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Fla. Gets $70 Million In Grants To Help Homeless

Florida is getting more than $70 million in federal grants to help the homeless.

CBS Tampa–04/26/2014

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Man Who Gave Abortion Drug To Be Sentenced

A 28-year-old Tampa man will be sentenced to prison for tricking his pregnant ex-girlfriend into taking a pill that caused her to have a miscarriage.

CBS Tampa–12/09/2013

More than 700,000 Tampa Bay residents suffer from chronic hunger, including one-in-four children. (photo credit: Jeff Greenberg/Getty Images)

The Current: Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp, Feeding America Tampa Bay, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, America’s Obsessives

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (July 21st) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Former Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp on […]

CBS Tampa–07/26/2013

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Singer Mindy McCready’s Life, Troubles & Death

Arkansas authorities say former country singer Minday McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned.

CBS Tampa–02/18/2013

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Report: Florida Could Save Money Expanding Medicaid

MIAMI (AP) — A new health report estimates the state could expand its Medicaid coverage to more than one million residents without spending additional money by offsetting costs in other safety nets.

CBS Tampa–11/15/2012

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State’s New Health Budget Seeks Increase Funding For Child Welfare

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state Senate’s health budget proposal will increase funding to hire more child welfare investigators and boost programs for people with developmental disabilities.

CBS Tampa–02/09/2012

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Fla. Arms Dealer Seeks New Trial in Fraud Case

MIAMI (AP) — A youthful Miami Beach arms dealer whose company once boasted a $300 million Pentagon contract wants a new trial on grounds that he wasn’t competent to plead guilty.

CBS Tampa–01/21/2012

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Doctors: Man Was Psychotic When He killed Officer

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Five mental health professionals agree that a man accused of gunning down a Tampa police officer in 2009 suffered an “extreme mental disturbance” that should spare him from execution.

01/14/2012