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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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      Light Rain Saturday in Tampa Bay

      Friday, February 27 2015 3:44 PM EST2015-02-27 20:44:20 GMT
      "A stalled frontal boundary to our south will lift to the north for Saturday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
      "A stalled frontal boundary to our south will lift to the north for Saturday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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    Thursday, May 2nd (All times eastern)

    Boston Red Sox (19-8) at Toronto Blue Jays (10-18), 7:07 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Boston - Ryan Dempster (1-2, 3.30) Toronto - J.A. Happ (2-1, 3.86)

    (Sports Network) - The Boston Red Sox have been piling up the runs as of late and look to keep the bats going when they shoot for a series win Thursday over the Toronto Blue Jays in the finale of a three-game set from Rogers Centre.

    The Red Sox used a 10-run explosion in Wednesday's 10-1 triumph over the Blue Jays behind another stellar showing from staff ace Clay Buchholz. The right- hander became the first six-game winner in the majors by tossing seven scoreless innings and striking out eight batters. He walked three and held the hosts to a pair of hits.

    Buchholz has given up just five runs in 44 2/3 innings.

    "Its fun pitching good, like I said before, there's going to be bumps in the road, there's going to be starts out there when you don't have your best stuff and get hit around a little bit," Buchholz said. "Everybody has to go through it, but I'm going to try and ride the wave as long as it's there."

    Mike Napoli helped back Buchholz with three of Boston's 15 hits, finishing with two homers, a double, four RBI and three runs scored. Stephen Drew went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and Daniel Nava and Mike Carp each added a solo shot for the Red Sox, winners in seven of their last nine.

    Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was 1-for-3 with a double and has recorded a hit in each of his first 10 games. He is riding a 22-game hitting streak dating back to last season.

    The Red Sox are two games ahead of the New York Yankees for the AL East lead and will send Ryan Dempster to the mound in the series finale at Toronto. Dempster started the season 0-2 with a 3.38 earned run average in his first four starts and recorded his first win Friday in a 7-3 defeat of Houston.

    Dempster struck out 10 and limited the Astros to two runs in six innings. He has fanned 28 batters in the last three starts (43 overall) and is 0-0 with a 5.27 ERA in three career games (2 starts) against Toronto.

    Boston will begin a three-game series at Texas this weekend.

    The Blue Jays have lost five of six games and had no answer for Buchholz in Wednesday's lopsided affair.

    Brett Lawrie, Melky Cabrera, Maicer Izturis and Munenori Kawasaki recorded the hits for Toronto, which received a rough outing from Mark Buehrle. The left- hander allowed five runs and seven hits in 6 2/3 innings, striking out only one and permitting three walks.

    "I feel like I'm right there, I'm a few pitches away from a quality start," said Buehrle, who is 1-2 in six starts and has surrendered 12 runs over his previous three trips to the mound.

    Toronto will host Seattle for three games this weekend, but hopes J.A. Happ can pitch the ballclub to a series win over Boston tonight. Happ is 0-1 in his last three starts since opening the campaign with back-to-back wins. The lefty did not record a decision in Saturday's 5-4 loss at Yankee Stadium, where he was charged with three runs and eight hits in six innings.

    Happ defeated the Red Sox on April 6 with 5 1/3 shutout innings in a 5-0 victory and is 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA in four career games, three of which have been starts, against Boston.

    The Red Sox won two of three meetings in Toronto earlier this month.

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      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>>

      • Great Stuff

      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!
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      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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      • Light Rain Saturday in Tampa Bay

        Light Rain Saturday in Tampa Bay

        Friday, February 27 2015 3:44 PM EST2015-02-27 20:44:20 GMT
        "A stalled frontal boundary to our south will lift to the north for Saturday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
        "A stalled frontal boundary to our south will lift to the north for Saturday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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