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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>>

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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>>

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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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      Cool winds continue behind a cold front this evening. Lingering clouds and small rain chances though the weekend as a front stalls across the Tampa Bay area.
      Cool winds continue behind a cold front this evening. Lingering clouds and small rain chances though the weekend as a front stalls across the Tampa Bay area.
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    Tuesday, February 25th (All times Eastern)

    Chicago Bulls (29-26) at Atlanta Hawks (26-29), 7:30 p.m.

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bulls had their winning streak cut short their last time out and seek a bounce-back effort Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks from Philips Arena.

    The Bulls entered Sunday's tilt with the Miami Heat winners of five in a row, but dropped a 93-79 decision even with superstar LeBron James on the bench in a suit because of a broken nose. Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 28 and 23 points, respectively.

    Miami scored 22 points off 19 Chicago turnovers and the visitors were paced by Joakim Noah's 20 points and 15 rebounds. Taj Gibson scored 20 points off the bench and Mike Dunleavy netted 13 for Chicago, which made only 35.8 percent of its shots and 6-of-21 3-pointers.

    A 25-12 difference in the third quarter put the Bulls behind heading into the final stanza. The fourth quarter was tight throughout, but Miami had a sizeable lead to dispose of the Bulls.

    "Those guys have ended our seasons a lot," Noah said. "You've got to hate playing those guys, and every time we play them our intensity has to be high."

    Chicago's Jimmy Butler missed the contest with a bruised rib and he is listed as day-to-day. Butler is averaging 12.4 points this season.

    The Bulls, seeded fourth in the East and near the top in opponent scoring and field goal percentage, are 13-16 on the road and will return home for a Windy City matchup with the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday.

    Since New Year's Day, the Bulls are an Eastern Conference-best 17-8. Indiana is also 17-8 and Miami has a 16-7 mark in that span.

    Atlanta finally put the brakes on a season-worst eight-game losing streak with Saturday's 107-98 win over the visiting New York Knicks.

    Even without All-Star Paul Millsap because of a bruised knee, the Hawks saw Mike Scott pour in a career-high 30 points on 11-of-14 shooting off the bench and Jeff Teague contribute 28 points, making 13-of-15 from the foul line.

    DeMarre Carroll scored a career-best 24 points and Lou Williams chipped in 14 for an Atlanta squad that shot 43.2 percent and outscored the Knicks 39-25 in the final quarter. The Hawks overcame a 17-point deficit in the second half and were hot from 3-point range, draining 16-of-31 from downtown.

    Scott hit 6-of-7 3-pointers, Carroll 4-of-8 and Kyle Korver sank two of his four shots from beyond the arc. Korver has made at least one 3-pointer in an NBA-record 124 games in a row.

    "Any team that has lost a few games in a row ... six, seven, eight, whatever it was, it's just a good feeling," Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer said. "For them to be rewarded for how hard they're working, for their character, their competitiveness, it's nice to see that."

    Millsap, meanwhile, is expected to miss Tuesday's game and is averaging 17.6 points and 8.3 rebounds this season, his first with Atlanta. He is the only player in the NBA this season averaging at least 16.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 block.

    The Hawks, who are 17-10 at home, will have a tough job of scoring on Chicago's stingy defense, especially without Millsap in the middle banging with Noah, Gibson and Carlos Boozer.

    "They clog the paint, they play team defense," Teague said of the Bulls. "They're big, they're long, they're athletic. Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, those guys are really active on the defensive end."

    Atlanta, which sits eighth in the conference standings and will open a six- game road trip Wednesday at Boston, is 0-2 against the Bulls this season and has lost four in a row and 10 of the past 15 games in this series.

    02/25 10:29:33 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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      • Cooler and breezy in Tampa Bay

        Cooler and breezy in Tampa Bay

        Thursday, February 26 2015 2:42 PM EST2015-02-26 19:42:08 GMT
        Cool winds continue behind a cold front this evening. Lingering clouds and small rain chances though the weekend as a front stalls across the Tampa Bay area.
        Cool winds continue behind a cold front this evening. Lingering clouds and small rain chances though the weekend as a front stalls across the Tampa Bay area.
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