Danielle Paquette writes news and features for the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg, Fla. She previously interned at the Los Angeles Times and CNN.com.
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One day, after Ryan Seacrest stopped to chat with Baisa's busload of Girl Scouts, a chaperon dropped a $100 bill in his Dodgers cap.
Students know him as an opinionated campus preacher. She knows him as dad.
A 40-year-old mother believes her son was raped by a 14-year-old student in a bathroom at Calvin A. Hunsinger on Feb. 8.
She was stabbed 32 times. He helped save her life. (Photo by Will Vragovic)
Before she blacked out, Vanessa Chauvin heard the boy's order: "Get her good. So she can't have babies."
Empty your pockets, the dolphin trainer told Emeril Lagasse. Wallet, watch — everything.
"Free speech can be upsetting. It can inflict psychological distress."
"I think that the business changes, and we need a different emcee with a newer voice, maybe someone younger, maybe someone bilingual, maybe trilingual because this is Los Angeles."
He started strong—motivated, excited, eyes on the tree-lined horizon—and hell yes, he owns this road despite the sweating and chaffing and muscle burn until, without warning, one leg cramps and smack! His cheek meets the pavement. (Photo by Olivia Corya)
"We're living historians. We re-enact to educate, to enlighten. It's not a redneck hobby."
(Photo by Ricardo DeAratanha)