The Dove Daily Update 

New Bill May Limit Beach Access Starting Sunday

  • 3:17 am Friday, June 29th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

A bill that Governor Rick Scott signed in March that would let Florida stay in Daylight Saving Time year ’round starting July 1st will not go into effect with other bills this weekend. Congress, not the Florida Legislature must approve that bill and it has not. That puts “The Sunshine Protection Act” on hold for now. One bill that does go into effect is the not very popular bill that would let private business and homeowners restrict beach adjacent to their property. You can read more about that and other bills here.

Tampa Bay Buc’s quarterback Jameis Winston will sit [More]

New Laws Go Into Effect Sunday

  • 3:21 am Thursday, June 28th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

The bill that Governor Rick Scott signed in March that would let Florida stay in Daylight Saving Time year ’round starting July 1st isn’t happening – yet. Congress, not the Florida Legislature must approve that bill and it has not. That puts “The Sunshine Protection Act” on hold for now. One bill that does go into effect is the not very popular bill that would let private business and homeowners restrict beach adjacent to their property. You can read more about that and other bills here.

The Florida Department of Education released the 2018 grades for more than 3,000 [More]

No Sunshine Protection Act For Now

  • 3:35 am Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

The bill that Governor Rick Scott signed in March that would let Florida stay in Daylight Saving Time year ’round starting July 1st isn’t happening – yet. Congress, not the Florida Legislature must approve that bill and it has not. That puts “The Sunshine Protection Act” on hold for now.

Former Tampa Bay Lightning player Marty St. Louis is going in to the Hockey Hall of Fame. He was on the Stanley Cup award winning team in 2004 and was the first Lightning player to have his jersey retired. The induction ceremony is November 12th in Toronto.

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Depression Opens In Pasco County

  • 3:43 am Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Pasco County Emergency Management officials are keeping an eye on a 15 foot deep depression that opened yesterday. It’s on private area in the Moon Lake area, and three homeowners voluntarily evacuated with one choosing to stay. And no, you can’t call it a sinkhole quite yet. They’re waiting for a geologist to make the

A New Tampa family out  for a  bike ride over the weekend were struck by a hit-and-run driver, killing the father, Pedro Aguerreberry, and injuring his two sons. Police did find the car they believe struck the three and have taken 30-year-old Mikese Morsto custody. [More]

Storms Flood Bay Area

  • 3:29 am Monday, June 25th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Yesterday’s storms were responsible for flooding and power outages on both sides of the Bay. Up to two inches of rain per hour were coming down in some areas. The storms also produced lightning that struck and killed one person on Siesta Key in Sarasota.

A New Tampa family out  for a  bike ride over the weekend were struck by a hit-and-run driver, killing the father, Pedro Aguerreberry, and injuring his two sons. Police did find the car they believe struck the three and have taken one man into custody. That man, Mikese Morse, is now charged with premeditated [More]

Winston Facing Suspension

  • 3:33 am Friday, June 22nd, 2018 by Ann Kelly

ESPN saysThe SunPass toll system is still having problems more than two weeks after planned maintenance. FDOT says because of that there will be no late fees or penalties.. Some transactions from last month still haven’t been posted but you can check your balance and add to your account

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s schedule is out for next season. The first home game that will kick off five in a row is October 6th against the Florida Panthers. The first games against the Washington Capitals that knocked the Lightning out of the race for the Stanley Cup won’t be [More]

St Pete Pride Parade Threats

  • 3:22 am Thursday, June 21st, 2018 by Ann Kelly

St Pete Police and federal authorities are checking into threats made on social media against the St Pete Pride Parade this Saturday. Those posts were found on Facebook and if that person is found they could face charges even if no violence occurs. The parade is this Saturday and is the largest Pride parade in Florida.

Those aren’t sonic booms residents are hearing around the Ocala National Forest – they’re bombs. The Navy is conducting bomb training exercises in the Pine Castle Range Complex. They’re scheduled to wrap up tonight.

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Watch For Venomous Caterpillars

  • 3:23 am Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

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Mazzaro’s Italian Market reopened Tuesday after a fire in the warehouse Friday night caused some $75,000 in damage.. The market owners think it was an electrical issue that triggered the blaze.

Mazzaro’s Market Closed After Fire

  • 3:42 am Monday, June 18th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Mazzaro’s Market will be closed today after a fire in the warehouse Friday night caused extensive damage. That fire caused some $75,000 damage. The market owners think it was an electrical issue that triggered the blaze. There’s more on the Mazzaro’s Facebook page, and right now they’re hoping to reopen Tuesday.

Families that left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria are once again looking for a new home. A fire at an apartment complex in Riverview has left 100 residents looking for shelter and Somos Puerto Rico Tampa is working with Missions of Miracles to help them find shelter. For more [More]

Allegiant Airlines Cancels More Flights

  • 3:37 am Friday, June 15th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Passengers flying Allegiant Air out of St Pete-Clearwater Airport are still waiting for flights. The airline was waiting for delivery of new planes and thought they would be here this week. But now it might be next week or longer before the planes arrive.

It’s a bad year for jellyfish stings. At least 1,200 stings have been reported between this past Saturday and Wednesday in Volusia County. Officials say it’s definitely well above average but think it’s just more people at the beach and not more jellyfish.

Walmart, Trader Joe’s Whole Foods, Sprouts, Walgreens, Costco, recalled pre-cut melons and fruit [More]