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Lays testing Cappuccino-flavored chipsMmmm, doesn't a nice, hot cup of potato chip-flavored coffee sound good right about now? No? Well, how about a bag of potato chips flavored like coffe...Read more...Pasco sheriff fights top officer's deposition in Reeves caseWESLEY CHAPEL -- The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is fighting an effort by Curtis Reeves Jr.'s attorney to take a deposition from one of its high-ran...Read more...Tulley takes MacDill helm as Iraq airstrikes orderedEven as Air Force Col. Daniel Tulley assumed command at MacDill Air Force Base, the importance of the Tampa facility and its mission was highlighted b...Read more...Three vie to replace school board veteran OlsonTAMPA -- After two decades serving on the Hillsborough County School Board, Candy Olson says it's time to pass the torch. This fall, Olson will be rep...Read more...From TheLedger.com:

Police Capture Man Suspected of Threatening Officers, Ex-Girlfriend...Read more...17 Arrested in Haines City Drug BustHAINES CITY | Seventeen Haines City residents were arrested in a narcotics bust by Sheriff’s Office detectives, drug task force members and Hain...Read more...Tropical Storm Iselle Makes Landfall on HawaiiHONOLULU | The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system...Read more...US Drops Bombs on Islamic Militants in IraqWASHINGTON | U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, carrying out President Barack Obama's promise of mil...Read more...From HeraldTribune.com:

Former Goodwill Manasota employee faces theft chargesYen Reed is accused of breaking into an ex-boyfriend's storage unit and taking his iPad. She and two others are also named in a civil libel lawsuit....Read more...Russian dancers delight at libraryIt was anything but quiet in the Selby Library as this dance troupe performed...Read more...City closes Hart's LandingBail and tackle shop fails a building inspection; repairs are planned....Read more...Toddler squeezes through White House fence...Read more...

Orlando headlines
From OrlandoSentinel.com:
Bithlo rancher, auctioneer and teacher wins innovation award"Whaaheewoo."

...Read more...Deputies identify second victim in fatal Pine Hills shootingThe second victim in Tuesday's deadly Pine Hills shooting at the Misty Oaks Apartments has been identified as 27-year-old Amanda Johnson.

...Read more...Judge: Suspect in Alexandria Chery case deemed flight riskBond for the suspect in 16-year-old Alexandria Chery's disappearance was set at $200,000 on Tuesday, as new details emerged suggesting why authorities...Read more...Suspect in Alexandria Chery case faces new chargesNew documents detail information about Alexandria Chery's disappearance and evidence found in the case.The suspect in the disappearance of Olympia Hig...Read more...
Miami-Dade headlines
From MiamiHerald.com:

Attorney General Pam Bondi: Let the U.S. Supreme Court decide gay marriage, not Florida courtsWait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule nationally on gay marriage, Attorney General Pam Bondi asks a Florida appeals court....Read more...Attorney General Pam Bondi: Let the U.S. Supreme Court decide gay marriage, not Florida courtsWait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule nationally on gay marriage, Attorney General Pam Bondi asks a Florida appeals court....Read more...Attorney General Pam Bondi: Let the U.S. Supreme Court decide gay marriage, not Florida courtsWait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule nationally on gay marriage, Attorney General Pam Bondi asks a Florida appeals court....Read more...Union pushes for better pay for service workers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airportDespite some improvements, service workers not protected under Broward’s ‘living wage’ law say they struggle to make ends meet....Read more...
Jacksonville headlines
From Jacksonville.com:

Cold Noses Blog: Adoptable Pets of the WeekCold Noses, the Times-Union's weekly pet blog, features pets available for adoption at local government-run shelters. For more pet news, go to Jackson...Read more...Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the WeekCold Noses, the Times-Union’s weekly pet blog, features pets available for adoption at local government-run shelters. For ]photos of all the animals...Read more...AFTERNOON FUN: Monkeys take 'selfies,' sparking copyright disputeLONDON (AP) — Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright?
A series of self-portraits taken by Indonesian monkey...Read more...Around the Region: `Democracy Express' rides for early voters, teen `Divergent' Day and moreCLAY
Democracy Express
The Clay County Supervisor of Elections and Clay Transit will provide the “Democracy Express,” to give voters a ride to the...Read more...


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