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Photos of the Flooding in Tampa as the Deluge Continues

Photos of the Flooding in Tampa as the Deluge Continues

mag813 August 3, 2015 0

Tampa continues to flood after another torrential rainstorm soaked Tampa and the St. Petersburg metro areas this morning. Residents of Anclote River Estates near Elfers, Florida, were forced to leave their homes, as the Anclote River

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Florida Family Discovers $1M in Shipwreck Treasure

Florida Family Discovers $1M in Shipwreck Treasure

mag813 July 29, 2015 0

While tens of thousands of families travel to Florida each year to enjoy the beaches and sunshine, the Schmitt family take their annual holiday just a little off-shore in search of something else: treasure.

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Gay Marriage Is Now a Constitutional Right in the United States of America

Gay Marriage Is Now a Constitutional Right in the United States of America

mag813 June 26, 2015 0

The first line of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, on the legality of same-sex marriage in the United States, is as breathtaking as it is legalistic. “The Fourteenth Amendment requires

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Look How The Tampa Airport Staff Responded When a Young Customer Lost His Stuffed Animal

Look How The Tampa Airport Staff Responded When a Young Customer Lost His Stuffed Animal

mag813 June 18, 2015 0

Losing your luggage while traveling is one thing, but what about losing your favorite stuffed animal if you’re a 6-year-old boy? For Owen Lake, who was traveling with his parents to Houston, this traumatic

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12 Things About Being A Kid That We Need To Reclaim

12 Things About Being A Kid That We Need To Reclaim

mag813 June 5, 2015 0

For a lot of us, memories of our childhood bring up feelings of nostalgia. Maybe it was a time where we truly felt free and happy; maybe we’ve spent some of our very task-driven,

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Mysterious Pirate Treasure Box Found in Tampa Bay Attic

Mysterious Pirate Treasure Box Found in Tampa Bay Attic

mag813 May 1, 2015 0

While doing some spring cleaning a few weeks ago, Maria Lopez made an unusual discovery in her grandfather’s attic. It was a simple wooden box, but inside were fascinating (and macabre) clues to a

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The Oldest Catholic Church on the West Coast of Florida

The Oldest Catholic Church on the West Coast of Florida

mag813 April 4, 2015 0

Sacred Heart Catholic Church established in 1860, located downtown in Tampa, is the oldest Catholic Church on the West Florida Coast. Today we take a look inside&#

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Gaspar Goggles: Why People Look More Attractive When You’re Drinking

Gaspar Goggles: Why People Look More Attractive When You’re Drinking

mag813 January 29, 2015 Comments Off on Gaspar Goggles: Why People Look More Attractive When You’re Drinking

Anyone who has been in a crowded bar around closing time would agree that the higher your alcohol consumption, the more attractive you seem to find whoever you happen to be flirting with at

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20 Interesting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

20 Interesting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

mag813 January 17, 2015 Comments Off on 20 Interesting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

1) His name was originally Michael, not Martin.  His father was also Michael King, hence why Martin Luther King Jr. was originally named Michael King Jr.  However, after a trip to Germany in 1931,

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Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

mag813 January 5, 2015 Comments Off on Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

Robin Speronis lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city’s water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her off-grid home illegal. Officials cited the International Property Maintenance Code,

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