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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 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 Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Tampa Comic Con and MOR presents sweepstakes for VIP trip, including ‘Big Bang Theory’ taping

The Tampa Comic Con just keeps growing each year. Newly added guests, including Game of Thrones star  Pedro Pascal and Lord of the Rings’ John Rhys Davis are sure to keep the momentum going. In addition More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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USF students will be able to ‘check out’ drones at the library

Students at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fl will be able to check out more than books and periodicals this Fall 2014 semester after updates and renovations in the the USF Tampa Library will allow for More...

By Terra Corbin On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Tamara Nolin delights crowd in Patel Conservatory’s ‘Hairspray’

Hairspray, Broadway’s Big Fat Musical Comedy Hit, opened to a sold out show. The energy in the crowd was palatable as people tittered on the edge of their seats waiting for it to start. The stage was set with More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Elementary school teacher, Lesley Brown, caught in bathroom with teen, nude photos found on phone

A Florida fourth grade teacher at has been arrested after police said nude photos and “lewd” text messages were found on a 17-year-old boy’s phone. Lesley Brown, 45, a teacher at Fuguitt Elementary More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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Repticon 2014: Reptiles and exotic pets take center stage in Tampa

Folks may hear Repticon and think snakes, but the show this weekend in Tampa offers much, much more. Big or small, wet or dry, hairless guinea pigs and other exotics took center stage as thousands poured into the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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Repticon back in Tampa this weekend

Repticon, nationwide promoters of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to the Florida State Fairgrounds for a family-oriented, fun-filled event. The expo More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Florida cop killer Dontae Morris gets death penalty for 2010 slayings

A Florida man convicted of killing two police officers has been sentenced to death. A Hillsborough County judge on Friday affirmed a jury’s recommendation that Dontae Morris receive the death penalty. “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Buccaneer, Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer dies at age 85

Malcolm Glazer, the owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the populat soccer team Manchester United has died on Wednesday. He was 85. Malcolm Glazer photo/screenshot YouTube His death was announced by the Buccaneers. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Terrorist Sami Osmakac trial begins with jury selection

The trial of Sami Osmakac, a U.S. citizen accused ofplotting to plant bombs across Tampa, Florida began Tuesday with jury selection. Osmakac is charged with attempting to possess a weapon of mass destruction and More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Tampa woman contracts chikungunya while traveling to the Dominican Republic

A Hillsborough County woman is one of three imported chikungunya virus cases reported by the Florida Department of Health today. It is believed the 44-year-old  Tampa-area  resident contracted the mosquito borne More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Patel Conservatory sets free Open House for June

The public is invited to tour the 45,000-square foot Patel Conservatory on the Straz Center campus in June. From the press releases: Patel Conservatory - FREE open houses WHEN:          Tuesday, June 3, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Bloomingdale gets past Hagerty to win Florida state softball title

The Bloomingdale Bulls are softball champs for the first time since 1993 as they staved off a comeback by Hagerty in the state championship game, winning 3-2 Thursday. photo supplied: Kim Walters The  Class 8A More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Authorities detail Darrin Campbell’s purchases of fireworks, gas cans, part of murder suicide story

In a shocking murder suicide case in Florida, police are now revealing more details surrounding Darrin Campbell and his purchasing $600 or more of fireworks and the link to the arson which left four dead and a million More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents ‘Sleeping Beauty’

PRESS RELEASE: The Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts will present the classical ballet, Sleeping Beauty, in Ferguson Hall on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. Originally choreographed More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Florida Hospital Carrollwood Occupational Health Services opens new clinic

PRESS RELEASE: Florida Hospital Carrollwood Occupational Health Services announces the opening of a newly expanded 6,000 sq. ft. full-service clinic at 7001 N. Dale Mabry Highway Suite 10 in Tampa, Florida. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Another bomb threat hoax in Tampa puts two schools on lockdown

Police in Tampa, Fla. say the bomb threat was a hoax after two bay area schools were put on lockdown. According to Tampa police, someone else also called police dispatch at 11:42 a.m. this morning and said a bomb More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Jakeilah Weeks steals car, crashes into Florida home and kills Eleanor Ball asleep inside

A Florida woman died early Saturday after a car plowed through the side of her home while she was sleeping, Sarasota police said. The Tampa woman driving is facing charges of vehicular homicide. Jakeilah Weeks Jakeilah More...

By Brian Cole On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Pretty Reckless, Chevelle, Avenged Sevenfold top Rock chart, coming to 98 RockFest

98 RockFest acts Pretty Reckless and Chevelle, who occupy Number One and number two, respectively, and headliner Avenged Sevenfold who ranks at number five and twelve, help dominate the top of this week’s More...

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