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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>>

    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 14-15

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

    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 7-8 Video included

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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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    • 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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    Wednesday, March 6th (All times Eastern)

    Toronto Raptors (23-38) at Phoenix Suns (21-39), 9 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The Toronto Raptors are embroiled in a five-game slide and look to stop the bleeding when they resume a four-game road trip Wednesday against the Phoenix Suns from U.S. Airways Center.

    The losing streak reached five games in Monday's 125-118 loss at Golden State as Rudy Gay returned after missing Saturday's loss at Milwaukee with back spasms to score 26 points. Andrea Bargnani tallied 26 points and seven boards, while Amir Johnson totaled 23 points and 15 rebounds off the bench.

    "We were there but we weren't there," said Raptors coach Dwane Casey. "Against shooters like this, you have to be step-for-step, body-for-body and continue to have contact and not lose contact."

    Johnson became the first player in NBA history to come off the bench and record 10 or more rebounds and shoot a perfect 10-for-10 from the field.

    Toronto's defense has been poor lately and it allowed the Warriors to shoot an opponent season high .573 from the field. The Bucks made 50-plus percent of their shots in the opener of this road trip for the Raptors, who are 8-22 outside of Canada and are scheduled to visit the Los Angeles Lakers Friday.

    Meanwhile, Gay is averaging 20.9 points in 14 games with the Raptors since joining them via trade with Memphis. DeMar DeRozan, who had 15 at the Warriors, is averaging 20.2 ppg in his previous five games.

    Kyle Lowry just missed his second straight triple-double, finishing with 11 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in the recent setback. He recorded 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against the Bucks.

    The Raptors endured six-game losing streaks in both November and December.

    Phoenix enters Wednesday's bout with Toronto on a three-game winning streak and hasn't played since last Friday's 92-87 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

    Goran Dragic scored 19 points and left the game in the third quarter with a back injury. He is probable versus Toronto and leads the Suns in points, assists and steals. Dragic is an important piece for Phoenix and is one of six players posting averages of at least 14.0 points, 6.0 assists and 1.50 steals.

    Dragic has been hot since the All-Star break, averaging 15.3 points, 10.7 assists and 2.29 steals.

    Wesley Johnson scored a season-high 15 points and Jermaine O'Neal ended with 12 for the Suns, who last won four in a row from Dec. 12-19 this season.

    "We are finding guys that want to play the right way and want to get out and compete and that is what we have been looking for from the beginning," said Suns coach Lindsey Hunter. "We are still working on our concepts."

    The Suns played well on defense and held the Hawks to 42.5 percent shooting from the field. Hawks stud Josh Smith had only five points. They have won two in a row in the desert and are 14-15 as the host.

    In other injury news for the Suns, twin forwards Markieff Morris (knee) and Marcus Morris (toe) are probable and O'Neal (personal) is expected to miss at least a week of action to be with his daughter, Asjia, who is expected to undergo surgery on a leaky heart valve.

    After hosting Toronto, the Suns will visit the Sacramento Kings Friday.

    The Raptors defeated Phoenix, 101-97, on Nov. 30 this season north of the border and have won two in a row in this series since a 14-game slide. The Suns are 15-4 in the past 19 matchups in this series.

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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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