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Guide To The 2014 St. Petersburg Firestone Grand Prix

How much action can you pack into one weekend? Head over to the Firestone Grand Prix in St. Petersburg and find out. Read on to learn more about some of the not-to-be-missed events during the Firestone Grand Prix.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2014

Melvin Morris's citation comes after a decade-long review of minorities who may have been passed over for the U.S. military's highest honor. (Getty Images)

Man Shocked To Learn He’s Awarded Medal Of Honor

Vietnam veteran Melvin Morris was one of the first “green berets” and volunteered two tours in Vietnam.

CBS Tampa–02/22/2014

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

101-Year-Old Man Announces Campaign For Congress

A local man who is 101 years of age has announced his intentions to run for Congress.

CBS Tampa–02/19/2014

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Atwater And LeMieux Are Semi-Finalists For FAU Job

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux are among 10 semifinalists vying to become the next president of Florida Atlantic University.

CBS Tampa–01/07/2014

File photo of a cheetah. (Photo by JENNIFER BRUCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Busch Gardens Cheetahs Race Two Football Players

National Geographic has pitted two of the fastest football players against cheetahs from Busch Gardens in Tampa to see who could cross the finish line first.

11/29/2013

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‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.

08/29/2013

George Zimmerman sits on the stand during his bond hearing in a Seminole County courtroom on April 20, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

Responses On Twitter About Zimmerman Verdict Analyzed

In a new Pew Research Center analysis, the response on Twitter was almost equally divided between sharing the news about the verdict and discussing it on the social media platform.

07/17/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

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