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Back-to-School Care Fair 2013 presented by the Junior League of St. Petersburg (photo credit: jlstpete.org)

Event: FREE Back-to-School Care Fair, Saturday August 3

Back-to-school time is right around the corner, and there’s no better place to get ready than the 17th Annual Back-to-School Care Fair presented by the Junior League of St. Petersburg! Kids (with parent or legal guardian) […]

CBS Tampa–08/02/2013

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State Auction Raises $1.16 Million For Schools

Florida is raising more than $1 million for schools by auctioning off unclaimed property.

06/13/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Tampa Bay

There are many events to instill a love for reading this summer in Tampa Bay.

05/27/2013

File photo of a bunch of bananas. (Photo by Richard Whiting /Getty Images)

Teacher Accused Of Touching Female Student With Banana

A North Marion High School educator was recently suspended in light of accusations of inappropriate conduct with a female student.

05/22/2013

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Fla. Ranked 42nd In Nation In Per-Pupil Spending

Florida’s per-pupil spending is among the lowest in the nation according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.

05/22/2013

File photo of a school bus. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Bus Driver Staged Fight Between Students

A local bus driver is facing several charges after reportedly staging a fight between two arguing students in an attempt to resolve the conflict.

05/12/2013

File photo of an alligator. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Mom Wrestles Alligator That Invades School Grounds After Last Bell

A local mother became a local hero after wrestling an alligator that had made its way onto the grounds of a local middle school.

03/25/2013

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Second Grade Student Brings Hand Grenade To Show And Tell

Authorities were called to a local primary school after a second-grade student brought a hand grenade to his class for show and tell.

02/12/2013

Florida will soon have over one million concealed weapon permits, making it the most in the nation. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmaker Favors Ending Ban On Guns In Schools

The state representative who sponsored the bill that became Florida’s “stand your ground” law said Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school.

12/17/2012

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Tampa Teen Gets 15 Years For School Bomb Plot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area teen has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for plotting to blow up his high school last year. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jared Cano […]

CBS Tampa–12/05/2012

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