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Scabies case confirmed at Highlands County jail

Sebring, Florida -- A potential outbreak of scabies is affecting a Highlands County jail where at least one inmate has been diagnosed with the highly-contagious skin disease.

The sheriff's office says on Thursday lab tests confirmed that at least one inmate has scabies, but five others have also been seen by medical staff with complaints of itching and suffering from a skin rash.

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See Dinosaurs live at the Straz Center

Tampa, Florida -- Let Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live take you on a pre-historic tour through Australia, bringing ancient creatures to life on stage.

The chance to observe these life-like creatures will last from February 28 to March 2 at Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center. By employing sophisticated design and electronics, these gians are brought to life by skilled performers and puppeteers.

Sea Lions coming to Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa, Florida -- For a limited time, Sea Lion Splash is coming to Tampa's Lowry Park zoo. 

Sea Lion Splash will be at the zoo from March 1 to May 31. It is an attraction that features a colony of coastal sea lions, daily presentations and an outdoor activity area.

While the sea lions charm the audience, guests will learn about the variety of life along the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and conserving natural habitats for these charismatic creatures.

Busch Gardens, SeaWorld offer weekday ticket deal

Tampa, Florida -- Busch Gardens and SeaWorld Orlando are slashing prices for a limited time for guests who want to beat the weekend rush and visit the parks during the week.

The two parks are offering a $50 Weekday Ticket, good for a single weekday admission to either park, now through May 5, 2014.

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Free admission to the Tampa Museum of Art on Saturday

Tampa, Florida -- The Tampa Museum of Art will waive the Museum's admission fee on Saturday, March 1, and Sunday, March 2, during the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. 

The Museum will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days. This free weekend has been made possible through the support TECO Energy and the Tampa Museum of Art Foundation.

Falcon's Fury at Busch Gardens gets opening date

Tampa, Florida -- Busch Gardens has announced the date when park visitors can be dropped from 355 feet!

May 1, is the official opening date for Falcon's Fury. The drop ride replaced the Standstorm and will be in a new area of Busch Gardens called Pantopia.

See also: Behind the scenes at Falcon's Fury

2016 Democratic Nat'l Convention in Tampa?

Tampa, FL - Tampa hosted the 2012 Republican National Convention and now the city is being asked if there's interest in bringing the 2016 Democratic National Convention to town.

"I think it's a recognition that what we did during the RNC set the standard for how these should be run," Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn told 10 News.

Buckhorn said it's flattering to be asked but expressed some hesitation over hosting the DNC.