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  1. Amendment would ban gun ranges in some residential areasRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Thanks to a compromise between the National Rifle Association and the Florida Police Chiefs Association, backyard gun ranges and recreational shooting in dense residential areas in Florida could become illegal. The Florida House on Thursday amended a bill on Agriculture and Consumer Services regulations to ban target shooting or celebratory gunfire in residential areas with a density of one home per acre or more.

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  2. 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 23Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Prosecutors are close to wrapping their case against three former band members charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major. State attorney Jeff Ashton says he expects to call his final witness - the medical examiner that performed the autopsy on 26-year-old Robert Champion- and rest his case Thursday morning.

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  3. Feds to review Tampa Police bicycle lawsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The U.S. Department of Justice will review the Tampa Police Department's enforcement of bicycle laws after a newspaper investigation found 79 percent of the agency's bike tickets go to black residents. The Tampa Bay Times investigation published showed that Tampa police issue more bicycle tickets than any other agency in Florida, including those in Jacksonville, Miami, St. Petersburg and Orlando combined.

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  4. Dog parks in St. Pete now offer solar power charging areasRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Four dog parks in St. Petersburg will offer people something more than a place to play fetch. It's a move by the city to become greener.

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  5. Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot would get shot downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the W... . A police device rolls toward a copter device, right, that landed on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. 1 comment

  6. Wife of chef killed in DUI crash gives birth to sonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The wife of a St. Petersburg chef killed by a suspected drunk driver over the weekend has given birth to their second child. The Tampa Bay Times reports Ana Davis named the baby Andrew Aaron Lawrence Davis.

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  7. Chef killed by drunk driver on way home to pregnant wifeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A popular St. Petersburg chef has died after being hit by a drunk driver while walking home from work to see his wife who is due to give birth this week. St. Petersburg police say they tried to make a DUI stop Saturday night on 25-year-old Jason Mitchell.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Preus was covered by the health overhaul for part of last year before transitioning to Medicare, creating a major tax ... . FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo shows health care tax forms 8962 and1095-A, in Washington.

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  9. Grand Prix spectator hit by race care debris in hospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A spectator remains hospitalized after a piece of debris flew over the grandstands and fractured her skull during the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the injury happened as Brigitte Hoffstetter was walking in the concession area near Turn 10 during Sunday's race.

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  10. Judge reduces bail for woman accused of killing ex-husbandRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Tampa Bay Times reports that 45-year-old Cara Ryan had been held on $500,000 bail. A judge reduced it to $250,000.

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  11. Florida hospital accused of discriminating against nurseRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A federal judge has ruled that a St. Petersburg hospital discriminated against black employees by keeping them from treating a patient because of their race. The Tampa Bay Times reports Judge Mary S. Scriven issued the ruling Monday after reviewing evidence in which hospital officials admitted to barring black caregivers from an older Hispanic female patient.

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  12. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 25Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Sentencing is set in South Florida for a black market chemist who supplied banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players and other athletes. Paulo Berejuk, who worked out of his suburban garage, faces up to three years in prison at a hearing Wednesday in Miami federal court.

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  13. 3 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $80,337.12 eachRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Lottery said Saturday that the winning tickets were purchased in Palm Bay, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach. A total of 302 tickets matching four numbers won $128.50 each.

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  14. St. Petersburg mayor wants to revive 'dead' propertiesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The city of St. Petersburg has a new idea for breathing life into "dead" properties: Ask a judge to force them to auction. Mayor Rick Kriseman is targeting more than 400 properties in legal limbo sprinkled across nearly every city neighborhood.

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  15. Police: Security guards shoot, kill armed man in St. PeteRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say private security guards fatally shot an armed man at a St. Petersburg food market. St. Petersburg police say the man had been arguing outside the store around 3:30 a.m. He walked inside and the security guards asked him to leave.

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  16. St. Pete teenager dies in skateboarding crashRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say 15-year-old Austin Demauro was holding on to the back of a Mercedes sedan when he let go, lost control of his skateboard and hit his head. The teen's 15-year-old friend was driving the car.

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  17. Express toll lanes raise ire among some Tampa residentsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    State officials are moving forward with a multibillion dollar plan to create express toll lanes on Tampa Bay-area interstates. Known as Tampa Bay Express, the plan involves creating express toll lanes along area interstates that residents can pay to use.

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  18. Victims of 1980 bridge disaster to be memorializedRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A St. Petersburg man is working to create a memorial for the 35 people who died in the 1980 Skyway Bridge disaster. The Bradenton Herald reports that journalist Bill DeYoung is working to raise $8,000 to erect the granite-and-bronze memorial before a 35th anniversary event on May 9. A 600-foot freighter struck the southbound span of Tampa's Sunshine Skyway Bridge during a violent storm on May 9, 1980.

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  19. Hard-hit worker wonders where the economic resurgence isRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Thevenin has worked as a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-... . In this Jan. 2, 2015 photo, Joshua Thevenin, 29, packs boxes of unsold fireworks from inside a roadside tent Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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  20. 2 St. Pete teens charged with raping girl at high schoolRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Two teenagers are accused of raping a 15-year-old girl on the campus of Dixie Hollins High School in St. Petersburg. Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say the girl reported the crime on Monday.

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