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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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    News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

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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>>

    St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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    Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

    Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

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    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

    New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

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    Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. 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>>

    Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

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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'

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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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      SUNDAY: 30% Rain Chance; Highs near 86
      SUNDAY: 30% Rain Chance; Highs near 86
    • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

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      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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                          ***** San Antonio Spurs *****
     
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     Team Founded:  1967-68
     Team History:  1967-70 - Dallas Chaparrals (ABA)
                    1970-71 - Texas Chaparrals (ABA)
                    1971-73 - Dallas Chaparrals (ABA)
                    1973-76 - San Antonio Spurs (ABA)
                    1976-Present - San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
     
     Team Colors:   Metallic Silver, Black, Teal, Fuschia & Orange
     
     Arena Address:
     SBC Center
     1 SBC Center
     San Antonio, TX  78219
     
     Opened:  May 15, 1993
     First Official Game:  November 5, 2002, 103-101, over the Memphis Grizzlies
     Arena Capacity:  20,557
     
     Chairman:  Peter M. Holt
     General Manager: R.C. Buford
     Vice President of Basketball Operations:
     Head Coach: Gregg Popovich
     
                               Coaching History:
     
     Term               Coach                        Reg.Season      Playoff
     1967-70            Cliff Hagan                  109- 90          7- 8
                        (Replaced after 43 games in 1969-70 Season)
                        Max Williams                  23- 18          2- 4
     1970-71            Max Williams                   5- 14
                        (Replaced after 14 games in 1970-71 Season)
                        Bill Blakely                  25- 40          0- 4
     1971-72            Tom Nissalke                  42- 42          0- 4
     1972-73            Babe McCarthy                 24- 48
                        (Replaced after 72 games in 1972-73 Season)
                        Dave Brown                     4-  8
                        (Interim Head Coach for 12 games in 1972-73 Season)
     1973-75            Tom Nissalke                  62- 49          3- 4
                        (Replaced after 27 games in 1974-75 Season)
                        Bob Bass                      34- 23
     1975-76            Bob Bass                      50- 34          3- 4
     1976-80            Doug Moe                     177-135         15-23
     1980-83            Stan Albeck                  153- 93         13-14
     1983-84            Morris McHone                 11- 20
                        (Replaced after 31 games in 1983-84 Season)
                        Bob Bass                      26- 25
                        (Interim Head Coach for 51 games in 1983-84 Season)
     1984-86            Cotton Fizsimmons             76- 88          2- 6
     1986-88            Bob Weiss                     59-105          0- 3
     1988-92            Larry Brown                  153-131          7- 7
                        (Replaced after 38 games in 1991-92 Season)
                        Bob Bass                      26-18           0- 3
                        (Interim Head Coach for 44 games in 1991-92 Season)
     1992-93            Jerry Tarkanian                9- 11
                        (Replaced after 20 games in 1992-93 Season)
                        Rex Hughes                     1-  0
                        (Interim Head Coach for 1 game in 1992-93 Season)
                        John Lucas                    39- 22          5- 5
     1993-94            John Lucas                    55- 27          1- 3
     1994-1996          Bob Hill                     124- 58         14-11
                        (Replaced after 18 games of the 1996-97 Season)
     1996-present       Gregg Popovich               967-442        149-87
     
     Retired Numbers: (7)
     
     00 - Johnny Moore
      6 - Avery Johnson
     12 - Bruce Bowen
     13 - James Silas
     32 - Sean Elliott
     44 - George Gervin
     50 - David Robinson
     
     Spurs in the Hall of Fame: (7)
     
     1996 - George Gervin
     2001 - Moses Malone
     2002 - Larry Brown
     2006 - Dominique Wilkins
     2009 - David Robinson
     2011 - Arits Gilmore, Dennis Rodman
     
     POST-SEASON APPEARANCES:
     
     Championships: (5) 1999, 2003, '05, '07, '14
     Division Titles: (21) 1978, '79, '81, '82, '83, '90, '91, '95, '96,
     '99, 2001, '02, '03, '05, '06, '09, '10, '11, '12, '13, '14
     
     Most Valuable Player                   Rookie of the Year
     --------------------                   ------------------
     (Maurice Podoloff Trophy)              (Eddie Gotlieb Trophy)
     1995 - David Robinson                  1990 - David Robinson
     2002 - Tim Duncan                      1998 - Tim Duncan
     2003 - Tim Duncan
     
     Coach of the Year                      Executive of the Year
     -----------------                      ---------------------
     (Red Auerbach Trophy)
     2003 - Gregg Popovich                  1978 - Angelo Drossos
     2012 - Gregg Poppvich                  1990 - Bob Bass
     2014 - Gregg Popovich                  2014 - R.C. Buford
     
                               Yearly Records:
     
                            Reg. Season                Playoffs
     Year    Location      W   L   Pct.  Pos.  Div.    W   L   Pct.
     -----------------------------------------------------------------------
     1973-74 San Antonio  45  39  .536   (3)   West    3  4  .429
     1974-75 San Antonio  51  33  .607   (2)   West    2  4  .333
     1975-76 San Antonio  50  34  .595   (3)           3  4  .429
     1976-77 San Antonio  44  38  .537   (3)   Cent    0  2  .000
     1977-78 San Antonio  52  30  .634   (1)   Cent    2  4  .333
     1978-79 San Antonio  48  34  .585   (1)   Cent    7  7  .500
     1979-80 San Antonio  41  41  .500   (2t)  Cent    1  2  .333
     1980-81 San Antonio  52  30  .634   (1)   Mid     3  4  .429
     1981-82 San Antonio  48  34  .585   (1)   Mid     4  5  .444
     1982-83 San Antonio  53  29  .646   (1)   Mid     6  5  .545
     1983-84 San Antonio  37  45  .451   (5)   Mid
     1984-85 San Antonio  41  41  .500   (4)   Mid     2  3  .400
     1985-86 San Antonio  35  47  .427   (6)   Mid     0  3  .000
     1986-87 San Antonio  28  54  .341   (6)   Mid
     1987-88 San Antonio  31  51  .378   (5)   Mid     0  3  .000
     1988-89 San Antonio  21  61  .256   (5)   Mid
     1989-90 San Antonio  56  26  .683   (1)   Mid     6  4  .600
     1990-91 San Antonio  55  27  .671   (1)   Mid     1  3  .250
     1991-92 San Antonio  47  35  .573   (2)   Mid     0  3  .000
     1992-93 San Antonio  49  33  .598   (2)   Mid     5  5  .500
     1993-94 San Antonio  55  27  .671   (2)   Mid     1  3  .250
     1994-95 San Antonio  62  20  .756   (1)   Mid     9  6  .600
     1995-96 San Antonio  59  23  .720   (1)   Mid     5  5  .500
     1996-97 San Antonio  20  62  .244   (6)   Mid
     1997-98 San Antonio  56  26  .683   (2)   Mid     4  5  .444
     1998-99 San Antonio* 37  13  .740   (1t)  Mid    15  2  .882 NBA Champs
     1999-00 San Antonio  53  29  .646   (2)   Mid     1  3  .250
     2000-01 San Antonio  58  24  .707   (1)   Mid     7  6  .538
     2001-02 San Antonio  58  24  .707   (1)   Mid     4  6  .400
     2002-03 San Antonio  60  22  .732   (1t)  Mid    16  9  .640 NBA Champs
     2003-04 San Antonio  57  25  .695   (2)   Mid     6  4  .600
     2004-05 San Antonio  59  23  .720   (1)   S/West 16  7  .696 NBA Champs
     2005-06 San Antonio  63  19  .768   (1)   S/West  7  6  .538
     2006-07 San Antonio  58  24  .707   (2)   S/West 16  4  .800 NBA Champs
     2007-08 San Antonio  56  26  .683   (2)   S/West  9  8  .529
     2008-09 San Antonio  54  28  .559   (1)   S/West  1  4  .200
     2009-10 San Antonio  50  32  .610   (2)   S/West  4  6  .400
     2010-11 San Antonio  61  21  .744   (1)   S/West  2  4  .333
     2011-12 San Antonio* 50  16  .758   (1)   S/West 10  4  .714
     2012-13 San Antonio  58  24  .707   (1)   S/West 15  6  .714
     2013-14 San Antonio  62  20  .756   (1)   W/West 16  7  .696 NBA Champs
     
     * - strike-shortened season
     
     Overall NBA Regular Season Record: 1884 - 1184 (.614)
     Overall NBA Post Season Record:     201 -  157 (.561)
     
     
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      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>>

      • Great Stuff

      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>>

      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

      Updated:

      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

      Updated:

      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

      Updated:

      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. 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>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

      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>>

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      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>>

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      • Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

        Isolated showers Sunday afternoon

        Sunday, April 19 2015 11:17 AM EDT2015-04-19 15:17:19 GMT
        SUNDAY: 30% Rain Chance; Highs near 86
        SUNDAY: 30% Rain Chance; Highs near 86
      • 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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