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Cooler in area by Sunday but still a few wet days

Cooler in area by Sunday but still a few wet days

It’s October, but the Tampa Bay area will have to wait until the weekend for the first real taste of fall weather. That comes in the form of a cold front that will bring cooler and drier skies, forecasters say.
Updated: 31 mins ago
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Updated: 1 hour ago

Woman arrested again for panhandling in Hernando

SPRING HILL — Over the past four weeks, Hernando County Sheriff’s Office deputies have made five arrests at intersections where people have been found panhandling in traffic.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Weapons recovered from creek near scene of Hudson murders

Weapons recovered from creek near scene of Hudson murders

HUDSON — A dive team found eight rifles, a .380 pistol, a hammer, knives, a crossbow and other items in a creek behind the house where quadruple first-degree murder suspect Adam Matos lived with three victims, search warrants show.
Published: 09/30/14
St. Pete shuts down red-light cameras

St. Pete shuts down red-light cameras

ST. PETERSBURG — Roughly three years after red-light cameras first started snapping photos of red-light runners, the cameras will be shuttered permanently today, bringing the controversial city program to an end. ...
Published: 09/30/14
The secret of centenarians

The secret of centenarians

Celebrating your own centenary by reaching that much-coveted, yet often elusive, 100th birthday is quite a difficult goal to achieve for most people.
Published: 09/28/14
Updated: 09/29/14

Man stuck, killed crossing Spring Hill Drive after crash, troopers say

A 67-year-old man was struck and killed by a car as he walked across Spring Hill Drive after he was in a crash Sunday evening, troopers said.
Published: 09/29/14
Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER — With a roar somewhere between a jet engine and a race car, the Sixth Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship ignited the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.
Published: 09/28/14
Scallop season yields big dividends

Scallop season yields big dividends

BROOKSVILLE — Scallop hunters used to travel to Citrus County to launch their search for the tasty bivalves nestled in shallow sea-grass beds in the Gulf of Mexico.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14
Hernando works to curb increase in dogfighting

Hernando works to curb increase in dogfighting

BROOKSVILLE — Davey, a 2 1/2-year-old pit bull, romps around these days in the office of Hernando County Animal Services, tail wagging and affectionate to anyone who pets his black-and-white coat.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14

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