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    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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    How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

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    Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

    Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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    Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

    3 rhinos escape from safari zoo, return safely Video included

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    Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

    VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

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    A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
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    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

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    'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

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    Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

    109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

    TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
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    The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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    Minnesota Twins vs. Houston Astros
     OverallHomeAway
    08/11/14 8:10 PM ET W/LO/UW/LO/UW/LO/U
    Minnesota52-6457-55-425-3027-26-227-3430-29-2
    Houston49-6957-58-328-3431-30-121-3526-28-2
    Quickchart Matchup
    T.Milone
    B.Peacock
    96.1 IP
    92.2 IP
    1.21 WHIP
    1.62 WHIP
    61 KO
    81 KO
    98 H
    91 H
    59 R
    42 R
    5.44 ERA
    3.55 ERA
    Weather
    Sunny Sunny. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game-time temperature: Around 75.
    Injuries
    MinnesotaHouston
    - *Catcher Josmil Pinto (9/28, illness) was in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against Detroit. *Center fielder Jordan Schafer (9/28, hyperextended right elbow) was not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against Detroit. Third baseman Trevor Plouffe (9/25, broken left forearm) will miss the remainder of the season. Starting pitcher Tommy Milone (9/3, sore left shoulder/neck inflammation) is out indefinitely. Relief pitcher Glen Perkins (9/17, strained left forearm/nerve irritation) will miss the remainder of the season. Starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey (5/2, strained left groin) is on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the remainder of the season. Shortstop Jason Bartlett (4/7, sprained left ankle) is on the 15-day disabled list. - Relief pitcher Josh Fields (9/10, strained right oblique) is expected to miss the remainder of the season. Relief pitcher Darin Downs (9/20, strained right oblique) is expected to miss the remainder of the season. Relief pitcher Josh Zeid (7/25, left foot surgery) is on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the remainder of the season. Center fielder George Springer (7/23, strained right knee/quadriceps) is on the 15-day disabled list and will miss the remainder of the season. Relief pitcher Jose Cisnero (5/7, right elbow surgery) is on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the remainder of the season. Relief pitcher Matt Albers (4/22, right shoulder tendinitis) is on the 60-day disabled list. Relief pitcher Jesse Crain (3/21, right shoulder surgery) is on the 60-day disabled list.
    Latest News
    MinnesotaHouston
    08/11 10:40:11 ET Milone makes first start for Twins in Houston
    08/10 22:47:58 ET Twins drop A's to avoid sweep
    08/10 10:25:00 ET Athletics eye four-game sweep of Twins
    08/11 10:40:11 ET Milone makes first start for Twins in Houston
    08/10 21:03:56 ET Rangers avoid sweep in Houston
    08/10 10:06:01 ET Astros plan for sweep of Rangers
    Stats
    Starters Overall
     W/L IPWHIPKOHRERA
    T.Milone6-396.11.216191423.55
    B.Peacock3-892.21.628198595.44
    Starters Last 3
     W/L IPWHIPKOHRERA
    T.Milone1-018.01.11121683.50
    B.Peacock0-39.02.897161616.02
    Overall Stats
     W/L O/UAVGERASLGOBP
    Minnesota52-6457-55-4.2484.35.376.322
    Houston49-6957-58-3.2394.40.386.307
    Last 10 Stats
     W/L O/UAVGERASLGOBP
    Minnesota4-67- 3.2684.05.405.361
    Houston5-55- 5.2513.80.386.310
    Away Stats
     W/L O/UAVGERASLGOBP
    Minnesota27-3430-29-2.2474.31.374.318
    Houston21-3526-28-2.2414.45.380.303
    Home Stats
     W/L O/UAVGERASLGOBP
    Minnesota25-3027-26-2.2494.41.380.326
    Houston28-3431-30-1.2384.35.392.311
    Results
    Recent Meetings
    DateAwayAVGSLGOBPHomeAVGSLGOBPLineO/U
    06/07/2014HOU 0.219.250.39MIN 8.156.188.229-119/8.5U
    06/06/2014HOU 5.263.474.30MIN 4.235.559.235101/7.5O
    09/04/2013MIN 5.219.438.30HOU 6.343.429.368101/8.5O
    09/03/2013MIN 9.320.520.39HOU 6.244.390.326-120/8.5O
    09/02/2013MIN 10.382.765.51HOU 6.351.432.400125/8.5O
    08/04/2013HOU 2.172.414.22MIN 3.257.257.350-172/8.5U
    08/03/2013HOU 4.290.484.38MIN 6.270.405.308-152/8.5O
    08/02/2013HOU 3.234.277.30MIN 4.171.220.277-168/8U
    06/21/2009HOU 4.074.185.16MIN 1.306.389.316-125/8.5U
    Results
    Last 10: Minnesota
    DateAwayHomeLineW/LO/UAVGSLGOBP
    08/10/2014MIN 6OAK 1171/7.5WU.270.459.341
    08/09/2014MIN 4OAK 9230/7.5LO.316.474.357
    08/08/2014MIN 5OAK 6210/7LO.212.273.235
    08/07/2014MIN 0OAK 3265/7LU.103.103.161
    08/06/2014SDP 5MIN 4107/8.5LO.263.368.404
    08/05/2014SDP 1MIN 3-131/7.5WU.185.370.290
    08/03/2014MIN 16CWS 3156/8WO.460.740.534
    08/02/2014MIN 8CWS 6115/9WO.333.500.400
    08/01/2014MIN 8CWS 10295/7.5LO.341.488.372
    07/31/2014MIN 3KAN 6200/7.5LO.194.361.293
    Last 10: Houston
    DateAwayHomeLineW/LO/UAVGSLGOBP
    08/10/2014TEX 6HOU 2-141/8.5LU.188.281.278
    08/09/2014TEX 3HOU 8175/7.5WO.353.412.463
    08/08/2014TEX 3HOU 4-114/8.5WU.294.559.368
    08/07/2014HOU 5PHI 6-109/8LO.258.548.303
    08/06/2014HOU 3PHI 10134/8.5LO.278.306.270
    08/05/2014HOU 1PHI 2-103/7.5LU.122.122.204
    08/03/2014TOR 1HOU 6165/8.5WU.290.355.343
    08/02/2014TOR 2HOU 8128/8WO.351.676.351
    08/01/2014TOR 1HOU 3107/8.5WU.179.321.226
    07/31/2014TOR 6HOU 5152/9LO.229.371.308

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      Here's your chance to win tickets to the 2015 Daytona 500. Entering is easy, simply fill out the entry form included. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      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>>

      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

      LEGOLAND Florida photo LEGOLAND Florida photo
      Updated:

      Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

      3 rhinos escape from safari zoo, return safely Video included

      Updated:

      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

      Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube
      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
      More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

      Updated:

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

      'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

      Updated:

      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

      109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

      TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
      Updated:

      The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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