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  1. Hospitals grapple with possibility of EbolaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A powerful Pacific storm predicted to grow to hurricane force churned toward Hawaii, bringing with it concerns that heavy rains and potentially destructive winds will begin hitting the state later Friday. A powerful Pacific storm predicted to grow to hurricane force churned toward Hawaii, bringing with it heavy rains and potentially destructive winds that could begin hitting the state later Friday.

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  2. St. Pete magnet school cleared of FCAT cheatingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The state Department of Education has concluded that a St. Petersburg magnet school did not violate protocol even the results of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test given to students were flagged as statistically improbable. Last year 30 fourth graders at Bay Point Elementary School gave the same wrong answers on the same multiple-choice math questions, prompting an investigation by the Pinellas County school district.

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  3. Man backs over 1-year-old daughter in St. PeteRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say a St. Petersburg man accidentally backed over his 1-year-old daughter who apparently ran out behind him as he left his home. Spokeswoman Yolando Fernandez told the Tampa Bay Times that 22-year-old Kristian Brown apparently didn't realize he'd struck the girl with his SUV Thursday evening and continued down the road a short distance before realizing something had happened.

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  4. Florida woman, 22, completes walk to Niagara FallsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A 22-year-old Florida woman has completed a 1,300-mile solo walk from her home on Florida's Gulf Coast to Niagara Falls, New York. The Niagara Gazette reports reports that Therese Simoneau of Clearwater on Wednesday finished her 81-day trek from St. Petersburg, Florida to the Rainbow Bridge near the falls, where she was met by her four-person support team.

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  5. Man wanted on homicide, arson, child porn chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities say a man who is wanted for killing his parents, setting their house on fire and also on child pornography charges in New Hampshire is believed to be in the Tampa Bay area. St. Petersburg police and the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday said that Matthew Thomas Dion has been in the St. Petersburg area since late March and was last seen on Sept.

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  6. Small plane crashes near Vinoy hotel in St. PeteRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say a small plane carrying three men and a 16-year-old girl crashed in a park near Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg. Officials say two people were taken to the hospital as trauma alerts following the Monday morning crash.

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  7. Entries being accepted for Florida writing awardRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The award recognizes a living author for a body of work that is judged to be distinguished and influential to Floridians. The winner must reside in Florida.

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  8. Judge dismisses Florida widow's lawsuit againRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A federal judge has again dismissed a lawsuit against the city of St. Petersburg by the widow of a man who killed two police officers in 2011. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the judge's ruling Thursday was the latest setback for Christine Lacy.

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  9. Authorities identify pilot killed in Florida crashRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities have identified the pilot of a small banner-towing plane that crashed into the waters off St. Petersburg.

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  10. 1 killed in small plane crash near St. PetersburgRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The U.S. Coast Guard says that authorities have recovered the body one person following an apparent small plane crash less than one mile from St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport.

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  11. Construction worker killed in St. PetersburgRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities say 53-year-old John Winchester was driving a roller on top of a sand berm on Thursday afternoon when it slipped and rolled on top of him.

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  12. Man accused of stealing jewelry from dead womanRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A man hired by a funeral home to transport a woman's body is accused of stealing jewelry from her Dunedin home.

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  13. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 22Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The accused leader of a human trafficking ring is set to plead guilty to U.S. charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.

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  14. Univ. of Northern Colorado allows pets in dormsRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    It's move-in day at the University of Northern Colorado and this year some students are being allowed to bring their cats or dogs to live with them in dorms.

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  15. SVU crashes head-on with Pinellas busRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Several people were taken to the hospital after a sports utility vehicle crashed head-on into a transit bus in St. Petersburg.

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  16. 378 people 'pay it forward' at Fla. StarbucksRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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  17. 378 people 'pay it forward' in St. PetersburgRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a St. Petersburg Starbucks.

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  18. Air Force sergeant gets death in double murderRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A former Air Force sergeant has been sentenced to death in the killing of his ex-girlfriend and their 15-month old child.

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  19. African-American Heritage Trail opens in St. PeteRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The city of St. Petersburg is unveiling a 2-mile African-American Heritage Trail to honor and recount the history and memories of the city's black residents.

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  20. Boy left in car while mom was in Florida barRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police in Florida say a woman faces DUI and child neglect charges after her son was left alone in her Mercedes while she drank at a nearby bar in St. Petersburg.

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