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  1. When his rifle fails, man kills home intruder with machete insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Miami Herald

    When the rifle beneath his bed failed, a Clearwater husband addressed a home intruder going after his wife with a machete - repeatedly. Fatally.

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  2. Police: Florida man scams woman by posing as country starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Authorities say a Tampa Bay-area man swindled a mentally disabled woman and convinced her to have sex with him by pretending to be country music star Jason Aldean. Largo Police tell WFLA-TV that 27-year-old Daniel Michael Farris of St. Petersburg posed on Facebook as Aldean and as a friend of the singer.

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  3. Body found as Coast Guard continues search for missing familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    U.S. Coast Guard Capt., Gregory Case, right, speaks during a news conference regarding the missing family members Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. According to the Coast Guard Sector in St. Petersburg, a concerned family member stated that the missing family was last heard from Sunday morning when they left Sarasota, Fla., to sail to Fort Myers to repair the boat.

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  4. Where is the Kimberly family? Coast Guard searching for boatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    U.S. Coast Guard Capt., Gregory Case, right, speaks during a news conference regarding the missing family members Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. According to the Coast Guard Sector in St. Petersburg, a concerned family member stated that the missing family was last heard from Sunday morning when they left Sarasota, Fla., to sail to Fort Myers to repair the boat.

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  5. To ease homeless issue, St. Petersburg mulls tiny homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    It might be a solution, if those living on the streets can be persuaded to take up offers to settle into permanent housing being built at places like Pinellas Hope or the 400- to 500-square-foot homes being planned by Celebrate Outreach. The homeless issue in St. Petersburg flared this month after complaints from residents of nearby downtown neighborhoods about men and women loitering for blocks around the St. Vincent de Paul shelter.

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  6. In Gawker fight, Hogan may have billionaire in his cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site? Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, appears in court, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. A Florida judge on Wednesday denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in Hogan's sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

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  7. Meet the man out to bring down GawkerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times. Hulk Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, left, looks on in court moments after a jury returned its decision in St. Petersburg, Fla., in March.

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  8. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Neil Maes, 11, of Belton, S.C., has a pillow with messages of support written on it during interviews at The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Maes was born deaf and now hears with the helps of cochlear implants, and will participate in his first National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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  9. Video captures explosion in St. Petersburg, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The furnishings from the Kennedy's Palm Beach estate, Winter White House, will be auctioned in West Palm Beach on January 23, 2016. Attorneys for the family of Corey Jones, a stranded motorist who was killed in a shooting involving a plainclothes police officer, share details from that night with the media.

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  10. Hulk Hogan seeks rematch with Gawker, sues over transcriptRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    In this Wednesday, March 9. 2016, file photo, Hulk Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, leaves the courtroom during a break in his trial against Gawker Media in St. Petersburg, Florida. In a lawsuit filed Monday, May 2, 2016, the former pro wrestler is suing Gawker again, saying the website leaked sealed court documents to the National Enquirer that quoted him making racist remarks.

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  11. Police: Well-known Florida couple die in murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The Tampa Bay Times reports that the bodies of former St. Petersburg police officer Gerard Joseph Stempinski and his wife, Marie Stempinski, were discovered Friday night. Gerard worked for 25 years as a police officer and detective before becoming a financial adviser.

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  12. All shaken up: Owner reunited with sentimental snow globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    When a man was forced to throw away a liquid-filled snow globe before going through security at a Florida airport, he was heartbroken: It had been a gift from his mother to celebrate his and his wife's adoption of a 5-year-old girl. A couple who picked up on Michael Moore's distress retrieved the sparkling, silver orb that played the song "Greensleeves" and yelled after him as he ran for his plane to Ohio that they would get it back to him somehow.

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  13. Were deputies heroes or bystanders as three teens drowned? Just-released video could have the answersRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Family members are asking how much deputies did to save three teens who drowned in a stolen car last month Sheriff's deputies said they tried to wade in to save the teens but could not navigate the swampy banks When three Florida teenagers drowned in a stolen car last month, deputies said they waded into the water to try and save them before they died. But their families allege inconclusive camera footage is raising questions about the night the car sank in a Pinellas County swamp.

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  14. Second manatee found dead in Miami watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Witnesses said the manatee found behind a condo in the 700 block of Northeast 63rd Street Monday had what appeared to be slashes from a boat propeller. But wildlife investigators who retrieved the carcass Monday night had not yet made a determination, said Frank McCloy, spokesman for the state's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg.

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  15. Lawmakers consider Florida ban on red-light camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2011 | The Miami Herald

    Florida lawmakers are advancing legislation to outlaw red-light cameras statewide, above objections from local police chiefs and city and county officials. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St.

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  16. Florida discoveries: Virtual reality experience highlight of new Dali-Disney exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Salvador Dali's surrealist painting, "Archeological Reminiscence of Millet's 'Angelus' " is displayed in a new exhibition at The Dali Museum and is the inspiration for an immersive virtual-reality experience being offered to museum visitors. This 1955 design for Disneyland castle is explored in a new exhibition at The Dali Museum about artist Salvador Dali's friendship with Walt Disney.

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  17. Juvenile parole officer, youth counselor Nathaniel Styles dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    So says son, Nathaniel Styles, Jr. of his father who, in 1967, fulfilled that destiny by becoming the first black Florida juvenile parole officer during the Civil Rights era, a position he held for 32 years. Born the youngest of seven in St. Petersburg, on May 9, 1942, Styles was only a few years older than some of his siblings' youngest children.

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  18. Man hit by van outside Eddie Izzard showRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Authorities say a van hit an elderly man outside a Tampa Bay area performing arts center about two hours before actor and comedian Eddie Izzard was set to take the stage. Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw says the crash occurred behind Ruth Eckerd Hall shortly before 6 p.m. Monday.

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  19. Report: Tampa Police writes more tickets than other agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    An analysis by The Tampa Bay times showed that Tampa police wrote more tickets last year than sheriff's offices in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties combined and more per capita than cops in Jacksonville, Miami, St. Petersburg and Orlando, the state's four other largest cities.

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  20. Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announces hea s running for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announces that he is running for the U.S. Congress during a news conference Tuesday in St. Petersburg. Charlie Crist is back, saying on Tuesday that "somebody has to step up" for Democrats in the 13th Congressional District and dismissing criticism that he is a perpetual candidate.

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