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Police: Mother Chokes 14-Year-Old In Mall For ‘Rude’ Facebook Posts About Her Daughter

Debbie Piscitella was arrested Monday after she allegedly choked a teenage boy in a local mall, physically confronting him about several disparaging Facebook posts he had made about Piscitella’s teenage daughter.

CBS Tampa–05/30/2012

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Florida Student To Plead Guilty To Obama Threat

MIAMI (AP) — Court records show a Miami college student intends to plead guilty to making threatening posts against President Barack Obama on Facebook. A change of plea hearing is set for Wednesday for 20-year-old […]

05/17/2012

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Proposed Policy Would Ban Students Posting Photos From School On Web

A Tampa Bay area school board is considering whether to limit students’ rights to take and post photos and videos from school on the Internet without getting permission first.

CBS Tampa–04/18/2012

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Suspects Pose as DCF Investigators in Fla.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after suspects pretended to be child protective investigators in three separate cases this month.

CBS Tampa–01/19/2012

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Fla. Gov. Wants Facebook Users to Help Sell State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott took to the social media website Facebook on Thursday to help drum up success stories he can use to lure companies to the Sunshine State.

CBS Tampa–01/05/2012

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Florida Juror Sends Facebook Request To Defendant

A Florida man gets out of jury duty by sending a Facebook friend request to a defendant being put on trial.

01/03/2012

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Florida Cop’s Facebook Friend Request Saves Suicidal Man’s Life

A Facebook friend request from a Pasco County Sheriff’s deputy may have saved a despondent man’s life.

11/17/2011

Plant High Teacher is Hornored and Remembered on Facebook

Tampa, Fla. (CBS Tampa) Students and Facility at Plant High School are taking to Facebook to memorialize math teacher Nancy Farnsworth who died with her husband in a car accident on Friday.

CBS Tampa–10/24/2011

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