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  1. Coal-dependent Seminole Electric Cooperative seeks options as EPA crackdown loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Barely two years into her role as CEO of Tampa's Seminole Electric Cooperative - a provider of electricity to 1.4 million Floridians and businesses across 42 counties - Lisa Johnson faces a looming challenge. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cracking down on carbon emissions, is targeting coal-fueled power plants in a federal initiative called the Clean Power Plan.

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  2. 2015 a 'growing year,' Bucs co-chairman Bryan Glazer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    With his team coming off a 2-14 season but armed with what he hopes is a franchise quarterback in 2015 No. 1 draft pick Jameis Winston, Bucs co-chairman Bryan Glazer said Sunday fans should consider 2015 a "growing year."

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  3. Heavy rain and flooding batter Tampa Bay region, but there's an end in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Nearly three weeks into a spate of soggy weather typically associated with a tropical cyclone, forecasters said there may be an end in sight - kind of. "Looks like slow improvement," said Ernie Jillson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

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  4. Tampa pedestrian killed in Bearss Avenue crashRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Larry Donald Wright, 69, was crossing the eastbound lanes on Bearss Avenue around 10:13 p.m. when he entered the path of a car driven by Shawn James Zapatka, 42, traveling east on Bearss Avenue in the right turn lane west of Fisher Road, authorities said. The front of the car collided with Wright, who died on the scene as a result of his injuries, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

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  5. Westbound Gandy Bridge closed due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The westbound side of Gandy Bridge was closed Sunday morning following flooding from record amounts of rain, according to Tampa police. Eastbound traffic was being allowed across the bridge into Tampa around 11 a.m. Sunday, but was being detoured before Westshore Boulevard, authorities said.

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  6. Starbucks says man harassed customers parking in disabled spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    In December, Rob Rowen complained to a driver outside the Starbucks Coffee Co. store at W Azeele Street and Dale Mabry Highway.

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  7. Tampa breaks record for rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    On the far end of the McDonald's parking lot, where the water level sank to ankle-height, several cars gathered in a circle. While waves flooded Kennedy Boulevard and Oregon Street, four teenagers lounged in the back of a Toyota Sequoia around 5 p.m., happy to have a working car.

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  8. Black community forum on police race relations critical of Mayor BuckhornRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Life Malcolm, a poet and advocate in the African-American community, speaks at a forum hosted by the Arthur Green Jr. Memorial foundation Saturday about race relations and law enforcement in Tampa. Also pictured: moderator Dr. Kurt Young , an associate professor and chair of the political science department at Clark Atlanta University, and panelist Dr. Susan Greenbaum, an anthropology professor at the University of South Florida.

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  9. Officer-involved shooting in Tampa sends carjacker to the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    An officer was placed on administrative leave after shooting a carjacker in the wrist and hip Saturday afternoon, police said. Police said the man punched a victim and hijacked his car near Tampania Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard around 11:30 a.m before leading an officer on a one-block chase through South Tampa.

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  10. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Jen Stuckey of Dayton, Ohio poses with Chewbacca during the Fanboy Expo Bayport Comic Con at the Grand Hyatt Tampa in Tampa on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The convention featured Q & A sessions and Photo Opportunities with different celebrities, including Adam West and Burt Ward who were Batman and Robin from the 1966 television show.

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  11. Tampa Bay personnel newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Effie Bodzakos Santos has been named commercial team vice president and commercial banker for Hillsborough County. Santos has more than 20 years of industry experience and most recently was an independent sales director and business owner.

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  12. Review: Ace Atkins' 'Redeemers' finds Quinn Colson at a crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    E arly in The Redeemers , it sounds as if Ace Atkins' crime fiction series about Quinn Colson, sheriff of Tibbehah County, Miss., might be about to veer off in another direction. Colson, a former Army Ranger, is packing up his office and contemplating job hunting, maybe even returning to Afghanistan: "You come back home, shoot it out with some skinheads in the woods, run off a bunch of Mexican gunners, chase down some escaped convicts, see the town through a tornado, solve a couple horrific old murders, run off a biker gang, and the voters send you packing anyway."

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  13. March column: Higginbotham still undecided about transit taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham is going on the road to campaign for "undecided'' on the proposal for a half-cent sales tax for transportation needs. Higginbotham said he's got about two-dozen appearances scheduled at civic clubs and homeowners' associations to talk about the proposal, but still hasn't made up his mind whether he's for or against it.

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  14. Tampa Tribune downtown headquarters is soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Tampa Media Group, the owner of the Tampa Tribune, has sold its 4.2-acre headquarters property on the bank of the Hillsborough River. Records show RD 202 Parker LLC purchased the property for $17.75 million.

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  15. Director Kevin Smith coming to Tampa Improv for one-night showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Kevin Smith poses for a portrait to promote the film, "Misery Loves Company", at the Eddie Bauer Adventure House during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Park City, Utah. Clerks director Kevin Smith is coming to Tampa's Improv in Centro Ybor on Aug. 12 to put one of his famous free-wheeling talks in which he tells candid stories about working in Hollywood.

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  16. Pasco man charged in elderly mother's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Bruce Cardon Martin, 55, of New Port Richey, was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of his 91-year-old mother, Carolyn Martin. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office] Federal officials on Friday took into custody the son of a 91-year-old woman whom neighbors found dead in her New Port Richey home Tuesday morning.

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  17. Editorial: Hillsborough should improve flawed transit planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County will be hard-pressed to put time and millions of dollars into this effort if the plan fails to offer true mass transit options in a fast-growing region. Hillsborough County is about to start another round of public meetings aimed at placing a tax-supported transportation plan on the ballot in 2016.

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  18. Salvation Army declines Hillsborough County request to delay end of probation servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    The Salvation Army is holding firm with its plan to stop providing misdemeanor probation services in Hillsborough County on Sept. 30, despite pleas from county officials to stay on longer.

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  19. Autopsy shows man run over by Tampa officer was drunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    William Dale McIntire was extremely drunk in late June when he had his head crushed by a sport utility vehicle driven by a Tampa police officer, according to an autopsy and toxicology report. The report, released Friday, shows that when McIntire died he had a blood alcohol content of 0.30.

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  20. CourtsDid Hillsborough prosecutors send an innocent teenager to prison for life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Outwardly, they had little in common - one entered in handcuffs, the other through the front door - but both knew it could easily have been the other way around. Dean McKee, 43, had waited years for the chance to put the man who helped send him to prison for life back on the witness stand.

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