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Gov. Scott Takes On Obama Over Uninsured Health Care

Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release federal funds for hospitals that treat low-income and Medicaid patients.

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Pasco Deputy Injured While Evacuating Burning Apartment

Investigators are sifting through charred remains at the Chelsea Meadows Townhomes Complex on Waters Edge Boulevard in Land O' Lakes.

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Search Continues For Missing Paraglider Pilot

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a person missing when the motorized paraglider he or she was flying went down in the Gulf of Mexico Monday afternoon off Redington Beach.

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Clearwater Pastor Faces Prison Time

The pastor of a small Clearwater church faces up to 10 years in prison when he pleads guilty to theft this week.

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Man Shoots And Kills Labrador Puppy

Deputies in Burnell have arrested a man they say shot a family’s puppy to death with a shotgun after it ran into his yard. Kevin McClenithan has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he shot his neighbors’

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UCF Testing Bactericide Against Citrus Greening

A five-year, $4.6 million research program at the University of Central Florida is testing a possible bactericide against the deadly citrus greening disease that’s devastating the state’s citrus groves. The research centers around Zinkicide, a nanoparticle as small as

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Man, Woman Found Guilty Of Sex On The Beach

A couple accused of having sex on a public beach in front of families has been found guilty by a jury. It took the Manatee County jury about 15 minutes on Monday to find 20-year-old Elissa Alvarez and 40-year-old

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Orlando Eye Is Now Open

The newest entertainment complex has opened in Orlando’s International Drive tourist corridor. Scores of people came out Monday for the opening of the 360 I-Drive complex. The complex includes the 400-foot Orlando Eye observation wheel, a wax museum and

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Clearwater Police Investigate Two Shootings Two Deaths

Clearwater Police are investigating two separate incidents right now. The first is a dead body of a 51 year old transient man that was found inside a house at 806 N. Osceola Ave. The victim was found inside the

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Delta Jet Makes Emergency Landing At TIA

Delta Flight 1703 to Detroit is forced to return to Tampa International Airport shortly after takeoff this afternoon after a problem with one engine.