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National Spelling bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row

National Spelling bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row

OXON HILL, Md. – They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the National Spelling Bee.
Updated: 6 minutes ago

‘Friday’ actor-comedian Reynaldo Rey dies at 75

LOS ANGELES – Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as “Friday” and “White Men Can’t Jump,” has died. He was 75.
Updated: 9 minutes ago
Suspects sought in $1,600 Carrollwood liquor store shoplifting

Suspects sought in $1,600 Carrollwood liquor store shoplifting

Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find three people who stole more than $1,600 in liquor from a Walmart Neighborhood Market last week.
Updated: 13 minutes ago

Hillsborough deputy captures gator that attacked horse

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputy wrestled with an alligator Thursday night after responding to a call that it attacked a horse.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Slap Shots: Rangers leaning on prior Game 7 success

The Rangers are counting on their Game 7 experience to help them advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year. New York has won six consecutive Game 7 matchups since 2012, including four at Madison Square Garden.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Prosecutors want Zimmerman shooter monitored

SANFORD – Prosecutors in Florida want a man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman to wear a monitoring device while he is out on bond.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Heavy rain eases Texas drought, but high water could linger

Heavy rain eases Texas drought, but high water could linger

HOUSTON — This week’s record rainfall in Texas eased the state’s drought and swelled rivers and lakes to the point that they may not return to normal levels until July, scientists said Thursday.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Nine in Pasco face drug charges

ZEPHYRHILLS — Nine people, mostly from around Zephyrhills, were arrested on a slew of drug charges this week, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Not trading DeJesus was best move for Rays

Not trading DeJesus was best move for Rays

BALTIMORE — It was early in spring training, before the position players were scheduled to report, when Matt Silverman went searching for the one position player who did not have a position on the team, at least not the team the Tampa Bay Rays...
Updated: 2 hours ago

UT headed for Division II national title game

CARY, N.C. — The University of Tampa defeated Henderson State 5-2 on Thursday to clinch a spot Division II national championship game.
Updated: 2 hours ago