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AIDS Patients Fear Discrimination In Affordable Care Act Exchange

Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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Stable Gas Prices, Younger Buyers, Expected To Push Car Sales Higher

Experts at Traverse City Conference predict continued growth, but raise some concerns about the impact of new trends.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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3-Day Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Starts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday is kicking off. Starting Friday shoppers do not have to pay sales and local sales taxes on clothing worth $100 or less. Sales taxes are also […]

08/01/2014

A new tech product that creates a protective electronic field underwater will soon help ocean-goers avoid any unwanted interactions with sharks.  (credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

‘Shark Shield’ Creates Electronic Field Around Divers To Repel Sharks

A new tech product that creates a protective electronic field underwater will soon help ocean-goers avoid any unwanted interactions with sharks.

CBS Tampa–07/29/2014

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Florida Gets $42M In Refunds Under New Health Law

Federal health officials say nearly 1 million Floridians who bought insurance under the Affordable Care Act will receive roughly $42 million in refunds thanks to a provision in the law.

CBS Tampa–07/24/2014

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Chrysler Recalling Possible 792K Older SUV’s Due To Ignition-Switch Performance

The company is aware of a single reported accident and a relatively small number of complaints involving 0.015 percent of the subject vehicle population.

CBS Tampa–07/23/2014

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Senators Call On GM CEO To Fire Top Lawyer

Lawmakers put Barra on the spot, telling the CEO she should have fired GM’s corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report.

CBS Tampa–07/23/2014

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Boy, 4, Dies After Being Found On A Tampa Road

Tampa police say a 4-year-old boy is dead after being found on a road.

CBS Tampa–07/21/2014

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R.J. Reynolds Slammed With $23.6M Lawsuit

A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages.

CBS Tampa–07/19/2014

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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium

CBS Tampa–07/17/2014

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