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White House Committee Discusses Hispanic Education

A White House education commission is meeting in Miami to discuss ways to improve Hispanic academic performance.

04/01/2014

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Tampa Bay Teacher In Federal Custody For Attempting To Sleep With Teens In Belize

A Tampa Bay area middle school teacher is in federal custody over allegations he attempted to use Facebook to get two teens in Belize to have sex with him.

CBS Tampa–03/18/2014

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Parasitic Worms Found In Exotic Eel Species

Federal scientists are warning consumers about parasitic worms found in an invasive eel species that’s made a home in Florida.

CBS Tampa–03/15/2014

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail. (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Jailed In Fla. Bank Robbery Gets Bomb Charges

A man already jailed on charges of using a fake bomb in a South Florida bank robbery attempt is being charged with using bomb threats in trying to extort millions of dollars from the Publix supermarket chain.

CBS Tampa–03/12/2014

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Bieber Could Get New Trial Date In Fla.

A new trial date could be set for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver’s license.

CBS Tampa–03/11/2014

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Passengers In Court Over Disabled Carnival Triumph Cruise Ship

About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems.

03/05/2014

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Man Convicted In Fla. Of Running $25M Bullion Scam

A South Florida jury has convicted a man of operating fraudulent precious metals investment businesses that fleeced $25 million from investors.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

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S. Fla. Immigrant Bikes To DC To Stop Deportations

A South Florida man is biking to Washington D.C. to pressure President Barack Obama to halt deportations in the United States.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

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Events Planned To Commemorate Second Anniversary Of Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

Actor Jamie Foxx and the families of Emmett Till and Oscar Grant are joining South Florida residents this weekend to commemorate the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman.

CBS Tampa–02/08/2014

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Florida Center Treating Paralyzed Olympic Skier

A Brazilian Olympic freestyle skier who was paralyzed while training in Utah is now being treated at a Florida hospital.

CBS Tampa–02/07/2014

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