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Health Officials Warn Residents, Tourists Of Sweltering Heat

Florida health officials are warning residents and tourists to guard against sweltering heat this July Fourth weekend.

CBS Tampa–07/04/2014

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Lottery Officials Warning People Of Scams To Get Personal Information

Florida Lottery officials say their logo and letterhead are being used in scam emails seeking personal data to claim fake prizes.

CBS Tampa–07/01/2014

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Florida Supreme Court Swears In 56th Chief Justice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court is set to swear in its first Cuban-American chief justice. Jorge Labarga was elected as the 56th Chief Justice in January and begins his two-year term Monday. […]

CBS Tampa–06/30/2014

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Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty In Child’s Death

Prosecutors will pursue the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her ex-partner’s two-year-old daughter after leaving a bizarre note citing a Bible story.

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

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High School Students Take Part In Mock Outbreak

A group of high school students from around the country are taking part in a mock outbreak of an infectious disease in Miami.

06/27/2014

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Troopers Conducting Special Detail Along I-10

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol is conducting a special detail along the state’s western stretch of Interstate 10/ The Interstate 10 Challenge is an intensified enforcement effort that began Friday and […]

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

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Woman Bitten By Cobra At Wildlife Sanctuary

A woman has been bitten by a cobra at a Florida wildlife sanctuary.

CBS Tampa–06/26/2014

A Walmart manager who was taken on a wild 15-mile, 90 mph ride in the back of a pickup truck of stolen beer has been fired for his actions.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Accused Of Robbing Walmart Found In Georgia Jail

A woman accused of robbing a central Florida Walmart was located in a Georgia jail after the Osceola County Sheriff’s office released a photo to the public.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2014

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Man Apologizes After Cursing At Judge

A South Florida man has apologized to a judge after he repeatedly cursed at him during a hearing last week.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2014

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3 Charged With Feeding Bears In Central Florida

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — Three people in central Florida face charges for feeding bears and other wildlife in an area where a woman was mauled by a bear in April. The charges are second-degree […]

CBS Tampa–06/20/2014

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