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Archer’s 10 strikeouts go to waste in loss to Boston

Archer’s 10 strikeouts go to waste in loss to Boston

Chris Archer surrendered a season-high three home runs, squandering another double-digit strikeout performance as the Red Sox won 5-3 at Tropicana Field.
Published: 06/28/15
Bay area prospects drawn to college-like atmosphere at IMG

Bay area prospects drawn to college-like atmosphere at IMG

Instead of transferring within the school districts, high-profile football players are leaving the area for an opportunity to play at IMG Academy in Bradenton, one of the nation’s top academies for youth sports.
Published: 06/28/15
LeBron James bypasses option, becomes free agent

LeBron James bypasses option, becomes free agent

For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent.
Published: 06/28/15

Woman, 45, struck, killed by car in New Port Richey, troopers say

NEW PORT RICHEY — A 45-year-old woman walking along Moon Lake Road was struck and killed by a vehicle at 8:54 a.m. Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 06/28/15
3 arrested after meth lab found in Palm Harbor, deputies say

3 arrested after meth lab found in Palm Harbor, deputies say

Deputies uncovered a meth lab in Palm Harbor, arresting three people, on Saturday after finding an overdose victim at an intersection , authorities said.
Published: 06/28/15

Pinellas deputy injured in crash on I-275, deputies say

ST. PETERSBURG — A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy suffered non-life-threatenng injuries when his patrol vehicle was involved in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 275 Sunday morning, authorities said.
Published: 06/28/15
Tax district could improve fortunes of small Pinellas community

Tax district could improve fortunes of small Pinellas community

CLEARWATER – The redevelopment hopes in the aging and neglected Lealman neighborhood have nothing to do with high-rise condominiums, art museums or waterfront attractions.
Published: 06/28/15
Synthetic designer drug flakka creeping into Tampa Bay area

Synthetic designer drug flakka creeping into Tampa Bay area

The same drug that made a Brevard County man have sex with a tree and call himself Thor earlier this year is trickling into the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 06/28/15

Fellowship will explore the topic of military suicides

One of the best things about being a reporter is that pretty much every day, I am paid to learn something new.
Published: 06/28/15
Bird flu driving up egg prices at Tampa area restaurants, stores

Bird flu driving up egg prices at Tampa area restaurants, stores

TAMPA — That three-egg country omelet or eggs over easy might soon be costing breakfast lovers more scratch.
Published: 06/28/15