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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

File photo of the Florida A&M marching band. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Probation Lifted At Florida A&M

Florida A&M University is no longer on probation.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

File photo of marijuana. (Credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Question Before Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a proposed constitutional amendment to allow marijuana use for medical reasons should be on the ballot next year.

12/05/2013

Photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Parent Trigger’ Bill Fails In Florida Senate Again

For the second straight year, the Florida Senate on Tuesday defeated a bill promoted as giving parents a voice in charting a turnaround plan for failing public schools.

04/30/2013

File photo of controls in a car. (Photo by Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images)

Bill To Turn Down Loud Car Stereos Fails

A bill seeking to lower the boom on loud music blaring from car stereos didn’t strike a chord with the Florida Senate.

04/26/2013

File photo of a bill being signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

House Votes To Raise Campaign Contribution Limits By Thousands

Campaign contribution limits would soar from $500 to $5,000 for statewide candidates and $3,000 for legislative and other candidates under a wide-ranging bill passed by the House on Friday.

03/22/2013

(Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Coty Beauty UK)

Lady Gaga Encourages Ohioans To Vote

The pop star admitted in this exclusive interview that after giving both candidates serious consideration, she’ll be voting for Barack Obama.

11/06/2012

Voting machines in Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Teams Hit The Streets For Every Vote

Encircled by fellow volunteers for Barack Obama, Katie Sprung scanned a clipboard full of addresses. “We don’t all three go to the same house, right?”

11/02/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

The Tampa Bay Times Forum, where the 2012 Republican National Convention will be held August 27-30, is set up for arena football on July 11, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Petersburg Delays Vote On RNC Event Zone

Lingering questions about rules for an “event zone” for the Republican National Convention’s party at Tropicana Field prompted St. Petersburg city leaders to delay approval.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2012

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