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File photo of Sen. Marc Rubio. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rubio: US Should Let Private Companies Build Nationwide Pipeline For Oil, Natural Gas

Sen. Marco Rubio says the government should give cellphone companies more airwaves and allow private companies to build a nationwide pipeline for oil and natural gas.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

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Thanksgiving Traffic: Better Than Last Year (Thank Gas Prices)

Roadways will likely be slightly less congested than they were last year.

CBS Tampa–11/19/2012

A crane stands on the beach at dawn on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill on April 20, 2011 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Orange Beach on the Gulf Coast was impacted by oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion which killed eleven crew members. 206 million gallons of oil eventually spilled into the Gulf of Mexico until the BP well was finally sealed. April 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. (Photo Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Scott’s Office Criticizing Settlement Reach With BP Oil

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s office is sharply criticizing a settlement reached between the federal government and oil giant BP.

11/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012