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Florida Gov. Rick Scott (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Promises More For Ports If Re-Elected

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to spend more money on the state’s deepwater ports if he wins a second term. Scott is visiting three Florida ports this week where he […]

CBS Tampa–05/20/2014

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Burger King Offers Burgers For Breakfast

Burger King has some new additions to its breakfast menu — its flame-broiled burgers.

CBS Tampa–05/08/2014

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Woman Receives More Than 300 Free Rotisserie Chickens After Taking Advantage Of Store’s Guarantee

The Publix grocery store chain has a customer guarantee that has allowed one woman to receive more than 300 free rotisseries chickens for almost a year.

CBS Tampa–05/01/2014

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Senate Passes Bill Creating Craft Beer Regulation

The Florida Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would create regulations for the state’s booming craft brewing industry despite arguments that it would stifle job growth.

CBS Tampa–04/29/2014

Police say 24-year-old Charles Martinez killed two women in Brandon then set fire to cover up the murders. (Getty Images)

Child, 4, Shot In Arm In Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 4-year-old child has been shot in the arm at an apartment complex in Tampa. The shooting happened Monday morning at the Tampa Gardens Apartments. There was no immediate […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail. (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

South Florida Officer Seeks Bond In Cocaine Case

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida police lieutenant charged in a New Jersey cocaine conspiracy is seeking release on bail before his trial. A hearing is set Monday for Miami-Dade Police Lt. Ralph Mata. The […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

Independent Senate Candidate Charlie Crist Attends Election Night Gathering

Crist To Address West Palm Beach Crowd

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is due to speak before a large crowd in South Florida as he fights to reclaim his former office. Crist addresses the Forum Club of […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

File photo of the Florida House of Representatives. (photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Legislature Shuts Down For Holidays

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature won’t be getting much work done in the next week. State legislators are taking off the seventh week of the 2014 session because it conflicts with Passover and […]

04/14/2014

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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

Brown bear cubs play with their mother, Mia, at a wildlife park on April 27, 2007, in Poing, Germany. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Wildlife Agency Kills Several Bears After Attack

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — A wildlife officer fatally shot several bears that exhibited dangerous behavior during an investigation of an attack in a central Florida neighborhood. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

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