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Dep’t of Health dismisses one St. Pete hospital dispute, awaits ruling on another

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Florida Department of Health Celeste Philip dismissed Thursday one of the complaints surrounding Northside Hospital’s application to open a level II trauma center, but there’s still no decision on a challenge the hospital made after its application was rejected.

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Tampa apartment complex sued after traffic death of 12-year-old

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Following the death of her son, a Tampa mother is suing an apartment complex for failing to provide safe accommodations for pedestrians. The morning of Jan. 28, 2016, 12-year-old Leonard Pineda was hit by a car while trying to catch a school bus. He was running through the parking lot of the Preserve at Mobbly Bay, an apartment complex at 8210 Solano Bay Loop off West Hillsborough Boulevard in Northwest Tampa. Pineda was struck by a Ford Expedition driven by…

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State legislative candidate involved in traffic fatality

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An elderly, possibly homeless man was struck and killed as he crossed West Columbus Drive on Friday night, Tampa police say. According to a report, the man was crossing in the middle of the 2900 block about 8:30 p.m. when he stepped in front of a 2006 Ford Escape driven by Christopher Cano, 26. Cano was unable to stop in time. The man was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he died. He had no identification on him, and investigators…

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