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Suspect in border agent's death extradited to U.S. TUCSON, Ariz. - A suspect in the 2010 killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious, was extradited to the United States from Mexico
The Tampa Tribune | 8 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Florida's tax-free back-to-school shopping starts Friday Friday begins Florida's three-day back-to-school shopping holiday where the state waives sales taxes on many items. The list includes clothing items priced under $100 apiece and school supplies priced under $15 apiece. This year, the list also includes no
The Tampa Tribune | 8 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pinellas school district asks Crist to stop running ad ST. PETERSBURG -- Charlie Crist's newest advertisement in his attempt to regain the governor's office takes him through the halls of his Alma Mater, St. Petersburg High School, as he discusses his vision for Florida's schools. But there's a problem. The a
The Tampa Tribune | 8 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Education standards, testing biggest point of contention in Pinellas schools debate SEMINOLE -- Low-performing schools need to shape up, career programs need to be expanded and charter schools need to be held accountable. Candidates for Pinellas County's school board agreed on those topics during their first public forum of the campaign
The Tampa Tribune | 8 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Plant City officer fired for hiding chief's affair wants job back PLANT CITY -- A veteran police sergeant who was fired in January for helping to cover up a former police chief's affair is suing to get his job back. Mark Mathis wants back pay and reinstatement to his $67,813 per year job, according to the suit. He conte
The Tampa Tribune | 8 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
McTear guilty of tossing infant onto I-275 TAMPA -- Convicted of murdering a baby by throwing him out a car window on the interstate, Richard McTear Jr. will find out next week if jurors want him put to death. Jurors deliberated about seven hours Thursday before convicting McTear, 26, of first-deg
The Tampa Tribune | 9 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New mosquito-borne illness found in Pinellas Pinellas County health officials announced Thursday that birds inWalsinghamPark tested positive for a mosquito-borne disease that's not yet been in the news.
ABC Action News | 9 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hillsborough commissioners's vision: a HART board that thinks like they do TAMPA -- The writing is on the wall for the board that runs the HART public bus system. On Tuesday, Hillsborough County commissioners began a carefully planned move to dismantle the 13-member HART board and fill it with elected officials who agree with th
The Tampa Tribune | 10 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Pedestrian dies after Pasco County accident A pedestrian has died following a Pasco County accident. The incident occurred just before 9:30 a.m. this morning on U.S. Highway 19 north of Louis Avenue. The 85-year-old victim, Anna Caporimo, attempted to cross U.S. 19 when she was struck by a 2008 Dod
The Tampa Tribune | 10 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Polk teacher arrested for threatening official TAMPA -- A Polk County school teacher was arrested for threatening a public official. Kelly Ann Karynn, 49, of Lakeland, had threatened Polk County Assistant State Attorney Melissa Gravitt and her family, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. She
The Tampa Tribune | 10 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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