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Oct. 29, 2014
In today's episode of Florida Focus: two accidents shut down US Hwy 19; World Stroke Day is recognized in Tampa; customers protest Duke Energy; Hellview Cemetery Haunted House.
 
In this episode of Florida Focus: An American Airlines pilot was sentenced and charged with possession of child porn; a twelve year old Palmetto boy bought illegal drugs to his middle school; prices at the pumps hit a four year nation wide low; a broken water main in Tampa; "Pink heals" tour at Moffit cancer center.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Nike pays homage to the success of Plant High School’s football team; a St. Pete man is in critical condition after his girlfriend sets him on fire; South Florida wants to become their own state; The Humane Society of Tampa Bay offers a pumpkin patch promotion.
In today's episode of Florida Focus: A quadruple murder suspect pleads not guilty this morning in a Pasco county court room; an overnight fight in a McDonald's parking lot led to a smashed car and gunshots in St.Pete; a twenty ton tree removal crane toppled over yesterday in Largo; a man died this morning after losing control of his vehicle in port Richey; good news continues at the pumps, gas prices are the lowest we've seen since 2010.
In this episode of Florida Focus: a St. Pete mother is arrested for child abuse; a Polk County crossing guard is struck by a car; Florida Prepaid College Plan becomes cheaper; the Historic Tampa Theatre turns 88 years old.
 
In this episode of Florida Focus: SWAT situation in Largo leaves two dead; truck crashes into Land O' Lakes home; tractor trailer full of Crisco is stolen in St. Pete; Chris Donery checks out the free coffee this week at RaceTrac gas stations.
In this episode of Florida Focus: a total lunar eclipse resulted in a blood moon; a Polk County girl was sent to Tampa General Hospital with the enterovirus; a Wesley Chapel movie theater will recreate a crime scene; local law enforcement escorted kids on International Walk to School Day.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Hillsborough County voters will receive mail-in ballots this week; Clearwater Police are on the lookout for suspects using stolen credit cards; Tarpon Springs girl falls victim to a hit and run; a seaplane crashes near Davis Islands Park; a local library offers Halloween costume swap.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Pasco County election officials issue a warning on mail ballot scams; a wrong-way driver is charged with DUI on the Veteran's Expressway; red light cameras in St. Pete are deactivated; a suspicious white substance results in an evacuation; a homeless shelter in St. Pete receives six million dollars.
 
In this episode of Florida Focus: a ruptured sewer line spills more than half a million gallons of waste water; arson is believed to be the main cause of a Tampa home fire; residents escaped safely from an apartment fire; Charlie Crist visits homes in Holiday and Sarasota; National Coffee Day brings freebies and discounts to coffee lovers.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Pasco County Schools receive new digital equipment; MOSI introduces 3D printing; West Nile Virus confirmed in Polk County; Shenaniganz Grill and Chill Bar in Apollo Beach burns down; Tampa cat owners wins grand prize in Friskies' video competition.
In this episode of Florida Focus: a Tampa woman died in a wrong-way crash on I-75; high school teacher arrested for DUI in wrong-way crash on the Selmon Expressway; a couple robs a man after flagging him down on I-75; renovations have begun at Moccasin Lake Nature Park; Marvel Comics creates a new superhero for Florida orange growers.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office offering students summer program; Seven Springs Middle School is debating school uniforms; Land O'Lakes High School is offering agritechnology.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: A study reveals that the five second rule may be true; Side effects of sleeping medications may out way the benefits; Married people tend to live longer.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office offering students summer program; Seven Springs Middle School is debating school uniforms; Land O'Lakes High School is offering agritechnology.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: There's a new twist on traditional college loans; MOSI offers summer camp options.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: A new mobile application is available for high school seniors; There won't be a tuition increase for college students; A new program may be starting at Manatee County schools;
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: A new study is aimed at testing dark chocolate against the likelihood of heart attack and stroke; With no federal regulations electronic cigarettes raise concerns for users; A new feature provided by Google allows users to compare nutritional facts in food.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Amazon will start collecting Florida sales tax; A high school student was stabbed in the chest at Piper High School; A man attacked and robbed a woman in Pinellas County; A customer turned hero when he stops a robbery at a Sarasota CVS;Law enforcement torch run benefits Special Olympics
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: the breast MRI is the most reliable breast exam technique; USF research is making significant strides toward autism; WIC is now offering a healthy variety for mothers.
In this edition of Florida Focus: Alex Sink won't be seeking office; a botched drug deal has left one dead; a pedestrian was hit and killed on U.S. Highway 301; a Polk County teacher was charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor; tax day.
 
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