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A file photo of the 2014 Honda Accord (photo: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

The Top 10 Most Stolen Cars According To Lojack

Once again, the Honda Accord tops the list as the most stolen car equipped with a vehicle-tracking device made by Lojack. After the Honda Accord, the rest of the top-10 list includes: 2. Honda Civic […]

CBS Tampa–05/27/2014

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3 Florida State Students Win NOAA Scholarships

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three Florida State students have won scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support opportunities in related sciences, such as meteorology, biology and atmospheric science. Pamela Bentacourt, Samantha Levell […]

05/25/2014

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Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Invasive Giant Snails

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has two new recruits in its fight to eradicate invasive snails. Two black Labrador retrievers named Raider and Bear are graduates of a program designed to sniff out giant African […]

CBS Tampa–05/25/2014

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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

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