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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>>

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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>>

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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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      Saturday, February 28 2015 5:04 PM EST2015-02-28 22:04:28 GMT
      "After a wet Saturday, we are not expecting to see as much rainfall across the Tampa Bay area on Sunday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips. 
      "After a wet Saturday, we are not expecting to see as much rainfall across the Tampa Bay area on Sunday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips. 
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    Wednesday, March 12th (All times Eastern)

    Cleveland Cavaliers (24-40) at Phoenix Suns (36-27), 10 p.m.

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Phoenix Suns will try not to lose any more ground in their quest for a postseason spot and are set to host the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday at US Airways Center.

    The Suns have lost two straight, three of four and six of their last nine contests, and are one game off a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

    Phoenix has allowed 100 or more points in each of the last nine games, including Monday's 112-105 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers. The Suns used a 19-4 run to pull within four points of the Clippers, who shot 55.1 percent for the game and were led by Blake Griffin's 37 points. L.A. led by as many as 25.

    "You are not going to come back from 25 points and beat these guys (Clippers)," said Suns coach Jeff Hornacek. "We came out soft. We need to play the way we played in the third and fourth quarters all game. We hung in there. The guys battled. We just can't get in that hole."

    Griffin and Suns forward P.J. Tucker got into a scuffle in the fourth quarter before both teams intervened. Tucker appeared to swing at Griffin while the two were tangled on the floor. He was suspended one game without pay for the incident and will not play Wednesday.

    Tucker was one of seven players to score in double figures, finishing with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Goran Dragic led the way with 23 points and both Gerald Green and Markieff Morris added 16. Miles Plumlee (12), Marcus Morris (11) and Channing Frye (10) rounded out the double-digit performers.

    Hornacek was still proud of the effort by his team.

    "Our guys never quit. That's a great thing. But to get down by that many points, a comeback just isn't always going to happen. We played a little soft in the opening quarter. Our backs are to the wall now. We have to play tougher."

    Dragic, meanwhile, has scored 20 or more points in his last three games and is averaging 24.1 ppg in his previous eight. Green has totaled 41 points in his last two games after pouring in 41 on March 6 against Oklahoma City.

    Phoenix is 22-12 at home and has to improve on defense. It is allowing 103.0 ppg and averaging 105.5 points on offense. After hosting the Cavaliers, the Suns will visit Boston, Toronto and Brooklyn.

    Cleveland is also in the hunt to make the postseason and sits four games behind in the less-than-stellar Eastern Conference. It will start a three-game road trip Wednesday against Phoenix, Golden State and the Clippers, and has a less than desirable 9-23 record on the road.

    The Cavs are 4-2 in their last six games against Western teams.

    The Cavaliers have lost four in a row and seven of the last nine games, including Saturday's 107-97 setback to the New York Knicks. All-Star Game MVP Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 30 points on 11-of-25 shooting to go with eight assists and eight rebounds, and Spencer Hawes chipped in 21 points and 10 rebounds.

    Cleveland had an 80-77 lead at one point before the Knicks went on a 14-1 run to take control of the game and stay in the win column. The Cavs made 41.4 percent for the game and only 9-of-23 3-pointers.

    "We're fighting for our lives," Cavs head coach Mike Brown said. "This team (New York) was a game behind us and I just feel like we didn't come out with the right mindset to compete with this team for the eighth spot."

    Brown's Cavs lost, 99-90, to Phoenix at home on Jan. 26, as Markieff Morris had 27 points and 15 rebounds to lead the victors. Irving ended with 24 points and nine assists in that one for the Cavaliers, who have lost four straight and six of the past seven meetings in the series.

    Cleveland has lost 11 of its last 14 trips to the desert.

    03/12 10:22:59 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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      • Rainy weekend in Tampa Bay

        Rainy weekend in Tampa Bay

        Saturday, February 28 2015 5:04 PM EST2015-02-28 22:04:28 GMT
        "After a wet Saturday, we are not expecting to see as much rainfall across the Tampa Bay area on Sunday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips. 
        "After a wet Saturday, we are not expecting to see as much rainfall across the Tampa Bay area on Sunday," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips. 
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