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Opal A. Weil, 82, was found dead at 4736 56th Ave. N in the Lealman area in 1987. 

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30 years later, unsolved slayings of two matriarchs still haunt families

Bob Corry can't tear himself away from true crime television. He watches cases solved on hair strands and saliva, wondering how things would be different if that golden ticket evidence was found on the scene where his grandmother was killed 30 years ago this month. He watches until the very end, even if the case se …


Rick Scott has lunch with Trump at White House

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Rick Scott had lunch today at the White House with President Trump and Gov. Scott Walker....


6th District candidate Eritha Cainion

Uhuru activist files to run for St. Pete City Council

A 20-year-old woman who is a member of the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement wants to become the next council member representing the 6th District....


ICYMI: Florida education news in review, week of Feb.19, 2017

It's been another busy week in Florida education news. Reforms to the state's higher education system took a big step forward in the Legislature, while AP results showed increasing student participation and passage of the accelerated courses and tests. Florida's teachers continued to earn strong marks in their annual evaluations, and state House members talked about urging Congress to just back off on all those regulations. That's just the tip of the iceberg....