File photo of foreclosed homes. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Had Nation’s Highest Foreclosure Rate Last Year

The number of properties that lenders repossessed in foreclosures nationwide last year is at an eight-year low, but Florida continued to have the nation’s highest foreclosure rate in 2014.


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93-Year-Old Apopka Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to office.

CBS Tampa–04/08/2014

Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show "Believe" in Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Runs Ads After Performers Cancel

SeaWorld has set up a website and posted ads in a handful of newspapers around the nation in response to a critical documentary that inspired eight musical acts to cancel performances at the company’s Orlando marine park.

CBS Tampa–12/20/2013

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Florida Leads In Denying Ex-Felons Voting Rights

Changes under Republican Gov. Rick Scott are making it more difficult for Florida’s former felons to get their voting rights restored, which critics say has suppressed the minority vote and hurt Democratic candidates.


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