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Florida Polls Opened To Long Lines

MIAMI (AP) — Florida voters queued up before dawn Tuesday to cast their ballots as long lines began forming at some precincts across the state.

CBS Tampa–11/06/2012

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Maddon, Rays Reportedly Reach Contract Extension

ST. PETERSBURG,Fla.(AP) — A person familiar with the deal says manager Joe Maddon has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Tampa Bay Rays. The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on the condition […]


Florida Leads U.S. In Shark Attacks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — According to an Associated Press report U.S. and Florida Shark attacks are declining but Florida still leads the nation with the most in 2011.

CBS Tampa–02/08/2012

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Florida Lotto Jackpot Rises to $4 million

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $4 million after no one matched the six numbers in the latest drawing, lottery officials said Thursday. A total of 21 […]

CBS Tampa–01/12/2012

MIAMI, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 2:  Floridians wait in line to cast their ballots November 2, 2010 in Miami, Florida. Americans from across the country voted in mid-term elections. (Photo by Robert Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fla. Legislature May Change Date of 2012 Primary

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers are considering whether to change the date of the August primary election again.


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Fla. Request in Health Care Overhaul Denied

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s long-running feud with the federal government over the health care overhaul took another twist Thursday as federal officials turned down a request to waive a key requirement.

CBS Tampa–12/15/2011

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Florida High School Football Poll

The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings.


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Fla. PSC sets fuel charges for 3 power companies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Fuel and other cost recovery fees are going up for one Florida electric utility but down for two others in 2012.

CBS Tampa–11/02/2011


Michael Lohan denied bail in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The estranged father of actress Lindsay Lohan has been denied bail in Florida.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2011

Police Conference Discusses Armed Robbery Reduction Strategy

USF Student Robbed at Gunpoint

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police are searching after a University of South Florida student was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his vehicle.

CBS Tampa–10/24/2011


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