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Residents fear being flooded without storm drains


Pinellas County, Florida -- Charles Zidar loves his horses, but has to keep them stabled. That's because the fields are soaked and mucky, just like his yard, and just like the yards of his neighbors. The problem? Water. Today brought more rain and more concerns.

"When it rains, we have white water running through here, and it gets so deep I have fish swimming in my vegetable garden," said Zidar.

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Pinellas Administrator Bob LaSala fired for "abrasive style"


Clearwater, Florida -- Pinellas County's top executive is out of a job. Pinellas commissioners began their meeting Tuesday by voting unanimously to fire Administrator Bob LaSala without cause.

LaSala has been in the top job since 2008. However, he has received some negative reviews from commissioners for his abrasive personality and management style.

First responders prepare for the worst


Pinellas County, FL -- First responders prepare for the worst case scenario by walking through simulations.

A plane set to depart explodes before taking off. This did not really happen but what if it did?

St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport wants to be ready if faced with the threat of a bomb.

Name new FL Botanical Gardens sculpture, win a prize


Largo, Florida -- The Florida Botanical Gardens is holding a naming contest for its long-awaited water fountain sculpture that will be formally dedicated at the Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation's annual Diggin' the Arts on Sunday, May 4.

The sculpture was borne of a love for the gardens and a vision of elevating the gardens' experience with artwork. Former Foundation president Chuck Scaffidi conceived the idea of showcasing a stunning piece of art in the small pond outside of the Wedding Garden.

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HEAT: Thousands of Pinellas County students homeless


St. Petersburg, Florida - There are thousands of homeless students in Pinellas County and one school district is pushing for resistance over silence.

The Homeless Education Assistance Team for Pinellas County Schools, or HEAT, is working to decrease homelessness and lower the dropout rate.

HEAT officials say there are more than 3,400 students who go to schools like Lakewood High School and are considered homeless.

Clearwater police investigating fatal motorcycle crash


Clearwater, Florida -- Clearwater police traffic homicide investigators are on scene of a fatal accident tonight.

A crash between a car and a motorcycle occurred at 9:37 p.m. at the intersection of Belleair Road and Missouri Avenue.

The motorcyclist was reportedly northbound on Missouri Avenue when he collided with a car that was turning east on Belleair Road from Missouri Avenue.

'Dr. Beach' visits local beaches in search of national 2014 Top 10 Beaches


Fort De Soto, Florida - Florida International University Professor Stephen Leatherman aka "Dr. Beach," has combed this country for top beaches for decades,