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Photo of the Day for October 16, 2017 - Sunrise on Coffee Pot Bayou

Photo of the Day for October 16, 2017 - Sunrise on Coffee Pot Bayou

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Lauren Clark of St. Petersburg, FL. To download or order reprints of this photo and other images, please see our Photo of the Day gallery.Check out the Photo of the Day post for October 11, 2017Send us your photos!...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Some want to change Florida education  by amending the state Constitution

Some want to change Florida education by amending the state Constitution

One Floridian wants the Bible and prayer in the state's public schools. Another seeks to prevent state funds from going to any institution that promotes religion.One resident calls for all school district superintendents to be appointed, while anothe...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Special-needs boy, found wandering St. Petersburg streets, reunited with family

Special-needs boy, found wandering St. Petersburg streets, reunited with family

ST. PETERSBURG — A boy with special needs, who went missing late Sunday night, has been reunited with his family, police said. The boy was found wandering near 15th Ave S and 43rd Street after the father told police he managed to escape through...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Florida gas prices drop 25 cents on average over past month

Florida gas prices drop 25 cents on average over past month

Gas prices are on a downward tear post-hurricane. Tampa Bay fell to $2.34 per gallon on Sunday, down 10 cents over the week, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. Across the state, gas fell 7 cents over the same period to average $2.47 per gallon.In...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Ophelia to bring hurricane-force wind, heavy rain to Ireland

Ophelia to bring hurricane-force wind, heavy rain to Ireland

LONDON — Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close Monday and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as a storm with hurricane-force winds bore down on Ireland and the United Kingdom.Ophelia is now a post-tropical c...
Published: 10/16/17
The drug industry's triumph over the DEA

The drug industry's triumph over the DEA

In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto t...
Published: 10/16/17
The Daystarter: Pinellas' dubious distinction on juvenile car theft, did Bucs' season wither in Arizona desert?; death of a hard-nosed university president; Gillum's campaign website touts false claim

The Daystarter: Pinellas' dubious distinction on juvenile car theft, did Bucs' season wither in Arizona desert?; death of a hard-nosed university president; Gillum's campaign website touts false claim

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.• This week dawns with a 40 percent chance of rain that could bring scattered storms today, according to 10Weather WTSP. Expect a high of 88 degrees.10News WTSPThe latest...
Published: 10/16/17
PolitiFact Florida: Gillum campaign changes website after touting false claim

PolitiFact Florida: Gillum campaign changes website after touting false claim

For months on his campaign website, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum took responsibility for shaving Tallahassee's carbon footprint in his short time as mayor."Under his leadership, Tallahassee reduced its carbon intensity by roughly ...
Published: 10/16/17
Feds to certify Pasco deputies in deal that may boost deportations

Feds to certify Pasco deputies in deal that may boost deportations

By Tony Marrero NEW PORT RICHEY — The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is taking steps to turn some of its jail deputies into federal immigration agents.Sheriff Chris Nocco has signed an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to j...
Published: 10/16/17
Florida wins when Trump scraps Obamacare subsidies, experts say

Florida wins when Trump scraps Obamacare subsidies, experts say

By canceling Affordable Care Act subsidies for low-income Americans this week, President Donald Trump might be undermining the health law known as Obamacare in some states. But in Florida, the president's executive order would lead to a financial win...
Updated: 11 hours ago