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File photo of the Florida A&M marching band. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorneys Want Word ‘Hazing’ Excluded From Trial

Defense attorneys for the four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death are going before a judge to ask that the word “hazing” not be allowed to be used at their trial next week.

CBS Tampa–17 mins ago

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(AUDIO) Who Does Florida Replace Muschamp With?

Charles joins us as he does every Tuesday to recap another great weekend of college football. Charles opened by talking about the game from this past weekend, Notre Dame and Florida State. Looking forward, Charles […]

98.7 The Fan–19 hours ago

An engraving by Gustave Dore from Milton's 'Paradise Lost' depicting Satan, the Fallen Angel as he is flung from Heaven and nears the confines of the Earth on his way to Hell.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Satanic Group Wants To Put Display In Capitol Rotunda Showing Devil Descending Into Hell

A Satanic group wants to put up a holiday display in Florida’s Capitol rotunda that shows the devil descending into hell.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Scott Campaign Disputes Debate Delay

The campaign of Florida Gov. Rick Scott is disputing what caused the delay of Wednesday’s night televised debate with former Gov. Charlie Crist.

10/16/2014

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Crossing Guard In Critical Condition After Teen Hits Her

A central Florida crossing guard is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle near Lakeland.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

File photo of Florida A&M band. (Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Defense Argues FAMU Hazing Death Was ‘Contest’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death said Tuesday that the state’s anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus […]

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

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League Says Shops Need To Display Gun Warning

A civic organization says gun shops in Florida need to do a better job of displaying warnings that it’s illegal for gun buyers to store weapons within easy reach of minors.

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he makes a campaign appearance with former Florida Governor and now Democratic Governor candidate Charlie Crist at Temple Beth Shalom, Century Village Boca Raton on Oct. 13, 2014 in Boca Raton, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden In Florida: ‘No State In America Is In More Jeopardy On Climate Change Than Yours’

Vice President Joe Biden didn’t waste any time addressing former Gov. Charlie Crist’s switch from Republican to Democrat at the first of a pair of South Florida campaign stops Monday, where he blamed the GOP for abandoning the middle class.

10/14/2014

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Boy Drowns While Attending Birthday Party

Authorities say a 9-year-old boy drowned while attending a birthday party in the Fort Lauderdale suburb Southwest Ranches.

10/13/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Florida Hospital Patient Undergoing Testing For Possible Ebola

A patient at a Jacksonville hospital is undergoing testing for possible Ebola.

10/13/2014

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