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Poll: Half Of Older Workers Delay Retirement Plans

Stung by a recession that sapped investments and home values, but expressing widespread job satisfaction, older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce.

CBS Tampa–10/14/2013

A pamphlet for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, sits on a table. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama Administration: We Promise ‘Significant Improvements’ To Website

The Obama administration promised “significant improvements” in accessing the federal health overhaul website this week, after taking down the system for maintenance over the weekend. But many in Florida were still unable to enroll at the start of week two.

CBS Tampa–10/08/2013

Flood insurance rates are set to skyrocket October 1st without Congressional action, with Pinellas County the hardest-hit area in the nation (photo credit: Will Hobson/Tampa Bay Times)

The Current: Flood Insurance Rates Skyrocket, Girl Scouts, Health Education for Kids, Dancing With The Stars

First half-hour: Second half-hour: Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 29th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: […]

CBS Tampa–10/04/2013

Final Push To Educate Floridians About New Obamacare Laws

With just 48 hours until the launch of one of the key components of the new federal health law, counselors and volunteers are fanning out across the state, knocking on doors and working phone banks to spread the word about “Obamacare”.

CBS Tampa–09/29/2013

Carol Erkes leads her dancers in rehearsal at Lakeland's Florida Dance Theatre (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Tampa Councilwoman Lisa Montelione, WEDU’s Human Trafficking Film, Florida Dance Theatre and a Controversial New Photo Exhibit

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 22nd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Tampa City Councilwoman Lisa Montelione on Tampa’s […]

CBS Tampa–09/27/2013

Job seekers are seen waiting in line. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Fla. Shows Second Largest Increase In Unemployment Aid Applications In U.S.

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid fell to a seasonally adjusted 305,000, the second-lowest level in six years last week. The decline shows that companies are laying off fewer workers.

CBS Tampa–09/26/2013

CBS Radio and Hungry Howie's Pizza have partnered to present Blessings in a Backpack which will feed Tampa Bay low-income schoolchildren for three years

The Current: Millie Herrera of U.S. Labor Dept, Working Women of Tampa Bay, Blessings in a Backpack, OneBlood Blood Drives

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 1st) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Millie Herrera, former Southeast Regional Representative at […]

CBS Tampa–09/04/2013

File photo of  Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. To Call For Large Cut In Taxes And Fees

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is going to push for a $500 million cut in taxes and fees during his re-election year.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Enterprise Florida Board To Vote On CEO’s Bonus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The board of the public-private organization charged with luring businesses to Florida is set to vote on whether to award a $70,000 bonus to its top official. The board of Enterprise […]

CBS Tampa–08/08/2013

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Governor Rick Scott Leads Trade Mission To Paris

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is leaving Friday on another foreign trip, this time heading to Paris for a week to attend an international air show. Scott is leading a delegation of […]

CBS Tampa–06/14/2013