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UPDATE: More Details On Shooting At YouTube's California Headquarters

More details are being released after yesterday a woman opened fire around lunchtime at YouTube's headquarters in California. While police are still trying to piece together what happened, CNN reports that the shooter was allegedly a 39-year old woman named Nasim Aghdam. Three people were hurt--one critically--and Aghdam reportedly killed herself. While a motive hasn't…

Tampa Bay Rays New Stadium Press Conference Today at 1:30

There's word the Rays have a plan to build a new stadium across the Bay! That's according to ABC Action News that says the team will do a press conference today at 1:30 to make the announcement that they'd like to make a new home that is reportedly going to be in Ybor City. Estimated…

Nestlé Sells US Candy Brands To Italian Company Behind Nutella

The company behind the such brands as the Crunch Bar, Gobstoppers and Butterfinger has sold its' U.S. candy brands. CNBC reports that Nestlé's U.S. confectionery business has been purchased by none other than the company behind Nutella and Ferrero Rocher chocolates--Italian candy company Ferrero--for around $2.8 billion. The move comes as Nestlé has battled waning sales…

Facebook Has Announced Some BIG Changes To Your Timeline

Get ready for a change to your Facebook feed! Facebook's head honcho Mark Zuckerberg made a HUGE announcement and the the company would be changing up its news feed to boost timeline content from users' friends and families. The update will focus more on what friends share, and promote content that gets the most interactions…

2017 Disasters Cost US Record-Setting Amount

We knew last year's disasters were bad, but just how bad? The total cost is out for all of the national disasters in the U.S.  last year and it's a record number. According to USA Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says Hurricanes Irma, Harvey & Maria, plus 13 other disasters, including the devastating…

Facebook Will Now Send An Alert When A Photo Of You Is Uploaded

Facebook has announced that new optional tools are available to help people manage their identity online. Using the company's facial recognition technology, Facebook will have a good idea of when someone uploads your photo (even if they don't tag you). The new features are said to help users find photos that they are not tagged…

FSU Suspends All Fraternities & Sororities TFN

Florida State University says that all fraternities & sororities on campus have been suspended until further notice. That's according to the Tampa Bay Times that says the move comes after the death a freshman pledge, who appears to have have been alcohol-related. On top of that tragedy, there was also another incident in which a…

Pinellas County Deputies Round Up Unlicensed Contractors

Two months ago Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced a program dubbed the Construction Licensing Investigative Unit in an effort to help the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board crack down on unlicensed contractors. Tuesday morning, twenty roofers, painters, and others working in the construction industry - all of whom were unlicensed, working without workers' compensation,…