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By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Patel Conservatory presents Holiday Music Concert

The Patel Conservatory’s music ensembles will ring in the holiday cheer as they perform some of the holiday season’s greatest hits. on December 8. Ensembles performing will include the Patel Conservatory’s More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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6 Tips for Planning Your Beach Vacation

Are you in the process of planning a beach vacation? Do you have every intention of heading the road at some point in the near future? Are you moving closer and closer to packing for your big trip? There is no denying More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to Tampa’s Patel Conservatory in December

The Patel Conservatory will present the feel-good holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol, on December 1-3 in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater. Cole Summers and Wren Livesay in “A Christmas More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Lindsey Stirling brings the ‘Warmer in the Winter Tour’ to Tampa’s Straz Center on November 24

With her cinematic approach to electronic dance music, multi-talented virtuoso Lindsey Stirling’s popularity as one of the most innovative music-makers catapulted her to the highest-ranked female on YouTube. Her More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Tampa Repticon 2017: Thousands gather for exotic pet show

Thousands of exotic pet owners flooded the Florida State Fairgrounds for the most recent Tampa Repticon. From reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and exotic animals, Repticon is a place to find almost More...

By Brian Attenberg On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Florida Woman Donna Byrne Caught Drunk Driving on a Horse

Florida deputies said “neigh” to Polk County’s Donna Byrne, who decided to presumably ride a horse while under the influence. The Polk Sheriff’s Office caught up with 53-year-old Byrne, who was riding through More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Repticon Tampa returns on November 4 and November 5

Repticon brings the amazing world of exotic pets back to Tampa on November 4 & 5, 2017, opening to the public at 10 a.m. with a fun and educational exposition suitable for all ages and personalities. Repticon, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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James Allen charged with murder for killing John Roughton after a fight over a beer

Authorities say a Florida man punched in the face during an argument over beer has died after the fight outside a Florida restaurant. The Daytona Beach News-Journal detailed the story, James R. Allen, 34, now faces More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Pornography as a public health crisis resolution introduced in Florida: Hat tip to Ross Spano

Good evening, Gramps here, The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) says the pornography of today has created an unprecedented epidemic of sexual harm. Young children are now exposed to hardcore (mainstream) More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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When Tragedy Strikes, Freedom Debt Relief Could Help You Recover

Whether or not you are struggling financially right now, when tragedy strikes, your situation may quickly change. We have seen this recently as Texans fight to recover from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, where More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma: President Trumps signs Emergency Declaration for Seminole Tribe of Florida

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Seminole Tribe of Florida to supplement the tribe’s More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma: Ramon Santiago’s kindness, generosity to Pam Brekke goes viral, watch the video

Certainly the horror stories and bad behavior of residents preparing or evacuating ahead of the Hurricane Irma strike in Florida are making news, but a “feel good” story should remind us all how kindness More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update: Florida on watch, Three more dead in Puerto Rico as one million are without power

Florida is on high alert and has ordered evacuations, while the Carolinas and Georgia have also declared emergencies as Hurricane Irma rages closer. Now three deaths have been reported in Puerto Rico with more than More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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A Trusted Guide for Choosing the Best Photo Production Studio

There are many photography studios in Miami today. This can make it difficult for individuals to choose the best one in the industry. However, there are great facilities out there that you can trust to take the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Libertarian Alex Snitker throwing support behind Bob White to battle Adam Putnam for Florida governor

As Rick Scott’s tenure as Florida governor comes to an end, the political landscape across the Sunshine State continues to become less and less clear. Like the national election which put Donald Trump in the More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Florida woman, Amber Warner, arrested after ‘giving baby away’ at restaurant

Police say a woman just left her child behind at a restaurant in Vero Beach, Florida. Amber Warner has been arrested after trying dump the child Saturday morning at the Kountry Kitchen on Old Dixie Highway. Warner, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Orlando shooter John Neuman identified, 5 dead in disgruntled workplace attack

The gunman was identified in the shooting at an Orlando business on Monday morning that left five people dead before he turned the gun on himself, police said. Five of the victims were identified as Robert Snyder, More...

By Taylor Reed On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Tim Curry headlines MegaCon 2017’s guest list with rare appearance

The list of amazing works on the resume of Tim Curry should pack the Orlando County Convention Center next weekend as the star makes a rare convention appearance. Curry is most famous for his lead role in the cult More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Bethune Cookman graduates protest Betsy DeVos, Univeristy Prez Edison Jackson threatens to stop ceremony

Graduating seniors at Bethune-Cookman University in Florida turned their backs in protest of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at the start of her commencement speech on Wednesday at the historically black institution. Dr. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Florida Workers Compensation system is in turmoil

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has been under considerable scrutiny for the last few years.  After several years of moderate rates on workers’ compensation insurance, the state has had a few More...


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