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WASHINGTON, :  A US Secret Service officer leads his bomb-sniffing dog around the Northwest gate house, while others point out the area where a man jumped the fence onto The White House grounds 31 October, 2000.  (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Court to Hear Case of Franky the Drug Dog

MIAMI (AP) — In a case closely watched by law enforcement nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.

CBS Tampa–01/06/2012

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Fla. Request in Health Care Overhaul Denied

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s long-running feud with the federal government over the health care overhaul took another twist Thursday as federal officials turned down a request to waive a key requirement.

CBS Tampa–12/15/2011

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