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Glee’s Jane Lynch is bringing her solo concert to Clearwater

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By Olivia Stacey

Whether you’re a comedy fan, Glee geek or Broadway enthusiast we have some good news. Jane Lynch is coming to town.

The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress will make her Clearwater solo concert debut on Sun., March 29 at Ruth Eckerd Hall. The show, which begins at 8 p.m., is described by the venue as “a side-splitting evening of musical comedy.”

Lynch is well known for her role as Sue Sylvester in Fox’s musical comedy-drama, Glee and as host of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night. You may also may remember her singing the Guatemalan Love Song as Paula in The 40 Year Old Virgin. Other stage and screen credits include her Broadway debut in Annie as Miss Hannigan, Best in Show, and Julie & Julia, just to name a few of our favorites.

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8 new TV shows premiering this week, Sept. 21-27

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

It’s that time of year again.

The end of September when new TV shows premiere.

Here’s a list of all the newbies airing on the major networks this week, Sept. 21-27. Which ones will you watch? Tell us in the comments.

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Who’s getting the new Apple iPhone 6?

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

The lines stretched more than 100 people long.

Apple fans around the Tampa Bay area waited overnight Thursday and into Friday morning to be the first to get their hands on the new iPhone.

Apple has seen record pre-orders for the iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus.

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What is Coast Bike Share?

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

Coast Bike Share is expected to launch in Tampa by November.

What exactly is the program and how does it work?

In this video, we explore the concept of bike sharing as workers assemble 300 bikes in a Franklin Street warehouse.

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Dog owner searching for people who saved his beagle’s life

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

Whenever beagle Soco is on a boat, she’s going to be wearing her life vest.

Pet owner Nick Felts, 30, learned this lesson the hard way after Soco fell off his boat in St. Pete on Aug. 24.

A couple minutes went by before anyone realized 10-year-old Soco was gone, and Felts and his friends spent hours searching for her before they ran out of gas. Leaving without Soco was the toughest thing Felts said he’s has ever had to do.

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Check out this cool Coast Bike Share video

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

Coast Bike Share is a program that is launching soon in the City of Tampa.

It’s designed to bring bicycle sharing to downtown Tampa, Hyde Park, Davis Island, Channelside and Ybor City.

So, how does it work?

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Check out the photo that Fitz and the Tantrums took in Tampa

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

Indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums played the USF Sun Dome on Wednesday and had a great time.

That’s according to their Instagram, where they posted this photo of the crowd.

The caption reads: “Thank you Tampa!!! #tampa #fitzandtantrumsatthedome #usf #fitzandthetantrums”

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What do you think of Apple’s new watch?

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

I remember watching “Inspector Gadget” as a kid and thinking about how cool it would be to have a watch like Penny’s.

She could monitor her clueless uncle’s movements, communicate with her pet dog, and stop evil from overtaking the world all with a device she wore on her wrist.

“I wish my watch could do all that,” I would think to myself. “Maybe one day in the future it actually will.”

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Why you might already have the new U2 album

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By Ashley Reams Mistretta

Have you noticed some new U2 songs randomly show up in your iTunes? Here’s why.

Love them or hate them, U2 is releasing a new album called “Songs of Innocence” and giving all 11 tracks away to every iTunes user.

If you’re one of the roughly 500 million people with an iTunes account, the album should have shown up for free in your music library Tuesday afternoon.

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‘From street to canvas,’ graffiti artwork is trending in Tampa

Published:   |   Updated: September 9, 2014 at 03:09 PM
By Olivia Stacey

When you think of graffiti, you may picture spray painted city streets. However, graffiti has found a more upscale home in a South Tampa art gallery.

“Outsiders: From street to canvas” is the latest exhibit at CASS and features five graffiti artists with national and international acclaim.

Cassie Greatens, co-owner of CASS, says graffiti artwork has come a long way in recent years. In this video, we talk with Greatens about the street artwork trend and how it’s showcased at CASS.

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