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  1. Ron Paul: Congressional Black Caucus Opposed War Because They Wanted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Switched

    AUGUST 28: U.S. Rep. Ron Paul walks the arena floor during the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac.

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  2. FDA Knew Fatal 'Superbug' Could Spread, Yet Didn't Recommend FixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Switched

    U.S. health regulators have known since at least 2009 that the medical devices at the center of the "superbug" outbreak at UCLA can transmit lethal infections but have not recommended any new safety requirements, a lapse that threatens patient safety, experts in hospital-acquired infections said. The latest outbreak involving the reusable devices called duodenoscopes, which are inserted down the throat, may have exposed 179 patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles and contributed to two deaths.

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  3. Another Skunk Ape (Or Bigfoot Hoaxer) Rears Its Ugly Head In Florida SwampRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Switched

    The year began with a Jan. 3 controversial story of how a fisherman claimed to have seen and photographed Bigfoot -- known in Florida as a Skunk Ape -- while it allegedly sat in a few feet of the murky swampy Hillsborough River outside of Tampa, Florida. Fast forward to Jan. 25 when HuffPost reader Matthew McKamey sent a video of something he says he and a friend saw while canoeing in a swamp that day in Lettuce Lake Park near, of all places, Tampa, Florida.

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  4. Marissa Alexander, Woman Jailed In 'Warning Shot' Case, ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  5. So That Happened: Against All Logic, A 2012 Loser Is RebornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Switched

    So that happened: This week, the 2016 presidential race was roiled by the announcement that former GOP nominee and 2012 loser Mitt Romney was, against all logic, getting his band back together to mount yet another run for the White House. This has baffled everyone, including The Huffington Post's Amanda Terkel, who joins us to form a chorus of confused noises.

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  6. Sphynx Cat Survives Being Shot In Head With ArrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Switched

    "I cried all night and was inconsolable. I couldn't believe she was gone. I just wonder if you're home and safe," Bulluck told WFLA.com.

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  7. Navy Commander Pleads Guilty In Massive Bribery CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Switched

    A U.S. Navy commander has pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy in a massive scheme involving a military contractor in Asia. Jose Luis Sanchez entered the plea at a Tuesday hearing in San Diego federal court.

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  8. Fisherman Says He Saw Bigfoot Bathing ... And He Sent Us A PictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Switched

    One occupational hazard of reporting on unexplained phenomena: You can always count on waking up in the morning to find an email from someone swearing that they've just seen Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, a hybrid human alien or a UFO on the moon. 2015 began with a photo from John Rodriguez, a 66-year-old retired electrician, who claims that he was fishing Dec. 26 on the Hillsborough River near northeast Tampa, Florida, and came upon an incredible sight.

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  9. The Hungover Football Fan's Guide To The New Year's Day Bowl GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Switched

    Before we get started, get yourself a tall glass of room temperature water. Drink that.

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

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  11. Top 10 Lies, Hoaxes and Pranks of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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  12. Marissa Alexander Agrees To Plea In 'Warning Shot' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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