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    The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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    NBA Matchup - Houston at LA Lakers

    Houston Rockets (36-17) at Los Angeles Lakers (18-35), 10:30 p.m.
    2013-14 Head-to-head record Tied 1-1
    2012-13 Head-to-head record Tied 2-2
    2011-12 Head-to-head record Houston 2-1
    2010-11 Head-to-head record Los Angeles 2-1
    Overall Head-to-head record Los Angeles 133-67
    Home Record: Houston 22-7; Los Angeles 8-16
    Away Record: Houston 14-10; Los Angeles 10-19
    Current Streak: Houston (W7); Los Angeles (L3)
    Record vs. Pacific Division: Houston 5-6
    Record vs. Southwest Division: Los Angeles 3-6
    Record vs. Western Conference: Houston 20-14; Los Angeles 9-21
    2013-2014 Meetings
    11/07 - Los Angeles, 99-98 (at Hou)
    01/08 - Houston, 113-99 (at Hou)
    2012-2013 Meetings
    11/18 - Los Angeles, 119-108 (at LA)
    12/04 - Houston, 107-105 (at Hou)
    01/08 - Houston, 125-112 (at Hou)
    04/17 - Los Angeles, 99-95 ot (at LA)
    2011-2012 Meetings
    01/03 - Los Angeles, 108-99 (at LA)
    03/20 - Houston, 107-104 (at Hou)
    04/06 - Houston, 112-107 (at LA)
    2010-2011 Meetings
    10/26 - Los Angeles, 112-110 (at LA)
    12/01 - Houston, 109-99 (at Hou)
    02/01 - Los Angeles, 114-106 ot (at LA)
    2009-2010 Meetings
    11/04 - Los Angeles, 103-102 ot (at Hou)
    11/15 - Houston, 101-91 (at LA)
    01/05 - Los Angeles, 88-79 (at LA)
    03/27 - Los Angeles, 109-101 (at Hou)
    2008-2009 Meetings
    11/09 - Los Angeles, 111-82 (at LA)
    01/13 - Los Angeles, 105-100 (at Hou)
    03/11 - Los Angeles, 102-96 (at Hou)
    04/03 - Los Angeles, 93-81 (at LA)
    2007-2008 Meetings
    10/30 - Houston, 95-93 (at LA)
    11/14 - Los Angeles, 93-90 (at Hou)
    03/16 - Houston, 104-92 (at Hou)
    2006-2007 Meetings
    12/12 - Los Angeles, 102-94 (at Hou)
    12/15 - Los Angeles, 112-101 2ot (at LA)
    01/10 - Houston, 102-77 (at Hou)
    03/30 - Houston, 107-104 ot (at LA)
    2005-2006 Meetings
    12/18 - Houston, 76-74 (at LA)
    02/08 - Los Angeles, 89-78 (at Hou)
    04/02 - Los Angeles, 104-88 (at LA)
    2004-2005 Meetings
    11/13 - Los Angeles, 84-79 (at Hou)
    01/07 - Los Angeles, 111-104 (at LA)
    02/06 - Houston, 103-102 (at Hou)
    04/07 - Houston, 114-100 (at LA)
    2003-2004 Meetings
    12/25 - Houston, 99-87 (at LA)
    02/11 - Houston, 102-87 (at Hou)
    03/03 - Los Angeles, 96-93 (at Hou)
    04/01 - Los Angeles, 93-85 (at LA)
    2002-2003 Meetings
    11/17 - Houston, 93-89 (at LA)
    01/17 - Houston, 108-104 ot (at Hou)
    02/18 - Los Angeles, 106-99 2ot (at LA)
    03/26 - Los Angeles, 96-93 (at Hou)
    Game Notes
    Note - Houston is 10-3 in Wednesday games this season.
    Note - Houston snapped a two-game series losing streak on 01/08/14.
    Note - Houston has won three of five and five of the last eight meetings.
    Note - These two teams have split the last 10 meetings.
    Note - The Lakers have won eight of 14 and 13 of the last 20 meetings.
    Note - The Lakers have won 14 of 22 and 18 of the last 29 meetings.
    Note - Houston has lost two straight at the Lakers.
    Note - Houston has lost six of seven and eight of its last 10 at the Lakers.
    Note - Houston has lost 10 of 14 and 12 of its last 18 at the Lakers.
    Note - The Lakers have lost five of their last six at Houston.
    Note - These two teams have split the last 10 meetings at Houston.
    Note - The Lakers have lost seven of their last 13 at Houston.
    Note - The Lakers have won eight of 15 and 10 of their last 18 at Houston.
    Houston last five games Los Angeles last five games
    02/01 - W vs. Cleveland, 106-92 02/05 - W at Cleveland, 119-108
    02/05 - W vs. Phoenix, 122-108 02/07 - W at Philadelphia, 112-98
    02/08 - W at Milwaukee, 101-95 02/09 - L vs. Chicago, 86-92
    02/10 - W at Minnesota, 107-89 02/11 - L vs. Utah, 79-96
    02/12 - W vs. Washington, 113-112 02/13 - L vs. Oklahoma City, 103-107

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      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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      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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      Updated:

      Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

      3 rhinos escape from safari zoo, return safely Video included

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      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

      Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube
      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
      More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

      Updated:

      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

      109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

      TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
      Updated:

      The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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