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Sarasota Man Dies After Eating Bad Oysters

This story will hit close to home if you're a seafood lover. MySuncoast.com reports a 71 year old man died after eating oysters at a restaurant in Sarasota. The oysters apparently had a flesh-eating bacteria as it was only two days after eating them that he passed. They're not saying the name of the restaurant.…

Tiny Homes Coming To St. Petersburg

According to FOX 13, St. Petersburg is getting in on the 'tiny home' craze with it's first planned community. A project has been approved to with an eye towards reinvigorating a part of the city that is occupied by an apartment building that's over 100 years old. One look and the developer knew that the…

Southwest Airlines Will No Longer Serve Peanuts

You won't be getting those blue packages of salty peanuts on Southwest Airlines anymore. The airline announced they will stop serving peanuts on flights due to food allergy concerns. Southwest has used the peanuts in past marketing campaigns saying the airline's low fares was like flying for peanuts. In a statement to USA Today, Southwest…

Here Are The Best Things To Buy On Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is coming next week. No need to don your cleats or high heels like on Black Friday, Prime subscribers can shop from the comfort of their own homes. The 36-hour sale, featuring more than one million deals, kicks off on Monday, July 16th. For just $1, Prime subscribers can grab four months…

You Can Get Free Food At Chick-Fil-A On Tuesday!

Chick-fil-A giving away free food on Tuesday, but there's a catch... They will give you a free entree on Tuesday (July 10) and all you have to do is dress up like a cow. Simple, right? They're doing it because it's their Cow Appreciation Day. If you show up at a participating location in a…

City Says Vendor To Blame For St Petersburg Fireworks Debacle

People flooded downtown St. Petersburg for the city's annual Independence Day celebration that normally includes a fireworks show... this year, however, they never materialized. With seemingly little or no notice, revelers who'd braved rain and lightning at times were left disappointed and began the long march home after the city tweeted at 9:45pm that there…

4th Of July Fireworks Guide - Where To Watch

Pinellas County: Safety Harbor Celebration Fireworks start at 9 p.m. At 5 p.m. there will be children's activities, live entertainment and food vendors. There will be a parade down Main Street from 10 a.m. to noon. Wednesday, July 4 Treasure Island Fireworks Fireworks will start at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 Largo Celebration Festivities begin…

New Florida Laws That Go Into Effect Sunday

This Sunday is July 1 and that means some new laws will go into effect. Changes to pain medication prescriptions, new age requirements for a marriage license, public beach access... even some new laws about telephone solicitation are ones you'll want to know about. Here's a breakdown from our QYK news partner ABC Action News.