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CDC Ebola error in lab may have exposed technician to deadly virus

A laboratory mistake at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta may have exposed a technician to the deadly Ebola virus, federal officials said Wednesday. The technician will be …


Flowers are placed on a police car near the scene of the shooting of Officer Charles Kondek in Tarpon Springs, Fla. on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Kondek, a 17-year veteran of the local police department and originally from New York, was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday responding to a call shortly after 2 a.m. [Monica Herndon   |   Times]

Police union sets up memorial fund, sells T-shirts to honor slain Tarpon Springs officer

TARPON SPRINGS — Before his death early Sunday, Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek had just been elected by his fellow officers to be their union representative. His position with the Police Benevolent Association made him the voice of his co-workers in their contract negotiations. Now the PBA has establi …


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    Will Kriseman rebound from failed Rays vote? Council members think so

    ST. PETERSBURG | As chatter about the failed vote on the recently proposed Rays stadium deal continued Friday, Mayor Rick Kriseman turned his attention to his holiday vacation....


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    Merry Christmas to all you dedicated Gradebook readers who keep coming back for news, even during the holidays. We're taking the day off to enjoy time with family, and hope that you can do the same. ...