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  1. Covington guilty murder plea? Not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    He fired his attorneys and told the judge he wanted to plead guilty to murder, saying it was the right thing to do. On trial for a grisly triple murder in Lutz on Mother's Day 2008, Covington told Hillsborough County Circuit Judge William Fuente on Friday morning that he had reinstated his lawyers, chalking up his comments the day before about pleading guilty to mental illness.

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  2. Covington may enter guilty plea todayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    ... October 23, 2014. Covington, 42, was found in May 2008 standing in a bedroom closet in his girlfriend's mobile home in Lutz, wearing nothing but underwear and covered in scratches and blood. Nearby were the mutilated bodies of his girlfriend, Lisa ...

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  3. Covington triple murder trial interrupted when he utters profanityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... could clearly hear him. Covington, 42, is on trial for killing girlfriend Lisa Freiberg and her two children in their Lutz mobile home on Mother's Day 2008. His defense is asserting that he was legally insane at the time. Barbara Freiberg, who was ...

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  4. Lutz triple-murder trial opens with insanity defense, gory detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    In the hours after he killed his girlfriend and her two children, Edward Covington stabbed them repeatedly, mutilated their bodies and covered their modest mobile home in Lutz with their blood. Wearing nothing but underwear, he hid in a closet, burying himself under a mountain of children's toys and clothing so that only the top of his head was visible.

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  5. Fugitive of the Week Task Force seeking fraud suspectRead the original story

    Wednesday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... for failing to appear for sentencing with an original offense of fraud. Marino was last known to be residing in the Lutz, Fla. area. In June Marino left a suicide note for family members, but has recently been spotted in the Detroit, Mich. area. ...

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  6. National Team dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest News and Tribune

    ... Hernandez, a freshman at the University of Tampa, plays wheelchair soccer for the Tampa Bay Crossfire, lives in Lutz and makes the trip to various locations throughout the county almost every day to practice. He has also been practicing with the ...

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  7. Florida Orchestra's Michael Francis talks making music and a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... goes to Sweden, then Malaysia, then South Korea, then Canada. His local ties run deep. Francis's wife, Cindy, is from Lutz. She graduated from Gaither High and met Francis at a charity ball in London. The Harvard graduate has worked in non-profits ...

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  8. Cross country: Another Zentmeyer-Guyton battle in county meetRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    Monday's Hillsborough County cross country meet at Al Lopez Park saw some of the fastest times of the season - with a dose of controversy. The meet was originally set to take place at Lake Park in Lutz, then at Ed Radice Park, only to settle on Lopez just a couple of weeks before the race.

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  9. Following his 'Quest': Altoona native captures people's imagination with popular video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Altoona Mirror

    Little did he know that obsession would one day lead him to found a multimillion dollar business that creates video games. Bohn, 38, who was born in Altoona and attended Juniata Elementary School through first grade before moving out of the area, is CEO of Artix Entertainment LLC in Lutz, Fla.

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  10. VSO, Turner Center for the Arts Present Friday at EightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... community. During the inaugural Friday at Eight Chamber Music Series event, the Azalea String Quartet, featuring Nina Lutz and Kristen Pfeifer Yu on violin, Steve Taylor on cello, and Lauren Hodges on viola, will join pianist Hue Jang for a ...

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  11. Hometown Hillsborough for Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... admiral. From left: Mary McIntyre, regent; Carol Acosta, historian; and Fran Eilert, corresponding secretary. GFWC Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club honored its 10-year members during a recent luncheon at Bethany Center. Each woman was presented with a ...

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  12. Industry Leaders Renew Support for Xplor InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | OutputLinks

    ... ndustry at large through conferences, meetings and annual events. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org .

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  13. Cops: Couple Left 3 Babies Home Alone to Shop at WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Patch.com

    Pasco County Sheriff's deputies say the two, Liz Marie Diz-Riveria, 23, and Joshua Vazquez-Aliers, 23, left home Saturday night to pay a visit to the Walmart in Lutz. The problem is they left three children, ages 2, 2 and 1, home alone when they did.

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  14. Pasco class notes for Oct. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... the message section, please include "golf scramble." Payment also can be mailed to Sydney Has a Sister, P.O. Box 341, Lutz, FL 33548. a Eight Pasco County high school students have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. These ...

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  15. Judge: Lutz triple murder defendant did not have rights violatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... to begin Oct. 13. Covington, 42, was found in May 2008 standing in a bedroom closet in his girlfriend's mobile home in Lutz, wearing nothing but underwear and covered in scratches and blood. Nearby were the mutilated bodies of his girlfriend, Lisa ...

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  16. Business takes the 'Show on the Road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Northwest News and Tribune

    ... group at the Westchase Recreation Center and another at the Northdale Recreation Center. She also has classes at the Lutz Preparatory School, Westchase Elementary School and the Omar K. Lightfoot Center in Temple Terrace. “We work with kids ...

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  17. Are you ready for the Lutz Arts and Crafts Festival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Northwest News and Tribune

    The first weekend in December, the GFWC Lutz- Land O' Lakes Woman's Club, Inc., will hold its 35th annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Festival on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Park, N. Dale Mabry in Lutz. Admission is free, but entrance to the park is a $2 per-car charge to Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation Dept.

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  18. Xplor International Issues Call for PresentationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | OutputLinks

    ... ndustry at large through conferences, meetings and annual events. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org .

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  19. Gumm Leads SeminolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Florida State Seminoles

    ... a birdie on her final hole of the tournament to finish at even par for the second consecutive round. Senior Alex Milan (Lutz, Fla.) finished in a tie for 48th place in the individual standings with a three-round total of 217. She carded scores of ...

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  20. Gumm Cards 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Florida State Seminoles

    ... a 72 in the first round and is the second ranked Seminole in her first event for Florida State. Senior Alex Milan (Lutz, Fla.) and Kim Metraux (Lausanne, Switzerland) carded identical scores of 74 and are tied for 36th and tied for 65th, ...

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