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Fla. Students Drinking Less Soda, Watching Less TV

Florida high schoolers are getting healthier.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

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S. Fla. Immigrant Bikes To DC To Stop Deportations

A South Florida man is biking to Washington D.C. to pressure President Barack Obama to halt deportations in the United States.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

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Head-On Crash That Killed 5 Still Under Investigation

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say they’re trying to determine what entrance onto Interstate 275 a driver took to end up going the wrong way and crashing into a car carrying four University of South Florida students.

CBS Tampa–02/10/2014

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Fla. College Graduation Rates Called Unacceptable

Graduation rates at some Florida universities are being called unacceptable.

CBS Tampa–01/16/2014

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Group Distributes Bibles At Public High Schools

The Florida Family Policy Council is distributing free Bibles at several public high schools in Orange and Collier counties.

01/16/2014

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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

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Students Arrested After Allegedly Selling Exams

MIAMI (AP) — Officials at Florida International University say two students have been arrested for allegedly stealing exams to sell to other students. In a statement issued late Monday, officials said FIU police had arrested two […]

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

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Fla. Ranked 42nd In Nation In Per-Pupil Spending

Florida’s per-pupil spending is among the lowest in the nation according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.

05/22/2013

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Mom Wrestles Alligator That Invades School Grounds After Last Bell

A local mother became a local hero after wrestling an alligator that had made its way onto the grounds of a local middle school.

03/25/2013

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Teacher Accused of Abusing Students With Sandpaper Until Their Fingers Bled

A local middle school teacher is on paid leave and under investigation amid allegations of abuse during a spelling lesson.

01/31/2013

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