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Posted: November 08, 2018

Recounts For Florida; Kiteboarding Dog Missing


By Pincombe Ann

Governor Rick Scott is expected to move on to a Senate seat after defeating Senator Bill Nelson. But since some races are very close that may trigger an automatic recount.Ron DeSantis will be the next governor of Florida winning a tight race against Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum. For more

election day results check here.

The Ybor City Hamburger Mary’s has closed for good. They made the announcement last night on Facebook. The restaurant lost a great deal of business after a worker there was diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Their other locations are open.

A dog that’s famous for his kiteboarding exploits with his owner is missing  and they think he may have been stolen near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Zeus was with his owner, 16-year-old Olympian Cameron Maramenides when he disappeared during a competition. If you can help find Zeus call 919-280-6979.

Red tide is still around in the Bay area. Pinellas County Environmental Management posted an image on Facebook yesterday showing the bloom in Boca Ciega Bay near Gulfport. And unfortunately it doesn’t look like it’s leaving anytime soon. We’ll show you where it is and a future forecast here.

TECO has some good news for their customers. You should see the lowest monthly electric bills in 13 years starting in January. The Florida Public Service Commission approved TECO’s projected costs for fuel and other clauses on Monday.

The Bucs came up short in their bid to bring back the “Fitzmagic” on Sunday and lost to the Carolina Panthers 42-28. But Coach Dirk Koetter confirmed that Ryan Fitzpatrick will start again this week against Washing ton at Ray Jay.

The Florida Department of Transportation will install a pilot program to detect wrong-way drivers on the Howard Frankland after two serious crashes. It will be installed over the next few weeks. FDOT says the system has a 94% accuracy rate but the biggest problem remains people who drink and drive.

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