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John Morgan: The Man Behind The Medical Pot Drive

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The worst day of John Morgan’s life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard. It left him a quadriplegic. […]

CBS Tampa–08/31/2014

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Burger King May Move To Canada

Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.

CBS Tampa–08/25/2014

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72-Year-Old Woman Says She Was Kicked Off Delta Flight For Looking Sick

A passenger on an August 5th Delta flight from Akron, Ohio to Orlando was apparently kicked off simply because she looked sick.

CBS Tampa–08/17/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Premiums Will Fall For Many In Fla.

The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. That’s the opposite of what state officials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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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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