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Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus

Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Effort to trim four-star commanders to have no impact at MacDill AFB

Effort to trim four-star commanders to have no impact at MacDill AFB

To improve military efficiency in the face of budget cuts and nimble adversaries, a congressional committee is taking aim at the number of generals and admirals.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Train derails in Washington, D.C.; leaks hazardous chemical

Train derails in Washington, D.C.; leaks hazardous chemical

WASHINGTON — Officials warned Washington D.C. area residents to brace for a potentially slow commute Monday after a CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop, sending 15 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material.
Published: 05/01/16

Passenger on motorcycle hurt in Redington Shores

A passenger on a motorcycle in Redington Shores was taken to a local hospital after he fell off the vehicle Sunday afternoon, police said.
Published: 05/01/16
Broker/lawyer matches buyers with St. Pete buildings

Broker/lawyer matches buyers with St. Pete buildings

ST. PETERSBURG — In the Skyway Marina District, Midtown and scattered throughout city neighborhoods,commercial properties languish in need of buyers to scoop them up for redevelopment.
Published: 05/01/16

After a half-century wait, U.S. cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

MIAMI — After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba.
Published: 05/01/16
U.S. businesses' money can be frozen because of references to Cuba

U.S. businesses' money can be frozen because of references to Cuba

The U.S. is moving to normalize relations with Cuba, but that isn't always making it easier for Americans to do business there.
Published: 05/01/16

6 people, including 4 children, die in S. Florida car wreck

JUPITER — Six people, including four children, have died from a weekend crash on a South Florida interstate, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 05/01/16
Officers HOF class includes former Clearwater, Pasco lawmen

Officers HOF class includes former Clearwater, Pasco lawmen

Former Clearwater Police Chief Willis D. Booth and former Pasco County Sheriff’s detective James F. Medley were among the five inductees Sunday in the inaugural class of Florida’s Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame.
Published: 05/01/16
21-year-old Tampa man found dead in car at apartment complex

21-year-old Tampa man found dead in car at apartment complex

A 21-year-old Tampa man was found dead in the front seat of a car in the parking lot of the Park of Ravenna Apartments on Sunday morning, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 05/01/16