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President Trump plans to discuss the coronavirus threat tonight after the CDC warned Americans on Tuesday to prepare for an outbreak of the disease. So far there are more than 80K cases around the world but very few in the U.S.

Retired Rear Admiral Lawrence Chambers is the first African American to command a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. Chamber’s leadership made national headlines in 1975 when he disobeyed orders to save a South Vietnamese Air Force pilot and his family.

Hundreds of low-income Tampa residents will now have to move out of their apartment complex because they've been told their building has been sold.

JUST IN: Disney World workers who recently traveled to Italy, which has experienced the largest outbreak of the virus in Europe, have been told to stay home amid coronavirus concerns.

Chemicals in hair products commonly used by black women may contribute to breast cancer and other health problems, researchers say. In Florida, the breast cancer death rate was 31% higher in black women compared to white women between 2013-2017:

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“We’re very, very ready for this, for anything,” even if it’s “a breakout of larger proportions,” the president told a news conference. #CoronavirusOutbreak 

The agency is working with a brand named BodyWorn, which features a camera that looks like a cell phone and is worn on the center front of an officer’s uniform. It also comes with a wristband that can activate the camera. by @JoshRojasBN9 

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"Single-file line, just like in elementary school!" Flamingos being moved to safe areas at @BuschGardens .

That Confederate flag in Marion County? A man decided to take matters into his own hands:

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Man arrested by @LakelandPD  after eating pancakes in roadway, disrupting traffic

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PLEASE RT: Law enforcement says they are looking for a 2016 black Hyundai Accent or a white Ford F-150 in this #AmberAlert  for Juliet Odierna:

CAPTION THIS: A gator was seen "swimming" on the roadway by the Wawa on Gandy Blvd. in Pinellas Park on Thursday. (?: Courtesy of Daniel Markovich)

AG Sessions says Sayoc is being charged with 5 federal crimes: ➡ Interstate transport. of an explosive ➡ Illegal mailing of explosives ➡ Threats against ex-Potus and other persons ➡ Threatening interstate communications ➡ Assaulting current or former officers

A St. Pete salon is offering dads lessons on proper hair care for their daughters.

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According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Stacey Dash, 52, and a man became involved in an argument just before 8 p.m. Deputies said Dash pushed the man and slapped him in the face.

The Slide the City Block Party is coming to Tampa next month. One day only!

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