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Residents went three days without running water at unlicensed ALFs
The living room at an assisted living facility at 3418 Second Ave S that was one of two shut down by the authorities on April 19. Both were run by Tampa Bay Behavioral Health. Officers discovered deplorable conditions in the homes, including no running water, no power, and broken windows. Records show residents at both facilities went without water for three days. [CHERIE DIEZ   |   Times]
ST. PETERSBURG — Three days.That’s how long residents of two unlicensed assisted living facilities went without running water before the authorities shut the facilities down last week.The Public Works Department said it turned off the water...
Officials carry a body into a vehicle after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. The rented van jumped onto the crowded sidewalk Monday, killing and injuring people before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said. [Aaron Vincent Elkaim | The Canadian Press via AP]
Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk
Jerry Ford, a financial adviser to the Hillsborough County School District, testifies Monday during an impasse hearing over teacher pay. Questioning him is Stephanie Baxter-Jenkins, executive director of the Hillsborough teachers union. [MARLENE SOKOL   |   Times]
Hillsborough: No way we can afford teacher raises this year
DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times Levity settles over the Tampa Bay Lightning at the conclusion of Saturdays 4/21/18) game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New Jersey Devils during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
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