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Sunday, Feb 01, 2015
Wrestlers recall plane crash off Tampa 40 years ago
Buddy Colt poses for a photograph along with one of his championship wrestling belts Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at his home in Tampa. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
Forty years ago, a small plane crashed off Davis Islands, killing one up-and-coming professional wrestler and changing the lives of three others.
Samantha  Grey and Tom Baker pick up trash as Jim Igleo logs their finds following yesterday's Gasparilla Parade in Tampa, FL on February 1st, 2015. LUKE JOHNSON/STAFF
Record Gasparilla crowd leaves loads of litter
Tampa assistant police chief JA Bennett speaks with demonstrators sitting on the street during a march through the streets of Tampa to protest the Republican National Convention in August 2012.
Tampa’s assistant police chief retiring after 30 years
Clearwater firefighters battled a two-acre fire at Forest Run Park this afternoon. CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUE
Fire burns 2 acres at Clearwater park
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