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

    Saturday Oct 18 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Sep 30 | 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.


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

    Sunday Sep 28 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Sep 24 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Sep 24 | 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. Kurdish Forces Seize Back Two Towns From Insurgents: Kurdish OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Switched

    An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter takes position on the front line in Makhmur, about 280 kilometres north of the capital Baghdad, during clashes with Islamic State militants on August 9, 2014.


  15. Julion Evans Has Funeral Cancelled After New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Learned He Was GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Switched

    Kendall Capers found no hope at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church after the death of his husband, Julion Evans, who died at age 42 from amyloidosis.


  16. Florida Elections Face Uncertainty As Congressional Maps Are RedrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Switched

    Florida's state legislature will reconvene later this week to redraw district maps that a judge has found unconstitutional, clouding the outcome of congressional races and possibly forcing delays in elections.


  17. Immigration Activists Hold Funeral For GOP: It's 'Dead To Our Community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Switched

    Members of United We Dream, Maria Palacios of Tampa, Fla., and others hold a mock coffin during a protest July 21, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Activists staged "funeral services for the Republican Party" because "the GOP has embraced radical right-wing policies and has actively called for the separation of families and the deportation ... (more) 4 comments

  18. Photos Show Tariq Abu Khdeir's Family Home Ransacked By Israeli PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Switched

    Israeli police raided the home of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir early Friday, just hours after the Palestinian-American teenager left for Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport to return home to Tampa, Florida.


  19. U.N. Reaches 'Breakthrough' Resolution In Getting Aid To SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Switched

    Syrian children eat while their mother looks at them in a disused house on June 28, 2014 in the Fikirtepe area of Istanbul.


  20. Florida Extends 'Stand Your Ground' To Cover Warning ShotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Switched

    This undated family photo provided by Lincoln B. Alexander shows, Marissa Alexander in her car in Tampa, Fla.


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