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Proposed legislation would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency. (Getty Images)

Florida House To Vote On Carry And Conceal Bill

Bill would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency.

04/09/2014

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In-State Tuition Bill Moves On Despite Close Vote

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Senate panel is narrowly backing a proposal to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally. But the 8-5 vote […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2014

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2 Charged In $70M Fla. ‘Virtual Concierge’ Fraud

Two South Florida men are facing fraud charges in an alleged $70 million scheme using investments in so-called “virtual concierge” machines that operate in retail stores.

04/09/2014

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93-Year-Old Apopka Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to office.

CBS Tampa–04/08/2014

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2 Doctors Sent To Prison In Pill Mill Case

Two doctors have been sentenced to prison time for money laundering in one of the largest South Florida cases involving “pill mill” clinics that illegally dispensed vast amounts of prescription painkillers.

CBS Tampa–04/07/2014

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Coast Guard Picks Up Sick Infant From Cruise Ship

The U.S. Coast Guard says it brought an infant with breathing problems from a cruise ship in the Bahamas to Miami Children’s Hospital.

CBS Tampa–04/07/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

98.7 The Fan–04/07/2014

2 died, including the driver, after a 91-year-old man drove the wrong way on Interstate 75. (Getty Images)

Man Driving Wrong Way Causes Fatal Crash On I-75

Police say 91-year-old man died after driving southbound in a northbound lane of Interstate 75.

04/05/2014

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Nightclub Cleared After Teen Falls Through Ceiling

Authorities say about 800 patrons were cleared from an Orlando nightclub after a teen crawling on a drop ceiling fell through the tiles.

CBS Tampa–04/05/2014

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Substitute Teacher Gets 16 Years For Holdups

A substitute teacher from south Georgia will spend 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to a string of robberies.

CBS Tampa–04/04/2014

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