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Prosecutors said 21-year-old Lenoy Rivera was driving at over 90 mph when he hit and killed a bicyclist. (Getty Images)

Florida House Moves Abortion Measure

The Florida House has passed a measure prohibiting abortions after the viability of a fetus has been determined, with limited exceptions.

CBS Tampa–04/11/2014

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Budweiser Supports Legalizing Half-Gallon Beer Growlers

The makers of Budweiser say they support the legalization of half-gallon beer growlers.

CBS Tampa–03/21/2014

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In-state Tuition Bill Survives Close Senate Vote

More Republicans are coming out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.

CBS Tampa–03/18/2014

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Supreme Court Says Immigrants Can’t Get Law License

The Florida Supreme Court says the Florida Bar can’t admit immigrants who are in the country illegally.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2014

A 13-year-old Indiana boy was checking out of a Panama City Beach condominium with his family when he realized he’d left his phone back in the room and went upstairs to retrieve it – but the boy somehow fell 15 stories to his death.  (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images.)

DCF Promotes Suicide Prevention Education

State agencies across Florida are working together to decrease the number of suicides.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2014

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Senate Passes Tougher Sexual Predator Bills

The Senate passed a package of bills designed to strengthen sexual predator laws on the first day of its annual session.

03/04/2014

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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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Woman Tricked By Ex-Boyfriend Into Miscarriage Pleads For New Law

A woman whose ex-boyfriend tricked her into taking pills that caused her miscarriage tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to approve a bill that would create new penalties for people who harm a fetus.

CBS Tampa–02/18/2014

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FDLE Believes Agency Chemist Stole Drug Evidence

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating 2,600 cases handled by an agency chemist after learning prescription pain pills in a drug case were swapped out with over-the-counter pills.

02/01/2014

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Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana for Ballot

A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot.

01/27/2014

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