Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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WashingtonWarren DNA test shows Native American ancestryMassachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren — ridiculed by President Donald Trump with the nickname "Pocahontas" — released a DNA test Monday showing "strong evidence" of Native American heri...
Published: 10/14/18
Updated: 10/15/18
Hernando deputies: Mom charged with murder after hot-car death said she had left kids in car before

Hernando deputies: Mom charged with murder after hot-car death said she had left kids in car before

SPRING HILL — A woman who whose 9-month-old son died in a hot car outside her home this summer admitted to leaving her children unattended in cars several times before, according to court records outlining her arrest.Cami Lee Moyer, 38, faces ...
Published: 10/15/18
USF journal: Coby Weiss earns AAC honor

USF journal: Coby Weiss earns AAC honor

Bulls sophomore walk-on Coby Weiss, who nailed the winning 22-yard field goal Friday at Tulsa, was named American Athletic Conference co-special teams player of the week on Monday.TB Jordan Cronkrite, who recorded his fourth consecutive 100-yard game...
Published: 10/15/18
Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash in Zephyrhills

Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLS — A pilot suffered minor injuries when their plane made a crash-landing in a field on Monday afternoon, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was reported at about 3:19 p.m. The pilot of a single-engine...
Published: 10/15/18
In Hernando County clerk race, it's insider vs. outsider

In Hernando County clerk race, it's insider vs. outsider

Republican Doug Chorvat faces independent Michael Lamberti for the Hernando County clerk's race.
Published: 10/16/18
Surveillance video shows Lakeland city commissioner shooting alleged shoplifter

Surveillance video shows Lakeland city commissioner shooting alleged shoplifter

LAKELAND — For more than a week, details in the case of a Lakeland city commissioner who fatally shot an alleged shoplifter came mainly from police accounts. Then, on Monday, Lakeland police released surveillance video that gives the public an up-clo...
Published: 10/15/18
Bucs fire defensive coordinator Mike Smith

Bucs fire defensive coordinator Mike Smith

The Bucs have fired defensive coordinator Mike Smith.Smith's defense was last in 2017 and are allowing 34.6 points per game this season, the most in the league and are on pace to allow the most points in NFL history.Two weeks ago, the Bucs were embar...
Published: 10/15/18

CorrectionWhile president, Bill Clinton was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice but was acquitted by the Senate. A story Saturday about Monica Lewinsky’s Tampa visit incorrectly characterize...
Published: 10/15/18
Vagabond spirit guides seamstress on the biker festival circuit

Vagabond spirit guides seamstress on the biker festival circuit

Eileen Ceder, aka "The Slipper Lady," is a snowbird traveling the motorcycle festival circuit. A moccasin maker who also sells fabric patches, she can sew them on right then and there.
Published: 10/16/18
Tampa International Airport tops 20 million passengers in a year; St. Pete-Clearwater has biggest September ever

Tampa International Airport tops 20 million passengers in a year; St. Pete-Clearwater has biggest September ever

Tampa International Airport has surpassed the 20 million-passenger mark for the first time ever, closing out its budget year with more than 21 million passengers over a 12-month period.The airport exceeded its own expectations on Sept. 30 when it end...
Published: 10/15/18
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