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Florida will soon have over one million concealed weapon permits, making it the most in the nation. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmaker Favors Ending Ban On Guns In Schools

The state representative who sponsored the bill that became Florida’s “stand your ground” law said Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school.

12/17/2012

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Marine Being Held In Mexican Prison For Bringing Unloaded Shotgun Into Country

A South Florida family is fighting to get their son, a Marine veteran, released from a prison in a dangerous area in Mexico while facing charges that he carried across the border a shotgun with a barrel that’s an inch too short.

12/12/2012

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Best Pawn Shops In Tampa

If you need a loan, want to get rid of that family heirloom you’ve always hated or just want to browse some fascinating stuff, a pawn shop is the place to go. These Tampa Bay pawn shops each have their unique attributes and are highly rated by locals. Read on to find out more about some of Tampa’s best-kept secrets.

10/23/2012

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Man Faked US Citizenship For Guns, Right To Vote

A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he faked U.S. citizenship to buy guns and vote in elections.

08/31/2012

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Canadian Citizen Pleads Guilty To Illegally Voting

A Canadian could get up to five years in prison for voting illegally, as well as claiming to be a U.S. citizen in order to purchase guns.

08/30/2012

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Madonna Explains Use of Guns In U.S. Leg Of MDNA Tour, Apologizes to Australia

With the MDNA tour opening in the U.S, Madonna explains how the guns and imagery being used in her live shows are just metaphors.

08/28/2012

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Protesters At Conventions Could Be Armed, Though Scott Could Ban in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The thousands of protesters expected at the Democratic and Republican national conventions can come armed with a lot more than signs and slogans: State law inFlorida and North Carolina allows concealed weapons, […]

CBS Tampa–04/27/2012

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Wild Hogs Overpopulation Devastate U.S.

According to both USDA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wild Hog (or feral pig) now ranges from South Carolina to California and as far north as Wisconsin and Canada and in each […]

04/03/2012

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Police: Boy, 9, Accidentally Shoots Cousin

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — St. Petersburg Police say a teenager is hospitalized in stable condition after being accidentally shot by his 9-year-old cousin. Police spokesman Mike Puetz says 16-year-old Anas Jaber initially told officers […]

CBS Tampa–03/18/2012

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Police: Boy, 9, Accidentally Shoots Cousin

St. Petersburg Police say a teenager is hospitalized in stable condition after being accidentally shot by his 9-year-old cousin.

03/18/2012

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