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Today on Political Connections: U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Indian Shores, 11 a.m. & 8 p.m.

Slideshow: Latest from Hillsborough County
  • Sent via Bay News 9+ app: Heavy rains brought flooding to a thrift store parking lot located off U.S. 301 in Hillsborough County. (Photo: Michael McDonald, viewer)
  • The shooting happened in the backyard of a home on Grass Lake Drive just before 10 p.m., according to the U.S. Marshals' office. (Photo: Jason Lanning, staff)
  • Some students from Tampa's Academy Prep have been crowned champions after a statewide chess tournament.
  • Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn (right) joins Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (left) in a meeting at the White House Wednesday night on trade and small business. (Photo courtesy City of Tampa)
  • Tampa police Sgt. Rich Mills found the 2-year-old mixed breed pit bull bloodied and tied to railroad tracks March 4 in the Sulphur Springs area. Mills and other officers freed the dog and rushed her to an area veterinarian.
  • Dan (demonstrating the bike) and wife Amanda Fleischbein are the owners of Tampa Bay Waterbike, which rents pedal-driven biyaks and waterbikes to float along Tampa Bay.
  • With school President Judy Genshaft (front row, center), the USF women's basketball team and fans celebrate Monday's NCAA Tourney announcement. USF hosts LSU at 6:30 p.m. Saturday (Courtesy: gousfbulls.com)
  • Officers said a man was shot multiple times in the upper body at the Red Roof Inn at at 2307 E. Busch Boulevard just before 4 a.m.
  • According to Tampa Fire Rescue, firefighters responded to a fire at Value Pawn at 4910 East Busch Boulevard just before 4 a.m.
  • According to police, about 25 juveniles were involved in the overnight disturbance at the Les Peters Juvenile Corrections Academy at 3930 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Photo: Jason Lanning, staff)
  • Salaheldin Abuelenen, 88, said a mobile home park in Hillsborough County thought he was dead, sold his trailer and threw out all of his belongings.
  • Here's a few numbers from the St. Clement Make Your Strawberry booth during the last 42 years: 93,755 servings, 5,900 berry flats, 3,000 lbs. of sugar, 77,760 shortcakes and 29,000 biscuits. (Photo: Virginia Johnson, staff)
  • Celeste Diaz, dance teacher at the North Brandon and Campo YMCA's, donated several inches of hair to make wigs for pediatric cancer patients.
  • Members of the Liberty Middle School faced off Tuesday night against the Harlem Wizards, a pro exhibition basketball team, in a special fundraiser at the school.
  • In the center, there are huge monitors with Norse tracking data, the world’s largest database of live cyber threats. On them, you see a globe with lines representing attempted attacks to steal information.
  • A group of bystanders and police officers teamed up rescue a kitten that had been stuck in a storm drain in downtown Tampa. (Photo: Tampa Police Department)
  • A group of bystanders and police officers teamed up rescue a kitten that had been stuck in a storm drain in downtown Tampa. (Photo: Tampa Police Department)
  • The Officer and the Kitten: Officer Simmons holds the kitten that was rescued from a storm drain in downtown Tampa. (Photo: Tampa Police Department)
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