ABC Action NewsViews:141 7ratingsTime:00:52More inNews & Politics
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:16pm -
St. Petersburg neighborhood says goodbye to a 94-year-old friend named Joe
St. Petersburg neighborhood says goodbye to a 94-year-old friend named JoeDay after day, year after year, Joseph Marks sat at the end of his driveway and chatted up his neighbors.From:ABC Action NewsViews:111 2ratingsTime:01:50More i…
- 53 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:04pm -

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