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By Guest Author On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Prices Continue to Climb for Disney Fans

In 1972, Walt Disney World opened its doors to the public. With the marching band parade navigating its way down Main Street and penny arcades, adults could expect to pay approximately $3.50 for general admission. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 27th, 2015
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Florida woman, Ashley Parker, arrested for stabbing 6-year-old daughter

A 6-year-old girl remains in critical but stable condition at All Children’s Hospital after her mother allegedly stabbed her. Police have arrested the woman and detailed finding the child. Ashley Parker, 29, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Mission Pluto’ in July, just ahead of Dwarf Planet flyby

National Geographic Channel (NGC) joins top scientists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in conjunction with NASA on a historic mission to the edge of our solar system with the goal of capturing the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Libertarian Robert Saviola to challenge Kathleen Peters for Florida House seat

Robert Saviola filed his campaign paperwork to declare his candidacy for Florida State House Rep District 69. The area encompasses south-west Pinellas County including a portion of St. Pete. “I wanted to just More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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‘Star Wars’ star Jake Lloyd arrested after South Carolina car chase

A former child actor who starred in the first of the Star Wars movie prequels faces charges after leading South Carolina deputies on a high-speed chase. Colleton County Sheriff’s deputies Jake Lloyd, 26, who More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Alan Grayson leads Patrick Murphy in Vox survey as Democrats fear run for Rubio seat

The headline at Fox is that Democrats fear that Alan Grayson will challenge Patrick Murphy for the vacant Marco Rubio Senate seat, seeing Grayson has too inflammatory to win the general election. “I can’t More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Disney’s political power in Florida reveal in new article

The House of Mouse influence grew a bit in the minds of Politico readers as the site outed the incredbile political power Disney leverages in Florida, particularly in the battle against expanded casino gambling More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Florida’s Driver Education: Is it Too Much?

Safety and smart decision-making depend on a new driver’s ability to navigate the roads in a responsible way, but that’s only half of the battle. In 2012 along, 1,875 teens ages 15-20 died in motor crashes More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Freedom From Religion group takes aim at Sheriff Grady Judd for ‘preaching’ in uniform

The Freedom From Religion Foundation today sent a letter to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd in protest of the sheriff delivering sermons in uniform at Lakeland, Florida’s First Baptist Church on the Mall. Judd, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Florida 24 hour delay on abortion described as attack on rights, ‘anti-choice’ by LGBTQ group

The 24 hour waiting period for an abortion was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott and pro-abortion supporters are detailing their objections and how this is an attack on their “constitutional rights.” “Governor More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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New Video: Jeb Bush ‘introduces’ himself ahead of 2016 Presidential announcement

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is set to make his formal 2016 presidential campaign announcement on Monday in Miami, but drop a new video casting himself as a problem solver during his two terms as Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Repticon Tampa offers us the latest for snake, lizard or exotic pet enthusiasts

Tampa is again host to Repticon at the Florida State Fairgrounds, with thousands turning out to enjoy massive or strange looking creatures. Snakes, lizards, frogs and many other exotics are on display with vendors More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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Broadway’s Eric Peterson adds free theater workshop at Patel Conservatory

Theater enthusiasts of all ages are invited to a FREE workshop to learn tricks of the trade and tips on how to succeed in the industry. The workshop will be taught by actor Eric Peterson, who performed on Broadway More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Discovery Channel confirms ‘more’ Shark Week in July

SHARK WEEK, television’s longest running and most anticipated summer event returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 5 with the most hours of shark programming in its 28-year history. In addition to kicking More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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Congress congratulates itself for passing ‘less illegal’ NSA spying ‘reform’

The National Security Agency lost some of its authority to collect the phone records from millions of Americans as a new reform measure Congress passed on Tuesday. President Obama signed the bill into law on Tuesday More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Libertarian, author Adam Kokesh sets Clearwater free event next week

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County is hosting a meet and greet with Adam Kokesh, Iraq Veterans Against the War, “Adam vs the Man” Talk Show Host, Libertarian Activist, Marine, and Author of “Freedom!” Come More...

By Terra Budary On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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‘Menopause The Musical’ Review: Great laughs, ton of fun

Cindy Williams, best known for playing Shirley Feeney on Lavern & Shirley, hosted the evening. She warmed up the crowd with a quick menopause driven stand-up routine. Hand fans in the fashion of which I remember More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Marketplace Ambassador Conference set for Tampa

“Come sharpen your iron with us and become a Marketplace Ambassador for Christ!” is the motto as a new conference is set for the Tampa Convention Center midday on Friday. Ticket and detailed information More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Tampa Repticon set for June at Florida State Fairgrounds

Can you handle it, a weekend filled with so many thousands of exotic animals, surely your next reptile dream will become a reality? The historic Florida International Reptile Show will soon be here again, thrilling More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Jeb Bush on NSA monitoring Americans: no proof of civil liberty violations

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a likely 2016 presidential candidate, says Congress should reauthorize the Patriot Act “as is” and that the Obama administration should pursue a tougher strategy against ISIS. Bush More...

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