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Judge Asked To Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

A Florida Keys judge who last week ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional was asked Monday to permit gay couples to marry in Monroe County despite a pending state appeal.

07/21/2014

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Pam Bondi: Gay Marriage Would “Impose Significant Public Harm”

The attorney general of Florida says in court documents that recognizing same sex marriages performed in other states would “impose significant public harm.”

CBS Tampa–05/30/2014

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Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

MIAMI (AP) — A coalition of black and Hispanic civil rights groups and pastors is challenging the grounds of a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The groups said Friday […]

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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Medical Marijuana Has Enough Signatures For Ballot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The medical marijuana petition drive has enough signatures to make the 2014 ballot, and now it’s up to the state Supreme Court to give its approval. The proposed constitutional amendment surpassed […]

01/24/2014

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Former Fla. House Speaker Wants Legal Fees Paid

A former Florida lawmaker is trying to get the state to pay more than $800,000 in legal fees that he racked up while defending himself against corruption charges that were later dropped.

10/23/2013

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Execution Scheduled At Florida State Prison

A convicted killer who has been on death row for 23 years is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on Tuesday night.

10/01/2013

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Grave Excavation To Begin At Former Reform School

University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.

08/31/2013

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Fla. Attorney General Says Airline Merger Harmful

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says the state joined a lawsuit to block a proposed airline merger because it would harm consumers.

08/14/2013

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278 New Beds For Domestic Violence Victims In Florida

278 new beds for domestic violence victims in Fla. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials are using a $10 million grant to add 278 new beds for domestic violence victims across the state. The beds […]

CBS Tampa–07/17/2013

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10 Gang Members Arrested In Tampa Investigation

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ten gang members have been arrested in Tampa as part of a 10-month investigation. Attorney General Pam Bondi, Col. Donna Lusczynski of the Hillsborough County Sheriff Office and Capt. Jerry Stwan […]

CBS Tampa–06/04/2013

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