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    Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

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    We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
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    USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

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    Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

    Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter Video included

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    In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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    Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year' Video included

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    Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

    Furry friends from Suncoast Animal League stop by Video included

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    The Suncoast Animal League is a non-profit, no-kill, no-time limit animal rescue agency located in Palm Harbor. Executive Director Rick Chaboudy More>>

    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 14-15

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    See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
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    News Now: Tampa Port Authority's President talks growth at the port Video included

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    Port Tampa Bay just had their annual State of the Port Luncheon. This week Tampa Port Authority's President and CEO, Paul Anderson, stopped by to give us further insight.  More>>

    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 7-8 Video included

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    See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
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    Deaf Literacy Center to hold first-ever silent dinner Video included

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    For the first time ever in the Tampa Bay area, the Deaf Literacy Center is holding a 100% voices off silent dinner. Everybody working at the restaurant this evening will be deaf or hard of hearing, including servers, cashiers, and bartenders. The event is taking place on February 15th at 4pm at Farmer Boy Restaurant in Clearwater. Pattie Sanchez from The Diversity Initiative, Pinellas Public Library Cooperative's Deaf Literacy Coordinator Rosa Rodriguez, and volunteer/advocate Jenny Locy stop... More>>

    News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

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    In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

    Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

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    Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

    Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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    Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
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    • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

      Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

      Friday, January 16 2015 12:49 PM EST2015-01-16 17:49:27 GMT
      Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
      Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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    Undervalued skill players
    Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - After looking at overvalued fantasy skill position talents Sunday, it's time to explore some undervalued skill players who can help out your roster.

    All ADPs are from fantasyfootballcalculator.com standard league mock drafts.

    Running backs

    Daryl Richardson, St. Louis Rams (65.0) - Rams coach Jeff Fisher backpedaled after saying he expected Richardson to be his starting running back, but I think he had it right initially. Richardson, a seventh-round pick in 2012, drew 98 carries as a rookie and rushed for 475 yards. Second-rounder Isaiah Pead, meanwhile, had just 10 carries. Pead also is suspended for Week 1 for a substance abuse violation and lost a fumble in the preseason opener. Richardson is seemingly closer to being the full-time No. 1 back in St. Louis than rookies Montee Ball and Giovani Bernard are in Denver and Cincinnati, respectively, but Richardson is going after both of those guys in drafts.

    Rashard Mendenhall, Arizona Cardinals (72.0) - Mendenhall has no workload concerns and he should be fully recovered from the ACL tear he suffered during the 2011 season. However, he's going after six players who are facing some type of workload split -- Ball (44.9), Eddie Lacy (48.8), Ryan Mathews (54.3), Ahmad Bradshaw (58.8), Giovani Bernard (59.9), Shane Vereen (62.1). There are concerns with Arizona's offensive line and coach Bruce Arians' pass- heavy vertical offense, but finding a true "featured" running back this late is a real coup for fantasy owners.

    Andre Brown, New York Giants (80.8) - The reasons Brown is undervalued are the same reasons David Wilson is overvalued. Brown, who rushed for 385 yards and eight touchdowns last season, will at the very least get all of the goal-line and most of the third-down work. Add in the absence of Ahmad Bradshaw, who ran for six touchdowns last season but was also let go, and Brown has 12-touchdown potential.

    Wide receivers

    Golden Tate, Seattle Seahawks (97.1) - On just 67 targets last season, Tate had 45 receptions for 688 yards and seven scores. With Percy Harvin out for most of the season following hip surgery and Sidney Rice dealing with a chronic knee condition, Tate's ADP has risen more than five rounds since July 18 but he is still undervalued. I expect Tate, in his third NFL season, to lead the Seahawks in targets. Emerging quarterback Russell Wilson only threw the football 24.6 times per game as a rookie, but that should increase in his second year.

    Lance Moore, New Orleans Saints (98.6) - The Saints are allegedly planning on running the ball more this season, but Drew Brees is still going to sling it at least 39 times per game. Moore is the third target in the passing game after Marques Colston and Jimmy Graham, but Brees spreads the ball around well -- four players saw more than 100 targets last season, including Moore, who is coming off a 65-catch, 1,041-yard, six-touchdown season.

    Vincent Brown, San Diego Chargers (106.1) - Brown's breakout was delayed by a broken ankle in 2012, but the universe seems to be clearing a path for him in 2013. After Danario Alexander suffered a torn ACL last week, Malcom Floyd was carted off the field Monday with a potentially serious knee injury that is being called a strain. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Brown a better fit for new coach Mike McCoy's quick-passing offense than Floyd or Alexander anyway.

    Tight ends

    Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers (103.5) - For what seems like the 15th straight offseason, the Panthers failed to pick up an impact receiver to play opposite Steve Smith, so Olsen will have to fill that void again. It's not farfetched to expect him to repeat his 69-catch, 843-yard, five-touchdown 2012 season, but he's being drafted a round after Kyle Rudolph and Antonio Gates and 12 picks after Jermichael Finley.

    Brandon Myers, New York Giants (116.2) - With Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks around, it doesn't seem likely that Myers will repeat his 79-catch season from a year ago with the Raiders. However, when you consider he achieved that total on just 105 targets, it doesn't seem that outrageous. Martellus Bennett, now with the Bears, drew 90 targets from Eli Manning last season.

    Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts (155.3) - Fleener's injury plagued rookie season ended with him catching just 26 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns. However, with former Stanford offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton now working for the Colts and with former pupils Andrew Luck and Fleener, the second- year tight end could be in for a break out. As part of Bruce Arians' vertical offense last year, Donnie Avery and T.Y. Hilton, the Colts' Nos. 2 and 3 receivers, saw 215 combined targets. Meanwhile, tight ends Dwayne Allen and Fleener saw just 114. That ratio should move more in favor of the tight ends, and especially Fleener, this season.




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    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      • Great Stuff

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter Video included

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year' Video included

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

      Furry friends from Suncoast Animal League stop by Video included

      Updated:

      The Suncoast Animal League is a non-profit, no-kill, no-time limit animal rescue agency located in Palm Harbor. Executive Director Rick Chaboudy More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 14-15

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      News Now: Tampa Port Authority's President talks growth at the port Video included

      Updated:

      Port Tampa Bay just had their annual State of the Port Luncheon. This week Tampa Port Authority's President and CEO, Paul Anderson, stopped by to give us further insight.  More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 7-8 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      Deaf Literacy Center to hold first-ever silent dinner Video included

      Updated:

      For the first time ever in the Tampa Bay area, the Deaf Literacy Center is holding a 100% voices off silent dinner. Everybody working at the restaurant this evening will be deaf or hard of hearing, including servers, cashiers, and bartenders. The event is taking place on February 15th at 4pm at Farmer Boy Restaurant in Clearwater. Pattie Sanchez from The Diversity Initiative, Pinellas Public Library Cooperative's Deaf Literacy Coordinator Rosa Rodriguez, and volunteer/advocate Jenny Locy stop... More>>

      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

      Updated:

      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

      Updated:

      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      • Great 38More>>

      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Friday, January 16 2015 12:49 PM EST2015-01-16 17:49:27 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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