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Sunday, Jul 05, 2015
Photos: Fourth of July celebrated across U.S.
See a variety of images of Americans celebrating Independence Day locally and across the nation.
A variety of Confederate style flags were on display Saturday during a ceremony put on by the Sons of Confederate Veterans at Confederate Memorial Park on U.S. 92 in Tampa.
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Defenders of Confederacy rally around huge flag near Tampa
Guns were identified and cataloged before being placed in bins last week during a gun buy back program sponsored by the Tampa Police Department.
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Stolen guns a commonality in Tampa shootings
Jaylon Rippy died after being struck by a leaping sturgeon on the Suwannee River in Dixie County. Her mother, Tanya, was also injured, as was her 6-year-old brother. GOFUNDME
Girl, 5, in boat killed by jumping sturgeon along Suwannee
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Happy birthday to Dr. Pat, and a salute to his amazing life

Joe Henderson I know one thing for sure. This column will be incomplete. The life of Gerald “Pat” Patterson can’t be fully captured in the space I have. Saturday is his 90th birthday — born on the Fourth of July, of course. Without trying to insult anyone, the odds are pretty good that he has packed more into his time than most people can even imagine.

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