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Police Bust Weekly Mahjong Game Played By Elderly WomenPolice in Florida busted a game of mahjong in Florida at a condominium clubhouse. The group accused of the crime: four women between the ages of 87 and 95.
Robbers Kill 79-Year-Old Man Working Last Shift At Liquor Store Before RetiringPolice say robbers fatally shot a 79-year-old Florida man who was working his last night at a liquor store before retiring.
Muslim Organization Putting Up Billboards In Florida To Explain About Peaceful ReligionA Muslim organization is putting up billboards in Florida to explain that their religion represents peace, and not the hateful rhetoric coming from terror groups like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Driver's Ed Instructor Charged With DUI Following Car CrashA driver's education instructor in Florida was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence following a car crash.
Locals Pitch In At Church Feeding After Turkeys StolenLocals are rallying around a Florida charity after someone broke in and stole their turkeys meant for an early Thanksgiving feast. Pastor Sylvia Tisdale said thieves broke into the Epps Christian Center in Pensacola on Friday and made off with computers and a bank deposit, emptied the freezers of turkeys. She said they even stole the paper towels. Her ministry was in the midst of preparing meals to feed the hungry at an event Saturday.
Latest in Hospital Shooting: Man Shot Stepdaughter Then Self, Officials SayThe latest on the shooting at a hospital in Tampa: --- 1:30 p.m. Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies have released the name of the man they say fatally shot a woman at a Tampa hospital and then shot himself. A news release says 70-year-old Steven Eugene Reynolds shot his stepdaughter, Alana Tedesco, then turned the gun on himself Monday morning.

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Shiny Things I Saw: Int'l Auto Show EditionI look forward to the 2016 Model Tampa Bay International Auto Show every year at the convention center for many reasons but mostly because I’m a huge nerd. This year, I decided to take about a dozen of my closest friends who are all car nerds just like me and we like to travel in packs. This year, there were some cars that none of us have ever seen in person and we all spent far too much time downstairs looking at the exotic car collection. There was a Lamborghini Murcielago-LP670-4-SV something or other, a super rare Lexus LFA and a couple of Ferrari’s, each costing about as much as a big house in South Tampa and then there was the unicorn: a black Laferarri that is about as expensive as one of those houses that face the water and garbage mountain on Bayshore Drive in south Tampa.
Best 2015 Veterans Day Free Meals Around Tampa Bay For Vets, MilitaryVeterans Day will be a busy day for Tampa Bay restaurants who wish to salute and thank our veterans with FREE meals. Although, it will be even more busy for the bay area vets and military who will eat these free meals. Mainly because there are so many options for each meal of the day.
Celebrate the Season of Giving | Stylish Companies that Give BackThe holiday season is a time for giving. We give gifts, we give hugs and we give away our Thanksgiving dinner leftovers. But wouldn't it be great if we could give a little more all year-long? Many companies are embracing the spirit of giving all year by donating funds, products or their time. Celebrate the season of giving no matter what season it is with the help of these companies!
CW Celeb's Halloween 2015 CostumesOver the weekend, many of us Halloweeners (including the celebs) hit the town in our spooky best to show off our creative spirit.
Food Inspired DIY Halloween CostumesMajority of costumes this year will be a TV character, possibly a superhero or maybe even a creepy zombie.
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Drug Might Help Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Heart DamageMany cancer treatments have a dark side — they can damage the heart. New research suggests this risk might be lowered in women with breast tumors if they take a heart drug as a preventive measure during their cancer care.
Study: Smartphone Apps Best For Calorie CountersResearchers found people were more likely to stick to a food diary when keeping track with a smartphone app.
Study: Wealthy People More Likely To Get Organ TransplantsYou can't buy hearts, kidneys or other organs but money can still help you get one. Wealthy people are more likely to get on multiple waiting lists and score a transplant, and less likely to die while waiting for one, a new study finds.
Study: Many Americans Not Sticking To Heart-Healthy LifestyleA new study reveals that many Americans are not sticking to a heart-healthy lifestyle.
FL Data Shows 10,900 Sexual Assault Kits Still UntestedNearly 11,000 rape kits have not been tested in Florida, according to statistics released by the state Thursday, mirroring backlogs at law enforcement agencies nationwide because of a lack of funding.
Study: Deaths Rates Rising in Middle-Aged WhitesThe U.S. death rate has been falling for decades, but researchers have detected one group in which the rates have been steadily ticking up - middle-aged white people. Suicides and deaths from drug overdose and alcohol abuse are being blamed.
Vietnam Veterans' Bond Forged Again With Kidney DonationServing together in Vietnam, John Middaugh and Henry "Bill" Warner forged an Army-brothers bond they knew was profound and lasting. A world and nearly a half a century away from the war zone where they'd counted on each other, Middaugh put himself on the line for Warner this month in a new way: by giving one of his kidneys.
Dr. Paul Bearer II Tombstone Tales | Halloween EditionOn Sunday, October 25th, Dr. Paul Bearer II returned to the Tenement Castle for an afternoon of HORRORble movies.

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