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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

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Centerplate replaces CEO seen mistreating dog

Centerplate replaces CEO seen mistreating dog

Stadium concessionaire Centerplate listened to its employees, clients and customers, then decided to replace its CEO after a video showed him abusing a dog.
Updated: 1 min ago
Usher sets December concert in Tampa

Usher sets December concert in Tampa

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Usher has set a Dec. 14 stop at the Forum in Tampa.
Updated: 5 mins ago

Another flight diverted after dispute over reclining seat

Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach was diverted because of a passenger dispute over a reclining seat.
Updated: 14 mins ago
Explosion rocks former Juice Bowl facility in Lakeland

Explosion rocks former Juice Bowl facility in Lakeland

An explosion Tuesday morning at the former Juice Bowl packaging plant in Lakeland sent a large boiler tank flying but resulted no injuries, officials said.
Updated: 17 mins ago
Falcon’s Fury officially opens at Busch Gardens

Falcon’s Fury officially opens at Busch Gardens

The long-awaited wait to take a plunge on Falcon’s Fury at Busch Gardens is officially over.
Updated: 57 mins ago
Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan law firm

Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan law firm

The Associated Press
Updated: 1 hour ago
Claim bill process disgusts state Rep. Grant

Claim bill process disgusts state Rep. Grant

TALLAHASSEE — A lawsuit seeking $375,000 from a brain-damaged and paralyzed Broward County man caused a choke-on-his-Cheerios moment for state Rep. Jamie Grant.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Infamous Florida speed-trap town investigated over tickets

Infamous Florida speed-trap town investigated over tickets

WALDO — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 be...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Largo rape suspect arrested in Texas

Largo rape suspect arrested in Texas

A man suspected in an Aug. 18 rape near his Largo home was arrested Sunday afternoon in Dallas, officials said.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Two involved in shooting outside Dade City bar

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a shooting that took place late Monday outside a Dade City’s bar.
Updated: 3 hours ago