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Florida State Teaches Veterans Business Skills

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University is in the midst of hosting 24 military veterans for an “entrepreneurship boot camp” for veterans with the disabilities. All of the veterans, including five from Florida, have […]

CBS Tampa–06/08/2014

The Current host Franco Ripple in the kitchen with Chef Andy King at Datz Dough in Tampa (photo credit: Twitter/@ChefAndyDatz)

The Current: Obamacare Navigators, In The Kitchen at Datz Dough, Ducks Unlimited, Donate $1 at Burger King to Benefit Military Families, Junior League Holiday Gift Market

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (October 27th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: Dan Fitzpatrick, CEO of […]

CBS Tampa–11/03/2013

Headstones are seen marking graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

National Cemeteries Will Have To Reduce Number Of Vets Buried Each Day If Gov’t Shutdown Doesn’t End Soon

The director of the Florida National Cemetery says that if the government shutdown doesn’t end by Oct. 22, national cemeteries will have to reduce the number of veterans they can bury every day, furlough employees and limit the care they give to gravesites.

10/11/2013

Fiie photo of homeless man. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tampa Officials Get Homeless Veterans Off Streets

Tampa officials are teaming up to help get homeless veterans off the streets.

09/18/2013

AMVETS helps improve quality of life for American Veterans (photo credit: AMVETS)

Event: AMVETS K9s For Veterans Food/Music Benefit, August 24

Join AMVETS Post 4 for their K9s for Veterans benefit event on Saturday, August 24. Enjoy great food, music, prizes and more. Your donations will benefit K9s For Veterans, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which trains […]

CBS Tampa–08/23/2013

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The Current: Rachel Potter and Spring Awakening Cast, Veterans Wheelchair Games, $100k Humana Nonprofit Grant, Changing the Emergency Room Visit

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (July 14th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Spring Awakening cast members Rachel Potter, Chase […]

CBS Tampa–07/15/2013

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle visited the Port of St. Petersburg in June 2013 (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Independence Day Weekend Edition feat. Tampa Bay Veterans, Author Eric Blehm on Fallen Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown

Did you miss this past weekend’s Independence Day edition (July 7th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Three Tampa Bay-area veterans on […]

CBS Tampa–07/08/2013

Dave Blizzard plays taps during as a veteran slautes behind him during a memorial day service held Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. (photo credit: Jim Reed/Tampa Tribune)

Listen to The Current’s May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in a CBS Radio News/CBS Cares special […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2013

The Bomber Girls (thebombergirls.org) welcome home World War II veterans from Honor Flight of West Central Florida (photo credit: facebook.com/Honor.Flight.WCF)

Weekend of 5/25-26: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/24/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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