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Sunday, Feb 01, 2015
Record Gasparilla crowd leaves loads of litter
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
Dozens of volunteers spread out Sunday afternoon to clean up a massive amount of trash left behind by a record crowd for Saturday’s Gasparilla Pirate Festival.
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
Seattle has won five consecutive postseason games under Pete Carroll, including last year’s Super Bowl. New England’s Bill Belichick has 21 postseason wins (three Super Bowls), the most in NFL history.
Super Bowl: For Seattle, New England, it’s been there, done that
Hillsborough Public Schools board member Sally Harris held the pivotal vote on firing Superintendent MaryEllen Elia, and she voted to terminate the contract.
School board newcomer held pivotal vote on Elia
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