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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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    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>>

    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>>

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    Tuesday, September 24th (All times Eastern)

    Tampa Bay Rays (87-69) at New York Yankees (82-74), 7:05 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Tampa Bay - Matt Moore (15-4, 3.34 New York - Hiroki Kuroda (11-12, 3.17)

    (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Rays try to get themselves closer to a playoff spot and perhaps deal the New York Yankees the death knell to their postseason hopes with the first of three games at Yankee Stadium.

    Tampa enters this series atop the wild card standings after an incredible win on Monday in the finale of a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles, as James Loney's pinch-hit solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning capped a late rally that propelled the Rays to a 5-4 victory.

    "It feels pretty good, obviously, to win the game like that in the last game of the regular season at home ... it's a special feeling," Loney said.

    The Rays had previously battled back from a 4-2 deficit by scoring twice in the seventh, and sent their fans home happy when Loney's liner into the seats capped a four-game sweep and lowered Tampa's magic number for clinching a postseason spot to five.

    "You can feel it, you can't necessarily describe it, but it's there," manager Joe Maddon said "You know that your guys have that vibe going on. It's a good feeling."

    Tampa, which will play its final six games on the road, hopes that won't be the last time it plays at Tropicana Field. The Rays are one game clear of the Cleveland Indians in the wild card mix and two games in front of the Texas Rangers.

    New York, though, is four games back.

    Hoping to knock the Yankees back even further on Tuesday will be lefty Matt Moore, who is 15-4 with a 3.34 ERA. Moore absorbed the loss and was roughed up by Texas on Thursday to the tune of six runs (5 earned) and seven hits in just four innings.

    "Beating them is going to worsen their chances of getting in, so we can kill a couple birds with that one stone," Moore said of the Yanks.

    Moore is 4-2 in eight starts versus the Yankees with a 4.24 ERA.

    New York will counter with struggling righty Hiroki Kuroda, who is winless in his last seven starts (0-5) and is 11-12 with a 3.17 ERA. Kuroda's latest loss came on Thursday in Toronto, as he surrendered three runs and eight hits in six innings.

    Kuroda has split four meetings with the Rays and has pitched to a 7.23 ERA - his highest against any opponent. He was pounded by Tampa earlier in the year, allowing seven runs - including a career high-tying four homers - in six innings back on Aug. 23.

    New York's slim postseason hopes may have evaporated on Sunday with a 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Andy Pettitte suffered the loss in what was likely his final Yankee Stadium appearance, as the Yankees fell for the sixth time in their last nine games.

    "We're still alive obviously, but this one really hurt," manager Joe Girardi said. "It's tough."

    To make matters worse, the Yankees announced on Monday that lefty CC Sabathia will miss the rest of the season after injuring his hamstring in his last start.

    Tampa has taken nine of its 16 matchups with the Yankees this season.

    09/24 10:32:08 ET

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

      Updated:

      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament
      Updated:

      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      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>>

      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>>

      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>>

      Out and About
      • Great StuffMore>>

      • Drier and hotter in Tampa Bay

        Drier and hotter in Tampa Bay

        Friday, April 24 2015 2:57 PM EDT2015-04-24 18:57:44 GMT
        A gorgeous Friday evening is in store for the Tampa Bay area with warm temps and just some lingering cloud cover. There is just a slim 10% chance of a small shower developing east of I-75.
        A gorgeous Friday evening is in store for the Tampa Bay area with warm temps and just some lingering cloud cover. There is just a slim 10% chance of a small shower developing east of I-75.
      • 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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