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Gov. Rick Scott

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Vows GOP Will “Win Big” This Year In Elections

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is vowing a “big year” for Republicans during the crucial 2014 elections.

CBS Tampa–01/11/2014

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FSU And Its Star QB Winston Could Face Lawsuit

The attorney for a woman who accused star Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault said Thursday that she intends to sue the school, the Tallahassee Police Department and the player himself.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2014

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Ex-Fla. Gov. Crist Attacks Rivals In Book

A memoir by former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist defends his evolution from a Republican to Democrat, while taking swipes at such rivals as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott.

01/08/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Scott Signs Death Warrant For Jimmy Ryce’s Killer

Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Thursday for the man who kidnapped, raped and murdered 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce on his way home from school almost 20 years ago.

CBS Tampa–01/02/2014

Dozens of families will have a brighter Christmas thanks to good samaritan Greg Parady. (Getty Images)

Retailers Help Florida Soldiers Get Home For Christmas

Retailers have pitched in to make sure some Florida National Guardsmen have the transportation to get home for the holidays.

CBS Tampa–12/19/2013

Separation of church and state watchdog Chaz Stevens, a self-proclaimed “militant atheist,” has been granted permission to construct the aluminum tower made famous from the show “Seinfeld.”

Florida Permits Atheist Activist To Build ‘Festivus’ Pole In State Capitol

A South Florida atheist activist successfully petitioned Gov. Rick Scott’s office to erect an 8-foot-tall Festivus pole made from Pabst Blue Ribbon cans in the State Capitol.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

Nearly three years after losing a U.S. Senate campaign to Republican Marco Rubio and leaving the governor's mansion, Crist is plotting a political comeback that seems fantastical even by Florida's stranger-than-fiction standards. credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former GOP Gov. Crist Plots Political Comeback As A Democrat

Nearly three years after losing a U.S. Senate campaign to Republican Marco Rubio and leaving the governor’s mansion, Crist is plotting a political comeback that seems fantastical even by Florida’s stranger-than-fiction standards.

CBS Tampa–10/26/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Challenges President To See Damaged Area

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging President Barack Obama to tour parts of the state that are being damaged by water being released from Lake Okeechobee.

09/25/2013

File photo of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sebelius: ‘Nobody Will Be Collecting Personal Health Information’ Under ‘Obamacare’

The Obama administration’s top health official made her third visit to Florida on Tuesday and discussed the large number of uninsured Hispanics who will benefit from coverage under the new health law.

09/17/2013

Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks at the grand opening of the main North American training campus for Boeing that includes full-flight simulators for the 787 Dreamliner on Aug. 29, 2013 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov Writes Letter To Boehner Expressing Concern About Security Of People’s Personal Info Under ‘Obamacare’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wrote to top congressional leaders Monday expressing concern about the security of people’s personal information as they sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

09/17/2013

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