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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

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman To Appeal Lawsuit Dismissal

George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters.

07/25/2014

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Woman Sentenced To Prison For Trying To Arrange Marriages Between U.S., Jamaican Citizens

A Tampa woman is heading to federal prison for 15 months after her conviction on charges of conspiring to commit marriage fraud.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

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71-Year-Old Man Dies While Snorkeling

A 71-year-old Georgia man has died while snorkeling off Key Largo.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

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