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Beverly Young says she’s voting for Charlie Crist in CD 13 race

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Beverly Young announced Thursday she’s voting for Charlie Crist over David Jolly in Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Young made the announcement by placing a photo of her ballot on her Facebook page showing she had scribbled the bubble next to Crist’s name. Young is the widow of Bill Young, who represented Pinellas County in Congress for more than 42 years before he died three years ago at the age of 82. Shortly after his passing, Mrs. Young announced she would support Jolly in the special congressional election to succeed her late husband,…

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WFLA’s Lauren Mayk is leaving the Tampa Bay area

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WFLA reporter and Sunday morning anchor Lauren Mayk is leaving the Tampa Bay media market to head to Philadelphia, Pa., where she worked early in her career. Mayk has been reporting for News Channel 8 since 2010. One of her most impactful stories uncovered a crime ring of identity thieves who were using area residents’ personal information to file tax returns and reap huge benefits. The story drew attention from state lawmakers and prompted a push for changes within the…

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