Week in Review: Meals on Wheels Cuts, Florida Lottery, The Love Notes

Did you miss this week's top stories? From The Love Notes performance at the Senior Center to our weekly Jail Bookings Report, our "Week in Review" covers all our top stories.

VIDEO: The Love Notes Entertain, Interact and Inspire: Volunteers with The Love Notes exude energy and happiness with song and dance. Meet the performers who've been entertaining seniors in Pinellas County for more than a decade.

Florida Lottery Debuts 25th Anniversary Scratch-Off Game: The special anniversary scratch-off ticket, 'Millionaire,' honors the Lottery's first-ever scratch-off game. The payoff is 25 prizes worth $290 million.

How to Register to Vote in Gulfport: Six million people didn’t vote in the 2008 elections because they either did not know how to register or because they missed the voter registration deadline. The voter registration deadline for Florida is Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Swope Endorsed by Fraternal Order of Police: Fraternal Order of Police Pinellas Lodge 43 has announced their endorsement for Scott Swope for Pinellas County Sheriff.

Meals on Wheels Funding Cuts: County Commission Candidates Weigh In: While funding for Meals on Wheels has declined, the need for it's services has risen. Watch our video and hear from candidates on where they stand on funding the program.

Donate Now: Senior Center Food Pantry Needs Your Help: It can be difficult keeping the shelves full at the Gulfport Senior Center Food Pantry. That's why organizers are asking for your help.

'Heroes Weekend' to Feature Casino, Parade, Volleyball Tournament: The second annual "Heroes Weekend" will be packed with a parade, casino games and beach volleyball benefit featuring members of the Gulfport Police and Fire Departments.

Jail Bookings Report: Sept. 12 - 19: The following people were arrested in Gulfport between September 12 - 19. The information is from Gulfport Police and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Sexual Abuse Prevention Curriculum Launched at Elementary Schools: The curriculum, which has been delivered to every kindergarten class in Florida, helps children learn how to sidestep the traps that predators set, without being explicit or scary.

Want to Swim With an Alligator?: While you may have heard of swimming with dolphins, have you ever heard of taking a dip with an alligator?

Look Mom, I'm Holding an Alligator!: I checked off one more thing on my bucket list! Have you been to the Alligator Attraction yet?

Dog Quirks That Make You Go, Hmm...: Grayson’s quirks are so bizarre: He always has to walk on the left side of Kaiah while on a leash; he will not get in the car before Kaiah; and he has a specific spot on the bed. What quirks do you love about your dogs?


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