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 2021-04-21 12:24 

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What's next in the Chauvin trial after his murder conviction?...

Though a verdict has been reached, Chauvin's case is far from over. Here's what will happen next in the coming weeks and months.Though a verdict has been reached, Chauvin's case is far from over. Here's what will happen next in the coming ...

 2021-04-21 11:12 

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Queen Elizabeth celebrates 95th birthday in low-key fashion following death of her husband...

Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 95th birthday in a low-key fashion at Windsor Castle, just days after the funeral of her husband Prince Philip.Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 95th birthday in a low-key fashion at Windsor Castle, just days after the fu...

 2021-04-21 10:51 

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CDC COVID-19 guidelines likely to change often as we learn more about vaccines, health experts say...

As we move forward in the pandemic, public health experts say it's going to be really important to pay attention to CDC guidelines because they're going to change, and likely often. As we move forward in the pandemic, public health experts say it&...

 2021-04-21 10:11 

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Walking Club Walker of the Week: Carlos...

Every Wednesday, Sarah Phinney nominates a top motivator in the Walking Club Facebook Group as Walker of the Week! This week, she's spotlighting Carlos of Brandon!Every Wednesday, Sarah Phinney nominates a top motivator in the Walking Club Facebook Gr...

 2021-04-21 09:53 

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EU reaches major climate deal ahead of Biden climate summit...

Under the provisional deal reached early Wednesday, the EU will also commit itself to an intermediate target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.Under the provisional deal reached early Wednesday, the EU wil...

 2021-04-21 09:22 

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Subaru recalls more than 870K vehicles to fix engine, suspension problems...

Subaru is recalling nearly 875,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can stall or a rear suspension part can fall off. Subaru is recalling nearly 875,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can stall or a rear suspension part can fal...

 2021-04-21 09:06 

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Local demonstration organizers, legal experts react to Chauvin verdict...
 2021-04-21 08:31 

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Patrick 'the Giver' Rhodes wants to deliver 2,021 free lunches to Tampa Bay area healthcare heroes...

Patrick Patrick...

 2021-04-21 02:50 

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Manatee Commissioners approve injection well to get rid of remaining Piney Point contaminated water...

On Tuesday, Manatee County commissioners approved a more than $9,000,000 deep-injection well to permanently house hundreds of millions of gallons of contaminated water left in the gypsum stacks at Piney Point.On Tuesday, Manatee County commissioners appro...

 2021-04-21 02:31 

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Tampa policing task force meets only minutes after Chauvin verdict...

Only minutes after the Derek Chauvin verdict was read Tuesday, the Mayor's Community Task Force on Policing met to discuss ongoing reform efforts within the Tampa Police Department.Only minutes after the Derek Chauvin verdict was read Tuesday, the May...

 2021-04-21 02:07 

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Local community reacts to guilty verdict in George Floyd's death...

A group of students from the University of South Florida reacted to a guilty verdict in the death of George Floyd. A group of students from the University of South Florida reacted to a guilty verdict in the death of George Floyd....

 2021-04-21 02:02 

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Crowds react with joy, wariness to verdict in Floyd's death...

Crowds nationwide have reacted with jubilation but also with a deep awareness of the progress left to be made after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin of murder in the killing of George Floyd.Crowds nationwide have reacted wi...

 2021-04-21 01:21 

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Pinellas organization says you can make a difference in the community with a 5-minute survey...

Forward Pinellas announced a new survey intended to helpForward Pinellas announced a new survey intended to help...

 2021-04-21 01:14 

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Young woman dies during officer-involved shooting in Ohio, mayor says...

In a tweet, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther confirmed a woman was shot and killed during an officer-involved shooting, but Ginther did not give her age.In a tweet, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther confirmed a woman was shot and killed during an officer-involve...

 2021-04-21 00:22 

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Super League near collapse as the 6 English clubs withdraw...

All six English clubs have dramatically abandoned plans to join a breakaway Super League, threatening to implode the project by a group of elite English, Spanish and Italian clubs less than two days after it was announced.All six English clubs have dramat...

 2021-04-20 23:59 

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Driver taken to hospital with serious injuries after slamming into back of police SUV, police say...

A driver was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries after slamming into the back of a police vehicle, police said.A driver was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries after slamming into the back of a police vehicle, police said....

 2021-04-20 22:58 

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One GOP lawmaker defects as elections bill heads to Florida Senate...

Controversial election reforms, including new limits on voting by mail, inched closer to approval Tuesday.Controversial election reforms, including new limits on voting by mail, inched closer to approval Tuesday....

 2021-04-20 22:50 

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Tampa Bay public health experts weigh in on COVID-19 vaccination pace, supply and demand...

People across the country and in the Tampa Bay area continue to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Local public health officials are weighing in on the pace of vaccinations in the state and where we stand with supply and demand.People across ...

 2021-04-20 22:37 

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Obama: 'Jury in Minneapolis did the right thing', but 'true justice requires' more work...

Former President Barack Obama says Former President Barack Obama says...

 2021-04-20 22:30 

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Floridians, lawmakers and others react to the Chauvin guilty verdict...

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday, April 20. Floridians took to social media and the streets to voice their opinions.Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday, April 20. Floridians took to social media and the streets to vo...

 2021-04-20 22:30 

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Floridians, lawmakers and others react to the Chauvin guilty verdict...

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday, April 20. Floridians took to social media and the streets to voice their opinions.Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday, April 20. Floridians took to social media and the streets to vo...

 2021-04-20 22:04 

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Polk County opens walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic, closes online portal...

Polk County is no longer using its online COVID-19 vaccine portal and is moving to walk-up clinics.Polk County is no longer using its online COVID-19 vaccine portal and is moving to walk-up clinics....

 2021-04-20 21:48 

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Floridian's will pay sales tax on online purchases starting this summer...

Most people are used to paying that extra bit of money in sales tax when you go shopping. But, online, Floridians have been skirting around that for decades.Most people are used to paying that extra bit of money in sales tax when you go shopping. But, onl...

 2021-04-20 20:48 

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Pasco K9 deputy finds new role after beating cancer...

Jojo was a top dog at the Pasco Sheriff's Office, sniffing out drugs as a K9 deputy, but at the beginning of the year, the Labrador Retriever was diagnosed with a rare cancer.Jojo was a top dog at the Pasco Sheriff's Office, sniffing out drugs as ...

 2021-04-20 20:47 

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Michael Keaton to reprise 'Batman' role in upcoming Flash movie...

There are reports actor Michael Keaton will be reprising his role of "Batman" in the upcoming Flash movie. Keaton's talent agency, ICM Partners, confirmed the actor's participation to The Wrap Monday.There are reports actor Michael Keaton ...

 2021-04-20 20:41 

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Greece lifts quarantine requirement for US, EU, others...

Greece has lifted quarantine restrictions for travelers from most European countries, as well as Israel and the United States.Greece has lifted quarantine restrictions for travelers from most European countries, as well as Israel and the United States....

 2021-04-20 20:26 

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Canada's Trudeau extends travel restrictions...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is extending travel restrictions that make it mandatory for air travelers to quarantine in a hotel at their own expense when they arrive in Canada.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is extending travel restrictions that make it ma...

 2021-04-20 19:54 

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New golf program breaking down barriers for women of color...

The Women of Color Golf program kicked off at James Elementary School this year and more Hillsborough County schools are scheduled to receive it in the future.The Women of Color Golf program kicked off at James Elementary School this year and more Hillsbo...

 2021-04-20 19:36 

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Jurors reach a verdict in the trial against former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death...

The jury deciding the fate of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has reached a verdict, according to the Minnesota Judicial Branch.The jury deciding the fate of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in t...

 2021-04-20 19:13 

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Despite pandemic, experts say more Americans are opening new businesses...

As several businesses close their doors for good during the COVID-19 crisis, a new surge of entrepreneurs are starting up new establishments.As several businesses close their doors for good during the COVID-19 crisis, a new surge of entrepreneurs are star...

 2021-04-20 19:11 

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Richard Wright's book about police brutality on a Black suspect is published, 80 years later...

More than 60 years after the death of Richard Wright, a book he wrote immediately after "Native Son," that was dismissed by his publisher, is being released: More than 60 years after the death of Richard Wright, a book he wrote immediately after &...

 2021-04-20 18:51 

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Otters at Georgia Aquarium test positive for coronavirus...

The Georgia Aquarium says its Asian small-clawed otters have tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.The Georgia Aquarium says its Asian small-clawed otters have tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19....

 2021-04-20 18:21 

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Pitcher, musician, entrepreneur: Jesuit's multi-talented Jackson Shembekar...

Jesuit's multi-talented Jackson Shembekar does it all, from baseball to music to investments and beyond.Jesuit's multi-talented Jackson Shembekar does it all, from baseball to music to investments and beyond....

 2021-04-20 18:20 

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200 jobs available with mobile job fair this week...

A mobile job fair will be hitting several locations across the bay area from April 20-22.A mobile job fair will be hitting several locations across the bay area from April 20-22....

 2021-04-20 18:17 

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Japanese swimmer qualifies for Tokyo Olympics after battling leukemia...

Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics just two years after she was diagnosed with leukemia.Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics just two years after she was diagnosed with leukemia....

 2021-04-20 18:01 

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Haines City Police officer speeding at 107 mph seconds before crash...

A crash involving a police officer headed to a call totaled two vehicles and sent both drivers to the hospital.A crash involving a police officer headed to a call totaled two vehicles and sent both drivers to the hospital....

 2021-04-20 17:40 

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Biden says he's 'praying for right verdict' in Chauvin trial, feels case is 'overwhelming'...

President Joe Biden says he is "praying the verdict is the right verdict" in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin and that he believes the case to be "overwhelming."President Joe Biden says he is "praying the ve...

 2021-04-20 17:24 

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Harriet Tubman historic family home site discovered in Maryland...

Federal and state officials on Monday announced the discovery of a historic home site once owned by Ben Ross, the father of Harriet Tubman. Federal and state officials on Monday announced the discovery of a historic home site once owned by Ben Ross, the f...

 2021-04-20 17:19 

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COVID-19 restrictions help teen with Tourette syndrome overcome challenges...

The restrictions that came with the COVID-19 pandemic helped a Tennessee teen with Tourette syndrome overcome personal and social challenges.The restrictions that came with the COVID-19 pandemic helped a Tennessee teen with Tourette syndrome overcome pers...

 2021-04-20 16:43 

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FDA requests Emergent BioSolutions pauses J&J vaccine distribution as investigation gets underway...

Emergent BioSolutions, the Baltimore-based company manufacturing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines, was asked to pause manufacturing COVID-19 related products by the FDA. Emergent BioSolutions, the Baltimore-based company manufacturing the Johnso...

 2021-04-20 16:37 

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5 secret weapons to help fight daily stress...

For some, it's a daily battle. For others it builds over time. Stress is only getting worse for Americans as the pandemic continues, but there are ways to fight back at home. For some, it's a daily battle. For others it builds over time. Stress is...

 2021-04-20 16:33 

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Small business 'roommates' helping owners slash expenses during pandemic...

With a long economic recovery ahead, business owners are getting creative to stay afloat, finding ways to slash expenses by more than half.With a long economic recovery ahead, business owners are getting creative to stay afloat, finding ways to slash expe...

 2021-04-20 16:26 

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Montana backcountry guide dies from injuries sustained in bear attack...

A West Yellowstone, Montana man who was mauled by a grizzly bear on Thursday died on Saturday from injuries he sustained in the attack.A West Yellowstone, Montana man who was mauled by a grizzly bear on Thursday died on Saturday from injuries he sustained...

 2021-04-20 16:24 

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Nevada 18-year-old still hospitalized after suffering rare, severe reaction to J&J vaccine...

A Nevada teen is in a fight for her life after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to family friends.A Nevada teen is in a fight for her life after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to family friends....

 2021-04-20 16:22 

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LIST: Where masks are still required in the Tampa Bay area...

As more Floridians get their COVID-19 vaccine and restrictions ease in some places, ABC Action News is bringing you the latest on local mask mandates. As more Floridians get their COVID-19 vaccine and restrictions ease in some places, ABC Action News is b...

 2021-04-20 16:11 

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Police responding to shooting at Long Island grocery store...

Police in Long Island are responding to reports of gunshots at a local grocery store.Police in Long Island are responding to reports of gunshots at a local grocery store....

 2021-04-20 16:00 

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More in-depth COVID-19 vaccine stats trickle in as push for data continues...

ABC Action News has been pressing the Department of Health and local offices for more in-depth COVID-19 vaccination data for months now, and we are finally getting some answers.ABC Action News has been pressing the Department of Health and local offices f...

 2021-04-20 15:51 

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Father upset after he says daughter's hair was cut by teacher without permission...

A father in Michigan is speaking out after his bi-racial daughter's hair was cut at school on two separate occasions without the family's permission, once allegedly by a classmate and another time by a teacher.A father in Michigan is speaking out ...

 2021-04-20 15:33 

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Biden administration 'strongly supports' D.C. statehood measure, urges 'swift' action...

The D.C. statehood measure, formally called H.R. 51, would make the area the 51st state while maintaining a Federal District that encompasses the country's national government buildings.The D.C. statehood measure, formally called H.R. 51, would make t...

 2021-04-20 15:05 

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Texas 11-year-old faces in-school suspension for his hairstyle, mom advocates for change...

A public school student in Troy, Texas has been suspended for two weeks because his hair style violates school policy. His family is calling for change, calling the policy A public school student in Troy, Texas has been suspended for two weeks because his...

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