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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Rubio Pushing Reform Agenda To Tackle Poverty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio says the nation needs a new reform agenda to help the poorest Americans find work and boost their families out of poverty, a goal that he says has been […]

CBS Tampa–01/08/2014

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Artists Use Works To Help Alleviate Latin Poverty

In the midst of the multiple Miami art fairs this week, a group of 15 Latin American artists are hoping to use the attention on art to raise funds to alleviate poverty in their countries with the third annual ARTECHO fair.

CBS Tampa–12/07/2013

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Opinion: Romney Denigrates 47% Not Paying Taxes As He Uses Loopholes Trying To Do The Same

Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.

09/21/2012

File photo of a senior citizen receiving a meal from Meals on Wheels (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Vulnerable Florida Seniors Going Hungry

Hundreds of homebound senior citizens are on a waiting list for hot meals and a bit of conversation.

CBS Tampa–06/30/2012

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City Officials Close Restrooms, Cut Power To Areas Frequented By Homeless

Around the city, bathroom doors have been welded shut and power has been cut from public parks, all in an effort to discourage the homeless from inhabiting easily accessible areas.

CBS Tampa–06/14/2012

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