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Cirque du Soleil aerialist who died after fall was performing act for first time, he said on Instagram
Veteran aerialist Yann Arnaud died after losing his grip on an aerial ring and falling to the stage during a  Cirque du Soleil performance in Tampa on Saturday. [Instagram]
TAMPA — On the day of his fatal fall during a show in Tampa, a Cirque du Soleil acrobat posted on Instagram that he would be performing a new act for the first time."After so much work and training and staging, our straps duo act is finally in the...
A pedestrian bridge at the Florida International University collapsed on Thursday, killing six people. More may be found under the rubble. [Miami Herald via Gabriela Collaz]
Blame game escalates in pedestrian bridge collapse that killed six
Pasco sheriff's deputies took this photo of Qiu Feng Ke after they said he executed his neighbor in Holiday on Jan. 23. He now faces a charge of first-degree murder and wrote a letter to the judge asking for the death penalty. The state is not seeking death in this case, however. But the judge did allow him to represent himself in court. [Courtesy of Pasco County Sheriff's Office]
Florida man wants death penalty. ‘Win-win’ for everyone, he says
The El Jefe burrito from Taco Bus. [Taco Bus]
Someone will win $2,500 for eating a huge burrito in Tampa

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Pasco Events for March 23

23 Friday

Annual This and That Rummage Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Community Congregational Church, 6533 Circle Blvd., New...

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New Port Richey gallery celebrates women with play
Hernando Events for March 23
Paul’s Landing at the Vinoy combines upscale charm, family-friendly vibe, picturesque setting
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Ruth: Trump isn’t man enough to confront Mueller himself

There is one surefire, absolutely guaranteed way to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job.

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US & World

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Tennessee church shooting suspect indicted on 43 counts
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Horsepower: Horses seen traveling down highway in Georgia
Several horses traveled down a highway in Georgia and motorist had to hold their horses
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Colorado firefighters pluck baby foxes from storm drain
Young John Glenn's pillowcase featured planets, stars
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Authorities investigating claims teacher fed puppy to turtle