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Florida City Agrees To Stop Targeting The Homeless

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The city of Sarasota has agreed to abide by an updated 60-day injunction stopping officials and police from targeting the city’s homeless population. In a consent decree issued Wednesday, officials agreed […]

CBS Tampa–02/13/2013

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Pilot Dies In Small Plane Crash

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The pilot who died after his small plane crashed near the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport has been identified. Authorities say 70-year-old John Ardoyno of Hayward, Wisconsin, was killed in Saturday’s crash. His […]

CBS Tampa–01/13/2013

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Re-Building Scallops Colony

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have released a million scallop larvae into Sarasota Bay in hopes of re-establishing a colony there. This week’s release is part of a project to re-establish scallop colonies all along […]

CBS Tampa–11/22/2012

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the vice presidential debate at the Norton Center at Centre College in Danville, Ky., on Oct. 10, 2012, moderated by Martha Raddatz of ABC News. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Joe Biden Calls Romney Auto Advertisement “An Outrageous Lie”

Vice President Joe Biden is calling advertising released by Republican Mitt Romney “an outrageous lie” for asserting that automakers General Motors and Chrysler are adding jobs in China at the expense of workers in Ohio.

10/31/2012

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Hundreds Of Tons Of Stinky Seaweed Piling Up On Florida Beaches

Hundreds of tons of stinky seaweed are piling up on beaches from Sarasota to Clearwater, at the same time that tens of thousands of people are set to visit the area for the Republican National Convention.

CBS Tampa–08/21/2012

Premiere Of CBS Films' "Salmon Fishing In the Yemen" - Arrivals

Florida Sand-sifter Reunites People with Lost Rings

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Mike Grueninger flew home from Sanibel to Indianapolis in April 2010 without his wedding band. He was still married, but the ring was at the bottom of the Gulf, a casualty […]

CBS Tampa–04/16/2012

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Two Men Injured in Sarasota Shooting

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Two men are being treated in the hospital after being hit by gunfire in Sarasota. The victims have not yet been identified. Police say multiple shots were fired, but they have […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2012

Two British tourists were shot and killed in Sarasota last year.  Shawn Tyson, 17, is accused of killing the tourists.  Photo by John Moore/Getty Images.

Trial Continues of Sarasota Teen Accused of Double Murder

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A friend of the teen accused of gunning down two British tourists a year ago took the witness stand Monday and said he felt horrible about being a “snitch.” Shawn Tyson, […]

CBS Tampa–03/26/2012

Craftsman House Gallery (credit: Sarah Dees)

Best Art Walks In Tampa

Art Walks are thriving on the west side of Tampa Bay, with special themes and projects planned to raise funds for worthy causes or just to raise fun.

03/05/2012

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Last Of 11 Victims In Deadly Gainesville Crash Identified

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The last of 11 victims in a deadly interstate crash in Florida have been identified as a father, his daughter and the man’s wife. The man’s ex-wife, Celeste Knapp, says the […]

02/02/2012

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