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Final Push To Educate Floridians About New Obamacare Laws

With just 48 hours until the launch of one of the key components of the new federal health law, counselors and volunteers are fanning out across the state, knocking on doors and working phone banks to spread the word about “Obamacare”.

CBS Tampa–09/29/2013

File photo of a person digging in a yard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group: Environmental Laws Not Enforced Under Scott

A non-profit group says the enforcement of the state’s environmental laws has plummeted under Gov. Rick Scott and the private company attorney he picked to lead the Department of Environmental Protection.

08/29/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Protesters Upset With Verdict Leave Capitol

A small but determined group upset by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s killing ended a 31-day long protest Thursday at the Florida Capitol.

08/15/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Enterprise Florida Board To Vote On CEO’s Bonus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The board of the public-private organization charged with luring businesses to Florida is set to vote on whether to award a $70,000 bonus to its top official. The board of Enterprise […]

CBS Tampa–08/08/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bodies Can Be Exhumed From Fla. Reform School

Saying it was time to provide answers from a painful period in the state’s past, Florida’s top officials voted Tuesday to let researchers dig up and try to identify remains buried at a closed reform school for boys.

08/06/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tea Party Plans To Abandon GOP Stars

This wasn’t the revolution the tea party had in mind.

08/04/2013

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Trayvon Martin Protester Escorted From Scott Event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A member of Gov. Rick Scott’s security team confronted a silent protester demanding that Scott take action against the state’s so-called stand your ground law. Ana Lee Case quietly stood […]

CBS Tampa–08/01/2013

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAACP President Benjamin Jealous march with Trayvon Martin supporters through the historically African American community of Goldsboro on their way to an NAACP rally in front of the Sanford Police Department on March 31, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson To Fla. Gov: No Apology For Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson isn’t backing down from comments he made comparing Florida’s struggle with the Trayvon Martin case to the civil rights clashes with police during the 1960s in […]

07/31/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton, Jessie Jackson, and Benjamin Crump, attorney for the Trayvon Martin family, join together in a protest march just prior to a town hall meeting in Sanford, Florida. The teenager's family addressed the town hall meeting along with Rev. Al Sharpton. (Photo by Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Criticizes Jesse Jackson Over Comments

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is sharply criticizing Jesse Jackson over comments he made while joining a Capitol protest.

CBS Tampa–07/31/2013

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