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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Top 5 Important Trades In Tampa Bay Rays Franchise History

Here’s a look back in Rays history at major trades that helped define the team throughout its relatively short history …

98.7 The Fan–06/27/2014

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More Remains Excavated At Fla. Reform School Yard

The remains of 55 people have been unearthed from a graveyard at a former reform school with a history of abuse, researchers said Tuesday.

01/28/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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Researchers Finish Grave Excavations’ First Phase

University of South Florida researchers are wrapping up the first phase of their grave excavations at a former reform school that had a history of extreme abuse.

09/03/2013

Efforts are being made to scan centuries-old documents in Fla., the same way this early edition of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" was. (Photo by Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Work Under Way To Digitize 1500s Fla. Records

Inside a Catholic convent deep in St. Augustine’s historic district, stacks of centuries-old, sepia-toned papers offer clues to what life was like for early residents of the nation’s oldest permanently occupied city.

03/27/2013

Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin poses next to the U.S. flag July 20, 1969 on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. (Photo by NASA/Liaison)

Amazon CEO Recovers Apollo Engines From Atlantic

Rusted pieces of two Apollo-era rocket engines that helped boost astronauts to the moon have been fished out of the murky depths of the Atlantic, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and NASA said Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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Florida Sheriffs Association Picks First Female Leader

The Florida Sheriffs Association has elected its first female president, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton.

CBS Tampa–08/01/2012

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Tampa Baseball Museum Proposed

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A museum celebrating Tampa’s rich baseball history could be opening up in a Hall of Fame player’s boyhood home. The Tampa Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/IWtkwh ) that a local museum society will ask Hillsborough County […]

CBS Tampa–05/16/2012

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13th Annual Florida African American Heritage Celebration Preview

Come out to celebrate African American heritage and the 100 year anniversary of the formation of Pinellas County on Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This exciting event involves many community members and includes art, music, dance, choir performances, storytelling, poetry, historical preservation and ethnic food.

02/20/2012

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