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    Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter Video included

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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' Video included

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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>>

    Furry friends from Suncoast Animal League stop by Video included

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    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

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    News Now: Tampa Port Authority's President talks growth at the port Video included

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    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

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    Deaf Literacy Center to hold first-ever silent dinner Video included

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    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

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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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    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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      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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    Wednesday, May 8th (All times eastern)

    Atlanta Braves (19-13) at Cincinnati Reds (19-15) 12:35 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Atlanta - Mike Minor (3-2, 3.26) Cincinnati - Mike Leake (2-1, 4.15)

    (Sports Network) - The Cincinnati Reds will try to win another home series against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday afternoon, though they may prefer closing it out with a touch less drama in the third game of the set at Great American Ball Park.

    The Reds dropped Monday's opener and seemed on the verge of two straight losses Tuesday before Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo hit back-to-back solo home runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to yield a 5-4 victory.

    With two outs and Craig Kimbrel (0-1) pitching, Mesoraco connected on a 3-2 pitch to tie the game. Choo followed with his second home run of the night.

    The victory gave Cincy skipper Dusty Baker his 1,600th career win.

    "That's exciting. That's why you play nine and play all the outs," said Baker. "You never really know. We beat one of the best closers in the game today."

    Donald Lutz and Brandon Phillips each drove in one run for the Reds. Starter Homer Bailey had seven strikeouts but surrendered four runs on five hits and four walks over five innings.

    Jonathan Broxton (1-1) pitched a perfect top of the ninth to earn the win.

    Brian McCann drove in two runs while Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman had an RBI apiece for the Braves, who were looking to win their first series against the Reds on the road since April 24-26, 2009.

    Braves starter Kris Medlen allowed two runs on four hits and two walks over seven innings to earn a no-decision.

    "When you don't add on in this ballpark against that club that's pretty good and has got the history here at their ballpark, you don't add runs," said Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez. "We didn't score after the fifth. You got to get yourself in those situations."

    Cincinnati has won eight of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Atlanta, and seven of eight over the Braves at Great American Ball Park.

    The Reds send Mike Leake to the mound for the finale in search of a third win over the Braves in his fourth career meeting.

    He's allowed just three earned runs in 20 complete innings against Atlanta, allowing 15 hits while walking five and striking out 14.

    Braves batters have managed a meager .208 average against him.

    In 2013, Leake began with consecutive no-decisions but has since won two of three verdicts across four starts, including a 6-5 triumph over the Cubs in Chicago on May 3, when he allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings.

    In 34 2/3 overall innings, he's been touched for 42 hits, 17 runs and a .304 composite batting average.

    Atlanta replies with lefty Mike Minor, who faces the Reds for the second time in his 60th career start.

    The 24-year-old dropped the first meeting after allowing four runs on five hits in six innings of work, and is 9-10 in 29 lifetime starts away from home.

    He opened 2013 with three wins in four starts, but has since gone 0-1 in two more while allowing nine hits and nine runs in 13 2/3 innings against Detroit and Atlanta.

    In his three victories - against the Chicago Cubs, Miami and Colorado - Minor gave up 15 hits and five runs in 19 1/3 innings.

    05/08 10:24:27 ET

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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!
      More>>

      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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