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Deaf Man Cycling For Cause Injured In Fla. Crash

A deaf man’s 175-day bicycle journey to raise awareness about cochlear implants almost ended after a hit-and-run crash on his way to Miami.

CBS Tampa–09/24/2013

Fiie photo of homeless man. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Florida Charity Hosts Birthday Bash For 1,200 Homeless

South Florida officials are expecting more than 1,200 homeless people to attend a big birthday bash.

06/05/2013

All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg (photo credit: hopkinschildrens.org)

Listen to The Current’s May 11-12 show here!

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring Peter Tush of The Dali Museum on the 24-hour read-a-thon, Dr. Stanley […]

05/13/2013

Walgreen's 3rd annual Firetruck Pull on Saturday, May 18 in Pinellas Park (photo credit: cltampa.com)

Event: Walgreen’s “Be The Match” Firetruck Pull Saturday May 18

Every year 10,000 patients need a marrow transplant but have no donor match in their family. They depend on Be The Match to help them find an unrelated donor and receive a transplant. Help us […]

05/08/2013

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band concert come to Tampa on Friday, May 10th (photo credit: vzwamp.com)

Event: Gary Sinise & Lt. Dan Band concert May 10 in Tampa

As heard on The Current this past weekend, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band are coming to Tampa this weekend to put on an exciting concert for a great cause. WHAT: Lt. Dan […]

05/06/2013

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will play a Tampa benefit concert May 10 in Curtis Hixon Park (photo credit: garysinisefoundation.org)

Listen to The Current’s May 4-5 show here!

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring Chris Kuban on the Lt. Dan Band benefit concert (May 10th), Dr. […]

05/06/2013

A woman looks at a casino's website.  (credit: Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Fla. Charity Figures Pumped $1M To Politicians

The key players behind a purported veterans charity accused of setting up illegal gambling rooms pumped more than $1 million into the campaign accounts of politicians who had the power to regulate or put them out of business.

CBS Tampa–03/15/2013

File photo of a person being arrested. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

57 Charged In Florida Gambling Scandal

Florida’s lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a widening scandal of a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was $300 million front for illegal gambling.

CBS Tampa–03/13/2013

File photo of a group of veterans. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Say Fla. Veterans Charity Gave Little Money To Vets

Former employees say a veterans charity already under fire for how it raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in Tennessee handed out only a fraction of the money in the form of gift cards.

12/16/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

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