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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Brandon News

Drawn to robotics, Mulrennan Mustechs make their mark

VALRICO — Their reasons for joining the Mustechs club at Mulrennan Middle School may differ, but for the 10 students traveling to Arkansas for the FIRST LEGO League World Class Open Invitational Championship in May there’s a united driv...
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Mulrennan Mustechs set for FIRST LEGO League world championship in May

Mulrennan Mustechs set for FIRST LEGO League world championship in May

VALRICO — For 10 middle school children in Valrico, it’s their shining moment, an invitation to represent the Greater Brandon area and the nation’s eighth largest public school district at the FIRST LEGO League World Class Open I...
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Accident leads man to help others with square spots

BRANDON — Like a leopard with square spots — that’s how Todd A. Gettings felt after an auto accident in 1990 that resulted in a traumatic brain injury.
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Local crooner Lattanzio makes top 12 of Bright Stars talent show at Ruth Eckerd

Local crooner Lattanzio makes top 12 of Bright Stars talent show at Ruth Eckerd

RIVERVIEW — When Alexander Lattanzio, of Riverview, dons his tuxedo, he transforms into Al Williams, singer and performer. It was this man who sang his heart out as one of the top 12 finalists April 8 in Bright House Networks’ 2015 Brig...
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Relaying for hope, lobbying for funds, ‘One Degree’ from cancer

Relaying for hope, lobbying for funds, ‘One Degree’ from cancer

FISHHAWK — Mary Kathryn Kennedy has a simple but profound reason for donating hours of her time, along with her co-chair Rachel Andrews, to ensure the FishHawk Relay for Life makes its mark in American Cancer Society lore....
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Mint juleps flow at Taste of the Derby

RIVERVIEW — The Brandon Outreach Clinic’s fourth annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser will have a slightly different twist this year. Now called Taste of the Derby, 15 restaurants and beverage vendors will keep partygoers fed and hydrated f...
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Follow the yellow brick road to the Village Players auditions

VALRICO — The yellow bric road takes center stage in Valrico this summer with the Village Players’ production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
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Bass Pro Shops to hold job fair in May

Bass Pro Shops to hold job fair in May

Outdoor enthusiasts here’s your chance to work at a store made just for you.
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Brandon man charged with exposing himself to girl

Brandon man charged with exposing himself to girl

Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a Brandon man suspected of exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl as she was walking home from school on Tuesday.
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Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

LITHIA — Lithia residents raised grave concerns Thursday during the first public meeting about plans to put a “body farm” in Lithia.
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