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10 News' Reggie Roundtree grand marshals Dunedin Mardi Gras

It's Mardi Gras in New Orleans!

One of America's favorite parties is underway in the Big Easy. The party in the street will end tonight at midnight, as the "season of celebration" concludes with the religious observance of Lent.

Mardi Gras celebrations will be taking place elsewhere across the country, including in Dunedin, where  "Big Mama's Cajun Carnivale" will be rolling through!

Festivities kick off at 5:30 with a free concert at Pioneer Park.

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Victims in deadly US 19 crash in Tarpon Springs identified

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- The victims in the deadly crash on U.S. 19 and MLK over the weekend have been identified.

Tarpon Springs Police say the driver of the 2-door, silver Mercedes SLK 230 found in the retention pond was 37-year-old Nicholas Osborn. Osborn was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the car. His body was found next to one of the downed power lines with wires all over him.

St. Pete bridge painting resumes with City oversight

St. Petersburg, Florida -- On Monday, contractors got back to work painting a Pinellas County bridge after 10 News alerted the City of St. Pete about paint chips floating in the water.

The bridge is located at 40th Avenue Northeast heading over Placido Bayou and into Shore Acres and Venetian Isles.

Extra patrols added on Clearwater Beach for spring break

Clearwater Beach, Florida -- The best weather in the country has once again sent the people from all over flocking to Bay area beaches. And while many are looking forward to a good time, police are making sure spring breakers aren't breaking any rules.

It doesn't matter which side scores in his volleyball game, Luke Combs knows he's already won with spring break on Clearwater Beach.

"You can't beat the heat when its six degrees in Detroit," says Combs.

Lindsey Mattia from Pennsylvania is also soaking in the sun.

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'Purple burglar,' accomplice hit two St. Pete homes

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Police need the public's help identifying a burglary suspect wearing all purple.

St. Pete police say the man dubbed the "purple burglar" and an accomplice burglarized two homes in close proximity to each other on the same day.

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Light rail debate heats up in Pinellas County

Pinellas County, Florida -- With affirmative and dissenting groups now working tirelessly in Pinellas County to spread their views on light rail, the debate over whether the initiative is necessary is gaining a new element.

State Senator Jeff Brandes says, "the state is spending $400 million in road projects to help ease transportation."

Sen. Brandes says the influx of transportation funds allocated to the Tampa Bay area speaks volumes about how important the area is to the state's overall economic development.

Update: Missing man known to frequent downtown Dunedin found

Clearwater, Florida -- Update: Clearwater Police say they have located a man who was last seen on Feb. 28 and he is safe.

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Police say Eddie Lee Blackshear Jr., 24, was last seen leaving his home in the 1700 block of N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Friday on his black Mongoose bicycle.

Blackshear, a former student at Dunedin High School, has diminished mental capacity and also suffers from seizures.