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Kentucky Derby fever begins with Florida Derby

in Saturday’s $750,000 Grade I Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. Soup and Sandwich is 2 for 2 in his career, but the two victories came in his maiden debut at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 28 and an allowance/optional claimer at Tampa Bay Downs on Feb. 24.

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Tampa Bay company searching for other va...

Tampa-based biotech company Oragenics is in the pre-clinical phase of developing a vaccine they say would solve two critical problems when it comes to ending the pandemic: the fear of needles and the prevalence of antibodies.

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Florida women’s group pushes for recreat...

Another group has launched its support of recreational marijuana legalization in Florida. Women Initiative for a Safe & Equitable Florida — WISE Florida — launched with a

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‘You Received No Complaint’: Frustrated Black Tampa Officer Fired...

Delvin White was fired from his job as a Tampa police officer on March 2 for saying the N-word while on duty. The incident has sparked some conversations

Local Culture
5,143 new Florida coronavirus cases repo...

The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state rose by 5,143 Wednesday. According to the state's daily update, the total number of cases in Florida is now 2,021,

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Bucs to bring back DT Ndamukong Suh, ext...

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued their quest to retain their Super Bowl roster Wednesday with contract agreements for offensive tackle Donovan Smith and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

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4,690 new Florida coronavirus cases reported Saturday; 98 new dea...

The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state rose by 4,690 Saturday. According to the state's daily update, the total number of cases in Florida is now 1,940,

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Downtown Jacksonville homeless camp set ...

City property at Union and Jefferson streets in downtown Jacksonville has been inundated with homeless people and tents over the last several weeks, but the block will be vacated Tuesday.

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Tampa woman cited in crash that killed M...

A woman, whose vehicle was on the sidewalk when it struck and killed a man last summer, has been cited by a police officer for the crash. Sandyla Cardosa Santana received a ticket from an Ocala Police Department officer for driving upon a sidewalk or bicycle path in an accident involving a death.

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AP sources: Dolphins tell LB Van Noy he will be released

Veteran linebacker Kyle Van Noy is moving on after one season with the Miami Dolphins, and he's not happy about it. The Dolphins told Van Noy he will be released, two people familiar with the discussion confirmed to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Dolphins had not commented.

Media
Segregated meetings at Florida school ca...

A plan to hold two segregated school cultural meetings has been canceled at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville.

Local Culture
7,179 increase in Florida COVID cases re...

Florida’s Department of Health reported 7,179 additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday -- the largest increase since Feb. 20 and well above the seven-day average of 5,662.

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Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtua...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

Wellness
General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' Cereal

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

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New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's th...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

TV
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

National News
NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need to Talk.

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

Sports
H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of ...

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Style
Is Your Name 'Orlando'? Frontier Airline...

Hurry! The Frontier Airlines "Orlando" promotion is only available through Monday, October 5.

Travel
Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minutes

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

Style
Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The L...

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

Film
There's an Actual Scientific Way to Perf...

After extensive research, chemists have cooked up the perfect formula in the lab.

Recipes
Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

Home & Garden
Florida Man Escapes Deadly Alligator Att...

The alligator attack caused 12 puncture wounds and resulted in the man needing 62 stitches.

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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Home

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. Created to raise awareness about protecting our planet, the first Earth Day led to the passage of environmental laws such as the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species acts. The theme for Earth Day 2021 is restore our earth.

Events
Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps,...

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

Local Culture
Costco Food Court and Samples Are Back, Baby!

Costco reopening indoor seating and samples distribution will start to make the world feel "normal" again, sort of.

Food & Drink
Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Includ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

Local Culture
Every Title Coming to Amazon Prime Video...

With so many Amazon Prime Video Originals and other classic movie and TV titles, you'll have plenty to binge-watch this month! Here's everything coming to and leaving Amazon Prime in May 2021.

Entertainment
Drones in Shanghai Light Up the Sky and Form Giant QR Code—And Yo...

On Saturday night, hundreds of drones lit up the sky in Shanghai, China, and formed a scannable QR code. The drone show was part of an advertising campaign for a role-playing game.

World
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netfli...

New month, new Netflix titles. There are a ton of titles arriving on the streaming service this month, but there are also a ton of movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in May 2021.

Entertainment
'Best Of' Dating Compilations and Things...

Here are some of the more interesting interactions and messages I've received. I'm sharing because "laughter through tears" is truly the best emotion, right?!

Local Culture
Movie Theaters Slated to Be Back to Normal By 2022

Recent movie theater analyses predict that movie theater box office returns will be back to normal by 2022, with strong returns by Q4 of this year.

Film
A 'Downton Abbey' Sequel Gives Us Anothe...

Hold on to your corsets—the Crawleys are coming back, just in time for the holidays. That's right, folks, everyone's favorite aristocrats are hitting the big screen in December.

Film
4/20: A Lit History of the Marijuana Hol...

April 20, also known as 420, is a national marijuana holiday and has been celebrated across the country for years. But how did it get started? Why 4/20? We look at the history of the holiday within cannabis culture.

Local Culture
Mountain Dew Fans, Rejoice! 'Dew-S-A' Is Back for a Limited Time

What's red, white, and blue all over? That's right, guys—"Dew-S-A" is here! PepsiCo's bizarre purple drink is hitting store shelves this spring and it will be available for a limited time.

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