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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Kohl’s and JC Penney top list for ‘Best Black Friday’ discounts

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, many consumers are already outlining their plans for Black Friday shopping, which technically begins on Turkey Day. WalletHub surveyed nearly 10,000 deals from 35 of the biggest 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 Alex Snitker On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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What to expect in November for the 2018 Florida Legislative Session

There will be two “interim committee weeks” in November, the week of November 6th and the week of November 13th. Interim Committee weeks are held in advance of the 60-day regular session beginning on January More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Top Reasons for Florida Accidents

Traffic accidents in Florida are a communal problem. In fact, Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reports that there were 374,342 traffic crashes in 2015 alone. The causes of these accidents vary, but certain 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 Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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US economy adds 261K jobs, unemployment continues to drop to 17-year low

The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs in October, meeting expectations that the country had rebounded from the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the jobless rate ticked down to 4.1 percent — the lowest More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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‘Tron 3’ stuck again with Jared Leto still attached, nicknamed ‘Tron: Ascension’

Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinksi is still hopeful about a third Tron film, Tron 3, or as Kosinski has stated,  tentatively titled Tron: Ascension. In fact, the director talked about Jared Leto’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Islamic terror attack in New York by Sayfullo Saipov leaves 8 dead

The man taken into custody by the New York Police Department after Tuesday’s terror attack that killed at least eight has been identified as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov. Saipov, 29, hailed from Tampa, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Shigella cases triple last year’s total in Hillsborough County

The number of Shigellosis cases reported in Hillsborough County, FL in 2017 year-to-date is more than triple the number reported during the same period last year, according to data from the Hillsborough County Health 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 Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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5 Things You Have to Do Before Hiring Pool Builders

The worst regret you can have when building a pool is that of finding the right person for the job when you have already installed your pool. People spend a lot of time and money fixing their pools after the original More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Florida Vibrio vulnificus update: 43 cases and 9 deaths through October

The number of fatalities related to infection with Vibrio vulnificus in the state of Florida has increased by two with cases reported in Lee and Citrus counties. This brings the number of fatalities through Oct. 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 Guest Author On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Randy Benderson Explains How Real Estate Development Goes Beyond Design

If you want to be involved in real estate development, be that residential or commercial, you must have an in-depth understanding of market trends. Good developers like Randy Benderson understand what customers More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters: FSU study

Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters, especially for older adults who represent 50 to 75 percent of deaths following disasters like hurricanes, according to a recent study from Florida State University. Public More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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General John Kelly attacked after emotional speech on fallen soldiers, he’s ‘odious’ and liar using a ‘racist term’

During an emotional 18 minutes on Thursday, White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly cut through the debate over condolence calls to Gold Star families, appealing to the political class to allow at least More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Marco Rubio calls on HHS to address Public Health Concerns in Puerto Rico

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is asking U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Eric Hargan to “provide a complete update and assessment of the public health concerns still plaguing More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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What is The Reason Behind the Growing Popularity of Storage Facilities?

People are consuming the costly items and lacking space at their places. As necessity is the mother of invention, now the need has arisen of keeping their possessions safe and secure. The decor items and even kitchenware More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Boy Scouts will now admit girls, join transgender and homosexuals, ‘it is critical to evolve’

The Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday that it will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish a new program for teenage girls, a move that marks a historic shift for the organization More...


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