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Friday, Feb 24, 2017
In Harm's Way: Alone with a gun, her innocent curiosity brought a lifetime of scars
Mackenzie Piascik, then 2 years old, was flown to a hospital in 2010 after she accidentally shot herself with a gun she found on a nightstand. [Times files (2010)]
PORT RICHEY — It sounded like a picture frame hitting the floor."Mackenzie?" Jessica Piascik called out to her 2-year-old daughter, who moments earlier had darted into the master bedroom.No answer.Piascik hurried to the girl. She...
Meghan Yarborough rides a horse during an equestrian skills event for the Special Olympics at the Bakas Equestrian Center in Tampa. Since 2001, physically and mentally disabled children have experienced the joy of horse-riding and forged deep connections with the animals at Bakas Equestrian Center.  Parents say the time with horses gives their children more confidence and self-esteem and helps them improve their balance and coordination. [Saturday, February 18, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
Hillsborough landowner says she didn't know moving a center for special-needs kids was part of deal
This Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, photo shows a sale sign in a JCPenney store in Pittsburgh. The store announced on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, that it was closing 130-140 stores, including a Lakeland distribution center. [Associated Press]
JCPenney to close 130-140 stores, including Lakeland distribution center
Finnegan Dunn and Gracen Cole play in a
MOSI brings back pay for a day ticket deal starting Saturday

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