Morning Headlines: Tracking the Tropics; Boy burned in fire; Badly beaten dog gets new start

Good morning! Today is Wednesday, August 19.

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WEATHER
Today will be a typical August day. Afternoon highs will be in the 90s, heat index values will be in the triple digits. The rain chance today is 50%, but the rain will taper off after 9pm. See your full forecast here

TRAFFIC
No major accidents or incidents to report.
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TODAY’S HEADLINES
St. Pete woman rescues sweet, snout-less pup ‘Khalessi’. Read more
Autistic boy, 8, severely burned in Zephyrhills house fire. Read more
FDA approves flibanserin, ‘female Viagra’ pill. Read more
Super-strains of lice spread to 25 states. Read more
Tropical Storm Danny forms well out to sea in Atlantic, is expected to strengthen. Read more

DON’T MISS IT
IKEA recalls nightlight due to shock hazard – Details here

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