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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Fla. Doctor Gets 6 Years For Medicare Fraud

  MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida doctor known to patients as the “Rock Doc” because of his spiky hairstyle and punk fashion has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for more than […]

06/14/2014

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

In Florida, 150 New Laws Take Effect On Monday

An overhaul of high school graduation standards, an attempt to ban bongs, and additional restrictions on abortion are on a long list of new Florida laws that take effect Monday.

06/30/2013

Stock image of kids at camp. (Credit: Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Child’s Sex Abuse Laws Weaken In Florida

By bedtime it already was too late for the boy. The lights blinked out and the camp counselor, a predator, lay down at his feet. Curled up in the dark, he was ready to attack.

03/11/2012

Art Jenkins from New York (C) and Bob Thaxon of Fl

Your Guide To Gasparilla

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – As this weekend’s Gasparilla parade approaches, many locals are preparing for the invasion. Parade-goers need to make sure they are up-to-date on Gasparilla rules and regulations to ensure their day […]

01/10/2012

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