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Top 5 at Noon: Interim Tampa police chief thrust into the spotlight; Huge lines for new iPhone in Tampa; What makes Pinellas beaches so great?

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.

HUGE LINES FORM IN TAMPA FOR IPHONE X

The iPhone X dropped in Apple stores today, drawing dozens of people to pack into a maze of lines at the International Mall starting at 6 a.m. Some hoped to line up even earlier to get the new phone, which touts ground-breaking features like facial-recognition software. We detail the scene at International Plaza, and ask why these Apple devotees are doing it..

BRIAN DUGAN VIES FOR POLICE CHIEF POST WHILE TRYING TO SOLVE KILLINGS

A string of three killings in the Tampa has drawn international news coverage and thrust the 50-year-old veteran lawman Brian Dugan into the spotlight. He has vowed to catch the killer, pleaded with residents to come forward with information that could help solve the case, and urged them to fight the urge to stay inside, but who is this man who is vying to become police chief while trying to solve the case?.

WHAT MAKES TAMPA BAY BEACHES SO GREAT

For those of us who know Florida, you know this time of year is quiet. The weather chills ever so slightly, making for perfect days at the beach. The tourists, affectionately referred to as snowbirds, aren't here yet, which makes for smaller crowds. We sent out a few of our interns to explore some of Pinellas County's award-winning beaches to see what makes each of these beaches unique.

DUKE ENERGY TAKES ANOTHER HIT FROM HURRICANE IRMA

Add another notch to Hurricane Irma's toll: Duke Energy's earnings. The utility, of which the local Duke Energy Florida is a part, reported on Friday $954 million in net income for the third quarter of the year — or $1.36 per share. Here's what that mean's for the utility.

JOIN IN AS THE LIGHTNING RELIVE THEIR GREATEST MOMENT

Vinny Lecavalier hadn't seen it since he lived it. Ruslan Fedotenko figured he'd wait until he had grandchildren to gather around the fireplace and reminisce. Jay Feaster watches it every June 7. Game 7 of the 2004 Stanley Cup finals. Let us take you inside the living room with some Lightning greats.

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