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Man Accused of Biting Victim's Face in Anti-Muslim AttackA Virginia man is accused of biting another man's face after making anti-Muslim slurs in a parking lot at a busy shopping mall late last year.
Pence Asks Indiana Court to Keep Some Governor Emails SecretVice President Mike Pence is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to let him keep secret some documents emailed to him while he was the state's governor.
A Peek at Off-Camera Happenings at the Academy AwardsWhile the whole of Oscar night was eclipsed by the unprecedented best-picture flub at the show's conclusion, the Academy Awards is a starry celebration onscreen and off. For every memorable moment during the telecast, countless others occur away from the camera's eye in the wings of the Dolby Theatre stage.
Sequestered Jury from Outside Area to Decide Bill Cosby CaseA sequestered jury from an outside county will decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday, rejecting a defense request to move the trial itself because of worldwide media reports that the actor's lawyers say brand him a "serial rapist."
Takata Pleads Guilty in Air Bag Scandal, Agrees to Pay $1BJapanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly defect in millions of its air bags.
Keidel: Can Magic Fix The Lakers?Greatness on the basketball court doesn't guarantee success as a coach or team executive. Just ask any number of former NBA stars.

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Best Places In Tampa Bay With Senior DiscountsRead on for a list of five of the best places for seniors to find great deals while shopping, visiting local attractions and getting around the Tampa Bay area.
Gasparilla 2017: Invasion, Pirates, Parade & Parking By The NumbersAs the January 28th, 2017 Gasparilla Pirate Festival nears, the pirates are preparing for one crazy invasion. Here is a look at this year's festival by the numbers.
Best Christmas Tree Cutting Experiences In The Tampa Bay AreaSome of the best Christmas tree cutting experiences can be found in the Tampa Bay area.
Best Holiday Volunteer Opportunities for the Family in Tampa BayGet the family together to make a difference in the Tampa Bay community this holiday season.
Outdoor Activities in Tampa BayOur Bay area cities are full of activities for family outings, friendly meet ups or romantic date nights. Explore the list below and get outside to start enjoying this time of the year!
Best Bistros In Tampa BayBistros have their roots in Paris, where chefs served small, simple meals at a moderate price. Bistros now encompass all types of cuisine, from Chinese to Italian to vegan fare. Here is a sampling of some of the best bistros in Tampa Bay.

Health

Doctors Warn Against Teen Pot Use Amid Looser Marijuana LawsAn influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use.
China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' for Opioid EpidemicSo deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1, China's Ministry of Public Security said Thursday, closing a major regulatory loophole in the fight to end America's opioid epidemic.
Aetna, Humana Call Off $34 Billion DealAetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal.
Exercise May Not Be Completely Linked To Weight Loss, Study FindsA study conducted at Loyola University found that weight loss isn't directly tied to exercise.
UnitedHealth Buying Surgical Care for $2.3 BillionUnitedHealth Group is buying surgical center operator Surgical Care Affiliates for about $2.3 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that will add to its outpatient holdings.
Diet Res-Illusions: Tips From the Pros On How to Lose WeightWe make 'em, we break 'em. New Year's diet resolutions fall like needles on Christmas trees as January goes on. Genes can work against us. Metabolism, too. But a food behavior researcher has tested a bunch of little ways to tip the scale toward success.

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