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  1. Injured St. Pete football player receives supportRead the original story

    Wednesday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Northeast High School football player who lost much of his right leg following an in-game injury is receiving an outpouring of support. The Tampa Bay Times reports the St. Petersburg school's football program has started a fund with the goal of raising $50,000 to help Leshawn Williams' family pay for medical expenses.

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  2. HS football player loses leg after injuryRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A senior defensive lineman for a Tampa Bay area high school suffered a leg injury in a football game that eventually required the amputation of his lower right leg due to blood clots. The Northeast High School student's injury occurred during Friday night's game against Clearwater High School.

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  3. 17-year-old killed at Pinellas motocross trackRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A 17-year-old was killed after he crashed his dirt bike while practicing at Sunshine Motocross track near St. Petersburg. Pinellas County emergency officials tell the Tampa Bay Times that Devin Chester crashed Thursday while riding.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Man backs over 1-year-old daughter in St. PeteRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | 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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  7. Florida woman, 22, completes walk to Niagara FallsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | 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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  8. Man wanted on homicide, arson, child porn chargesRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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