5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, May 28

Here are 5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, May 28.

1.  Bond hearing for Manatee County deputy
 
A bond hearing is set for this morning for Lt. Dale Couch, a Manatee County deputy accused of molesting children.
 
Couch was arrested last Thursday on three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation.  He is a 20-year veteran of the sheriff's department.
 
The sheriff's office says Couch's arrest followed an investigation that began last summer when he allegedly touched a 9 year old and a 12 year old inappropriately.  The children's mother reported the incidents to the Sheriff's office.  Couch has been on administrative leave since August of 2012.
 
His bond hearing is set for 9:00 a.m.
 
2. New Taco Bus opening in Brandon
 
A new Taco Bus restaurant is opening on Falkenburg Road in Brandon today!  The Mexican restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.
 
The popular restaurant has "become a Tampa institution in just 10 years," according to a Tampa Bay Times report.
 
It has been featured on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" on Food Network and Adam Richman's "Man Vs. Food" on the Travel Channel.
 
The Times report says the Brandon location will be the largest Taco Bus yet -- with seating for about 100 people inside and another 40 outside.
 
For more information, visit  www.taco-bus.com.
 
3. Pasco County School Board holding budget meeting
 
Tonight in Hudson, the Pasco County School Board will meet to take questions and suggestions from the public about the district's budget for the 2013-2014 school year.
 
The community can attend the meeting in person at Hudson High School's mini-theater or by watching online. Questions can be submitted in advance on the district's web site.
 
Pasco County School Board Budget Meeting
14410 Cobra Way, Hudson FL 34669
Hosted by Board Member Steve Luikart (District 5)
Meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
If you'd like to watch a livestream of the meeting, visit this link after 6:00 p.m.
 
4.  Rays vs. Marlins at Tropicana Field
 
The Tampa Bay Rays will play the Miami marlins tonight at Tropicana Field.  
 
After pulling off a 10-6 victory over the Marlins Monday night, tonight's game will be their second of four straight against each other in the Citrus Series.  
 
On Wednesday and Thursday, the teams will finish the series at Marlins Park in Miami.
 
The game begins at 7:10 p.m.  For ticket information, visit  raysbaseball.com.
 
5.  MetroPCS' "Take Zobrist to School" Day
 
A second grader at Corbett Preparatory School of IDS in Tampa will get to show off the Rays' Ben Zobrist today!  Alex Ortiz is the winner of MetroPCS' "Take Zobrist to School" contest.  
 
Alex will get to take Zobrist on a tour of the campus, lead a Q&A with the student body and bring Zobrist to his classroom to talk to his fellow students.
 
Alex Ortiz is a 7-year-old 2nd-grader at Corbett Prep of IDS.  He enjoys playing baseball and soccer. 
 
This is the eighth year the Rays have teamed up with MetroPCS to have a lucky student take a Rays player to their school and this is the fourth year that Ben Zobrist has participated.

 

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