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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>>

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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>>

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    Friday, November 22nd (All times Eastern)

    New York Islanders (8-11-3) at Pittsburgh Penguins (14-8-0), 7 p.m.

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Penguins hope to have put a recent rough stretch behind them and will shoot for a third straight victory when they host the New York Islanders in Friday's Metropolitan Division battle.

    The Penguins lost three straight in regulation earlier this month and that slide was part of a 1-4-0 stretch from Nov. 6-16. However, Pittsburgh has recorded consecutive wins this week and tonight the Pens will try for their first three-game winning streak since rattling off four straight victories from Oct. 28-Nov. 2.

    Pittsburgh notched a 3-1 win in Monday's home test against the Anaheim Ducks and followed that triumph with Wednesday's 4-0 rout of the Washington Capitals in D.C. Pittsburgh outshot the Capitals by a 40-18 margin on Wednesday, as Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his second shutout of the season for the Penguins.

    Paul Martin, Beau Bennett, Sidney Crosby and James Neal tallied for the Penguins, who were able to extend their lead over Washington for first in the Metropolitan to three points.

    Evgeni Malkin contributed two assists towards Wednesday's win. The Russian star only has three goals through 22 games this season, but he is leading Pittsburgh with 19 helpers.

    The Pens scored twice in the opening period, and added one goal in each of the next two stanzas to subdue their divisional foes.

    "Our start was great, we came out hard, really set the tone and got that first (goal), which was important to us," Crosby said.

    The Pens have a chance for revenge on Friday after losing the first of four scheduled meetings with the Islanders this season on Oct. 25. New York recorded a 4-3 regulation win in Pittsburgh thanks to Josh Bailey's game- winning goal with 1:40 left in the third period. It was the first meeting between the clubs since the Penguins ousted the Islanders in overtime of Game 6 of their first-round playoff series last spring.

    The Isles and Pens have split the last eight encounters in the regular season and New York has taken three of the past five meetings in Steel City.

    However, New York only has two wins over its last eight trips to the ice (2-6-0) and is coming off Tuesday's 5-2 loss in Toronto. Phil Kessel scored twice and Trevor Smith added a goal and two assists to lead the Maple Leafs to the easy win at Air Canada Centre.

    Frans Nielsen and Casey Cizikas each scored once for the Islanders, while Kevin Poulin permitted all five goals on 24 shots in defeat.

    "We definitely weren't hard enough on their skill and that's unacceptable," Cizikas said. "We played without a heartbeat tonight and it showed on the scoreboard."

    The Isles fell to 3-7-0 as the road team after Tuesday's setback. They will complete a three-game road trip with Saturday's divisional test in Philadelphia.

    New York has played the last five games without winger Thomas Vanek, who was acquired late last month in a trade with Buffalo. Vanek has been bothered by an upper-body injury, but could be back for Friday's tilt.

    The Austrian sniper has one goal and two assists in six games since the trade and five goals and seven assists in 19 total contests this season.

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

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

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      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

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      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

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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>>

      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>>

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      • Hot and breezy in Tampa Bay

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        Saturday, April 25 2015 11:40 AM EDT2015-04-25 15:40:46 GMT
        Saturday is shaping up nicely!
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      • 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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