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By Zach Jones On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Repticon presents Firexpo in September

That annual extravaganza of reptiles, amphibians, and all manner of exotic animals, the Florida International Reptile Expo, or FIRExpo presented by Repticon, returns next month! It will run again in the same location More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Isaac Heath identified as man killed in Florida motorcycle accident

One man was killed and another person was injured after a motorcycle versus car accident early Tuesday morning at a busy Florida intersection in the east side of Tampa. The man, Isaac Heath, 33, was traveling west More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Rob Rowen’s Starbucks ban for asking customers not to park in handicap spots lifted

A Florida man who set out to keep the wrong people out of the handicapped spot at Starbucks ended up being banned for life. After a public outcry, Rob Rowen will be able to get his overpriced coffee as he likes. Rowen, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Tampa resident, Bryan Foltz and his dog Dell, graduate from K9s For Warriors

After three weeks of training, US Army Specialist Bryan Foltz recently returned to his home in Tampa, Florida. Foltz and his dog Dell were members of K9s For Warriors June graduating class.  The graduation took More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Police admit officer behind the wheel of hit-and-run which decapitated Bill McIntire

A Florida man says detectives have told him that a Tampa police officer was behind the wheel of an unmarked vehicle last week that struck and decapitated his father over a week ago. William “Bill” McIntire 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 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 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, April 27th, 2015
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Florida woman, Nicole Schnell, drive drunk into police who were stopping a drunk driver

Two Tampa police officers were investigating a potential drunk driving case Saturday night when another drunk driver crashed into one of their patrol cars, police say. Nicole Schnell, 32, was arrested and charged More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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Florida teacher Jennifer Fichter pleads guilty in sex with student case

Jennifer Fichter, the Polk County teacher accused of having sex with three of her students, pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday morning. There is a total of 37 counts against her. Each count, according to Polk More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Tampa police nab Ernest Johnson, burglar found naked in bed with child

A Florida man has been arrested and charged with molestation and burglary after police say he broke into a Tampa home and was caught in bed with a 10-year-old boy. Ernest R. Johnson, 25, was arrested after a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Police identify Kevin Pimentel as teen shooter in Florida ‘food fight’ killing

An argument over food turned fatal Wednesday evening when a teen boy shot and killed his 6-year-old brother, injured his older brother before turning the handgun on himself and now police identify the boys involved More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Repticon Tampa is set for March 21,22

The dynamic reptile expo that has been running for nearly two decades, first as the Florida International Reptile Show, but now better known as Repticon Tampa is back! See the many animals it brings with it More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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MIT student Christina Tournant dead after suicide jump at Tampa airport garage

The former valedictorian of Osceola Fundamental High School and MIT freshman Christina Tourant killed herself late Thursday night and shocked communities in Florida and in Massachusetts as the news made headlines More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Florida pit bull mix found shot, tied to railroad tracks

A young pit bull mix has made national headlines after the Tampa, Florida police found her shot and bleeding, tied to a set of railroad tracks in the city’s Sulphur Springs neighborhood on Wednesday. Police More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Two Florida drunks, Donald Jordan, Lisa Sirbella, picked up in dumpster

A man and woman made headlines after escaping injury when they were dropped into the back of a garbage truck after seeking shelter in a dumpster to sleep off their drunken escapades at a Florida Indian casino in More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Florida cashing in on cybersecurity with new schools

USF in Tampa is the latest to open a brand new school for training students on cybersecurity, according to a Feb. 6 report on Florida News Daily. The White House proposed spending $14 billion on cybersecurity, and More...

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