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Anyone interested in adopting or fostering any of this week’s featured pets can make an appointment to meet them at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center by calling 813-744-5660 or going online to https://service.hillsboroughcounty.org/311/animal-request/. Visit TampaBeacon.com to see more.

Anyone interested in adopting or fostering any of this week’s featured pets can make an appointment to meet them at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center by calling 813-744-5660 or going online to https://service.hillsboroughcounty.org/311/animal-request/.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Lottery announced Nov. 1 that Ramon Diaz Moreno, 52, of Tampa, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X The Cash Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.

Hillsborough County’s Consumer & Veterans Services and the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County will host the 58th annual Veterans Day Tribute at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial Park & Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr. Veterans Museum, 3602 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. The …

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A 31-year-old Largo man died early the morning of Nov. 1 when his sedan was struck from behind by a semitrailer on I-4, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Forty sex offenders in the county were arrested during a Halloween operation by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

PLANT CITY — An infant girl was among five people killed Oct. 30 in a three-vehicle crash on State Road 39 north of Plant City, troopers said.

TAMPA — Plumes of smoke rose above the shells of burned vehicles early the morning of Oct. 30 as Tampa Fire Rescue raced to extinguish flames after a small SUV crashed into a tractor-trailer hauling gasoline near the off-ramp of I-275 at Busch Boulevard.

Hillsborough County has a variety of fall and Halloween activities for everyone from children to adults to skateboarders during the month of October.

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Tampa Bay may have escaped the full force of Hurricane Ian, but there was still some damage in our area. Here are some looks at some of the damage around north Tampa.

As Florida’s residents and guests make preparations for the arrival of potentially devastating tropical weather, National Hurricane Center forecasters continue to fine tune their tracking and intensity maps to accommodate ever-changing computer models.

The eight and ninth named storms of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season formed Sept. 23. Residents and guests all along the west coast of Florida are asked to stay tuned to the tropical weather forecast as a possible major hurricane could approach the state on Monday or Tuesday.

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Anyone interested in adopting or fostering any of this week’s featured pets can make an appointment to meet them at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, 440 N. Falkenburg Road, by calling 813-744-5660 or going online to https://service.hillsboroughcounty.org/311/animal-request/.

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TAMPA — The University of South Florida College of The Arts will now offer tickets to all of its events free of charge to students, faculty, and the general public. The college said in a press release it also will begin to schedule some weekday matinees to provide options for individuals who…

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HILLSBOROUGH — Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful will host the Hillsborough River and Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8-11 a.m. Volunteers will cover various sites along the Hillsborough River, Alafia River, Little Manatee River, Lake Thonotosassa, and other waterways throughout Hillsboro…

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For Logan Ryan, the dog days of summer were spent training for his job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During that time, he decided to help some dog owners do some training of their own.