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  1. Hillsborough County Sheriff: Six-foot alligator attacks horse in Odessa pasture

    Crime

    Deputies were dispatched to Odessa Thursday evening to corral a six-foot alligator that attacked a horse, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. …

  2. Hillsborough emergency workers recognized at 21st Our Heroes Luncheon

    Publicsafety

    TAMPA — University of South Florida police Officer Richard Curry didn't know what to expect when he approached the flooded car last May. Curry was dispatched after receiving a call that a car had plunged into a drainage ditch and had filled with water. …

    Eleven members of local honor guards salute during the presentation of the heroes table during the 21st annual Our Heroes Luncheon on Wednesday at the Tampa Convention Center.
  3. Pasco business uses thermoplastics to make house numbers shine at night

    Business

    NEW PORT RICHEY — As the longtime owner a roof-cleaning company, Dante Rodriguez has rubbed elbows with lots of homeowners associations and with homeowners. He has learned about their concerns. Among them? …

    Dante Rodriguez, 49, owns Bay Area Thermoplastics and its parent company, Bay Area Roof Cleaning Company, Inc.
  4. Two hurricane hunter planes at MacDill AFB to get $42 million upgrade

    Hurricanes

    TAMPA — The hurricane planes known affectionately as "Miss Piggy" and "Kermit" are getting new Rolls-Royce engines, new wings and better radar.  …

    Stickers of the countries visited and storms inspected are shown on the 38-year-old aircraft that is getting an upgrade.
  5. Analysis: Against Islamic State, airstrikes may not suffice

    World

    BAGHDAD — It is the modern era's military strategy of choice: overwhelming air power delivering precision-guided punishment backed by intelligence on the ground, with minimal exposure for soldiers of the striking side.  …

    F/A-18 fighter jets take off Aug. 11 for a mission in Iraq from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf. [Associated Press]