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Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

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A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination. More>>

Lakeland Electric warns customers about phone payment scam Video included

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Lakeland Electric customers beware of a current scam that involves an individual who calls and acts as if he is a representative of Lakeland Electric.
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Brita recalling children's water bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard. More>>

Community Health says Chinese hackers stole data on 4.5 million patients Video included

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Community Health Systems Inc., one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyberattack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients.  More>>

Hillsborough water customers continue to complain of stinky water and high bills Video included

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The stinky, cloudy water is bad enough. But East Lake residents, near Tampa's Hard Rock Casino, say their water bills are out of control and going up. Tonia Hammond is so fed up with the private water company, Pluris American Infrastructure, that she posted sings on her fence in protest. She says her bill started to skyrocket after she publicly complained about her water quality to the Hillsborough County Commission. More>>

8 On Your Side helps Winter Haven woman find owner of lost moving boxes Video included

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A Winter Haven woman got her wish: the owner of the moving boxes that ended up at her house now has his belongings back. More>>

8 On Your Side tests Doctor on Demand App Video included

Dr. Kortni Flynn with 8 On Your Side's Candace McCowan Dr. Kortni Flynn with 8 On Your Side's Candace McCowan
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Imagine not having to go to the doctor's office, but being treated from your own home. There is an app for that. More>>

Lawsuit accusing state of tolls overcharge goes forward Video included

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A judge in Tallahassee today gave the green light to a lawsuit that claims drivers using Florida toll roads are overcharged. More>>

Toxic drywall leaves family with 'worthless' home Video included

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Perry Garcia was thrilled to be able to buy his first house at the age of 21. He saved and started his home search for his growing family of four, including an 18-month old baby. More>>

More customers say they pre-paid then Tampa funeral home closed Video included

Instead of sitting at his dying father's bedside, Juan Salgado is driving around town, trying to line up funeral arrangements. That's because he just discovered that the funeral home where his father pre-paid thousands of dollars for his own funeral, clos Instead of sitting at his dying father's bedside, Juan Salgado is driving around town, trying to line up funeral arrangements. That's because he just discovered that the funeral home where his father pre-paid thousands of dollars for his own funeral, clos
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As news spreads that Tampa's JGR Funeral Home closed, more customers that prepaid for services are coming forward with concerns. Customers paid thousands to the funeral home and now they're in limbo. State regulators are looking into numerous complaints. Ben Freda thought his 86-year-old mother-in-law's funeral arrangements were paid in full. Her late husband pre-paid in 2006. More>>

Credit score confusion and navigating changes Video included

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FICO has announced changes to how it will calculate credit scores beginning this Fall. The score will not include paid collection accounts, and it will now differentiate medical collection accounts from non-medical debt.But did you know you actually have more than one credit score? More>>

Family says Tampa church canceled funeral because son was gay Video included

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A Tampa mother was standing at their son's casket when the phone rang. She says the church where her son's funeral was scheduled to be held the next day was canceled. The reason? She says she was told it would be "blasphemous" to hold the services at the church because her son was gay. More>>

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  • Hillsborough County plans court action on junk filled property

    Hillsborough County plans court action on junk filled property

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-08-06 18:20:47 GMT
    Citrus Park property has racked up 17 years of code violations.Citrus Park property has racked up 17 years of code violations.
    After several 8 On Your Side reports about a Citrus Park propertythat is full of junk and overgrowth, Hillsborough County is taking action.The property at 14508 Berkford avenue in Citrus Park is owned by Brenda Owings. Code enforcement violations against the property date back 17 years.
    After several 8 On Your Side reports about a Citrus Park propertythat is full of junk and overgrowth, Hillsborough County is taking action.The property at 14508 Berkford avenue in Citrus Park is owned by Brenda Owings. Code enforcement violations against the property date back 17 years.
  • Neighbors and school call Citrus Park property unhealthy

    Neighbors and school call Citrus Park property unhealthy

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:56:51 GMT
    The new school year is about to start, but across the street from one Citrus Park school, a dirty old problem continues to fester.The property is bursting at the seems with junk, mold and according to neighbors, rats.The yard of junk at 14508 Berkford avenue is not only lowering property values and unsightly, it's unhealthy.The property is owned by Brenda Owings.
    The new school year is about to start, but across the street from one Citrus Park school, a dirty old problem continues to fester.The property is bursting at the seems with junk, mold and according to neighbors, rats.The yard of junk at 14508 Berkford avenue is not only lowering property values and unsightly, it's unhealthy.The property is owned by Brenda Owings.
  • Hillsborough DUI officials: determining marijuana impairment complicated

    Hillsborough DUI officials: determining marijuana impairment complicated

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:17:09 GMT
    Medical marijuana advocates say marijuana has a variety of medical benefits.  Law enforcement officers know it can also cause impairment.
    Medical marijuana advocates say marijuana has a variety of medical benefits.  Law enforcement officers know it can also cause impairment.
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  • Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: Aug. 4-9

    Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: Aug. 4-9

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:03:08 GMT
    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We've gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from August 4 to 9, 2014.
    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We've gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from August 4 to 9, 2014.
  • Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 28 - Aug. 2

    Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 28 - Aug. 2

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:53:07 GMT
    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We've gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 28 to Aug. 2, 2014.
    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We've gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 28 to Aug. 2, 2014.

  • Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 19 - 26

    Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 19 - 26

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:44:14 GMT
    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 21 to 26, 2014.
    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 21 to 26, 2014.
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  • Tampa elementary student wears GoPro camera to document school day

    Tampa elementary student wears GoPro camera to document school day

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:05:48 GMT
    Introducing children to technology in the classroom can be a beautiful thing, but what if the technology is a GoPro camera and the class is a room full of first graders on the first day back to class? McFarlane Park Elementary in Tampa experimented with one of its students to see what happens when those two worlds collide.
    Introducing children to technology in the classroom can be a beautiful thing, but what if the technology is a GoPro camera and the class is a room full of first graders on the first day back to class? McFarlane Park Elementary in Tampa experimented with one of its students to see what happens when those two worlds collide.
  • Dolphin Tale 2 premiere in Clearwater

    Dolphin Tale 2 premiere in Clearwater

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:37:34 GMT
    Clearwater Marine Aquarium will host the premiere for the highly anticipated Dolphin Tale 2 movie on Wednesday, September 10
    Clearwater Marine Aquarium will host the premiere for the highly anticipated Dolphin Tale 2 movie on Wednesday, September 10
  • Bear cub burned in wildfire gets new lease on life

    Bear cub burned in wildfire gets new lease on life

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:41:31 GMT
    Photo: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc. FacebookPhoto: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc. Facebook
    A little bear who had a traumatic few weeks after being badly burned in a Washington wildfire is feeling better now, thanks to the help of a few bear-y good people.The 2-year-old female black bear suffered third-degree burns to her paws, chest, ears and muzzle after being caught in a wildfire that swept northwestern Washington state back in late July, according to the Methow Valley News.Steve Love, who lives close to where the fires had spread, told the Methow Valley News that he saw the inju...
    A little bear who had a traumatic few weeks after being badly burned in a Washington wildfire is feeling better now, thanks to the help of a few bear-y good people.The 2-year-old female black bear suffered third-degree burns to her paws, chest, ears and muzzle after being caught in a wildfire that swept northwestern Washington state back in late July, according to the Methow Valley News.Steve Love, who lives close to where the fires had spread, told the Methow Valley News that he saw the inju...
  • ConsumerMore>>

  • Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

    Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:16 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:16:32 GMT
    A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
    A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
  • Lakeland Electric warns customers about phone payment scam

    Lakeland Electric warns customers about phone payment scam

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:59:20 GMT
    Lakeland Electric customers beware of a current scam that involves an individual who calls and acts as if he is a representative of Lakeland Electric.
    Lakeland Electric customers beware of a current scam that involves an individual who calls and acts as if he is a representative of Lakeland Electric.
  • Brita recalling children's water bottles

    Brita recalling children's water bottles

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:36:14 GMT
    Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
    Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
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