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Former Mayor Pam Iorio gets new job in Texas

Tampa, Florida -- Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio has been named the new president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Iorio spoke to 10 News on the phone and said she starts her new job on March 31 and will commute back and forth from Tampa to the headquarters in Dallas.

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Police charge alleged gunman in cab driver's murder

Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Police have a major development in the murder of cab driver John Dooley back in December.

Homicide detectives have officially charged the man they believed pulled the trigger the night of the deadly shooting. Detectives say ballistic tests confirmed the weapon they recovered from suspect Landrick Edwards' home back in December was the murder weapon used to kill Dooley.

Pam Bondi speaks to high school students about drunk driving

Tampa, Florida -- Students at a Tampa high school got a lesson about drunk driving today, from Florida's attorney general.

Pam Bondi talked to students at Jesuit High School today about the dangers of driving under the influence. Alongside her was a man she convicted of killing three people while he was driving drunk. Talking to schools was part of his probation after he was released from jail.

He does it now to make sure students understand the consequences of getting behind the wheel after drinking.

Tampa International Airport to close main runway for scheduled maintenance

Tampa, Florida -- Tampa International Airport will close the main runway located on the west side of the airport, from Monday, March 3 through Sunday, March 9, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. for repainting. 

The repainting project is a follow-up to the concrete slab and joint replacement project that began last fall.

During the closure period, all air traffic will be shifted to the east parallel runway and residents to the south and northeast of the airport may experience an increase in aircraft fly-overs and noise.

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Sierra Bickel benefit and silent auction

Sierra Bickel benefit and silent auction

Tampa, Florida -- There is a silent auction, concert by The Ries Brothers and a wine grab at Ricks on the River this Sunday.

And it's all for a great cause. 

The Sierra Bickel Benefit and Silent Auction will benefit Sierra Bickel, a young woman who is battling Stage 3, Nodular Sclerosing Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Funds raised during the event will help cover medical expenses incurred during her ongoing treatment. 

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.

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.