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Students enjoy state fair amid increased security — Tampa, FL - The usual suspects are back at the Florida State Fair. There's plenty of food. There are tons of games and kids say the rides are the best part. "The fast rides," said 11-year-old Taelicia Comer. Her younger brother agreed.

New warnings on danger of Gasparilla beads — Tampa, FL - Gasparilla beads are the real treasure, but according to toxicologists they're also full of toxic waste that poses a real threat to you and your children. Researchers with the Ecology Center in Michigan tested strands of Mardi Gras beads and found dangerous levels of lead, mercury and other toxins linked to serious illnesses.
Feb 04, 2016

Moms and Dads: Those gasparilla beads are t so great for your health or your children. #WTSP

Super Bowl ads hope to inspire — Tampa, FL - This Super Bowl companies are spending as much as $5 million to air an ad for 30 seconds. Some companies are doing something different with their time. They aren't selling a product or service per se, but airing ads they believe will inspire change.

Fog leaves cruise ship passengers stranded — Tampa, FL - Stuck at sea and on land. Thick fog shutdown Port Tampa Bay on Thursday and shut out the Carnival Cruise ship Paradise and thousands of its passengers. The Paradise was set to return Thursday morning from a five-day cruise and then set sail in the afternoon for a four-day trip to Belize and Cozumel.

Officer helps couple after credit card theft — St. Petersburg, Florida - An elderly couple in St. Petersburg says a police officer is their hero. He saved them after a man stole their credit card and ran. "There's not many people like him," said Debbie Poole. Debbie and her husband, James, met Officer Douglas Gaddis under the worst of circumstances Wednesday afternoon.

Sexual assault, Title IX and college campuses — Florida State University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit with Erica Kinsman, a former student who said she was raped by quarterback Jameis Winston in 2012. The settlement was announced by her attorneys on Monday, more than a year after she initially filed the complaint in federal court.
Jan 25, 2016

Sexual assault, Title IX, and College Campuses. #WTSP End Rape on Campus

Tampa airport shuttle service strands customers — Tampa, FL - It's a Premier parking problem. An airport park-and-ride service shut down without warning leaving customers and employees in the dark. "I'm angry! Yeah," said Stefano Somma. Somma and dozens of other customers have good reason. They left their cars with Premier Parking USA located off of West Hillsborough Avenue, took the company's airport shuttle and paid their money.

CDC answers questions about Zika outbreak — St. Petersburg, FL - Floridians know mosquitoes. We know about the diseases and at least once a year you're reminded of what to do to prevent getting bit and keep them from swarming your property. There's a new concern. It's called the Zika virus and there are reported outbreaks in about 14 Latin American countries and territories.

How to get life-saving alerts on your phone — Tampa, FL - With advances in technology, emergency managers say you have the tools you need to be alerted to severe weather even if you're asleep. The government emergency alert system works on your phone. The sound is piercing. Wireless Emergency Alerts look like text messages, but are designed to get your attention with both sound and vibration.

Drop in gas prices affects stock market, your retirement — St. Petersburg, FL - As prices at the pump plummet, so too has the stock market. It was a brutal day on Wall Street. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all closed down on Friday and cost investors big time. Diane Homa retired last year and uses her investments to make money.
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Feb 14, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

Agh stuck on the Gandy ... This is going to be a long ride home! #traffic #Lightning #WTSP

Feb 11, 2016

Doctors note for tomorrow 😉This weekend is going to be one of those #LoveFL weekends. #WTSP #WeatherAccordingToJim

Feb 11, 2016

Noah Pransky broke this story - great information that affects a lot of people.

Feb 10, 2016

What are you giving up for Lent? I probably should have given up the DC for #Lent ... Fast food is my sacrifice...

Feb 09, 2016

How to convince your husband you need a giant rabbit... Hmm suggestions?

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