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Bucs Fire A Key Coach

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have fired a key coach after the loss on Sunday to the Atlanta Falcons. On Monday the Bucs dismissed defensive coordinator Mike Smith.  The firing makes Tampa Bay Buccaneers the first NFL team to fire a coordinator in 2018. Smith was named Defensive Coordinator of the Bucs in January of 2016,…

3 Tampa Bay Residents Make Forbes Richest List

Forbes is out with its list of the "Richest Americans" and 3 live right here in the Tampa Bay area. No, I am NOT one of the richest (far from it)... and it's not John Cena either. Cena might be one of our most famous residents, but three billionaires make the list reported by TampaBay.com.…

6 Months Free At Universal Orlando

Would  you like to get 6 months free admission to Universal Orlando? Well, if you currently have an annual pass you can now get 6 months added to it... FREE! It's a brand new offer for Florida theme park lovers. Universal Orlando will give you another half of a year on your annual pass membership,…

Free Chick-Fil-A Sandwich

You may not be a hockey lover yet, but here's a deal that will have you cheering for the Lightning, regardless. The Tampa Bay Lightning is off to a pretty good start, so along with this offer it may be a good time to take in a game yourself. Any time the Tampa Bay Lightning…

Top Ten Worst Intersections In Tampa

A group that is behind a transportation referendum in the Bay Area has released a list of the Tampa area intersections that have had the most accidents between May 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018. NewsChannel 8 has published the list and we've copied it below. Are any of these intersections a surprise to you?…

"Selfie Deaths" Are On The Rise

"Selfie Deaths"? Is that really a thing? Researchers say that there have now been over 250 "selfie deaths" over the past 6 years, according to The Hill. What country does this happen in the most? You'd be surprised. It's not the U.S. where we seem to see people taking selfies everywhere. The Hill reports that…

SPCA Pet Walk This Weekend

Don't miss the SPCA 28th. Annual Pet Walk this weekend, Saturday Oct. 6th. Enjoy a beautiful walk along the water at Vinoy Park, in St.Petersburg, and help raise money for all the rescues at SPCA Tampa. Every year hundreds of animal lovers gather to walk and help raise funds to help support the thousands of…