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News at noon: Shooting at Florida Hospital; Gov. Scott's budget plan; endangered rhinos; $6M South Tampa real estate deal; 'Creed' review; Bucs Turning Point

Nola, a northern white rhinoceros, stands in her enclosure at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif. Zoo officials say Nola, 41, was euthanized early Sunday because she was suffering from a number of old-age ailments, including arthritis, and had also been treated for a recurring abscess on her hip. The rhino had been a draw at the Safari Park since 1986. [Associated Press (2014)]

Nola, a northern white rhinoceros, stands in her enclosure at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif. Zoo officials say Nola, 41, was euthanized early Sunday because she was suffering from a number of old-age ailments, including arthritis, and had also been treated for a recurring abscess on her hip. The rhino had been a draw at the Safari Park since 1986. [Associated Press (2014)]

A 41-year-old woman was shot and killed inside Florida Hospital Tampa just after 7 a.m. Monday, authorities said. The shooter then committed suicide.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday proposed a $79.3 billion state budget for next year that includes major tax cuts, a boost in paying for jobs incentives and increased school funding.

Lou Hockel, a disabled Vietnam veteran, was surprised to hear that a new law allowing people with a state-issued disabled veterans license plate to get free parking at any parking lot run by a county, city or "any agency thereof" doesn't apply to Tampa International Airport. That may be changing.

In a single day, the world's population of northern white rhinos declined by 25 percent. All it took was one last ragged exhalation from a 41-year-old rhino named Nola, one of four of the massive, two-horned animals remaining on Earth. Now there are only three.

Belgian police launched more raids in Brussels and beyond early Monday, detaining five more people as they continued their hunt for a fugitive suspect in the Paris attacks. In Paris, British Prime Minister David Cameron said he will ask for parliamentary approval for the U.K. to join airstrikes against Islamic State extremists in Syria.

Go behind the scenes with us as more than 90 sales associates, shelf stockers, managers and Geek Squad customer service agents at a Tampa Bay Best Buy store practice drill after drill in preparation for the store's busiest day of the year: Black Friday.

In a deal that reflects the resurgence of a once down-and-out South Tampa area, a megachurch has bought a closed Sweetbay supermarket on W Gandy Boulevard for $6 million. Grace Family Church, which already has campuses in Lutz, Ybor City, Temple Terrace and on West Waters Avenue, paid cash for the cavernous space in a derelict strip shopping center.

Consumer Reports has listed which companies in 2015 were Naughty or Nice. A dozen corporations earned a naughty designation while 14 were identified as nice. We have the full list.

Fewer Americans bought homes in October, a sign that rising home values may be pushing more would-be buyers to the real estate market's sidelines.

In his review, Steve Persall writes that Ryan Coogler's Creed gives the Rocky formula some needed fizz, paying tribute to Sylvester Stallone's creation with a fresh Philly vibe.

Do you have no Thanksgiving plans? We can help. Lonely Thanksgiving week kicks off with a list of the shows you could binge watch over the long holiday weekend.

If you are cooking, you might need some ideas for what to do with the leftovers. Plus, we have tons of tips, recipes and reader traditions to enjoy all week long.

Is it true? The Bucs are now legitimate playoff contenders after the 45-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday? Turning Point explains how it happened.

Facing highest threat alert, Belgians bring out their cats

News at noon is a weekday feature from tampabay.com. Check in Monday through Friday for updates and information on the biggest stories of the day.

News at noon: Shooting at Florida Hospital; Gov. Scott's budget plan; endangered rhinos; $6M South Tampa real estate deal; 'Creed' review; Bucs Turning Point 11/23/15 [Last modified: Monday, November 23, 2015 12:16pm]
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