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  1. FSU, Miami named favorites to win ACC divisions

    College

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the ACC's divisions. In the other, the pecking order was nowhere near that clear. Miami was the pick to win the cluttered Coastal Division despite receiving fewer first-place votes than two other teams. …

  2. Dunedin man dies in motorcycle crash Sunday in Clearwater

    Accidents

    CLEARWATER — State troopers are investigating a motorcycle accident early Sunday that killed a Dunedin man. Investigators say Michael S. Brayden, 44, was traveling north on Belcher Road at about 3 a.m. when he collided with the median and flipped over near Lake Arbor Boulevard. …

  3. Should online life survive death?

    Business

    WASHINGTON — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters?  …

  4. Editorial: Legislature should require helmets for motorcyclists

    Editorials

    It was clear when the Florida Legislature repealed mandatory motorcycle helmet laws that the decision would lead to more deaths and injuries. Now history shows that opponents of repeal were right. Fourteen years after relaxing its helmet laws, Florida has become a poster child for pro-helmet campaigns around the country. Motorcycle deaths have jumped dramatically from an average of 160 a year before the law was repealed to 457 in 2012 alone. Those numbers rank Florida among the top states for motorcycle fatalities and paint a grim picture of the cost of riding without a helmet. As Floridians enjoy the holiday weekend, drivers should particularly watch for motorcyclists — and motorcyclists should wear their helmets. …

  5. Paul Azinger says Tiger Woods needs to regain confidence

    Pga

    The 143rd British Open begins Thursday at Royal Liverpool in England. It's only the second time in the past 47 years the seaside course has hosted the Open Championship. The other time was 2006, when Tiger Woods scorched the course by shooting 18 under and winning by five shots over Ernie Els and a stunning 17 shots ahead of third-place finisher Mark Calcavecchia. We get you ready for the Open with this Two Cents preview, including a Q&A with Bradenton's Paul Azinger, who will be the lead analyst on ESPN's coverage of the season's third major tournament. Azinger, 54, won the 1993 PGA Championship and nearly won the British Open in 1987. …

  6. Motorcycle accident victim identified

    Accidents

    ST. PETERSBURG Victim in motorcycle fatality is identified Authorities on Tuesday released the identity of a motorcyclist who died in a crash Sunday.  …

  7. Oldsmar woman dies after motorcycle accident

    Briefs

    Oldsmar Motorcycle passenger dies after fall …

  8. Tampa police officer killed in crash with Pasco government truck

    Accidents

    LAND O'LAKES — A 20-year veteran Tampa police officer and father of six died in a motorcycle crash Thursday after a Pasco County government truck turned into his path.  …

  9. South Pinellas letters: Motorcyclists need a wake-up call

    Letters

    Help reduce motorcycle accidents with alertness May 4 Motorcyclists, you need a wake-up call …

  10. Grieving mother strives to save other motorcycle riders

    Human Interest

    SAFETY HARBOR — It was late afternoon on May 19, 2005, on a busy street bordering one of the countless subdivisions in Hillsborough County. …

  11. Motorcycle event, barbecue to honor Iraq veteran

    Briefs

    HUDSON Motorcycle event to honor Iraq veteran …

  12. Motorcycle passenger dies in east Hillsborough collision with pickup truck

    Public Safety

    BRANDON — Sheriff's deputies are investigating a traffic accident in which a motorcycle slammed into a pickup truck near a busy Brandon intersection, killing a 34-year-old woman. …

  13. Holiday man in critical condition after motorcycle wreck in Largo

    Briefs

    Largo Motorcycle crash victim still in critical condition Police have identified a 39-year-old man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Wednesday.  …

  14. Spring Hill teen killed in motorcycle accident

    Briefs

    SPRING HILL Teen killed in motorcycle crash on Pinehurst Drive A 19-year-old died in a motorcycle accident early Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Joshua Alan Brown of Spring Hill was headed north on Pinehurst Drive about 3:20 a.m. when he lost control of his 2006 Honda motorcycle and crashed into a tree near Newhope Road, a report states. Brown was going faster than the 30 mph speed limit, FHP said. Brown was ejected from the bike. BROOKSVILLE Sign up by Tuesday to speak to legislative delegation The annual meeting of the Hernando County legislative delegation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 18 in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Residents are invited to speak about appropriations or general legislation issues. Sign up by Tuesday to reserve time to speak. To register to speak, contact Ryan Anderson at Rep. Robert Schenck's office at (352) 688-5005 or ryan.anderson@myfloridahouse.gov. Today's picks Hernando Jazz Society hosts Hernando Jazz All Stars with singer Lorri Hafer: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wellington Club House, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Nonmembers pay $9 admission. (352) 799-9690. Jewish Film Festival to show Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg: 2 p.m., Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. $5. (352) 686-7034. Man of La Mancha: 2 p.m., Stage West playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15 adults; $8 students 17 and younger. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.

  15. Attorney says man was drinking, but that did not cause a fatal crash

    Criminal

    LARGO — Right off the bat, a defense attorney acknowledged Jimmy Alton Dunn had been drinking on the night he got into an accident that killed two men on a motorcycle in Clearwater. But that didn't make the accident his fault, said assistant public defender Heidi Demers. …

  16. Woman killed in Hernando County motorcycle accident

    Accidents

    RIDGE MANOR WEST — A woman was killed and a man was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when their motorcycle collided with a semitrailer truck near Ridge Manor, the Florida Highway Patrol said. …

  17. Largo man dies from injuries in Dunedin motorcycle accident

    News

    DUNEDIN — A Largo man involved in a Dunedin motorcycle crash died late Thursday afternoon, according to authorities. The crash occurred about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday on Edgewater Drive. …

  18. Clearwater man dies after Oldsmar motorcycle accident

    Accidents

    OLDSMAR — Authorities have released the name of a young man killed in a motorcycle crash in Oldsmar Friday night. Clearwater resident Nolan Price, 21, died after being transported to a hospital following the accident at the intersection of Tampa Road and Burbank Road. …

  19. Authorities respond to motorcycle accident on Bayside Bridge

    Accidents

    CLEARWATER - Authorities are on scene of an accident involving motorcycles on the southbound side of the Bayside Bridge. At least one person is injured and will be airlifted to a local hospital, a dispatcher said. Emergency crews were dispatched to the accident at about 11:10 p.m.  …

  20. Thurgood Marshall middle school teacher dies in motorcycle accident

    Accidents

    ST. PETERSBURG — The motorcycle was a gift to himself, a symbol of survival, a new start. Jim Wagenman bought it in 2003, a couple of years after his wife died, while he was a single dad struggling to raise her two teenagers and their young daughter. …

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