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Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015
Man taken into custody after day-long standoff at Clearwater home
Clearwater police and Pinellas County medics carry Frederick Nelson out of a house on Carroll Street after an all-day standoff. 
A Clearwater man with a history of mental illness is in custody after a 12-hour standoff today with Clearwater police and Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies.
Boy, 9, shot after taking mom’s boyfriend’s gun in Plant City
President Barack Obama  announced that US and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.
Commercial flights to Cuba move closer for Tampa
Gov. Rick Scott vetoed money to pay for the free cup of orange and grapefruit juice at Welcome Centers, but the state's Citrus department says it will foot the bill. 
Photo from Florida Department of Citrus.
OJ keeps flowing at welcome centers despite Scott veto
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