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  1. How Pope John Paul II Paved The Way For The U.S.-Cuba ThawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Switched

    Pope John Paul II, the Polish pontiff who led the Roman Catholic Church for more than a quarter century and became history's most-traveled pope, died Saturday, April 2, 2005 in his Vatican apartment. He was 84. **EFE OUT** While Pope Francis is being credited with orchestrating the detente between the U.S. and Cuba, the roots of the delicate agreement stretch to the last years of Pope John Paul II's life and nearly two decades of exchanges among Vatican, Cuban and American Catholics.

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  2. Top 10 Lies, Hoaxes and Pranks of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Switched

    Alisha Jasmine Hessler, a 21-year-old Tampa, Florida resident, became an Internet sensation when a selfie of her in short shorts and a revealing halter top seemed to attest to her claim of having a third breast surgically added. Calling herself "Jasmine Tridevil," Hessler's hoax became public record when she went to claim luggage that had been stolen at Tampa Airport.

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  3. Marissa Alexander Agrees To Plea In 'Warning Shot' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Switched

    This undated family photo provided by Lincoln B. Alexander shows, Marissa Alexander in her car in Tampa, Fla. Alexander had never been arrested before she fired a bullet at a wall one day in 2010 to scare off her husband when she felt he was threatening her.

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  4. Delta Airlines Passenger Devastated After Dog Disappears From FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Switched

    Delta Airlines passenger Frank Romano was waiting for his flight to take off from Los Angeles to Tampa, Florida, when he was informed that his dog had gone missing . The dog is a 6-year-old rescue pit bull named Ty, according to CBS Los Angeles, and Romano said the airline employee gave him a confusing message.

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  5. Perrish Cox's Flop Helps Save The San Francisco 49ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Switched

    San Francisco 49ers defensive back Perrish Cox didn't just remind football fans on Sunday that flopping happens in the NFL. Cox used the strategy to save the 49ers from a last-second loss.

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  6. Treasury Department Endorses Student Loan Deals Slammed By Elizabeth WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Switched

    The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday praised a move, already panned by Sen. Elizabeth Warren , to increase the amount of money the federal government pays its student loan contractors. In a speech in Tampa, Florida, to consumer rights advocates, Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin said her colleagues at the Education Department had recently boosted the amounts paid to companies that handle borrowers' monthly payments in hopes that better financial incentives will drive them to improve their customer service and work harder to help borrowers avoid costly loan defaults.

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  7. Cuba Allows The Building Of First New Catholic Church In 55 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Switched

    Cuba has allowed construction of the country's first new Catholic church in 55 years, the church said Monday. Experts said it's a sign of improving relations between the Vatican and Cuba's communist government.

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  8. Ben & Jerry's Won't Rename 'Hazed & Confused'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Switched

    The ice cream company said last month that it would consider changing the moniker after Lianne and Brian Kowiak of Tampa, Florida -- whose son, Harrison, was killed in 2008 while pledging a fraternity -- complained that the name made light of the dangerous college tradition of hazing. But after reviewing its marketing, the Unilever-owned ice cream brand said it found nothing that "condoned hazing, supported hazing, or even inferred hazing," according to a report on Bloomberg.

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  9. Reporter Spots Missing Boy While Covering Child's Disappearance, Reunites Him With FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Switched

    For this reporter, being at the right place at the right time meant relieving a worried family of their worst fears. Paul Ezekial Fagan, of Tampa, Florida, was reported missing from his grandmother's house last week, WFLA reported.

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  10. a Tale of Three TittiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Switched

    Now that I've let my New York Times subscription lapse, I get most of my news online. When I logged on this morning, this headline caught my eye: Apparently, one Jasmine Tridevil, a massage therapist from Tampa, Florida, was claiming to have just spent $20,000 to get a third breast implanted between the two she already had.

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  11. Curious Manatee Kept An Eye On Stranded Pup Until Help Arrived, Just To Be NiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Switched

    And lucky for White Boy, a dog who was stranded in the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida, a manatee was standing by, keeping the pup company until a local police officer could help rescue him from the water. While neighbors in Seminole Heights heard the dog struggling Friday evening, they did not realize what had happened until they saw him in the water the following morning , according to Good Morning America, and called the Tampa Police Department.

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  12. Art Show With Barbie And Ken As The Virgin Mary And Jesus Outrages BishopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Switched

    ROME Barbie has had a number of careers in her 55 years - flight attendant, veterinarian, astronaut, even president. Her latest role, however, is raising eyebrows.

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  13. Ben & Jerry's May Rename 'Hazed & Confused' Ice Cream After ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Switched

    Ben & Jerry's will consider changing the name of an ice cream flavor that some say makes light of student hazing. Lianne and Brian Kowiak of Tampa, Florida, sent an email to the ice cream company earlier this month complaining that the recently introduced "Hazed & Confused" flavor was insensitive toward the issue of hazing , Bloomberg reported Thursday.

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  14. Obama Insists U.S. Forces 'Do Not And Will Not' Have Combat Mission In IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Switched

    President Barack Obama says U.S. forces in Iraq "do not and will not" have a combat mission as part of the effort against Islamic State militants. Obama received a briefing Wednesday from officers at U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Florida.

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  15. Mitt Romney Takes Another Shot At Obama's Foreign Policy StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Switched

    Speaking just hours before the president was expected to address the nation regarding his strategy to counter Islamic State militants, Romney said Obama can talk the talk, but "doesn't follow through." "People have come to see in the president someone who speaks eloquently and often times definitively, but doesn't follow through," Romney said.

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  16. NFL Running Back Sports Pink Dreadlocks To Honor His Late MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Switched

    SEPTEMBER 7: A rearview of Runningback DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers hair through his helmet during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. Wiliams dying his dreadlocks pink in honor of his mom, Sandra Hill, who died from breast cancer in May at age 53. Carolina defeated Tampa Bay 20-14.

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  17. Fan Uses Webcam To Watch Baseball With His Buddy, Gets Kicked Out For Being A Good PalRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Switched

    Spotted during Wednesday night's Tampa Bay Rays game against the Toronto Blue Jays, this enterprising Rays fan used the webcam on his laptop to watch the game with a buddy, livestreaming the whole thing via a video chat: Fan uses laptop so friend can watch Tampa Bay Rays game live via video chat. http://t.co/kEPMEXunXW pic.twitter.com/yLKpC4pSyM Tropicana Field officials, however, were apparently less than thrilled by the man's effort and removed him from the Tampa, Florida, stadium -- probably for rebroadcasting the game without the MLB's "express written consent," as the disclaimer goes.

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  18. Bea Miller's Sam Smith Cover Will Give You GoosebumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Switched

    Cover Artist: Bea Miller, one of our favorite former "X Factor USA" contestants originally recorded the cover in July, and then performed it again at a radio station in Tampa, Florida.

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  19. Share This Video Of Syrian Kids' Gorgeous Color 'Bombs' And Help Them Get A Soccer FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Switched

    According to Matthew Butler, Jenny Ljung and Joel Robbins, a splash of color can make all the difference to a child.

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  20. Iraqi PM Maliki Accuses President Of Violating The ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Switched

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki indicated that he will not drop his bid for a third term and accused the president of violating the constitution in a tough televised speech likely to deepen political tensions as a Sunni insurgency rages.

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