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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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Deaf Man Cycling For Cause Injured In Fla. Crash

A deaf man’s 175-day bicycle journey to raise awareness about cochlear implants almost ended after a hit-and-run crash on his way to Miami.

CBS Tampa–09/24/2013

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State Auction Raises $1.16 Million For Schools

Florida is raising more than $1 million for schools by auctioning off unclaimed property.

06/13/2013

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Fla. Legislators Approve Plan For Teacher Raises

Florida’s teachers are going to get a pay raise, but it won’t be coming until next year.

04/28/2013

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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