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Girl, 11, killed in hit-and-run crash

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It happened at 15th and Osborne around 10 p.m. Police say the 11-year-old girl was hit and dragged several feet. Detectives say they are looking for older, late 80s-early 90s, white-panel van that fled the area. More>>

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Your guide to Florida's back-to-school tax-free weekend Video included

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Florida's sales tax holiday has officially begun. Here's what savvy back-to-school shoppers need to know about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent on clothes, school supplies, and computers. More>>

Evicted renters leave anti-Semitic graffiti behind, landlord says Video included

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A Jewish store owner got quite the shock when he opened up one of his storage units after kicking out an unruly tenant. The walls were covered with anti-Semitic jargon, swastikas and derogatory curse words. More>>

Florida Polytechnic, Mosaic ink deal to prepare STEM students Video included

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Florida's newest university is teaming up with a powerhouse company. On Friday, Florida Polytechnic and Mosaic, a leader in the phosphate industry, signed an agreement to work together to get students ready for real world jobs. More>>

Thief caught on video targeting Riverview restaurants Video included

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A locked glass door was no match for a suspect's karate kicks. Surveillance video from East Coast Pizza in Riverview showed a balding burglar wasn't looking for pizza dough, he wanted the other kind. More>>

Study says existing Pier is structurally sound Video included

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A draft of the first-ever study of the structural integrity of St. Petersburg's "Municipal Pier Building Structure and Substructure" gives the inverted pyramid better known as the St. Pete Pier a shot at survival. More>>

Florida judge: Lawmakers must draw new lines by Aug. 15 Video included

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A Florida judge on Friday ordered legislators to draw up a new congressional map for the state after the old one was ruled to be illegal. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis wants the new map by Aug. 15, meaning that legislators would have to hold a special session in order to comply with the decision.


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    Ideas aplenty, but they don't all pay off

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:53:04 GMT
    "People come in with literally things on the back of a napkin and then we go take it from that to CAD drawings to prototyping," explained Delaney Manufacturing owner John Smelser.
    "People come in with literally things on the back of a napkin and then we go take it from that to CAD drawings to prototyping," explained Delaney Manufacturing owner John Smelser.
  • Fire & police retirees to get bonus $9K check

    Fire & police retirees to get bonus $9K check

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:50:09 GMT
    Tampa police and firefighters are entitled to excellent pension benefits, but some are questioning if the benefits are a bit too generous.
    Tampa police and firefighters are entitled to excellent pension benefits, but some are questioning if the benefits are a bit too generous.
  • No injuries after axe flies off truck, winds up lodged in car's windshield

    Axe flies off truck, winds up lodged in car's windshield

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:16:38 GMT
    Imagine speeding down the highway and suddenly seeing an axe flying toward your windshield. It happened to a driver in Massachusetts, who somehow was not hurt.
    Imagine speeding down the highway and suddenly seeing an axe flying toward your windshield. It happened to a driver in Massachusetts, who somehow was not hurt.
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    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Detroit's a tale of two cities

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:21:59 GMT
    You've seen the protests; angry residents demanding that the Detroit water shutoffs come to an end. They say clean water is a human right whether you can pay the bill or not. This edition of The Americans with Charlie LeDuff is a tale of two cities: One where the poor see their taps go dry and the other where the rules may not apply to the super rich.
    You've seen the protests; angry residents demanding that the Detroit water shutoffs come to an end. They say clean water is a human right whether you can pay the bill or not. This edition of The Americans with Charlie LeDuff is a tale of two cities: One where the poor see their taps go dry and the other where the rules may not apply to the super rich.
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