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Federal Prosecutors Recover $366 Million

Federal prosecutors in the Middle District of Florida recovered $366 million on behalf of taxpayers last year.

CBS Tampa–01/12/2014

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Woman Claims She Found A Bird Skull In Bag Of Spinach

A Florida woman claims that she found a bird skull in a bag of frozen spinach.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2014

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Florida Not Expecting Damage To Citrus From Freeze

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s citrus industry isn’t expecting any damage to crops from a deep freeze afflicting much of the continental U.S. Temperatures are expected to dip into the 30s in parts of Florida […]

CBS Tampa–01/05/2014

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State And Vendor Clash Over Jobless Claims System

Florida officials and the company that built the state’s new unemployment claims website are clashing over who’s to blame for ongoing problems.

CBS Tampa–01/03/2014

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Troubled Website Prompts Fla. To Withhold Payment

After weeks of downplaying problems with the state’s new unemployment claims website, Florida officials announced that they are withholding a $3 million payment to the company that built it.

CBS Tampa–12/20/2013

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Homeowner’s Group Bans Kids From Playing In Street

A homeowner’s association in Manatee County is prohibiting children from playing in the street.

CBS Tampa–12/18/2013

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Delta Apologizes For ‘H8GAYS’ Confirmation Code On Boarding Pass

Delta Air Lines is apologizing after a passenger’s boarding pass has a confirmation code of “H8GAYS.”

12/18/2013

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Health Officials Encourage Alternate Insurance Sign-Up Methods

Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.

12/07/2013

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Fla. Cities Lead Nation In High-End Foreclosures

Two Florida cities lead the nation in foreclosures of high-end properties worth $5 million or more.

CBS Tampa–12/04/2013

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Hospital Group Director: Obamacare Website ‘Hopes Were Very Much Quashed’

Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.

CBS Tampa–12/02/2013