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Fla. Foster, Adoptive Kids Get Free Park Passes

More than 15,000 foster and adoptive children and their families are getting free passes to Florida’s state parks.

03/15/2014

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Deputies: Man Stole $980 Bottle Of Cognac

Deputies found the New Year’s Eve cognac thief they were looking for — in the Broward County Jail.

CBS Tampa–02/04/2014

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Health Officials Encourage Alternate Insurance Sign-Up Methods

Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.

12/07/2013

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Wife Of Fla. Ponzi Schemer Faces Possible Prison For Trying To Hide $1Million In Jewelry

The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is facing possible federal prison time when she is sentenced for trying to hide $1 million in jewelry from federal agents.

11/12/2013

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President Obama Golfing At Famous ‘Caddyshack’ Course In Florida

President Barack Obama is hitting the greens with a former NBA star at the private Florida golf club where “Caddyshack” was filmed.

CBS Tampa–11/09/2013

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African Man In Fla. Court On Iran-Uranium Plot

A west African man is due in a South Florida federal courtroom for a bail hearing on charges he plotted to ship uranium ore on Iran.

CBS Tampa–09/18/2013

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Ex-NFL Star Chad Johnson Faces Probation Violation

Former NFL player Chad Johnson could get jail time for a probation violation stemming from an altercation with his then-wife.

06/03/2013

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FLL Expects 400K Passengers This Memorial Weekend

More than 400,000 travelers are expected to fly in and out of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2013

A 13-year-old Indiana boy was checking out of a Panama City Beach condominium with his family when he realized he’d left his phone back in the room and went upstairs to retrieve it – but the boy somehow fell 15 stories to his death.  (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images.)

Small Plane Crashes At S. Fla. Parking Lot; 3 Die

A small plane crashed into a parking lot near a South Florida airport Friday afternoon, killing all three people onboard and burning about a dozen cars. No one on the ground was hurt.

03/15/2013

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What To Expect Before Joining A Homeowner Association

Most homeowners associations come with a lot of rules. But they also come with plenty of benefits.

11/28/2012

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