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Ten people in Florida have already lost their lives this year in boating accidents, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The organization wants people to practice the following safety tips.
Volunteers in the News
Former pro wrestler and amputee Steve Chamberland, founder of 50 Legs, a charity that provides prosthetics, had a golf tournament that benefited 8-year-old Kylie Smith recently.
Danny Bergstrom won his match while fellow Largo standout Derrick Doss was upset in the 182-lb. class.
Dan Isabelle is credited with pulling a Largo woman to safety after her car crashed into a pond last week.
75 members of Florida's Patriot Guard Riders honored fallen soldier Zack Shannon Monday by participating in the escort of his remains to Palm Harbor's Curlew Hills Memory Gardens.
What does it take to put together a PGA Tour event? A lot of prep work! Here's a behind-the-scenes peek at the action from the Tampa Bay Championship.
Police & Fire
A document released by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office details an encounter former deputy Robert Johnson, 42, had with a prostitute, along with several other alleged violations including giving a prostitute a ride home.
The popular reality show "Restaurant Impossible" filmed at Smitty's Restaurant in Clearwater on Wednesday. Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes? During a previous visit, Celebrity chef Robert Irvine explained what the cameras don't show.
Celebrity chef Robert Irvine is at Smitty's Restaurant in Clearwater this week for a taping of his Food Network show, "Restaurant Impossible."
Maya Kahli, a student at Ridgecrest Elementary, participated in a video that will be used to teach fourth-graders about north Pinellas County history.
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