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An Indian Muslim devotee reads the Quran before breaking his Ramadan fast at the Nallagutta Masjid in Hyderabad on July 23, 2014. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

University Of Florida Launching Center For Global Islamic Studies

The University of Florida is launching a center for global Islamic studies.

CBS Tampa–09/01/2014

File photo of a textbook.  (credit: Duncan Walker/Getty Images0

History Textbook Under Fire In Marion County

Some conservative activists in the Ocala area say a state-approved textbook for 10th graders slights Christianity and Judaism while being favorably biased toward Islam.

CBS Tampa–12/19/2013

The Brevard County School Board has voted to create a “supplemental guide” for an Advanced Placement history textbook that many parents and one lawmaker called a “biased” and “flawed” history that is too favorable of the Islamic faith. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

School Board Votes To Add Pamphlet To Textbook That ‘Sugar-Coats’ Islam

The Brevard County School Board has voted to create a “supplemental guide” for an Advanced Placement history textbook that many parents and one lawmaker called a “biased” and “flawed” history that is too favorable of the Islamic faith.

CBS Tampa–08/14/2013

Groups Protest In Effort To Close Margate Mosque With Ties to Supporting Taliban (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses Terror Charges Against Florida Cleric

MIAMI (AP) — Citing a lack of evidence, a federal judge on Thursday dismissed terrorism support and conspiracy charges against the younger of two Muslim clerics accused of funneling thousands of dollars to the Pakistani […]

01/17/2013

Person: Sami Osmakac  Photo credit: Hillsborough Country Sheriffs Office

Friends: Fla. Bomb Plot Suspect was Radical, Loner

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Kosovo-born American citizen accused of plotting bomb attacks around Tampa was a loner who had grown increasingly radical in his Muslim faith and publicly railed against Jews and Christians in videos he posted on the Internet, according to relatives and friends.

CBS Tampa–01/14/2012

Person: Sami Osmakac  Photo credit: Hillsborough Country Sheriffs Office

Muslim Man from Kosovo Charged in Fla. Bomb Plot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Kosovo-born man was charged with plotting to attack Tampa-area nightclubs and a sheriff’s office with bombs and an assault rifle to avenge wrongs done to Muslims, federal authorities said Monday.

CBS Tampa–01/10/2012

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