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The Reverend Jesse Jackson, accompanied by attorney Frederick J. Barow, listen to Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, during a press conference with members of the National Bar Association in which they were calling for a repeal of Florida's Stand Your Ground Law at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach on July 29, 2013 in Miami Beach, Fla. (credit: Angel Valentin/Getty Images)

Rev. Jackson: ‘Trayvon Martin Has Resurrection Beyond The Grave’

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. compared Trayvon Martin to Jesus Christ as he took to Twitter Wednesday on the two-year anniversary of the teen’s death to call for states to eliminate its “stand your ground” laws.

CBS Tampa–02/27/2014

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The Michael Sam News Doesn’t End

You’d think a 10-time PGA Tour winner as well as PGA Championship victor would at least adhere to some modicum of decorum. You’d be wrong. Steve Elkington tweeted “ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the […]

02/26/2014

98.7 producer Ryan Adams at Rays Fan Fest on February 22, 2014 (photo: Ryan Adams)

Fan Photos: Rays Fan Fest Gets Social!

We want to share the spirit of Rays Fan Fest with the people who couldn’t make it to the Trop. So, what better way than to celebrate Rays fans on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook! Be […]

98.7 The Fan–02/22/2014

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Airline Ad For Discount Toronto Flights: ‘We’re Not Smoking Crack’

The low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is offering $29.90 one-way tickets to the Toronto region, and taking a shot at a recent admission from the city’s mayor, their ads promise “We’re not smoking crack.”

CBS Tampa–11/14/2013

A police officer holds the gun used to kill Trayvon Martin at George Zimmerman's murder trial. ( Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Legislators Shoot Down Effort To Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

A panel of Florida legislators on Thursday easily defeated an effort to repeal the state’s controversial “stand your ground law” Thursday following hours of passionate testimony.

11/08/2013

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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?

10/14/2013

Social media could end up feeding hungry Tampa Bay residents, if MB2x wins the Social Madness competition. (photo credit: Jason Howie/Flickr CC-BY 2.0)

The Current: Tampa Bay’s MB2x in Social Madness for $10k Prize, Take The Pledge Teen Safe Driving Event August 10th

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (August 4th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Ana Abraham, Matt Wagner and Lauren Hart of […]

CBS Tampa–08/08/2013

Fears Over Zimmerman Verdict Riots Prove Overblown

The predictions were dire: Black people would burn and loot America’s cities if George Zimmerman was found not guilty. White people everywhere would be attacked in revenge for the killing of Trayvon Martin.

07/24/2013

George Zimmerman sits on the stand during his bond hearing in a Seminole County courtroom on April 20, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

Responses On Twitter About Zimmerman Verdict Analyzed

In a new Pew Research Center analysis, the response on Twitter was almost equally divided between sharing the news about the verdict and discussing it on the social media platform.

07/17/2013

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