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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Hackers steal over 4.5 million patient records from Community Health Systems

About 4.5 million patients at any of the 206 Community Health Systems-operated hospitals around the United States have had their records stolen by hackers, the company announced Monday. The stolen data includes More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Libertarians to host Town Hall for Florida State House Candidates

Pinellas County, FL, August 14, 2014:The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County Executive Committee is officially inviting the public and local media to attend our final installment of the Town Hall Voter Education More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Cuba approves of building the first new Catholic Church since 1959

Cuba will allow a Catholic church to be built in the Communist country for the first time since 1959. that Cuba has allowed a church to be built. Hurricane Sandy destroyed an old building, so the demand for a new More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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‘The Perfect Wave’ starring Scott Eastwood, Rachel Hendrix set for special screenings

The Producers of “The Perfect Wave,” starring Scott Eastwood (“Gran Torino,” “Flags of Our Fathers”), Rachel Hendrix, (“October Baby”) and Cheryl Ladd (“Charlie’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Rabbi Joseph Raksin shot and killed near Miami temple, possible hate crime

A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi was gunned down in broad daylight in north Miami Beach Saturday morning while heading to temple. Police are still actively searching for two male suspects.  Rabbi Joseph Raksin was More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Rebecca Sedwick family sue Polk Schools, Cemex and bullies Katelyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw

The bullying case of Rebecca Sedwick made headlines and now the family of the Florida girl who committed suicide is seeking financial compenstion from the School Board of Polk County, Cemex Construction Materials More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Florida Libertarians organize Town Hall in Pinellas for Voter Education

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County Executive Committee is honored to announce the continuation of their Town Hall Voter Education Series events with the School Board Candidate Forum being held on August 3, More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Djimon Hounsou attends ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Red Carpet event in Disney Orlando

A special, dedicated screening of highly anticipated release of the latest Disney/Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy was held in Disney Orlando ahead of today’s opening with star Djimon Hounsou attending More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Florida confirms ‘locally acquired’ chikungunya cases in St. Lucie, Palm Beach Counties

The Florida Department of Health confirmed two additional locally acquired, or autochthonous cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, bringing the total of such cases to four in the state and the country. Female More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Chikungunya and dengue fever anti-viral invented by Florida researcher

The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida (VGTI Florida®), a leading non-profit biomedical research institute, today announced a key milestone achievement in developing novel approaches for the prevention More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Brandon Selph previews ‘Star Wars’ 501st appearing at Tampa Comic Con

Tampa Comic Con is this weekend and fans will certainly be lining up to see some of the great guests: Richard Madden, Pedro Pascal, John Rhys-Davies, Evan Peters, Caily Lotz, Jim Steranko, Marv Wolfman or countless More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Patel Conservatory opens fall registration for dance, theater and music classes

Registration is now open for 2014 fall classes in dance, theater and music at the fully accredited Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. Classes begin Aug. 25. More than 100 classes are More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Florida Vibrio vulnificus update: 12 cases reported to date

The latest on the Vibrio vulnificus situation in the state of Florida shows that there has been 12 cases identified by health officials, including 3 fatalities. Vibrio vulnificusImage/Janice Haney Carr This follows More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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BBC presents free World War I films to honor 100th anniversary, begins in August

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War I, BBC Worldwide North America will, in a unique departure, premiere three historic films in theaters across the U.S. this August: 37 Days: The More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Miami-Dade judge rules against Florida’s gay marriage ban

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for committed same-sex couples in what is now the 28th consecutive ruling by a federal or state court in favor of the freedom to marry More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, Joel Peralta, may have contracted chikungunya in the Dominican Republic

The Rays right-hander, Joel Peralta will likely be sidelined for a period as he battles a suspected case of chikungunya, according to the team website. Peralta, who is from the Dominican Republic, traveled to More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 20th, 2014
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Florida boy, Logan Shepard, attacked or killed by two pit bulls

A Florida boy has died after being mauled by a pair of pit bulls while visiting relatives Saturday night in Riverview. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Debbie Carter stated Sunday that 4-year-old More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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‘Summer Fantasy’ & ‘Showstoppers – Film to Footlights’ comes to Tampa’s Patel Converatory

Summer Fantasy 2014 Back this summer by popular demand, Patel Conservatory students perform songs from popular movies and Broadway musicals. Written and directed by Scott Daniel, this year’s show will take audience More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Republican appointed Florida judge rules gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

Thursday a Republican-appointed state judge struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for committed same-sex couples in what is now the 25th consecutive ruling by a federal or state court in favor of gay marriage. Florida More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Chikungunya: Florida reports first locally acquired cases in the US

Seven months after the first autochthonous chikungunya cases were reported in the Western hemisphere in early December, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has reported two locally acquired cases of the mosquito More...

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