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Judge Sentences Man After Molesting, Photographing 2-Year-Old At Sea World

A federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to 30 years in prison for producing child pornography and possession of child pornography for molesting and photographing a 2-year-old girl during a trip to Sea World.

CBS Tampa–07/19/2014

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Teen Dies When Boat Overturns On Central Fla. Lake

A teenage boy is dead after a jon boat overturned on Lake Schimmerhorn in central Florida.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on foreign policy in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 16, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard To Offshore Oil Exploration

Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

10 scientists at Florida universities sent an open letter to Gov. Scott demanding more action to address climate change. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scott responding to letter from scientists at Florida universities.

CBS Tampa–07/16/2014

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Man Beats Girlfriend, Her Mother To Death Before Taking His Own Life

Police say a central Florida man used a baseball bat to beat to death his girlfriend and her mother and seriously injure her brother before taking his own life.

CBS Tampa–07/15/2014

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Protesters Want Florida To Allow Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Protesters are calling for Florida to allow immigrants who are in the United States illegally be allowed to have driver’s licenses.

CBS Tampa–07/14/2014

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Bail Granted To Movie Theater Shooting Suspect

A Florida judge has ruled that the former police captain accused in a fatal Pasco County theater shooting should be released with bail set at $150,000.

CBS Tampa–07/12/2014

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Foster Mom Accused Of Leaving Boy In Hot Car While She Went Into Supermarket

A foster mother is accused of leaving a 15-month-old boy inside a vehicle with its windows rolled up while she went into a central Florida supermarket.

CBS Tampa–07/11/2014

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Warden Suspended After Punishing Inmate With Scolding Hot Shower Until He Died

The warden of a South Florida prison where an inmate was left in a scalding shower until he died in 2012 has been suspended.

98.7 The Fan–07/10/2014

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Firefighters Rescue Pet Parrot Stuck In Tree

Firefighters were called to a Fort Lauderdale home to rescue a pet parrot that had gotten itself stuck high up in a tree.

07/04/2014

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