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VIDEO: Large Swarm Of Sharks In Feeding Frenzy Near ShorelineA video captures a large swarm of sharks in a feeding frenzy near the shoreline at a Florida beach.
Study: Rudeness Is Contagious, Spreads Like A VirusResearchers at the University of Florida found that witnessing rude behavior makes us more likely to be rude to others.
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing In TampaAmerican Airlines flight 782, bound for Philadelphia, made an emergency landing a short time after taking off from Tampa International Airport.
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.

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Contest: Holidays at Universal Orlando® ResortCW44 wants you and your family to get in the holiday spirit. We’re giving you a chance to win tickets to enjoy the fun that is Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort. Watch CW44 weeknights November 30 - December 11 between 7pm and 8pm. Look for the cue to call, be caller number four and five and win a pair of Universal Orlando park-to-park tickets. And, watch on Friday, December 11th between 7pm and 8pm for your chance to win the Grand Prize- a one night hotel stay, four Universal Orlando Preferred Annual Passes, Blue Man Group tickets and more!
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.


Study: Rudeness Is Contagious, Spreads Like A VirusResearchers at the University of Florida found that witnessing rude behavior makes us more likely to be rude to others.
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.
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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