Morning Headlines: Smoke detector safety; Project begins on I-75; Manhunt for IL cop killers

Good morning! Today is Wednesday, September 2.

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Clearwater – One WB lane closed on Gulf to Bay at US 19 due to a nearby fire.

Happening today: Smoke detectors to be installed in Tampa neighborhood after fire that killed grandmother, 2 boys yesterday. Read more
Starting this morning: A new construction project begins on I-75 for Florida’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange in Sarasota. Read more
Police identify slain Illinois officer as father of 4, search is on for 3 suspects. Read more
It’s Official: McDonald’s confirms all-day (and night) breakfast. Read more
JOB FAIR: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to hire 130 for new restaurant. Read more.
Rapper Kevin Gates charged, fans turn on him for kicking Lakeland teen. Read more

Lowry Park Zoo offering free kids admission on Saturdays in September – Details here provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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