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Senate Passes Ballot Measure On Court Appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This year’s gubernatorial race could have even greater implications if a proposed constitutional amendment on Supreme Court appointments is also approved. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to place a question […]

04/03/2014

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The Current’s Special Edition: Former CFO Alex Sink, State Rep. James Grant, NYT-Bestselling Author Scott Turow, CBS Tampa Bay Cares

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (November 10th) special FINAL edition of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current with Franco Ripple as host? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the whole program […]

11/11/2013

Lakeland and Polk County low-income seniors can get fresh, healthy food at ElderPoint Ministries' Portable Pantry food pantry (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio, Big Brothers Big Sisters, New Energy Bill Scam, Lakeland Food Pantry

First half-hour: Second-half hour: Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (October 6th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the episode’s first and second half-hours featuring: […]

CBS Tampa–10/08/2013

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

WFLA News Channel 8 morning anchor Rod Carter reports live from the March on Washington in August 2013 (photo credit: WFLA/Rod Carter)

The Current: U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor on ObamaCare & immigration, former U.S. Labor Sec. Hilda Solis, WFLA’s Rod Carter covers March on Washington, Florida Hospital on robotic surgery

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 8th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor on enrollment in […]

CBS Tampa–09/12/2013

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

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Republican Activists Cheered By State Successes

Republican activists are taking solace in success stories by governors and legislatures in GOP-leaning states as their party tries to regroup after the disappointments of a bruising presidential contest and a stalled agenda in Washington.

08/31/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Pier Debate to Re-Air Sunday, August 25

Last week, The Current played host to an exclusive debate between Build The Pier and Stop The Lens about the future of the St. Petersburg Pier. This is the one and only debate on The […]

CBS Tampa–08/23/2013

More than 700,000 Tampa Bay residents suffer from chronic hunger, including one-in-four children. (photo credit: Jeff Greenberg/Getty Images)

The Current: Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp, Feeding America Tampa Bay, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, America’s Obsessives

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (July 21st) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Former Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp on […]

CBS Tampa–07/26/2013

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State Legislative Leaders Hit The Road Again

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s two legislative leaders are hitting the road again to tout the recent session. Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford are scheduled to make stops Wednesday and […]

CBS Tampa–06/12/2013