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  1. District boy soccer: Northeast dispatches Seminole

    Preps

    SEMINOLE— Seminole brought the energy looking for an upset, but failed to maintain the intensity in overtime. …

  2. Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: An early fog, a broken link

    Perspective

    Editor's note: The three members of the second Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition are filing weekly dispatches of their 1,000-mile, 10-week journey to highlight the value of keeping an open pathway through the state for wildlife. Here is the story of the second week.  …

  3. Perspective: Impeded by 'progress' (w/video)

    Perspective

    Editor's note: The three members of the second Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition are filing weekly dispatches of their 1,000-mile, 10-week journey to highlight the value of keeping an open pathway through the state for wildlife. Here is the first week's dispatch, from biologist Joe Guthrie.   …

  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 24

    Events

    Martina McBride: The four-time Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year performs on her tour for new album Everlasting at 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $45-$85. (727) 791-7400. …

  5. Region girls soccer: Largo 8, Bayshore 0

    Preps

    LARGO — The shackles were off, and Largo took full advantage. …

  6. Baby born on Lee Roy Selmon Expressway '100 percent healthy'

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — Jaden Juniel Rosales was born in a hurry. So quickly that his mother, Grendalee Rosales of Riverview, couldn't make it to the hospital in time for his arrival early Tuesday. Jaden was born in the family car as his father, Jose Rosales, raced along the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. …

  7. District boys soccer: Weeki Wachee stops Central's Cinderella run

    Preps

    BROOKSVILLE — The Cinderella run for Central came to an end on Wednesday night. In the first of two all-Hernando County semifinals in Class 3A, District 7, Weeki Wachee dispatched the Bears 2-0. …

  8. Top things to do for Jan. 21

    Events

    David Feherty: The former professional golfer turned writer and broadcaster brings us behind the scenes stories from the golf course and the studio at 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $61.25-$171.25. (727) 791-7400. …

  9. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

    Events

    The Book of Mormon: The hit musical comedy about two 19-year-old missionaries dispatched from Utah to Uganda from the creators of South Park returns at 7:30 p.m. to Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $38.50-$163.50. (813) 229-7827. …

  10. Wrong-way driver stopped near Skyway Bridge

    Public Safety

    The Florida Highway Patrol stopped a wrong-way driver Friday night in a 2007 Cadillac CTS near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge after receiving a call reporting a vehicle driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 275. No crash or injuries were reported. …

  11. The audacity of Jeb Bush: A governor goes all in on the Terri Schiavo case

    State Roundup

    Tricia Rivas had never written to an elected official, but gripped with emotion, she composed an urgent email to Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. "Please save Terri Schiavo!" she wrote from her home in Tucson, Ariz., on March 20, 2005. "Do something before it is too late … please! Every parent is watching this drama unfold … and will remember the outcome in future elections." Schiavo would be dead by the end of the month at a hospice near St. Petersburg, but not before Bush took a series of actions that, looking back a decade later, are stunning for their breadth and audacity. …

  12. Florida pelicans are being slashed, beaten

    Wildlife

    Someone has taken a violent dislike to Florida's iconic brown pelicans. In the Florida Keys over the past six weeks, more than a dozen pelicans have turned up with their pouches slashed, left to die of starvation. …

  13. Girls soccer: Newsome, Jenkins reach 5A-6 final

    Footballpreps

    VALRICO — The Class 5A, District 6 girls soccer bracket held true to form Tuesday as the top two seeds, Newsome and George Jenkins, advanced. The No. 1 Wolves defeated Strawberry Crest 8-0 and the No. 2 Eagles slipped past Wharton 2-1, sending both winners through to Friday's district title match. …

  14. Republic Services crews to help watch for crime in Hernando

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — They visit your street every week and know when something seems out of kilter. Now they will be helping in more ways than one to clean up the neighborhood. …

  15. NASCAR's Kurt Busch, accused of assault, says ex is trained assassin (w/video)

    Auto racing

    DOVER, Del. — The NASCAR driver known as "The Outlaw" said he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin who was dispatched on covert missions around the world once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.  …

  16. Pasco commission okays private ambulance services

    Local Government

    DADE CITY — Pasco County and two private ambulance companies are now sharing the non-emergency patient transport business, ending the county's long-standing monopoly on the service. …

  17. Pinellas to start using public safety radio system

    The Gradebook

    The Pinellas County School District has signed onto the county's public safety radio system. The School Board voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of using the radio system. The cost will be based on usage, but (by contract) can't exceed $100,000 this year.  …

  18. Travelers open emergency exits after flight delay in China

    World

    China Travelers open emergency exits after flight delay …

  19. George Zimmerman released on bond after arrest for throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend

    Public Safety

    SANFORD — Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.  …

  20. Hiring push planned to address driver shortage in Hillsborough school bus system

    K12

    TAMPA — Students will have the day off, but Riverview High School will bustle Jan. 20 with hundreds of adults applying for bus driver jobs. That's what Hillsborough school officials hope, anyway. …

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