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Middle school vice principal, sixth-grade teacher victims in Brandon double murder/suicide shoot-out

BRANDON — An estranged soon-to-be ex-husband murdered his wife and the woman she lived with in a three-way gun battle before killing himself, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Sa …

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Rep. Charlie Crist is divorcing his wife, Carole (w/video)

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Plan your weekend Feb. 24-26: Gasparilla Distance Classic, Mardi Gras pops, dinos at the zoo

Plan your weekend Feb. 24-26: Gasparilla Distance Classic, Mardi Gras pops, dinos at the zoo

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Watch the Oscars in style Sunday at Tampa Theatre's Hollywood Awards Night

Watch the Oscars in style Sunday at Tampa Theatre's Hollywood Awards Night

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Movie Planner: 'Get Out,' 'Rock Dog,' Oscars goodies galore

Movie Planner: 'Get Out,' 'Rock Dog,' Oscars goodies galore

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Navigating the Gasparilla Distance Classic: Road closures and what you need to know if you're going

Navigating the Gasparilla Distance Classic: Road closures and what you need to know if you're going

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  1. 3 takeaways from Rays 7-2 loss to Pirates

    Blogs

    Three takeaways from the Rays 7-2 loss to the Pirates:

  2. Rick Scott has lunch with Trump at White House

    Blogs

    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Rick Scott had lunch today at the White House with President Trump and Gov. Scott Walker.

  3. Youth wins the day in Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K

    Running

    TAMPA — When Ellie Pleune finished as the runnerup in last year's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K by 19 seconds, she wasn't satisfied with her result.

    If anything, it drove her for more.

    Ellie Pleune, a 13-year-old from Tampa, Fla., finishes first in the women’s 5K event with a time of 18:13 during the 2017 Gasparilla Distance Classic in downtown Tampa on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
  4. Drouin returns to practice Saturday

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  5. Another weekend, another title for Gasparilla 15K women's champ Stephanie Pezzullo

    Running

    TAMPA — Despite winning two 5-kilometer races in as many states last weekend, Stephanie Pezzullo felt obligated to enter Saturday morning's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K.

    Stephanie Pezzullo, 34, of Ocala, finishes in first in the women's category with a time of 54:56 during the 2017 Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K race in downtown Tampa on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
  6. Two women, two murders, 30 years of questions

    Crime

    Bob Corry can't tear himself away from true crime television.

    Cathy Corry holds a family portrait taken December 1986 just before Eleanor Swift was murdered. Swift was murdered 30 years ago this month, smothered with a couch cushion in her home in Seminole at the age of 84. Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives are still searching for her killer, who is also believed to have choked and beaten 82-year-old Opal Weil just four days earlier.
  7. Middle school vice principal, sixth-grade teacher victims in Brandon double murder/suicide shoot-out

    Crime

    BRANDON — An estranged soon-to-be ex-husband murdered his wife and the woman she lived with in a three-way gun battle before killing himself, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Saturday afternoon at a press conference outside the home where the tragedy occurred.

    A law enforcement official is seen at the scene of what appears to be a double murder and suicide on Hickory Creek Drive in Brandon, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
  8. Despite talk, it's business as usual for transportation

    Mass Transit

    A similar scene unfolded on both sides of the bay this week:

    Officials on both sides of the bay agree Tampa Bay needs to do better when it comes to transportation, but no one suggested a new course in recent meetings. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
  9. In his final race, Lake Wales coach Richmond captures Gasparilla 15K for second time

    Sports

    TAMPA -— He joined thousands of other runners on the southern edge of downtown Tampa before dawn Saturday, and began running beneath a cloud-stained sunrise.

    Austin Richmond, a 31-year-old Babson Park resident, finishes first in the men's category with a time of 47:25 during the 2017 Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K race in downtown Tampa on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
  10. Two USF basketball players home safe after being left at airport

    Blogs

    Two USF men's basketball players arrived home safe Friday afternoon after they were left at an airport in Houston when the team's connecting flight home from a game at Tulsa left without them.

    Guards Troy Holston pictured, and Geno Thorpe, who played in USF's loss at Tulsa on Thursday night, flew with their teammates to Houston on Friday morning but fell asleep in the airport there.

Rick Scott has lunch with Trump at White House

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Rick Scott had lunch today at the White House with President Trump and Gov. Scott Walker....

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3 takeaways from Rays 7-2 loss to Pirates

Three takeaways from the Rays 7-2 loss to the Pirates:...

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Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday.

What to watch this weekend: Academy Awards, Amazon's 'Patriot'

Night with the stars: the 89th Academy Awards...

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