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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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NOAA officials to release hurricane season forecast

NOAA officials to release hurricane season forecast

NEW ORLEANS — The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday....
Updated: 6 hours ago

Police confirm body found off Miami coast is missing woman

MIAMI — Police have confirmed the remains of a woman found in Biscayne Bay off Miami are that of a former missing 26-year-old woman.
Updated: 6 hours ago

104,000 taxpayers have personal info stolen from IRS website

WASHINGTON — More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Tampa area gets chance to dry out after stormy night

Tampa area gets chance to dry out after stormy night

The Tampa area should get a chance to dry out today after a night of severe weather dropped several inches of rain and flooded some parts of the region.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Lundqvist saves Rangers’ season, forces Game 7 vs. Bolts

Lundqvist saves Rangers’ season, forces Game 7 vs. Bolts

TAMPA — He entered Tuesday night’s Game 6 with a reputation as the best pressure goaltender of his generation.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Grandmother describes carjacking at Plant City gas station

Grandmother describes carjacking at Plant City gas station

HUDSON — Susan Davidson felt helpless.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Hillsborough may ease marijuana law for juveniles

Hillsborough may ease marijuana law for juveniles

Hillsborough County is moving tentatively toward making possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil instead of criminal offense for minors.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Pasco 911 call taker helps son use CPR to save dad’s life

Pasco 911 call taker helps son use CPR to save dad’s life

DADE CITY — A Dade City man who had a seizure before he stopped breathing early Saturday is alive today, thanks to the efforts of a Pasco County 911 call taker and the man’s 29-year-old son, who performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Stolen flags, found in trash, now back with owner

Stolen flags, found in trash, now back with owner

Jim Vanderbleek met with firefighters at the Port Tampa fire station to positively ID the flags, mounted on large poles, as those stolen from his elaborate Memorial Day display outside a St. Pete church.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Elia appointed New York state’s education commissioner

Elia appointed New York state’s education commissioner

TAMPA — Four months after she was fired by a split Hillsborough County School Board, Superintendent MaryEllen Elia won a new job Tuesday that will return her to her home state as New York’s education commissioner....
Updated: 7 hours ago