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President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Aurora, Colo., on Nov. 4, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Maintains Standing With Cuban-Americans

The door for travel to Cuba cracked open during President Barack Obama’s first term.

12/09/2012

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

File photo of a shark. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Shark Attacks Still A Danger For East Coast Swimmers

Contrary to popular belief, Steven Spielberg’s 1975 prolific hit thriller “Jaws” is more than a mere work of fiction. To this day, several different species of sharks swim in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and almost 15 deaths throughout the nation have been attributed to unprovoked shark attacks just in the new millennium.

05/21/2012

Bungee Jumper in London (Photo Credit: Ian Gavan / Getty Images for Wonderbra Ultimate Plunge)

Man Dies After Jumping Off Bridge, Struck Boat

SATSUMA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Putnam County man died when he jumped off a bridge and struck a boat. A report by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 22-year-old Matthew D. Holder […]

03/04/2012

Orlando Airport will add flight to Cuba. (Photo credit: ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Orlando Gets Permission For Cuba Flights

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando International Airport has received permission to offer air service to Cuba.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2012

The sun sets behind the old railway bridge in the Bahia Honda State Park in Bahia Honda Key, Florida February 25, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami to Keys ‘Over the Sea’ Railroad Turns 100

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Florida is marking the centennial of Henry Flagler’s Over-Sea Railroad, which steamed through the Florida Keys Jan. 22, 1912, carrying residents and tourists from Miami through the once-isolated island chain to Key West for the first time ever.

CBS Tampa–01/19/2012

A visitor looks at one of the 4th century BC crater or wine mixing vessels from Apulia, returned by the J. Paul Getty museum in Malibu, CA,  part of a collection of stolen antiquities reclaimed by Greece from foreign museums and collections. (Photo credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

1st US Museum Dedicated to Greek Culture Opens

CHICAGO (AP) — Dolls a Greek woman made during World War II. Ice cream bowls and wooden spoons from a 1940s Greek candy store. Thousands of record albums filled with Greek music.

CBS Tampa–12/28/2011

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Safety Tips For Holiday Road Trips

Here are a few tips to help ensure your family road trips come off safely this holiday season.

CBS Tampa–12/09/2011

Florida Highway Patrol Officer Ray Ada (Photo credit: PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

FHP gears up for busy holiday weekend

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol is gearing up for the five-day Thanksgiving holiday with extra patrols on the state’s highways.

CBS Tampa–11/23/2011

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