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  1. District soccer: Countryside dispatches East Lake on PKs

    Home Team

    CLEARWATER – After a seven-year drought, Countryside has finally earned a berth in the Class 4A region tournament. …

  2. 6A-7: Weeki Wachee dispatches Hernando in four

    Home Team

    CRYSTAL RIVER – No. 3 Weeki Wachee upset county foe and second-seeded Hernando in four sets (25-18, 25-27, 25-10, 25-20) Tuesday night in the Class 6A, District 7 semifinal  to advance to the  championship match Thursday night.  …

  3. Justice Department to dispatch team to Turkey for cleric inquiry

    World

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department will dispatch a team to Turkey in coming days to pursue allegations by the Turkish government of criminal activity by Fethullah Gulen, an Obama administration official said Friday. …

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, is surrounded by his personal security and local officials after Friday prayers at Marmara University Theological School mosque in Istanbul.
  4. Before battling Charlie Crist, Rep. David Jolly must first dispatch Mark Bircher in GOP primary

    Stateroundup

    U.S. Rep. David Jolly will almost certainly battle former Gov. Charlie Crist this fall in the 13th Congressional District in what will be a nationally scrutinized race. …

    Mark Bircher is seeking the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times] 
  5. The latest Dispatches: Burn survivor's words are the balm that soothe

    State

    Set for Floridian in Sunday's Times from award-winner John Woodrow Cox: TAMPA — "Joe Versaggi," he said, lightly bumping fists with the young man in the hospital bed. "Burn survivor." …

    Joe Versaggi.
  6. Everybody's read the latest Dispatches from John Woodrow Cox and Melissa Lyttle?

    State

    From the February Floridian in yesterday's Times: …

    Terri Vee. Gospel rapper.
  7. How Melissa Lyttle made the picture that ran with Floridian's latest Dispatches

    State

    John Woodrow Cox in the December magazine: …

    "... to me, it so perfectly encapsulated the feeling he has about his situation."
  8. Pinellas beefing up school police dispatcher job

    The Gradebook

    Pinellas County Schools is tweaking the job description for its police dispatcher — a key figure when a school's in the middle of an emergency situation. …

  9. Security patrol moves into larger headquarters

    Publicsafety

    SUN CITY CENTER — The 900-plus members of the Sun City Center Security Patrol and their five squad cars have a new home that's five times the size of its previous facility. …

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jeff Merry and Sun City Center Security Patrol chief Karen Ryan pose in front of the security patrol’s new office.
  10. Gov. Scott dispatches DJJ chief to meet Capitol protesters

    The Buzz

    Gov. Rick Scott met Monday with his juvenile justice secretary, Wansley Walters, and directed her to meet with a group of student protesters who occupy part of the state Capitol for a sixth straight day in opposition to Florida's self-defense law. …

  11. District girls soccer: Wesley Chapel, Pasco to face off in final

    Preps

    WEEKI WACHEE — In the early girls soccer semifinal Wednesday night, Wesley Chapel emerged with a 2-1 overtime win over Springstead to stamp its ticket to Friday's Class 3A, District 7 championship game and next week's state playoffs. …

    Pasco High School's Nathalie Sawczuk (5), left, and Ashley Navarrete (10) celebrate Jordyn Kadlub's (7) goal giving Pasco a 1-0 lead over Weeki Wachee High School during the first half of Wednesday's (1/18/17) semifinal Class 3A, District 7 contest at Weeki Wachee High School in Hernando County.
  12. Rotten egg smell blankets Philadelphia area

    Nation

    PHILADELPHIA — Officials say the acrid order of rotten eggs that wafted through Philadelphia has been blamed on a power outage at a refinery just across the river from the city.  …

  13. Man arrested after deputies say he threatened to shoot them

    Publicsafety

    WESLEY CHAPEL — Pasco County sheriff's deputies took a man into custody Sunday who pointed a gun at them and threatened to "put rounds in them." …

  14. Dispatch from a fanboy: Four reasons why Ben Affleck might not be a bad Batman

    The Feed

    Comic book fanboys woke this morning to jarring news: That the star of Argo and more importantly, the awful superhero film Daredevil, would be the new Batman in a film intended as a sequel to this year’s Superman movie, Man of Steel. …

    What a poster for a Superman movie featuring Batman might look like.
  15. Gulfport dispatch may be over and out

    Localgovernment

    GULFPORT — The city is one step closer to having all of its 911 calls dispatched by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The City Council voted 3-2 Thursday to approve the first reading of its 2011-12 budget, which calls for outsourcing dispatching and parks lawn mowing to eliminate nine positions. …

  16. Taiwan scrambles F-16s after China sends carrier through strait

    World

    HONG KONG — Taiwan scrambled F-16 fighter jets and dispatched a frigate to the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday after China sent its sole aircraft carrier into the waterway, Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported. …

  17. Pinellas school police don't have computer-aided dispatch system

    The Gradebook

    Unlike most police agencies and school districts, the Pinellas County School District doesn't have a computer-aided dispatch system to track police activity in its schools. …

  18. Ruth: Obama leaves with dignity, mixed record

    Columns

    This nation has never had a perfect president. And it is safe to say in the near future, that track record will hold pretty steady. And no, Harrison Ford's President James Marshall in "Air Force One" doesn't count. …

    President Barack Obama pauses while speaking Tuesday in the briefing room of the White House. [Associated Press]
  19. Man dies as police struggle to arrest him near St. Petersburg homeless shelters

    Publicsafety

    ST. PETERSBURG — A man died Wednesday morning after a violent struggle with police officers who were trying to arrest him on a sidewalk near a group of homeless shelters. …

    Police blocked a sidewalk area along 5th Avenue North where officers were involved in a fatal struggle Wednesday morning. A number of homeless shelters are located along the street. [Samantha Putterman   |   Times]
  20. Review: Tim Dorsey's 'Clownfish Blues' pays dues to Florida-filmed 'Route 66'

    Books

    Serge Storms would appreciate it if we would stop referring to him as a serial killer. …

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