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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>>

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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 Video included

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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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    2014 Avg.
    .270
     
    Career Avg.
    .274
    Name  Justin Upton
    Born  8/25/1987
    Height  6-2
    Weight  205
    Number  10
    Position  LF
    Bats  R
    Throws  R
    12/19/2014 5:03:00 PM
    Description: The Padres have acquired outfielder Justin Upton.
    Insight: The deal is now official, and Upton will continue to be a threat, even in a pitcher-friendly park. He has a lot of nice pieces surrounding him.
     
    9/28/2014 10:43:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is sitting out on Sunday.
    Insight: Barring a pinch-hitting appearance, Upton finishes an impressive year slashing .270/.342/.491 with 29 homers and 102 RBI. His brother B.J. is sitting as well today. Ryan Doumit and Emilio Bonifacio are starting in left field and center field, respectively.
     
    9/27/2014 10:23:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton goes over the century mark for RBI in 2014.
    Insight: He was 2-for-4 with his 29th dinger of the season, off A.J. Burnett in the seventh inning. Now with 102 RBI and a .270 average, Upton has proven to be a valuable acquisition in his two seasons with the Braves.
     
    9/25/2014 10:39:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is a career .571 (8-for-14) hitter with four doubles against Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez.
    Insight: Upton has really struggled in September, hitting just .134 in 67 at-bats, but he slugged his 28th home run of the season on Wednesday, going 2-for-4. He is sitting on 99 RBI, which gives him a great chance to reach 100 for the first time in his career.
     
    9/24/2014 10:24:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton hits 28th homerun of 2014.
    Insight: He took Pittsburgh starter Jeff Locke deep, and now has 99 RBI on the year. Upton has been everything the Braves have wanted since they acquired him from Arizona.
     
    9/19/2014 12:26:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is a career 0-for-18 with seven strikeouts against Mets starter Zack Wheeler.
    Insight: Upton is batting .273 average with 27 HR with 97 RBI and 73 runs, but he's not an option in this unfavorable matchup.
     
    9/9/2014 10:32:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton hit a two-run home run, going 1-for-4, against the Nationals on Tuesday night.
    Insight: The home run was Upton's 27th on the season. Upton also has a .282 average with 93 RBI and 72 runs.
     
    9/5/2014 3:48:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton was not in Wednesday afternoon's starting lineup but is back in the lineup for Friday's game against Miami.
    Insight: Upton has been dealing with a bruised left triceps which forced him out of Tuesday's contest. He is hitting .285 with 26 home runs, 30 doubles, 91 RBI, 70 runs and seven stolen bases.
     
    9/5/2014 10:18:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton was not in Wednesday afternoon's starting lineup and is questionable for Friday's game against Miami.
    Insight: Upton has been dealing with a bruised left triceps which forced him out of Tuesday's contest. He is hitting .285 with 26 home runs, 30 doubles, 91 RBI, 70 runs and seven stolen bases.
     
    9/3/2014 10:56:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is not in Wednesday afternoon's starting lineup. He's been dealing with a bruised left triceps which forced him out of Tuesday's contest.
    Insight: Upton is putting together his best season since 2011. The left fielder has 91 RBI with still a month left to go. He is also hitting .285 with 26 home runs, 30 doubles, 70 runs and seven stolen bases.
     
    Hot9/2/2014 10:04:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is a career .364 hitter with two home runs and a 1.146 OPS versus Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick.
    Insight: Upton is putting together his best season since 2011. The left fielder has 91 RBI with still a month left to go. He is also hitting .288 with 26 home runs, 30 doubles, 70 runs and seven stolen bases.
     
    Hot8/29/2014 10:48:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton went 2-for-3 with three RBI and a home run on Friday against the Marlins.
    Insight: The big night gives Upton a new career-high for RBI in a season. The left fielder has 91 with still a month left to go. He is also hitting .288 with 26 home runs, 30 doubles, 70 runs and seven stolen bases.
     
    Hot8/26/2014 9:51:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton went 3-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk Tuesday against the Mets.
    Insight: Amazingly, the 27-year-old Upton has never had more than 88 RBI in a season. He's up to 87 RBI to go with 25 homers and a .292 average after Tuesday's game.
     
    Hot8/23/2014 11:05:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the 12th inning Friday against the Reds. He went 3-for-6 on the night and also had a triple.
    Insight: Upton has batted .324 with six homers, 23 RBI, 14 runs, 15 walks and a 1.099 OPS in August and he's 6-for-11 (.545) with a double and a homer against Reds starter Mike Leake. Make sure he's in your lineup Saturday.
     
    Hot8/22/2014 11:04:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is a career .429 hitter against Reds starter Mat Latos.
    Insight: Upton continues to swing a hot bat as he went 2-for-3 with two RBI in the series opener against the Reds on Thursday. Upton has now hit safely in 11 straight games and blasted five home runs with 19 RBI in his last 13 games.
     
    Hot8/19/2014 10:14:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton stayed red hot Tuesday with a homer and five RBI.
    Insight: Upton has hit safely in 10 straight games and blasted five homers with 16 RBI in his last 12 games.
     
    8/15/2014 10:32:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Friday. He's driven in a run in six straight games.
    Insight: Upton left Thursday's game with a hamstring injury, but it was minor and he appears to be fine. He hasn't had a multi-hit game since July 30, but he's making his hits count (4 2B, 3 HR in August).
     
    8/15/2014 6:17:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton (hamstring) is in the lineup Friday night.
    Insight: Upton left Thursday's game with a hamstring injury, but it was minor. He's batting .281 with 21 HR and 72 RBI and is on a five-game hitting streak.
     
    8/14/2014 3:13:00 PM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton left Thursday's game for a pinch runner.
    Insight: Upton may have injured his hamstring on the slide into third base, but we will know more after the game. He's batting .281 with 21 HR and 72 RBI and is on a five-game hitting streak.
     
    8/11/2014 10:59:00 AM
    Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is a career .364 hitter (16-for-44) versus Dodgers starter Kevin Correia.
    Insight: Upton smacked his 21st home run of the season Sunday night and finished the important three-game series with two long balls as the Braves took two of three from the league-leading Nationals.
     

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      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>>

      • Great Stuff

      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>>

      Enter to win tickets to Nitro Jam

      The Great 38 is giving tickets to Nitro Jam. Enter below for your chance to win. More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | March 14-15 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun events happening in Tampa Bay this weekend! 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 Video included

      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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