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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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Protesters Want Florida To Allow Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Protesters are calling for Florida to allow immigrants who are in the United States illegally be allowed to have driver’s licenses.

CBS Tampa–07/14/2014

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Chrysler Recalls 651,000 SUVs For Mirror Lights

The automaker says it knows of three injuries related to this problem…

CBS Tampa–07/11/2014

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Florida Supreme Court Swears In 56th Chief Justice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court is set to swear in its first Cuban-American chief justice. Jorge Labarga was elected as the 56th Chief Justice in January and begins his two-year term Monday. […]

CBS Tampa–06/30/2014

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Orlando Airport Helps World Cup Viewing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There’s no need to miss any World Cup matches if you’re traveling through Orlando’s international airport. Officials at the Orlando International Airport set up a special viewing room last week so […]

06/30/2014

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Man Stabs Cousin, Then Self In Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a stabbing that left two men injured in Pinellas Park. According to police, a woman called 911 Sunday night saying that her 37-year-old son had stabbed her […]

CBS Tampa–06/30/2014

A Florida man is facing child abuse charges after he threw an 11-month-old baby across a room, exclaiming: “I’ll give you something to cry about,” authorities said.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

3rd Woman Dead After Hit-and-Run

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A third woman is dead following a Tampa Bay area hit-and-run crash. Authorities say 25-year-old Grace Lashawn Collier died at a Tampa hospital Friday afternoon. St. Petersburg police say a […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2014

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Judge Who Punched Attorney Returning To Bench

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge accused of punching an assistant public defender during an altercation outside a courtroom is returning to the bench but in a different capacity. Brevard County Court Judge John […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2014

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Troopers Conducting Special Detail Along I-10

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol is conducting a special detail along the state’s western stretch of Interstate 10/ The Interstate 10 Challenge is an intensified enforcement effort that began Friday and […]

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

A Walmart manager who was taken on a wild 15-mile, 90 mph ride in the back of a pickup truck of stolen beer has been fired for his actions.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Walmart Electronics Scheme Broken Up

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old Walmart employee is accused of a scheme to steal electronics from the store he worked for in Pinellas Park. Kevin Rious and his 26-year-old accomplice James Lall were […]

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

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