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What Would You Ask Chief Slaughter?

What Would You Ask Chief Slaughter?

Clearwater’s new top cop plans three upcoming meetings with residents.
Duke Energy is Putting the 'Squeeze' on Customers, Senator Says

Duke Energy is Putting the 'Squeeze' on Customers, Senator Says

State Sen. Jack Latvala is speaking out against a move that will have some customers paying more on their next bill.
'Excessive Heat' Ahead for Tampa Bay

'Excessive Heat' Ahead for Tampa Bay

Forecasters say the Bay Area’s in for a hot weekend with feels-like temperatures climbing as high as 108.
Federal Judge Rules Against Gay Marriage Ban, Panther Cub and Gun at School

Federal Judge Rules Against Gay Marriage Ban, Panther Cub and Gun at School

Coffee drinkers pay it forward, giant grouper swallows shark whole, “Breaking Bad” star isn’t so bad and other stories from Florida Patch.
Woman Jumped After Crashing on Indian Rocks Beach Bridge, Police Say

Woman Jumped After Crashing on Indian Rocks Beach Bridge, Police Say

The accident closed the bridge for a time Thursday morning.
Tropical Wave Expected to Affect Florida Next Week

Tropical Wave Expected to Affect Florida Next Week

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical low pressure system that was just east of Barbados Thursday.
Dredging of Ship Channel in Miami Damaging Coral Reef, State Says

Dredging of Ship Channel in Miami Damaging Coral Reef, State Says

A report from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection details damage to coastal aquatic life.
Update: Missing Clearwater Teen Found

Update: Missing Clearwater Teen Found

The teen was found Wednesday evening.
Floridian Steven Sotloff Held by ISIS, Cop Braves Lightning in Resuce

Floridian Steven Sotloff Held by ISIS, Cop Braves Lightning in Resuce

Should cops have body cams, school psychologist arrested, Davis Islands shooting and other stories from Florida Patch.
County to Charge Fees to Pick Up Pets Given Treatment

County to Charge Fees to Pick Up Pets Given Treatment

Pinellas County commissioners approved a measure on Tuesday that will charge fees to owners of impounded pets given medical treatment.
299 Sea Turtle Eggs, Grandma Shoots Boy and Auto Burglaries

299 Sea Turtle Eggs, Grandma Shoots Boy and Auto Burglaries

Song calls out Pam Bondi, Trayvon Martin’s parents weigh in on Missouri shooting, no dogs allowed and other stories from Florida Patch.
New Clearwater Dunkin' Opens with Specials

New Clearwater Dunkin' Opens with Specials

The new U.S. 19 location has a week of discounts planned.
Couple Says Maggie Mae's No Dogs Request is Discrimination

Couple Says Maggie Mae's No Dogs Request is Discrimination

A man, a woman and their service dogs were asked to leave the Clearwater restaurant over the weekend.
Tampa International Airport Gets Boost with $1M Grant

Tampa International Airport Gets Boost with $1M Grant

Tampa Bay Rep. Kathy Castor announced Tuesday the airport is receiving funds toward improvements.
Hospital Security Breach, Chilly Challenges and Sitter Sells Pooch

Hospital Security Breach, Chilly Challenges and Sitter Sells Pooch

Employee accused of stealing $250,000, St. Pete Beach says no to parking tickets and other stories from Florida Patch.
No Injuries in Clearwater School Bus Crash

No Injuries in Clearwater School Bus Crash

Buses rejoined the morning commute on Monday.
Clearwater Students Head Back to Class

Clearwater Students Head Back to Class

Monday marked the kickoff for the 2014-15 school year.
Ice Bucket Challenge Has Florida ALS Donations Pouring In

Ice Bucket Challenge Has Florida ALS Donations Pouring In

The viral stunt has been paying off for the state’s chapter of the ALS Association.
Wow House: Tampa Bay Mansion Has 9 Baths, Golf Course View

Wow House: Tampa Bay Mansion Has 9 Baths, Golf Course View

The property sits on nearly 4 acres.