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    Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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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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    • Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

      Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

      Saturday, April 18 2015 4:54 PM EDT2015-04-18 20:54:17 GMT
      Saturday was a warm summer-like day and Saturday evening's rain chances will remain fairly low.
      Saturday was a warm summer-like day and Saturday evening's rain chances will remain fairly low.
    • 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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    National League Preview from The Sports Network



    Sunday, May 4th (All times Eastern)

    San Francisco Giants (19-11) at Atlanta Braves (17-12), 1:35 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: San Francisco - Madison Bumgarner (2-3, 3.74) Atlanta - Alex Wood (2-4, 2.93)

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Madison Bumgarner tries to pitch himself back into the win column when the San Francisco Giants target a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves Sunday afternoon from Turner Field.

    Bumgarner started 2-0 in his first three starts, but is mired in a personal three-game losing streak. He has allowed at least two runs in his last five outings and was reached for five runs -- four earned -- in five innings of a 6-4 loss to San Diego on Monday.

    The left-hander issued a season-high four walks against the Padres and is 2-3 with a 3.74 ERA in six trips to the mound. Bumgarner has a 1-1 record in three road assignments and is 2-3 with a 2.92 ERA in six career starts against the Braves.

    Atlanta will counter Bumgarner with a left-hander of its own in Alex Wood.

    Wood tossed eight innings of one-run ball in back-to-back starts at Philadelphia on April 17 and April 22 versus Miami. Both contests resulted in 1-0 losses. Wood then was hammered for seven runs and 10 hits in five innings of a 9-0 loss at the Marlins on Tuesday, falling to 2-4 in six starts to go along with a 2.93 ERA.

    The Braves are 2-4 in Wood's starts this season and haven't been much help scoring wise as evidenced by the three straight scoreless outings. Wood is 1-1 in two starts at Turner Field and he faced San Francisco once in relief, allowing two runs in an inning of work.

    San Francisco squeezed out a 2-1 win in Friday's series opener, then handed the Braves a 3-1 loss in the middle portion of this set. Buster Posey, Michael Morse and Brandon Belt provided the scoring with a home run apiece and Ryan Vogelsong got his first win of the season with six innings of one-run ball.

    "I was kind of fighting myself there a little bit," said Vogelsong. "I was maybe a little tentative at first, getting a little too fine on the corners."

    Sergio Romo hurled a scoreless ninth for his ninth save.

    The Giants have gone deep in 10 straight games and used homers from Angel Pagan and Morse to win Friday's game.

    The NL West-leading Giants have won four in a row and eight of nine games, and will also visit Pittsburgh and Los Angeles on this 10-game road trip.

    Atlanta continued to slump with its fifth straight loss Saturday. Julio Teheran surrendered all three home runs and worked seven innings to fall to 2-2 on the season. He struck out seven and did not walk a batter.

    B.J. Upton drove in Atlanta's only run.

    "We haven't had very much timely hitting lately," said Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla, who had one of the Braves' five hits. "Everybody goes through stretches like this. We just have to end it."

    The Braves had won four in a row before the current slump and last loss six in a row during an eight-game slide from May 21-28, 2012. They will also host St. Louis and Chicago (Cubs) on this residency.

    San Francisco went 4-3 against Atlanta last season, but lost two of three at Turner Field from June 14-16.

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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>>

      Out and About
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      • Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

        Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

        Saturday, April 18 2015 4:54 PM EDT2015-04-18 20:54:17 GMT
        Saturday was a warm summer-like day and Saturday evening's rain chances will remain fairly low.
        Saturday was a warm summer-like day and Saturday evening's rain chances will remain fairly low.
      • 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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