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Islamic State buried thousands in 72 mass graves, Associated Press finds

TampaBay.com HARDAN, Iraq — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die.
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Mother of 1-year-old victim in drive-by shooting arrested on drug charges

TampaBay.com PORT RICHEY — The mother of the 1-year-old girl who was shot Sunday night in a drive-by shooting was arrested Tuesday on drug charges.
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State: Benghazi emails involving Hillary Clinton recovered by FBI

TampaBay.com WASHINGTON — The State Department says about 30 emails that may be related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI's recently closed investigation into her use of a private server.
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Tampa, St. Petersburg officials say sewage overflows less likely in this storm

TampaBay.com Tampa and St. Petersburg prepared Tuesday for street flooding and the kind of heavy rain that at times in the past has overwhelmed their waste water systems, befouling Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough River with discharges of sewage.
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Intruder shot after homeowner spies him on home surveillance phone app

TampaBay.com TAMPA — A burglary suspect was shot Tuesday after the homeowner saw the intruder on a home surveillance mobile application and called a relative to investigate, police said.
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Ryan Callahan on schedule for mid-November return

TampaBay.com Twelve Lightning players - and head coach Jon Cooper - will be heading to their respective camps for the World Cup of Hockey next week.
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Most young people don't vote — and these awkward efforts to woo them aren't helping (w/video)

TampaBay.com The video is filled with lewd innuendos, sly suggestions and incessant repetition of the number 69. It's narrated by a young woman and man who keep saying things like "insert" and "on top" and "niiice."
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Live now: Voters hit the polls for today's Florida primary

TampaBay.com Tampa Bay voters today will seal the fates of a ballot referendum and 105 candidates for office. Riding on whom they choose is nothing but the future of the U.S. Senate, three U.S. Congressional seats, six seats in the Florida Legislature, six positions on the Hernando, Hillsborough, and Pasco county commissions, three constitutional offices, …
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News at noon: Primary election day; Tropical storm could form soon; Tampa firefighter has Zika; Distressed home sales still common

TampaBay.com Voters in one Miami Beach precinct are arriving at their polling place today to find that it's been moved down the street. The Miami Beach Botanical Gardens are closed for mosquito spraying, so the Miami-Dade supervisor of elections is directing voters to the Miami Beach city hall. It's <a href=" http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-po …
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Allegiant Air to offer seasonal service from St. Pete-Clearwater Airport to Austin, Texas and Portsmouth, N.H.

TampaBay.com Times Staff Writer Allegiant Air announced today that it is adding non-stop flights from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport to Austin, Texas and Portsmouth, N.H.
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Man shot as Hillsborough deputies serve search warrant at Palm River home

TampaBay.com TAMPA — A member of a Hillsborough sheriff's SWAT team shot and seriously injured a man Tuesday morning while the team was serving a search warrant in the Palm River area.
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Distressed home sales in Tampa Bay still high despite improving market

TampaBay.com Even as Tampa Bay's housing market continues a robust recovery, distressed sales still make up a significant share of all home sales.
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First victim of local Zika infection is Tampa firefighter living in Pinellas

TampaBay.com TAMPA — The single victim of a locally transmitted Zika virus infection in the Tampa Bay area is a firefighter with Tampa Fire Rescue who lives in Pinellas County, an agency spokesman said today.
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Accused teen 'doctor' arrested on new theft charges in West Palm Beach

TampaBay.com WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida teenager accused of pretending to be a doctor and stealing money from an 86-year-old patient is facing new charges of grand theft and fraud.
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Man convicted of killing girlfriend after faking her suicide

TampaBay.com SARASOTA — A man who pleaded guilty to murder after faking his girlfriend's suicide and telling friends about it has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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