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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

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Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Riverview theater set; Studio Movie Grill opening in Tampa

Riverview theater set; Studio Movie Grill opening in Tampa

The Riverview area will soon have its own movie megaplex, as Michigan-based Goodrich Quality Theaters announced plans to build a first-run movie complex at the location of Interstate 75 and Gibsonton Road.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Video: Renee Zellweger barely recognizable after plastic surgery

Video: Renee Zellweger barely recognizable after plastic surgery Video

Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she’s “living a different, happy, more fulfilling life.”
Updated: 19 hours ago
Home not sweet to Bucs so far this season

Home not sweet to Bucs so far this season

Since Tampa Bay ushered in a massive rebuilding plan in 2009, the Bucs have been the most inept home team in the National Football League.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Resident escapes St. Petersburg house fire

One person escaped injury in an early-morning fire that damaged a two-story home in St. Petersburg.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Promoter hopes private fund will lure 'The Rock' movie

Promoter hopes private fund will lure 'The Rock' movie

"Not Without Hope" is set in Clearwater and the Gulf, but the film may be shot in Louisiana.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Pasco commission OKs expansion for immigrant youth shelter

Pasco commission OKs expansion for immigrant youth shelter

A Pasco youth shelter that had become tied to the debate over federal immigration policy will be allowed to expand.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Weak cold front to bring drier air to Tampa area

Weak cold front to bring drier air to Tampa area

A weak cold front pushing south through Florida will bring drier air to the Tampa Bay area by tonight and help keep a tropical depression far south of the state.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Clearwater wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

Clearwater wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

A former Clearwater high school wrestling coach assaulted two students after he made them take off their clothes, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Prosecution of Lyft, Uber drivers going forward in fits and starts

Prosecution of Lyft, Uber drivers going forward in fits and starts

TAMPA — A dropped misdemeanor charge against a Lyft driver is the latest setback for the Hillsborough County agency trying to regulate the upstart ride-sharing industry. ...
Updated: 21 hours ago