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    PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

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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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    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>>

    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>>

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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.
      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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    Thursday, May 2nd (All times Eastern)

    (3) Denver Nuggets (2-3) at (6) Golden State Warriors (3-2), 10:30 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - Game 6 between the visiting Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors should be quite the interesting affair Thursday night.

    After the Nuggets won Tuesday to stave off elimination, Warriors' coach Mark Jackson accused Denver of some unsavory behavior.

    "Some dirty plays early," Jackson said after the game. "It's playoff basketball. That's all right. We own it. But make no mistake about it, we went up 3-1 playing hard, physical, clean basketball -- not trying to hurt anybody."

    Jackson was especially unnerved by the treatment of his star player, Steph Curry. Jackson believed Denver forward Kenneth Faried specifically targeted Curry's ankle on a play when Curry went through the lane.

    Jackson stuck to his guns the day after.

    "If you go to his ankles, try to kick his ankles, while he's cutting through the lane, that's not a basketball play," Jackson after practice on Wednesday. "That's a cheap shot."

    Could this just be posturing by Jackson, maybe trying to buy a call for Game 6?

    "I didn't say anything about the referees," Jackson said. "I've got a guy that some would say is a superstar, with the ball in his hands for 42 minutes and he doesn't get to the line, with a team that's trying to be very physical with him. That needs to be looked at."

    To the surprise of exactly no one, Denver head coach George Karl disagrees.

    "I'm just trying to figure out what movie he's watching. It's not the one I'm watching," Karl said.

    And Faried leaped to his own defense.

    "I wasn't going for his ankle at all," Faried said. "He walked through and I was just giving him a bump, like, 'Hey, we're not going to let you shoot and have the type of night you've been having.' I was just being a little physical."

    It's worth noting that the Warriors, not the Nuggets, were whistled for two Flagrant fouls in Game 5.

    "That doesn't mean you're dirty," Jackson said on Wednesday.

    It remains to be seen how the complexion of the series will change after these charges by the Warriors. One thing that's clear, the Nuggets do not believe themselves to be dirty players.

    "I guarantee that I've never wanted to hurt anybody in basketball, but I do want my team to compete and play hard," Karl said. "I've always been a play- hard coach. Any player that's every played for me, the most speeches they get are play hard and stand up and be a competitor."

    Now, it's Game 6 in Oakland where the Warriors have a chance to win their first playoff series since 2007 and second since 1991.

    On Tuesday, the Nuggets built a 20-point halftime lead, but the Warriors hung in, especially during the final quarter. The final was only 107-100.

    Denver had six players in double figures, led by Andre Iguodala. He finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Ty Lawson and Faried both had double-doubles.

    Dirty or not, the Nuggets' strategy worked in Game 5. Curry only had 15 points on 7-for-19 shooting. Harrison Barnes paced the Warriors with 23 points, followed by Jarrett Jack with 20, Klay Thompson's 19 and Curry.

    The Warriors are 5-1 in their last six at home against Denver.

    If the Nuggets prevail on Thursday, Game 7 will be back in Denver on Saturday.

    05/02 10:21:34 ET

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    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

      Updated:

      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament
      Updated:

      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      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>>

      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>>

      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>>

      Out and About
      • Great StuffMore>>

      • Higher storm chances in Tampa Bay

        Higher storm chances in Tampa Bay

        Monday, April 27 2015 3:49 AM EDT2015-04-27 07:49:57 GMT
        A weak front brings our rain chance up to 40% today. Higher rain chances in the forecast tomorrow.
        A weak front brings our rain chance up to 40% today. Higher rain chances in the forecast tomorrow.
      • 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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