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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.


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Tampa Police Search for Woman Who Shocked Shopper

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police are investigating a stun gun attack on a shopper wearing an Indian-style tunic.


Chris Evans Skydives With The Tigers Parachute Display.  (Photo by Picture It Now via Getty Images)

Doctor Dies in Skydiving Accident in Pasco County

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the skydiving death of a medical doctor from the Tampa Bay area.

CBS Tampa–01/03/2012

A Pakistani paramedic treats an injured boy at the hospital following a car bomb blast in Quetta on December 30, 2011. (Photo credit: BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Celebratory Gunfire Wounds Florida Boy, 12

RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say celebratory gunfire falling from the sky critically injured a 12-year-old Tampa Bay-area boy.

CBS Tampa–01/01/2012

A sea ferry called 'Riverdance' is pictured beached near Blackpool, north-west England. (Photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pirate-Themed Cruise Ship Runs Aground in Fla.

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Pirate-themed cruise ship carrying about 100 passengers ran aground in heavy fog on New Year’s Eve, but no one was apparently injured.

CBS Tampa–01/01/2012

The Moon enters a total eclipse as seen in Bangkok on December 10, 2011. The total eclipse of the Moon turned the lunar surface into a shade of red. (Photo credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Moon Countdown: Hours until 1st NASA Probe Arrives

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Revelers in Times Square and other places around the globe aren’t the only ones anticipating the new year.

CBS Tampa–12/31/2011

Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food in Florida. Recent statistics show that nationwide, one in seven Americans receives help from the Federal government with buying food. The food stamp program was used by 43.6 million people in November 2010. Before the recession, the program was serving 26 million.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poverty and Florida’s New Minimum Wage

As Tampa Bay and the rest of Florida ring in the New Year, minimum wage workers will start earning 36 cents an hour more than they did in 2011.

CBS Tampa–12/25/2011

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Holidays Are The High Season For Car Theft

It’s a good time to be extra vigilant about car thieves on the prowl. Find out why.


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