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Ex-Health Worker Gets 3 Years Prison For Stealing Patient Identities

A former assistant at a South Florida medical practice has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing patient identities from a hospital database.

17 hours ago

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FAMU Hazing Defendant Considers Plea Deal

One of the four defendant facing trial next week for the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major is contemplating a plea deal.

10/22/2014

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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–10/22/2014

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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–10/21/2014

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

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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

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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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