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Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of AprilThe Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021.
Florida Man Sentenced To 40 Years For Sexual Battery Of A ChildA Beverly Hills, Florida Man will be spending the next 40 years of his life behind bars for molesting and sexually assaulting a child. 
Fatal Pedestrian Accident, 2 Struck While In CrosswalkTwo pedestrians were struck by a pickup truck on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg while in a crosswalk. 
Piney Point Reservoir: Engineers Shift Focus To Cleaning Remaining WastewaterManatee County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes says the flow of water from Piney Point has stopped and companies are preparing to clean the water that remains in the pond.
FL State Senators Consider Adding $200M Towards Piney Point CleanupState senators are currently considering a budget amendment that would cleanup and close the stacks at Piney Point in Manatee County.
HCPS To Cut More Than 1,000 Positions Due To Ongoing Funding IssuesHillsborough County Superintendent Addison Davis addressed the future of the district and job cuts due to financial setbacks. After highlighting a one hundred million dollar deficit, among other ongoing funding issues, district officials are looking to cut more than a thousand positions.
USF Researchers Lead First Cruise To Study Piney Point Wastewater LeakA team of USF scientists is working to find out more on the Piney Point wastewater leak. Researchers boarded the first research cruise dedicated to studying the environmental impacts of that water breach in Manatee County on Wednesday.
Concerned For His Children's Safety, Tampa Man Kills NeighborA Tampa man is facing murder charges after shooting his neighbor to death. He tells police it was the result of an ongoing dispute that arose from the now-deceased neighbor allegedly shooting holes in their shared fence. 
St. Petersburg Mother Of Two Killed In Shooting On Easter SundayA St. Petersburg neighborhood is left shaken after a mother of two was shot and killed and two two others were left injured on Easter Sunday.

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