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Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

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Altman: SEALs, fundraisers seek cure to Lou Gehrig disease

A few weeks ago, I was sitting outside the thatched-roof joint operations center otherwise known as Four Green Fields, having a Yuengling with Dan O’Shea, a former Navy SEAL commander. We were talking about plans for fundraising efforts next ...
Updated: 39 mins ago

Police: Two dead, two wounded in Tampa shooting

Two people are dead and two others have been taken to a hospital Sunday afternoon after a shooting at Al Barnes Park, 2902 32nd St. N., according to Tampa police.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Boyfriend charged in shooting death of girlfriend  in Clearwater

Boyfriend charged in shooting death of girlfriend in Clearwater

A Clearwater man was charged in the death of his girlfriend Sunday after he ran from the house to a store to notify authorities.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Radio calls detail chaos aboard South Korean ferry before sinking

The Associated Press
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Miley Cyrus suffers allergic reaction, postpones tour

NEW YORK – Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Volunteers join hunt for invasive tegus in Riverview

Volunteers join hunt for invasive tegus in Riverview

TAMPA — The state is pushing back against a wave of leg-sized South American lizards that have homesteaded in the woods near Riverview....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Wildflowers to blanket side  Hillsborough County roads

Wildflowers to blanket side Hillsborough County roads

TAMPA — By summer’s end, a few long stretches of Hillsborough County median will burst into a blanket of color.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Pinellas schools, police reduce number of students arrested

LARGO — A new agreement between Pinellas County schools and police agencies has deflated student arrests numbers, but that doesn’t mean students are getting away with bad behavior, Superintendent Michael Grego said....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bolts’ Filppula, Callahan seek spark against Canadiens

Bolts’ Filppula, Callahan seek spark against Canadiens

MONTREAL — Coming into the Lightning’s opening round playoff series against Montreal, C Valtteri Filppula owned the most postseason experience on the Tampa Bay roster while Ryan Callahan brings perhaps the best playoff-style game to the...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Palm River community welcomes adoptive families

Palm River community welcomes adoptive families

TAMPA — In early July, Pam Kelly will load up her car in Oregon and head to Florida to start the next chapter in her life.
Updated: 5 hours ago