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Deputies: One person killed when train hits vehicle in Plant City

A passenger in a sport utility vehicle was killed this afternoon when a train struck the SUV in Plant City, Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies said.
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Saint Leo University’s Class of 2016 receives diplomas

Saint Leo University’s Class of 2016 receives diplomas

ST. LEO — About 1,100 Saint Leo University students received diplomas at commencement exercises Friday and Saturday.
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Authorities locate four runaway girls from Brandon foster facility

Authorities locate four runaway girls from Brandon foster facility

BRANDON — Law enforcement agencies said Friday evening they had located four girls ages 4 to 13 who were discovered missing from a private foster facility early that morning.
Updated one month ago
Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer makes Nebraska Avenue ‘Holla’

Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer makes Nebraska Avenue ‘Holla’

Sometimes when snowbirds travel down to roost, they don’t always make it back up north. That’s how Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer ended up strutting his moves on Nebraska and Hillsborough avenues in Tampa. Charles Ea...
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Some golf carts to be allowed on certain streets

NEW PORT RICHEY — Golf carts equipped with mandated safety features will be allowed to travel on certain city streets beginning June 1.
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Tampa man shines laser into Hillsborough sheriff’s helicopter as ‘joke’

Tampa man shines laser into Hillsborough sheriff’s helicopter as ‘joke’

A Tampa man was arrested Wednesday night after deputies say he told them he shined a laser into the cockpit of a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office helicopter as a joke.
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Driver critically injured in rollover crash with semi on I-4 near Plant City

Driver critically injured in rollover crash with semi on I-4 near Plant City

A 26-year-old Lakeland man was in critical condition after his car struck a tractor-trailer and overturned early Thursday on eastbound Interstate 4 near Plant City, invesitgators said.
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Flea market to bring vintage style to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

Flea market to bring vintage style to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

PLANT CITY – “What’s old is new” will once again be the driving force behind a vintage flea market this weekend at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds. The biannual flea market will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Sat...
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Zach Tucker Golf Scramble puts foundation within reach of milestone goal

Zach Tucker Golf Scramble puts foundation within reach of milestone goal

VALRICO – Ten years have passed since Sherry Tucker promised her son, Zach, then two months shy of his 9th birthday, that she would be okay once he left this earth for good.
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Local artists celebrate moms with ‘Spring Fling’

Local artists celebrate moms with ‘Spring Fling’

YBOR CITY — Fifteen local artists will share their collections and creativity during a “Spring Fling: Celebrating Moms,” event on May 6 and May 7, the day before Mother’s Day. The art event takes place at Coppertail Brewin...
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