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Toddler Suffers Severe Woulds After Bitten By Family Dog

A southwest Florida toddler is recovering in the hospital from severe wounds after authorities say he was bitten by the family dog.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

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Florida Wants US Supreme Court To Decide Gay Marriage

Florida’s attorney general is asking state courts to stop considering same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states have the right to ban gay marriage.

CBS Tampa–08/08/2014

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Police: Dead Pit Bull Found Inside Floating Suitcase

St. Petersburg police are investigating after a dead pit bull was found inside a suitcase floating in a canal.

CBS Tampa–08/07/2014

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AIDS Patients Fear Discrimination In Affordable Care Act Exchange

Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

Victims lie on beds as they are treated at a makeshift hospital following reported shelling by Syrian government forces on the central market of the rebel-held city of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus, on July 30, 2014. (credit: ABD DOUMANY/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: American Who Carried Out Suicide Attack In Syria Came Back To Fla. After Training Wth Al-Qaeda Affiliate

TAMPA (CBS Tampa/AP) — U.S. officials are concerned that the American who carried out a suicide attack in Syria was able to return to his home in Florida after training with an al-Qaeda affiliate overseas. […]

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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Detention Officer Pulls Out Handgun During Alleged Road Rage Altercation

An off-duty detention officer for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon during a traffic altercation in Seffner.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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Feds Grant Florida 3-Year Medicaid Renewal

The federal government has granted a three-year renewal of Florida’s Medicaid managed care program.

CBS Tampa–08/02/2014

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Catholic Leaders Concerned On Immigration Hearings

Catholic leaders in Florida are expressing concern about fast-track immigration hearings for children crossing the border.

08/02/2014

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Father Killed, Daughter Critically Injured While Walking Along Beach After Small Plane Crash Lands

A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.

CBS Tampa–07/28/2014

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Teens Arrested After Posting Video Of Lighting Gopher Tortoise On Fire, Stomping It To Death

Northeast Florida authorities say they’ve arrested two teenage girls seen in videos posted online lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

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