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  1. Flames hire Bill Peters as new head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The Flames introduced Peters at a news conference on Monday at Scotiabank Saddledome. The 53-year-old from Three Hills, Alberta, resigned as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday after four seasons and a year remaining on his contract.

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  2. Tampa fire chief Tom Forward retiring after 35 years with departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    The city's fire chief, who has served for 35 years and held the top job for nearly a decade, announced his retirement Thursday. Tom Forward, 58, said he has served at the helm of state's third-largest fire department for much longer than most of his peers at similarly sized departments.

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  3. Deputies: Armed Pasco woman fatally shot after confronting man in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    A woman was killed early Thursday morning after she arrived at a man's home and threatened him with a gun, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. The man told deputies he was defending himself when he fatally shot the unidentified 37-year-old woman, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Romano: For-profit prison video plan has a captive audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    Demetrius Moore, 24, helps Demetrius Moore, Jr., 2, pick out a toy to play with at Everglades Re-Entry Center on the campus of Everglades Correctional Institution on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Children of Inmates, Inc. and the Florida Department of Corrections arranged for children to reconnect with their incarcerated fathers at Everglades Re-Entry Center for about three hours for board games and lunch.

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  5. Search continues for BMW driver in fatal Tampa road-rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    Police continue to search for the driver of a black BMW who fatally stabbed a man during a road-rage incident sparked by a spit on Wednesday morning. Tampa Police released surveillance video of the car, a black BMW convertible that was driving westbound Fowler Avenue through what appears to be a red traffic light at Florida Avenue before 11:30 a.m. - seconds after the incident.

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  6. Giant crane falls at site of new St. Petersburg Police headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    No injuries were reported after a giant crane fell at the site of the new St. Petersburg Police Department headquarters. In a tweet Thursday morning, police reported no damage to the site of the new headquarters at 1301 First Ave. N, across from the city's current site.

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  7. Good Friday attendance relatively steady for Pasco County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | St. Petersburg Times

    District records show 6,519 students absent on the holiday, down 33 percent from a year ago , when it opened on the day for the first time in years. Overall, the district reported an 89.5 percent attendance rate, just slightly below the 93 percent rate from two Fridays earlier.

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  8. St. Pete man, 33, killed 13 days after being freed from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | St. Petersburg Times

    An argument between two groups inside a club spilled outside into the parking lot of the Sugar Room early Monday morning, according to St. Petersburg police. Jermaine A. Long, 33, was identified as the man who was killed.

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  9. Motorcycle passenger dies in Pasco rear-end crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Zephyrhills woman was killed Sunday night when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into the back of another vehicle that was stopped in traffic. Karen King, 45, died around 8:30 p.m. when the motorcycle - driven by 57-year-old Mark Loveitt - crashed into the back of a 1999 Honda Civic while westbound on State Road 54 near Morris Bridge Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  10. Bucs' Joel Glazer talks about his belief in Jameis Winston, keeping Dirk Koetter and GrumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    The NFL's investigation into possible misconduct by Winston is nearing six months. Both coach Dirk Koetter and general manager Jason Licht said Tuesday they were "frustrated" by the slow pace of the probe into their quarterback.

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  11. Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer calls Jameis Winston a 'first-class...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    On a day when his head coach and general manager expressed disappointment over the slow pace of the NFL's nearly six month investigation of their starting quarterback, Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer said he believes Jameis Winston has done nothing wrong. "Yeah, Jameis has been nothing but a great person since he's been with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers," Glazer told the Times at the NFL owner's meeting in Orlando Tuesday.

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  12. Bicyclist critically injured by distracted driver in ZephyrhillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 33-year-old bicyclist was critically injured in a collision after he was struck by a distracted driver Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The incident took place at about 10:10 a.m. Kelly Schweigart, 25, was driving a 2014 Dodge Journey west on Pretty Pond Road, just east of 23rd Street, troopers said.

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  13. Training for the Skyway 10K an uphill challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    So you're among the 7,000 souls who secured a spot in the inaugural Skyway 10K race across the crown jewel of bay area bridges. The slope of either side of the bridge's main span is a four-percent grade .

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  14. Colts say 'rivalry on' after McDaniels backs out of dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Ballard spoke to reporters for nearly half-hour Wednesday as he tried to explain why Josh McDaniels backed out of a deal to become the Colts' new coach. The questions came about 24 hours after team officials announced the hiring on its Twitter account and roughly 16 hours after McDaniels called to say he had changed his mind.

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  15. Snow volleyball will make case for Olympics in PyeongchangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    A snow volleyball exhibition is planned for Pyeongchang to help the sport's international governing body make the case for it to be added to the Olympics. If successful, volleyball would be the first sport to be on the program at both the Winter and Summer Games .

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  16. Clearwater Beach road closed while firefighters battle restaurant blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Clearwater Fire & Rescue officials recommend avoiding the 400 block near the Brown Boxer, where a fire broke out Wednesday morning. Firefighters reported no injuries.

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  17. Pasco man killed, passenger critically hurt in wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Zephyrhills man was driving the wrong way when he fatally struck a tractor-trailer head-on in Okeechobee County early Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A passenger was critically injured in the crash, which occurred on State Road 60 and Peavine Trail - just east of Yeehaw Junction - around 3:45 a.m., troopers said.

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  18. From the archives: Abraham Shakespeare won the lottery, then lost it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida Lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare listens as a judge discusses jury selection during the start of a civil trial with his former co-worker Michael Ford of Zephyrhills. Ford accused Shakespeare of stealing a winning lottery ticket worth $31 million.

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  19. Connecticut man, 25, dies in Zephyrhills skydiving accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    On Sunday, the 25-year-old, who was visiting from Connecticut, died from injuries he sustained in a skydiving accident at Skydive City, according to the Zephyrhills Police Department. The parachuting center is at Zephyrhills Municipal Airport.

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  20. Winning $450 million lottery ticket sold at Pasco County 7-ElevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    The winning Mega Million jackpot ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven at 7131 Ridge Rd. The winning numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, 70 and the Mega Ball was 10. The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize and only 60 days to claim the prize as a lump sum of $281.2 million. The Pasco County player is the only winner of the fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot in the Florida Lottery's history.

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