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3 Sentenced In Orlando For Credit Card Fraud

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three men have been sentenced for credit card fraud in central Florida. U.S. District Judge Ann Conway sentenced the men Friday in federal court in Orlando. Aldain Fleming of New York […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

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Shoe Thrown At Hillary Clinton During Speech

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention […]

CBS Tampa–04/11/2014

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Florida Senate Passes Textbook Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s school districts will be required to review and select textbooks under a bill passed by the Florida Senate. The Senate on Friday voted 21-19 for the bill which was pushed […]

CBS Tampa–04/11/2014

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In-State Tuition Bill Moves On Despite Close Vote

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Senate panel is narrowly backing a proposal to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally. But the 8-5 vote […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2014

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Ex-Partner Of Ponzi Schemer Pleads Guilty

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has pleaded guilty to charges of violating federal campaign finance laws. The plea came Friday by 52-year-old Russell Adler at […]

CBS Tampa–04/04/2014

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Senate Passes Ballot Measure On Court Appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This year’s gubernatorial race could have even greater implications if a proposed constitutional amendment on Supreme Court appointments is also approved. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to place a question […]

04/03/2014

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Fla. House Approves Nearly $75.3 Billion Budget

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is signing off on a proposed $75.3 billion state budget. The House voted 100-16 for the measure. The Senate is expected to approve a rival version later Thursday. […]

CBS Tampa–04/03/2014

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Fla. House Approves 4 Separate Tax Holidays

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians would get four sales tax holidays this year under a bill approved by the Florida House. The House voted 106-11 for a tax cut package that includes sales tax holidays […]

CBS Tampa–04/03/2014

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Panel Recommends Denying Drilling Permit In SW Fla

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A committee charged with providing advice and ensuring compliance for drilling in the Big Cypress Swamp area has recommended denying a permit for a Texas company that wants to drill an […]

CBS Tampa–04/01/2014

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Help Top Off The Trop And Support Local Business

Baseball fans: We’re teaming up with Top Off The Trop and BaseballIsGoodBusiness.org to help support the great American past-time here in the bay area! The team at Top Off The Trop wants to help local […]

03/28/2014

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