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  1. Deputies searching for driver of red-orange car who killed Seffner woman and left the sceneRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the driver who struck and killed a 46-year-old woman on Friday night. Linda Kay Fisher was walking near the roadways's edge by her home on Black Dairy Road when she was hit by a vehicle around 11:30 p.m., deputies said.

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  2. Bass Pro sells Brandon property but isn't going anywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Bass Pro sold its store at 10501 Palm River Road to a subsidiary of the Starwood Property Trust on Sept. 29 for $28.6 million, according to Hillsborough County property records.

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  3. Inspiring Old Glory Relay will conclude 4,600-mile trek on Veterans Day at Westfield BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    In California, a team from the U.S. Army's Fort Irwin National Training Center drove four hours to help carry the U.S. flag from Laguna Beach to Oceanside. In National City, Calif., outside San Diego, a group of Las Vegas residents ran with the flag just days after the Mandalay Bay shooting that took the lives of nearly 60 people.

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  4. Florida Orthopaedic to expand its Brandon presence with new facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The FOI building will serve as the anchor tenant at the Brandon Gateway Medical Plaza located at 560 S Lakewood Drive. Crews broke ground Tuesday on the 29,000 square-foot facility, that will replace the 13,000-square foot location on E Brandon Boulevard.

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  5. Joe Henderson: Hillsborough commissioners flout spirit of term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Members of the Hillsborough County Commission are supposed to be limited to a pair of four-year terms before they must surrender their seats. That's what the rulebook says, anyway.

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  6. 'Empire' star Grace Byers keynotes USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The first University of South Florida graduate to address the USF's Women in Leadership & Philanthropy supporters, Grace Gealey Byers, class of 2006, centered her speech on her first name, turning it into a verb to share life lessons. Byers, 33, who plays Anika Calhoun on the FOX TV series Empire , began by crediting her alma mater for directing her career path.

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  7. Afghani student inspires at HCC's Diversity Awards breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Her stance is steeped in the reality of being born and raised in Afghanistan, a country in which men are valued much more than women and where 85 percent of Afghan females have no formal education, according to the statistics division of the United Nations. Fortunately for her, the now 24-year-old Barakzai did graduate from high school in Afghanistan and, together with her Afghan husband, came to Florida five years ago.

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  8. Teen witness tells of Brandon basketball player's death, hiding of guns by shooter's momRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A teen girl testified Tuesday she saw Brandon High School athlete Jayquon Johnson flash a gun and tussle with her then-boyfriend, Cody Quinn, on New Year's Day before Quinn fired his own weapon, killing Johnson. But details of the shooting are coming out in the jury trial of his mother, Heidi Quinn, accused of tampering with evidence by initially hiding the two guns in a trash can of dirt.

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  9. Proposed reversible lane on Bloomingdale Avenue draws ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Bloomingdale Avenue business owners and members of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce are preparing to protest possible changes to the busy roadway that they say will likely take away millions in tax revenue from the county and cut their profits by as much as 40 percent. The proposed changes, cited in the Aug. 17 Brandon Corridors and Mixed-Use Centers Pilot Program, if approved, would convert the center turn lanes and medians on Bloomingdale Avenue into reversible lanes during peak traffic times.

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  10. Valrico woman lives to tell about Irma's fury in St. ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Editor's note: Like so many Tampa Bay residents, local dance instructor Sara Battaglia endured Hurricane Irma last week. However, the experience for Battaglia, director of the Dancing for Donations charity dance classes in Brandon, was a bit different.

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  11. Thieves loot Hillsborough businesses and homes during Irma, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating more than a dozen suspected looting cases committed as Hurricane Irma lashed the area. From dirt bikes to cigars to Corona beer, thieves took advantage of the nasty weather to make a run on businesses and homes, according to a list of 15 incidents released by the Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Daniel Ruth: Southern Heritage? Harassing foes is more like Southern cowardiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    This is quickly becoming the statue controversy that came to dinner, drank all your liquor, offended everyone at the table, passed out on the couch and refuses to leave. That would be, of course, Memoria In Aeterna , which is Latin for "Slaves? What slaves?" the Confederate monument honoring treason, racism and revisionist history that has been polluting public land in front of the old Hillsborough County Courthouse on Pierce Street.

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  13. Whitman: Let's pay more attention to the suffering in our communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Joel Osteen, the pastor of Lakewood Church, conducts a service at his church as the city starts the process of rebuilding after severe flooding during Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. The whole "Christian Prosperity Gospel" thing irks me. When Osteen didn't open his multi-million dollar Lakewood Church to shelter Texans devastated by Harvey, I grimaced.

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  14. Nonprofits in Bay area seek to continue service as storm approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    While the threat of Hurricane Irma has closed classrooms and canceled events, some social service nonprofits remain committed to providing for clients. Trinity Cafe, which serves more than 400 meals at two locations in Tampa, sent a call for volunteers to maintain lunch service Thursday and Friday and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday.

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  15. Even brightest teens can benefit from lessons in financial planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Bloomingdale High School senior Abby Carlton is well aware of how expensive the cost of a college education can be. But, unlike some of her classmates and friends, she's searched out and taken advantage of opportunities that will help her avoid incurring a massive amount of student loan debt, which in 2013 affected the future wellbeing of nearly 70 percent of graduating college seniors across the country, according to the Institute for College Access and Success.

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  16. Crews back at work in Tampa to move Confederate monument's obeliskRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A crew working through the early morning hours Wednesday was expected to remove the most prominent feature of a Confederate monument in front of the old Hillsborough County courthouse. Workers arrived at the site of the monument Memoria in Aeterna on Pierce Street about 1:30 a.m. By 7 a.m., they had placed metal braces on a portion of the 32-foot-tall obelisk.

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  17. Hillsborough judge denies request for injunction to halt removal of Confederate monument in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Hillsborough County judge on Tuesday denied a request from Southern heritage groups for a temporary injunction ordering the county to halt work on the removal of the Confederate monument while a lawsuit progresses. Meanwhile, work to remove the monument continued Tuesday.

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  18. G.Fried Flooring America's Brandon store to host HGTV starRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    HGTV Design Star winner Jennifer Bertrand says her presentations are family friendly, instructive and even make for a good date night. And fans can get a taste of all that when she appears at G. Fried FlooringAmerica's new location on Friday and Saturday .

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  19. William March: Tom Lee keeping door open on run for chief financial officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    State Sen. Tom Lee, R- Thonotosassa, on running for chief financial officer: "I was organized for this back in March and I've started making some fundraising calls." [SCOTT KEELER It surprised local politicos when state Sen. Tom Lee, R-Thonotosassa, told a writer last week he's decided to run for chief financial officer in 2018 - and did so the day before attending a Brandon event with Gov. Rick Scott and the candidate Scott favors, Jimmy Patronis.

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  20. Heroic Hooters manager helps two sheriff's deputies subdue unruly customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office praised a heroic Hooters Restaurant manager Wednesday for coming to the aid of two deputies struggling to subdue an unruly customer. Jim Nolte, manager of the Brandon Hooters on East Adamo Drive, called sheriff's deputies to his restaurant on August 13 to trespass 23-year-old customer Ashton B. Toney.

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