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    Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

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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 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.
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    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

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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

    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

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    See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
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    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

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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

    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.
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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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                            ***** Tampa Bay Lightning *****
     
      Team Founded: 1992
      Team History: 1992-Present - Tampa Bay Lightning
     
      Team Colors: Black, Blue, Silver & White
     
      Arena Address: Amalie Arena
                     401 Channel Side Drive
                     Tampa, FL 33602
                     (813) 301-6871 fax (813) 301-1480
     
      Opened: October 1996
      First Official Game: October 20, 1996, 5-2 win over the New York Rangers.
      Capacity: 19,738
     
      Ownership Group: Absolute Hockey Enterprises/Oren Koules
      CEO: Tom Wilson
      President: Ron Campbell
      General Manager: Steve Yzerman
      Head Coach: Jon Cooper
     
                                Coaching History:
     
      Term               Coach                       Reg.Season     Playoff
      1992-1997          Terry Crisp                 142-204-45      2- 4
                         (Fired after 11 games into the 1997-98 Season)
                         Rick Patterson                0-  6
                         (Interim head coach for six games of 1997-98 season)
                         Jacques Demers               15- 42- 8
                         (Interim head coach for final 65 games of 1997-98 season)
      1998-1999          Jacques Demers               19- 54- 9
      1999-2001          Steve Ludzik                 31- 74-14
      2001-2008          John Tortorella             251-262-61     24-21
      2008-2008          Barry Melrose                 5-  7- 4
                         (Fired after 16 games in 2008-09 season)
      2008-2010          Rick Tocchet                 53- 69- 26
      2010-2013          Guy Boucher                  97- 78- 20    11- 7
                         (Fired after 31 games in 2012-13 season)
                         Martin Raymond & Dan Lacroix  0-  1
                         (Interim head coaches for 1 game in 2012-13 season)
      2013-present       Jon Cooper                   51- 35-  6     0- 4
     
      Retired Numbers: None
     
      Lightning in the Hall of Fame: None
     
                                Yearly Records:
     
                            Reg. Season                     Playoffs
      Year    Location    W   L  T  OL PTS  Pos   Div      W  L  PCT.
      ------------------------------------------------------------------
      1992-93 Tampa Bay  23  54  7      53   (6)  Norris
      1993-94 Tampa Bay  30  43 11      71   (7)  Atl
      1994-95 Tampa Bay* 17  28  3      37   (6)  Atl
      1995-96 Tampa Bay  38  32 12      88   (5)  Atl      2  4  .333
      1996-97 Tampa Bay  32  40 10      74   (6)  Atl
      1997-98 Tampa Bay  17  55 10      44   (7)  Atl
      1998-99 Tampa Bay  19  54  9      47   (4)  S/East
      1999-00 Tampa Bay  19  47  9   7  54   (4)  S/East
      2000-01 Tampa Bay  24  47  6   5  59   (5)  S/East
      2001-02 Tampa Bay  27  40 11   4  69   (3)  S/East
      2002-03 Tampa Bay  36  25 16   5  93   (1)  S/East   5  6  .454
      2003-04 Tampa Bay  46  22  8   6 106   (1)  S/East  16  7  .695 Champions
      2004-05 Tampa Bay Season Cancelled
     
                              Reg. Season                   Playoffs
      Year    Location      W   L OTL  PTS  Pos   Div      W  L  PCT.
      ---------------------------------------------------------------
      2005-06 Tampa Bay    43  33   6   92  (2)  S/East    1  4  .200
      2006-07 Tampa Bay    44  33   5   93  (2)  S/East    2  4  .333
      2007-08 Tampa Bay    31  42   9   71  (5)  S/East
      2008-09 Tampa Bay    24  40  18   66  (5)  S/East
      2009-10 Tampa Bay    34  36  12   80  (4)  S/East
      2010-11 Tampa Bay    46  25  11  103  (2)  S/East   11  7  .611
      2011-12 Tampa Bay    38  36   8   84  (3)  S/East
      2012-13 Tampa Bay*   18  26   4   40  (4)  S/East
      2013-14 Tampa Bay    36  27   9  101  (2)  Atl       0  4  .000
     
      * Lockout-Shortened Season
     
      Overall Regular Season Record: 642 - 785 - 109 - 112
      Overall Post Season Record:     37 -  36 (.507)
     
     
     
     09/26 14:58:02 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

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      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>>

      • Great Stuff

      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 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>>

      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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