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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Serial Bank Robber, Terrance Goss Sentenced to Nearly 11 Years

U.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell has sentenced Terrance Maurice Goss (33, Tampa) to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison for committing four bank robberies and two attempted bank robberies. The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Florida: Governor DeSantis names 11 experts to Red Tide Task Force

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of 11 expert researchers and leading scientists to the recently re-organized Red Tide Task Force. For over 15 years, this Task Force had been inactive More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Straz Center provides free arts enrichment to community

Fifty-one local organizations have been selected by the Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory for its Arts Education Partnerships Program for the 2019-20 academic year.  Through its Arts Education Partnerships Program, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Pregnant teen Naomi Rosado shares pro-life story, being beaten, shot by Charles Tenpenny, having son Landyn

When she was just seventeen, Naomi Rosado moved out of her home to live with her boyfriend, Charles Tenpenny. Her relationship turned violent when she refused to abort the couple’s baby. Tenpenny beat and More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Florida church sues Sarasota County over $10K fees to start Christian school for at-risk kids

A federal lawsuit that Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed on behalf of a Sarasota County church and religious school has prompted the county to reverse course and approve the church’s use of its property More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Tampa celebrates the 29th anniversary of the ADA with ‘Transformations’ at the Straz Center

The Straz Center, in collaboration with the Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities and Tampa Mayor’s Alliance for Persons with Disabilities, is thrilled to present TRANSFORMATIONS: Building More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Trump moving to end asylum of migrants from Central and South America

President Trump may be making headlines over the bickering House Democrats “the squad,” while moving to reverse the U.S. policy to end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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R Kelly arrested for racketeering, trafficking minor girls for sex, giving them STDs

Robert Sylvester Kelly, AKA “R. Kelly,” was arrested in Chicago Thursday night following an investigation by the joint Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and New York City Police Department (NYPD) More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Supreme Court secures Pensacola World War II cross, dismissing the ‘Lemon Test’

The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a lower court to reconsider its earlier ruling that a World War II-era memorial cross in Pensacola must be removed. In Kondrat’yev v. City of Pensacola, a federal appeals court had More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Rhett & Link coming to Tampa

Get your earholes ready for a mythical evening of songification with your favorite lifelong best friends. Join Rhett & Link as they take you on a musical adventure from past to present and beyond. Whether it’s More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Tampa: Hillel Academy adds bus service across the Tampa Bay area

Hillel Academy will offer bus service for students all over the Tampa Bay area, starting in the Fall semester of 2019. “We have heard from so many parents who want their children to attend our unique school, but More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Pinellas Man, Matin Steele Sentenced to 7 Years for Telemarketing Scam

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich today sentenced Martin Steele (46, St. Petersburg) to seven years and five months in prison for his role in a telemarketing fraud scam. As part of his sentence, the court More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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MegaCon 2019 reports over 100K fans, amazing ‘Back the Future’ ‘Boy Meets World’ ‘Smallville’ ‘Goonies’ reunions

MEGACON™, the Southeast’s largest fan convention wrapped up the four-day convention May 16-19, 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center. The multi-genre convention welcomed more than 100,000 fans and More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Straz Center hosts Broadway Star of the Future Awards on June 2 with Eric Peterson

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts honors Tampa Bay area high school theater students and programs in its Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase, June 2, in Ferguson Hall. This Tony Awards® inspired More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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‘Imagine Nation Tour’ with MercyMe, Crowder and Micah Tyler announces Fall 2019 dates

Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Ft. Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of  the “Imagine Nation Tour.” Multi-platinum selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside More...

By Taylor Reed On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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‘Mickey Mouse Club’ Reunion at MegaCon Orlando

Join host Joey Fatone and the Mouseketeers from all seven seasons of the 90’s Mickey Mouse Club in Orlando to celebrate the 30th Anniversary and the 90th birthday of the ‘Leader’ himself! Fans More...

By Taylor Reed On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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‘Ripley’s Believe it or Not’ at Megacon Orlando

Believe it or not, FanExpo is wanting to give every guest at MegaCon Orlando the experience of a lifetime. With a celebrity guest list like no other and artist alley full of upcoming and popular artists, MegaCon More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Florida: Court orders election ballots in Spanish, language assistance and more translations

Judge Mark Walker, the Chief U.S. District Judge in Northern Florida, issued a court order granting a preliminary injunction requiring Florida’s Secretary of State and the Supervisors of Elections of 32 Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Disney sets Nat Geo plans, renewing ‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ ‘Snake City’ Dr K’s Exotic Animal ER’ ‘Dr Oakley Yukon Vet’

Nat Geo unveiled the 2019-20 programming slate as part of new parent company Disney’s upfront event. Fans will be happy to learn about these renewals: “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” “Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet,” More...

By Taylor Reed On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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‘Back to the Future’ Michael J Fox and Cast Headline MegaCon Orlando

Fan Expo has announced more additions for the upcoming Orlando Conention that will infuse excitement and overwhelming nostalgia for fans everywhere. Joining the already phenomenal headliners, ‘Back to the Future’ More...


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