Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Evening' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 2 Evening" game were:

3-2

(three, two)

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Deputies release name of Tampa mother and son killed in weekend double homicide

Deputies release name of Tampa mother and son killed in weekend double homicide

TAMPA — Deputies have released the names of the mother and her 10-year-old son who were fatally shot in a double homicide on Sunday.Stephanie Ann Willis, 34, and son Ricky Willis were killed in their home at Mariner’s Cove apartments by Willis’ live-...
Updated: 16 minutes ago
Man fatally shoots stepfather, then himself in Tampa apartment, deputies say

Man fatally shoots stepfather, then himself in Tampa apartment, deputies say

TAMPA — A woman concerned that she hadn’t heard from her husband came home Tuesday to find that her adult son had killed the man and then himself, authorities said.Juan Luis Hernandez II, 30, shot himself after first killing his stepfather, Michael E...
Updated: 1 hour ago

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Bucs rookies embrace ‘being a kid again’ at community event

Bucs rookies embrace ‘being a kid again’ at community event

TAMPA — M.J. Stewart proudly wore a pink feather boa picked out for him by a new friend. Carlton Davis and Ronald Jones wore sparkly party hats. Alex Cappa walked around with a star sticker on his forehead. Shaun Wilson and Jordan Whitehead com...
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Trump says there's 'no proof' that Middle Easterners have joined migrant caravan, although there 'could very well be'

Trump says there's 'no proof' that Middle Easterners have joined migrant caravan, although there 'could very well be'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday acknowledged that he has no proof that people of Middle Eastern descent have joined a large migrant caravan moving toward the U.S.-Mexico border.
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There were two fatal wrong-way crashes last weekend. Should we be worried?

There were two fatal wrong-way crashes last weekend. Should we be worried?

A Pinellas Park man made a U-turn on the Howard Frankland Bridge on Friday, driving in the wrong direction for several miles before crashing into a van. The wrong-way driver died at the scene.Two days later, a Seffner man with his headlights off drov...
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A woman reported a racist Facebook message. She may have helped stop a school shooting.

A woman reported a racist Facebook message. She may have helped stop a school shooting.

Koeberle Bull had never met the man who contacted her on Facebook - calling her a "wanna be" black woman and telling her that he hoped her "black children gets hung for you being so stupid."Worried for her biracial children, the 40-year-old mother o...
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Will the trade winds blow for the Bucs?

Will the trade winds blow for the Bucs?

TAMPA — The New Orleans Saints are going for it. That was the consensus of NFL analysts after they traded for Giants cornerback Eli Apple Tuesday.The Dallas Cowboys aren't going away. At 3-4 and winless on the road this season, owner/general ma...
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Pinellas substitute teacher brings a gun to school, and is escorted out

Pinellas substitute teacher brings a gun to school, and is escorted out

Police removed a substitute teacher from Largo’s Anona Elementary School on Tuesday after discovering he was in possession of a gun, according to the Pinellas County school district.In a call to parents, principal Ann Welsh said the substitute, ident...
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From FitzMagic to Red Tide, 6 very Florida Halloween costumes

From FitzMagic to Red Tide, 6 very Florida Halloween costumes

We’re here to help you put together costumes that portray sweaty life in the Sunshine State, with its stench of fish and cast of unforgettable characters.
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