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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

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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>>

    St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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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>>

    Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

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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>>

    New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

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    Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

    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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    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

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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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      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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    Sunday, August 4th (All times Eastern)

    Seattle Mariners (51-59) at Baltimore Orioles (61-50), 1:35 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Seattle - Joe Saunders (9-10, 4.65) Baltimore - Wei-Yin Chen (6-3, 2.87)

    (Sports Network) - The Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles will collide at Camden Yards on Sunday in the decisive contest of a three-game series.

    Friday night's series opener featured seven home runs combined between the two clubs. However, the Orioles got the better of the offensive onslaught and were led by Chris Davis and his MLB-leading 40th long ball of the season in an 11-8 victory.

    The Mariners got some revenge on Saturday as they earned an 8-4 win.

    Leading the way for Seattle were Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders. Smoak went 3-for-3 with a home run and three runs scored, while Saunders, who batted behind Smoak in the lineup, went 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI.

    Erasmo Ramirez allowed four runs over six innings to pick up his third win of the season while Danny Farquhar pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings to finish the game and collect his first save.

    With the win Seattle put an end to a four-game losing streak.

    Scott Feldman let up five runs on seven hits and could not get out of the fifth inning in taking the loss for Baltimore. Matt Wieters went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI and Manny Machado also went 2-for-4 with a home run of his own.

    Baltimore dropped to a half-game back for the final wild card spot in the American League. Texas is also in the same position.

    Looking to become the third Seattle pitcher to reach double digit wins this season, Joe Saunders will pitch for the Mariners in the series finale.

    Saunders has been stuck with nine wins over his last two starts but one more win would allow him to join Felix Hernandez (11-4) and Hisashi Iwakuma (10-4) with 10 wins on the campaign. Overall, Saunders is 9-10 with an ERA of 4.65.

    The southpaw's ERA wasn't helped in his last two starts in which he has pitched no further than the fifth inning and allowed five runs in each outing. Most recently, Saunders pitched exactly five innings and let up five runs on six hits against the Red Sox.

    Saunders had one of his best games of the season when he faced Baltimore on April 29. Saunders tossed his only complete game of the season in the effort and allowed just two runs on four hits to collect what was then his second win of the season. Saunders is now a perfect 6-0 with an ERA of 4.22 in eight career starts against the Orioles.

    Wei-Yin Chen is going to be on the mound for the Orioles on Sunday as he shoots for win No. 7 on the campaign.

    Chen has certainly been the Orioles' best starter in terms of runs allowed. Chen's 2.87 ERA is more than a run better than the second best mark among Baltimore starters with Miguel Gonzalez at 3.88. Chen has made only 12 starts and is 6-3 due to some injury issues that have plagued him during the year.

    Chen's last two starts have been almost identical. He tossed 7 1/3 innings, allowed seven hits and three runs in each contest, though his outing on Tuesday against Houston earned him a win and included a season-high nine strikeouts.

    In his two seasons with the Orioles, Chen has faced Seattle three times, including an outing this year. In that contest Chen was off his game as he allowed five runs in just four innings, his shortest effort of the season. Chen took the loss in that contest and is now 0-1 with a 4.86 ERA all-time against Seattle.

    With the win on Saturday, Seattle took a 3-2 lead in the season series.

    08/04 10:44:44 ET

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      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      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>>

      • Great Stuff

      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>>

      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

      Updated:

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

      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

      Updated:

      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>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

      Updated:

      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      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

      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>>

      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

      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'

      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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      • Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

        Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

        Sunday, April 19 2015 11:17 AM EDT2015-04-19 15:17:19 GMT
        SUNDAY: 30% Rain Chance; Highs near 86
        SUNDAY: 30% Rain Chance; Highs near 86
      • 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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