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Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Deputies: Boy, 13, dies after drunk former cop plows into five kids at school bus stop

Deputies: Boy, 13, dies after drunk former cop plows into five kids at school bus stop

Jonathan "J.J." Quintana's daughter called him after she stepped off the school bus Thursday, just like she always does, to let him know she was walking home.Then she started screaming."Dad, dad, help me!" said Quintana, a deputy with the Polk County...
Updated: 26 minutes ago
Steinbrenner family fetes prep coaches at annual dinner

Steinbrenner family fetes prep coaches at annual dinner

TAMPAGaither High flag football coach Bill Agatheas said he never gets premonitions, and, as a general rule, doesn't make predictions.But for some strange reason before Saturday night, he said he had a "weird feeling," and he went ahead and told frie...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Afternoon Update: Aquarium responds to Scientology; PTC faces extinction; Bucs introduce first pick; divers fish out pounds of Gasparilla beads

Afternoon Update: Aquarium responds to Scientology; PTC faces extinction; Bucs introduce first pick; divers fish out pounds of Gasparilla beads

Here's what you may have missed, and what you need to know as you start winding down. CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM RESPONDS TO CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, in a commentary for the Tampa Bay Times, says it wants to set the re...
Updated: 1 hour ago
BB-8? R2-D2? Nope, it's just Wes on duty at this Tampa hotel

BB-8? R2-D2? Nope, it's just Wes on duty at this Tampa hotel

TAMPA — Scurrying silently down the hall, Wes looks like a small lectern on the loose. At about three feet high and a sleek, tech-y silver color, he's hardly what a guest might expect when answering the door for a front desk delivery. He slows ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trump signs order to open up more oil drilling, setting up clash with Florida

Trump signs order to open up more oil drilling, setting up clash with Florida

WASHINGTON - President Trump this morning signed an executive order that could open up more oil drilling, setting up a confrontation with Florida politicians. The “America First Offshore Energy Strategy” calls for a review of drilling in ...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Sharapova wins again, reaches semifinals at Porsche GP

Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Grand Prix by beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 6-4
Updated: 1 hour ago

Ali Farokhmanesh is returning to MVC as assistant at Drake

Former Northern Iowa player Ali Farokhmanesh is returning to the Missouri Valley Conference as an assistant at Drake
Updated: 1 hour ago

Ali Farokhmanesh is returning to MVC as assistant at Drake

Former Northern Iowa player Ali Farokhmanesh is returning to the Missouri Valley Conference as an assistant at Drake
Updated: 1 hour ago

Villarreal beats Sporting Gijon 3-1 in Spanish league

Cedric Bakambu scored twice as Villarreal defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 in the Spanish league
Updated: 1 hour ago
Venezuelans march to prison to demand freedom for activists

Venezuelans march to prison to demand freedom for activists

Hundreds of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro marched to a military prison outside Caracas to demand the release of Leopoldo Lopez and other jailed activists they consider political prisoners
Updated: 1 hour ago