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    Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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    JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

    News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

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    The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

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    News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

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    Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

    Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week

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

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    Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

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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'

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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>>

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    • Summer heat this weekend for Tampa Bay

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      Friday, April 17 2015 4:57 PM EDT2015-04-17 20:57:45 GMT
      "Extra clouds will linger across the Tampa Bay area Sunday night, but rain chances are fairly low," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
      "Extra clouds will linger across the Tampa Bay area Sunday night, but rain chances are fairly low," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
    • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

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      Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 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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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:E.O`Flaherty(1-0) L:C.Marmol(0-1)
    HR: CHC- L.Valbuena (1), A.Rizzo (2) ATL- M.Upton Jr (1), J.Upton 2 (5)



    Chicago Cubs Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Ted Barrett; First, Alfonso Marquez; Second, Mike DiMuro; Third, Dan Bellino;
    - David DeJesus doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
    - Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. Runner on second with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo flied out to left. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz single to center scored David DeJesus with two out. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to third. Runners on first and third and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Welington Castillo grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Nate Schierholtz out at second to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 1st
    - B.J. Upton walked. Runner on first with none out and Jason Heyward due up.
    - B.J. Upton caught stealing second, catcher to short. None on with one out and Jason Heyward at the plate.
    - Jason Heyward popped out to second. None on with two outs and Justin Upton due up.
    - Justin Upton two-out, solo Home Run (4) to center. Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Freddie Freeman flied out to right to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
    - Luis Valbuena grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Alberto Gonzalez due up.
    - Alberto Gonzalez grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Carlos Villanueva due up.
    - Carlos Villanueva singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
    - David DeJesus flied out to left to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 2nd
    - Dan Uggla grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Juan Francisco due up.
    - Juan Francisco grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Gerald Laird due up.
    - Gerald Laird singled to first. Runner on first with two outs and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - Ramiro Pena struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
    - Starlin Castro grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano reached first on Juan Francisco`s fielding error. Runner on first with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz popped out to first to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 3rd
    - Julio Teheran singled to right. Runner on first with none out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Jason Heyward due up.
    - Jason Heyward was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Justin Upton struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Freddie Freeman flied out to left to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 4th
    - Welington Castillo struck out swinging. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
    - Luis Valbuena one-out, solo Home Run (1) to right. Alberto Gonzalez due up.
    - Alberto Gonzalez grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Carlos Villanueva due up.
    - Carlos Villanueva popped out to third to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 4th
    - Dan Uggla grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Juan Francisco due up.
    - Juan Francisco flied out to center. None on with two outs and Gerald Laird due up.
    - Gerald Laird doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - Ramiro Pena struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 5th
    - David DeJesus grounded out to first. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
    - Starlin Castro infield single to the pitcher. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo one-out, two-run Home Run (2) to right scored Starlin Castro. Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Welington Castillo single to center scored Nate Schierholtz with two out. Runner on first and Luis Valbuena due up.
    - Luis Valbuena struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 5th
    - Jordan Schafer is pinch-hitting for Julio Teheran.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jordan Schafer flied out to center. None on with one out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton lined out to left. None on with two outs and Jason Heyward due up.
    - Jason Heyward walked. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Upton due up.
    - Justin Upton struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 6th
    - Cristhian Martinez starts the inning for the Braves.
    - Alberto Gonzalez grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Carlos Villanueva due up.
    - Carlos Villanueva grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
    - David DeJesus grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 6th
    - Freddie Freeman struck out swinging. None on with one out and Dan Uggla due up.
    - Dan Uggla struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Juan Francisco due up.
    - Juan Francisco infield single to short. Runner on first with two outs and Gerald Laird due up.
    - Gerald Laird grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Juan Francisco out at second to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 7th
    - Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano singled to right. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to catcher. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to second and Anthony Rizzo out at home. Runners on first and second with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Welington Castillo grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Nate Schierholtz out at second to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 7th
    - Ramiro Pena lined out to third. None on with one out and Cristhian Martinez due up.
    - Chris Johnson is pinch-hitting for Cristhian Martinez.
    - Pinch-Hitter Chris Johnson lined out to second. None on with two outs and B.J. Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton singled to short. Runner on first with two outs and Jason Heyward due up.
    - James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with a runner on first and two out.
    - Jason Heyward flied out to right to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 8th
    - Anthony Varvaro starts the inning for the Braves.
    - Luis Valbuena singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Alberto Gonzalez due up.
    - Alberto Gonzalez singled to center. On the play, Luis Valbuena advances to third. Runners on first and third with none out and James Russell due up.
    - Steve Clevenger is pinch-hitting for James Russell.
    - Pinch-Hitter Steve Clevenger walked. Bases loaded with none out and David DeJesus due up.
    - David DeJesus grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to catcher. On the play, Steve Clevenger advances to second and Alberto Gonzalez advances to third and Luis Valbuena out at home. Bases loaded with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
    - Cory Gearrin enters the game for the Braves with the bases loaded and one out.
    - Starlin Castro flied out to center. Bases loaded with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 8th
    - Kyuji Fujikawa starts the inning for the Cubs.
    - Justin Upton doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Justin Upton advances to third on a wild pitch. Runner on third with none out and Freddie Freeman at the plate.
    - Freddie Freeman single to right scored Justin Upton with none out. Runner on first and Dan Uggla due up.
    - Dan Uggla singled to right. On the play, Freddie Freeman advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Juan Francisco due up.
    - Juan Francisco struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with one out and Gerald Laird due up.
    - Gerald Laird walked. Bases loaded with one out and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - Ramiro Pena single to center scored Freddie Freeman and Dan Uggla with one out. On the play, Gerald Laird advances to second. Runners on first and second and Cory Gearrin due up.
    - Reed Johnson is pinch-hitting for Cory Gearrin.
    - Pinch-Hitter Reed Johnson grounded into a double play, second to first. On the play, Ramiro Pena out at second to end the inning.

    Chicago Cubs Top 9th
    - Eric O`Flaherty starts the inning for the Braves.
    - Alfonso Soriano grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz flied out to center. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Welington Castillo singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
    - Welington Castillo stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Luis Valbuena at the plate.
    - Luis Valbuena walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Alberto Gonzalez due up.
    - Alberto Gonzalez struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Atlanta Bottom 9th
    - Carlos Marmol starts the inning for the Cubs.
    - B.J. Upton lead-off Home Run (1) to center. Jason Heyward due up.
    - Jason Heyward lined out to left. None on with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Justin Upton one-out, solo Home Run 2 (5) to center to win the game.
    -

    Chicago Cubs 5, Atlanta 6


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: E.O`Flaherty (1-0); LP:C.Marmol (0-1).

    Chicago Cubs 5, Atlanta 6

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      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

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      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

      Updated:

      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

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      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

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      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

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

      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>>

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      • Summer heat this weekend for Tampa Bay

        Summer heat this weekend for Tampa Bay

        Friday, April 17 2015 4:57 PM EDT2015-04-17 20:57:45 GMT
        "Extra clouds will linger across the Tampa Bay area Sunday night, but rain chances are fairly low," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
        "Extra clouds will linger across the Tampa Bay area Sunday night, but rain chances are fairly low," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 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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