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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Beachgoer Struck by Lightning

Beachgoer Struck by Lightning

A Tampa man suffered injuries from what authorities are saying was an indirect lighting strike on Thursday morning.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Naked Hamburger Thieves On the Loose

Naked Hamburger Thieves On the Loose

Police in Southwest Florida say three men stole hamburger patties and bell peppers from a Bonita Springs restaurant Sunday.
VIDEO: One Dead and Two Injured From Lightning Strike In Fort Myers Beach

VIDEO: One Dead and Two Injured From Lightning Strike In Fort Myers Beach

One person is dead and two people injured following a lightning strike in Fort Myers Beach Tuesday.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Lightning Blows Off Front of Clearwater Home

Lightning Blows Off Front of Clearwater Home

The Clearwater Fire Department responded to a house fire caused by a lightning strike early Wednesday.
Clearwater Mom Leaves Tot in Car on 92-Degree Day

Clearwater Mom Leaves Tot in Car on 92-Degree Day

Police say she spent 40 minutes inside a Target store Monday while her 19-month old sweltered in a car.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Pinellas Beaches Not Named Critical Sea Turtle Habitat

Pinellas Beaches Not Named Critical Sea Turtle Habitat

The federal government designated about 300 miles of the state’s beaches as critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles, but left Pinellas off the list.
Pot Law Would Legitimize Drug Dealers, Opponents Say

Pot Law Would Legitimize Drug Dealers, Opponents Say

Opponents of legalizing medical marijuana in the state are gaining support, but one of their arguments isn’t standing up well to scrutiny.
1 Swimmer Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Clearwater Beach Accident

1 Swimmer Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Clearwater Beach Accident

Details are still emerging in the early Friday evening incident.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economical benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

The film hopes to inspire viewers to experience national parks.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

Disneynature will make a donation to the National Park Foundation for each ticket sold during opening week.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.