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  1. Elia will earn $250,000 annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

    The New York State Board of Regents voted to appoint MaryEllen Elia as the next Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York . Elia served as superintendent in Hillsborough County, Florida since 2005, where she is credited with successfully raising standards, partnering with teachers to develop a comprehensive evaluation system, and raising student achievement.

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  2. HCC Grad Caught Up in FIFA RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Six executives with soccer's governing body are facing charges in the U.S. and Switzerland, over accusations that they took bribes and kickbacks, to the tune of $100,000,000. The bribes reportedly go back to the early 90's, and include the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

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  3. Flags Found In Dumpster Now Displayed At Tampa Fire StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLA-AM Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. Firefighters at Tampa Fire Station 19 in Port Tampa found six American flags mounted to poles in the dumpster behind the station Monday morning.

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  4. Officer involved shooting in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLA-AM Tampa

    An officer involved shooting near USF Saturday night. Sheriff's deputies responded to a shots fired call at Sweetwater Oaks Condos around 11:15 Saturday night.

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  5. Drive by shooting in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A drive by shooting in Tampa overnight. It happened in the 3200 block of E Lindell St around 12:45 Monday morning when a 15-year-old boy was shot in the hand and leg by a suspect who fired from a moving vehicle.

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  6. Tampa March Targets Pesticides, Agricultural ChemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Hundreds of people gathered downtown Saturday to take a walk in support of farmers and organic food, and against genetically modified products. They rallied in Lykes Gaslight Square Park downtown before embarking on a 2-mile march along Kennedy Boulevard to a McDonald's restaurant, waving signs with phrases like "I will not be your science project" and "Stop eating cancer."

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  7. Parents Say Teen Shot By Police Suffered From Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    The parents of a Tampa Bay-area teenager who shot an officer in the leg before police fatally shot him say he never received a specific diagnosis for his mental illness. For a short time, Austin Goodner took medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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  8. Margarita Festival Adds Flavor To Downtown TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Jalapeno pineapple, apple cinnamon, strawberry sriracha, melon, guava and kiwi-strawberry were some of the flavor options the crowd could choose from Saturday at the annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival. Live music echoed across the packed Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

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  9. Group Urges Drivers Not To Run Red LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. With Memorial Day fast approaching, one transportation group is urging folks not to run red lights.

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  10. This Memorial Day Will Be Busiest In 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    AAA expects this to be the busiest Memorial Day for traveling since 2005 with 37 million Americans hitting the roads, airways, and waters this weekend. AAA Tampa Spokesman Mark Jenkins says almost two million Floridians will be traveling this weekend, a five percent increase over last year.

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  11. Plant High Student Hit By Car Might Be Returning To Tampa SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Friends of Jackie Faircloth told News Channel 8 the teen's health has improved and she might come back to Tampa for rehab in the coming weeks. "She's already so much further down the road than a lot of people thought she would be," youth pastor Kathy Connor said.

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  12. Ashley Furnitures E-Commerce Headquarters Moving To YborRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. officially announced Thursday that it will locate its global e-commerce headquarters, a training center and other administrative offices in Centro Ybor later this year. Starting with 100 employees, the company expects to attract customers and employees from around the globe who will conduct business or training here, book hotel rooms and patronize local businesses.

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  13. Eric Ward Confirmed As Tampa's New Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. The Tampa city council has made it official and confirmed Eric Ward as the city's new police chief.

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  14. Tampa Philanthropist's Palace To Be Completed In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Drivers along Busch Boulevard near Dale Mabry Highway may have thought a huge hotel was going up behind these walls. But, it's actually the future home for well-known Tampa philanthropist Dr. Kiran Patel and his family.

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  15. Deputies Arrest Wrong Way Driver For DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. Hillsborough deputies say a Tampa woman is charged with driving under the influence after driving the wrong way in the area of the Veterans Expressway and Dale Mabry Highway.

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  16. Tampa Cancer Hospital Opens Teen Lounge For PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Moffitt Cancer Center announced this week that its new teen and young adult lounge had opened. Hospital officials said they wanted the lounge to provide a homey environment.

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  17. Florida Pot Advocate Pulls Support For Miss InitiativeRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A Florida advocate of legalizing marijuana says a threat prompted him to withdraw his offer to pay supporters of Mississippi's petition drive to gather signatures on petitions for a statewide election. Jeremy Bufford of Medical Marijuana United in Tampa, Florida, offered in April to pay $1 to $2 for each certified signature.

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  18. Feds Get $2.7 Million Forfeited From Illegal Ironman LotteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A Tampa company that runs the Ironman World Championship triathlon has agreed to forfeit more than $2.7 million it earned in entrance lotteries for the annual event since 2013. World Triathlon Corp., based in the Rocky Point area of Tampa, violated state and federal gambling laws by charging athletes for a chance to win the opportunity to compete in the championship, held every October in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, according to complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa.

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  19. Teacher Who Brought Vine Celeb To School Will Keep His JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A Hillsborough County physical education teacher accused of insubordination after hosting a pizza party and meet-and-greet featuring his social-media celebrity half-brother will not lose his job. The school board on Tuesday voted in a split decision not to uphold the district's decision to fire teacher Adam Reynolds, who has been on unpaid suspension since October.

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  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    According to various media reports, the Tampa Bay Lightning will be without the services of Ryan Callahan for the foreseeable future as the Bolts winger is set to have emergency appendectomy surgery. Callahan missed morning skate earlier this morning reporting no illness or abdominal pain, but the team electing for a rest day.

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