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  1. Administrator Haley Loeun fired from CareerSource jobs centersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Haley Loeun, a top aide to the embattled leader of the Pinellas and Hillsborough jobs boards, was fired Thursday from her $130,000 position as business services director. Loeun came under criticism after the Tampa Bay Times reported that CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay employees and an anonymous letter sent to Hillsborough County commissioners claimed Loeun and president and CEO Edward Peachey were involved in a romantic relationship.

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  2. Reckless driver uses backyard as roadway, nearly causes head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office helicopter hovered overhead as a silver Nissan Altima drove into oncoming traffic, forced multiple vehicles off the road, cut drivers off and nearly caused a head-on collision. Fady Suleiman, 27, of Hoyt Avenue in Temple Terrace, faces multiple charges related to the reckless driving, which was reported in the area of Bell Shoals Road and Bloomingdale Boulevard and ended at Kingsway Road and Edgedale Circle.

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  3. Her brother was a Hillsborough firefighter. Then he overdosed. What...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    Editor's note: This essay was written for the Tampa Bay Times by Dina Perez, the sister of Nick Perez, a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue employee who died in 2016 at age 27. You see firefighters and first responders on TV and they look like superheroes. It looks like a movie.

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  4. Bill and Lisa Gray honored with Be More AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    ... We surprised Bill with the news he had won the 2018 Be More Positive award at the Pet Resource Center in Hillsborough County. One of the shelters Second Chance Friends is instrumental in helping. "They've taken out animals who have been very ...

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  5. Former Florida State Republican jumped to his death from overpass, medical examiner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fox News

    A former Florida state Republican who was hailed as a "good and decent man" by his onetime Democratic opponent plunged to his death Monday from a highway overpass. The Hillsborough County medical examiner ruled the death of Robert Wallace, 65, a suicide; his body was found lying on rocks near a Dale Mabry Highway overpass in the Tampa area, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

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  6. Cleaning company helps women battling cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    ... homes per month for four consecutive months at no charge in the company's existing service area in south Hillsborough County. Costello said she knows it's an emotional rollercoaster for these women, "you're weak and you're having a lot of mixed ...

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  7. Hillsborough authorities seek missing, endangered Wimauma womanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WFLA

    Twenty long years after taking gold when the sport debuted in 1998 at Nagano, the United States snapped Canada's streak of four straight Oly Throughout the entire 2018 Winter Games, NBC Olympics staff will preview the upcoming slate of hockey games and recap the prior day's action HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's office needs the public's assistance in finding a missing, endangered woman.

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  8. Tampa martial arts coach faces life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WFLA

    Twenty long years after taking gold when the sport debuted in 1998 at Nagano, the United States snapped Canada's streak of four straight Oly Throughout the entire 2018 Winter Games, NBC Olympics staff will preview the upcoming slate of hockey games and recap the prior day's action TAMPA, Fla. - The owner and coach of a martial arts and fitness studio in Tampa faces life in prison Thursday when he appears at a sentencing hearing in the Hillsborough County Courthouse.

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  9. Former Florida Rep Kills Himself By Jumping Off OverpassRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Former state Rep. Robert Wallace, who apparently suffered from depression for years, jumped about 50 feet onto Gun Highway around 7 p.m. Monday night, according to a report from the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner office . There was one witness who apparently saw the suicide and first responders showed up on the scene to find Wallace's body next to railroad tracks.

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  10. Exclusive Florida's newest Supreme Court justice changes the high court's dynamicsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Florida Trend

    ... Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith. More from the Daily Business Review and the Florida Times-Union . Hillsborough County has a documented history of drug issues - and alcohol abuse - among first responders. A Tampa Bay Times investigation found 47 ...

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  11. Man rescued from river after boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    Around 2 a.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a person who said they heard someone yelling from the Little Manatee River in Ruskin. Deputies later learned that a 46-year-old man was fishing in the river alone when the tide began to move out to the bay.

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  12. Raft thrown to man on Little Manatee River when tide causes boat to capsizeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Nature as the outgoing tide caused him to become stranded on his capsized boat. Robert Sickler told Hillsborough County deputies he was fishing alone when the tide began to move out from the river to the bay. Feeling then was the time to get to ...

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  13. Hillsborough deputies rescue man from river after his boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WFLA

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies rescued a man whose boat overturned on the Little Manatee River early Thursday morning. HCSO received a 911 call at 2 a.m. from a resident who heard an unknown male calling for help in the area of 10th St. SW and Woodland Estates Avenue in Ruskin.

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  14. Man airlifted from Little Manatee River when tide causes boat to capsizeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 46-year-old man fishing in the Little Manatee River apparently was no match for Mother Nature as the outgoing tide caused him to become stranded on his sinking boat. Robert Sickler told Hillsborough County deputies he was fishing alone when the tide began to move out from the river to the bay.

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  15. Commissioners Vote To Spend Another $61 Million For Amalie ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

    Hillsborough County Commissioner s wants to make sure the Lightning stay in Amalie Arena. They voted to spend another $61 million dollars on improvements to the venue.

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  16. How much is your child's safety in school worth? How much is your child's safety in school worth?Read the original story

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... have funding to support that incremental growth of people," said Richa Garg, a Pinellas County mom. In Hillsborough County, where enrollment is up more than 13,000 over the past five years, the number of SRO's has remained fairly steady, averaging ...

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  17. 2 students arrested for making separate threats at Armwood High School, Turkey Creek Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLA

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - Two students were arrested in separate incidents on Wednesday for making violent threats against their schools.

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  18. CareerSource board: CEO Ed Peachey must goRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLA

    ... she said. The CareerSource executive boards will meet Friday in Pinellas County and next Tuesday in Hillsborough County. They're expected to get rid of Peachey. WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we ...

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  19. Hillsborough commissioners ask CareerSource chief to step down or be firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County commissioners voted Wednesday to ask embattled jobs center leader Ed Peachey to either resign or face termination over concerns the agency inflated job placement numbers with the state. Chairwoman Sandy Murman said commissioners can't fire Peachey, but they can appoint and remove board members who oversee CareerSource Tampa Bay, which helps people find jobs in Hillsborough.

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  20. Deputies arrest man on the run accused of raping child at party in HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFLA

    Austin Dillon is still celebrating his Daytona 500 victory and Bubba Wallace is relishing his sudden breakout as NASCAR There is still plenty of action going on in PyeongChang. For the fifth time in six Olympics, the United States and Canada will face off for HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.

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