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9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Florida's swollen ranks of lawyers scrap for piece of a shrinking legal pie

Ask Jason Fraser how many jobs he applied for after graduating from a St. Petersburg law school last year and this is what he says: "Maybe 10 or 20 when it was some place I wanted to work.

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Related Topix: Florida, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Florida hospitals drop challenges to HCA trauma expansion

The contentious battle over the expansion of trauma care in Florida ended quietly Friday as Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, Tampa General and St. Joseph's hospitals dropped their legal challenges against new trauma centers owned by Hospital Corporation of America.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Manatee County, FL

15 hrs ago | ABC Action News

FDOT says no to noise wall in Pasco neighborhood

The neighborhood fighting to get a barrier built to drown out the sound of I-75 appear to be on the losing side of the battle.

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16 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Child dies in drunk driving accident and misdemeanor DUI is only charge

Last year, Cathy Jo Ivancsits was drunk when she ran over her 4-year-old daughter in front of the family's townhouse, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Clearwater, FL

22 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

Pasco animal shelter to have one day free pet adoptions

Due to a heavy influx of animals, the Pasco County Animal Shelter is having a one-day free adoption event at the Land O' Lakes facility this Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Land O' Lakes, FL

Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

Dade City tentatively raises property tax rate

On Tuesday, the City Commission set a tentative millage rate hike from 7.1549 to 7.5621, with hopes of reducing it during 2014-15 budget negotiations later this summer.

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Related Topix: Dade City, FL, Port Richey, FL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hernando Today

K-9 officers take a dip the springs for training

Despite the threat of alligators, poisonous water snakes and other potentially hazardous obstacles, bad guys in Florida often take to the water to avoid detection.

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Related Topix: Florida, Weeki Wachee, FL, Hernando County, FL, Citrus County, FL, Pinellas County, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Class notes

All media are acceptable: paintings, pastels, collages, photography, digital art, posters, upcycled, mixed media and more.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Port Richey, FL, New Port Richey, FL, Photography, Arts

St. Petersburg Times

Casino night to raise funds for Pasco County Foster Adoptive Parent Association

The Pasco County Foster Adoptive Parent Association hosts a "Mardi Gras Casino Night" fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the T.A.T. Clubhouse, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday.

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Related Topix: Holiday, FL, Games, Blackjack

Bradenton.com

Tees by Tina to open concept store in Mall at University Town Center

Women's wear concept store TINA Stephens will open its first Florida store when it comes to the Mall at University Town Center this fall.

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Related Topix: Pilates, Fitness, The Newsroom, Entertainment, Television, Odessa, FL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

River Flood Warning Issued for Parts of Pasco County

The National Weather Service office near Tampa has issued a river flood warning for parts of Pasco County Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tampa, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

'Go home': Protests spread as opposition to illegal immigration soars

While Breitbart reported that House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi, , said during Tuesday's appearance MSNBC's "The Morning Joe" that the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children flooding across America's border from Mexico should be treated like baby Jesus -- who "was a refugee from violence" -- The Wall Street Journal's Miriam Jordan reported ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison

St. Petersburg Times

Bodies found in Hudson home appear to be murder-suicide

Authorities released the names of two people found dead in a house on Clark Street Wednesday night, classifying the case as a murder-suicide.

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Related Topix: Hudson, FL

Gawker

a Naked and Unafraid: Baring Witness at a Christian Nudist Festival

The first thing everybody at Lake Como Nudist Resort seems to want to tell me is they're not like those creeps over at Caliente , the resort up the street.

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Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

'Suspicious death' follows fight at Passage Key

Michael Doster, husband of the victim, placed a call to 911 July 13 to report his wife missing, and the Manatee County Sheriff's Office and Pinellas County authorities began a search.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Anna Maria, FL

ABC Action News

5 things you need to know for Tuesday

Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Florida, Pinellas County, FL, Gospel, The Ambassadors, New Port Richey, FL, Port Richey, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

East Pasco children get a glimpse of police academy training

It's Monday morning, and Pasco Sheriff's Captain James Steffens is standing at the head of an auditorium in front of two rows of squirming children, trying to strike a balance.

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Related Topix: Lacoochee, FL, Kids, Family, Dade City, FL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star Tribune

How do nudists feel about 'naked reality show' trend?

Nudists Christina “Tina” and Chris enlist the help of Realtor Jackie Youngblood on TLC's new “Buying Naked.” You know how it goes with reality TV.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Man dies after Mustang crashes into tree in Pasco County

A New Port Richey man died Friday night after he lost control of a 2004 Ford Mustang and crashed into a tree, Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported.

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Related Topix: New Port Richey, FL, Port Richey, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Veterans Center opens in New Port Richey

The carnage Eric Brethen saw more than 40 years ago from his helicopter cockpit over the Vietnam jungle never left him.

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Related Topix: Port Richey, FL, New Port Richey, FL, Brooksville, FL, Life, Veteran Affairs

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