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Top Amusement Parks In The US

Pack up the family and head out to one of the top amusement parks in the country. Each park offers something unique for visitors, but all offer families great entertainment, thrilling attractions and unique dining venues.

CBS Tampa–08/07/2014

Booking photo of Matthew Myers, an employee at Universal Studios who was arrested on several charges, including traveling to meet after using a computer to lure a child. (credit: Polk County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Disney, Universal Orlando Employees Arrested In Child Sex Sting

Police arrested 16 people, including Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando employees, in a sex sting operation.

CBS Tampa–07/03/2014

Homeless children on their way to school. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

In Disney’s Shadow, Homeless Families Struggle

When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap motel rooms along U.S. 192.

04/24/2014

Walt Disney has cut off funding to the Boy Scouts of America reportedly due to differing “views” regarding the organization’s discriminatory policies toward gay members.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Disney World Allegedly Cuts Off Boy Scouts Funding Over Anti-Gay Policies

Walt Disney has cut off funding to the Boy Scouts of America reportedly due to differing “views” regarding the organization’s discriminatory policies toward gay members.

CBS Tampa–03/02/2014

File photo of Walt Disney World. (credit: Gene Duncan/Getty Images)

Report: Disney To Host ‘Outfest’ For LGBT Families This Summer

As news of a lesbian couple’s introduction on the Disney Channel’s hit show “Good Luck Charlie” continues to circulate, the theme park extension of the business has announced a summer vacation alternative for what they referred to as the modern family.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

Kona, Hawaii (credit, Thinkstock)

Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

File photo of Walt Disney World. (credit: Gene Duncan/Getty Images)

Tulane Player To Receive Disney Spirit Award

A Tulane University football player who sustained a spinal cord injury last year will be presented with the Disney Spirit Award.

12/01/2013

File photo of Blill Clinton. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Clinton Speaking At Pharmacy Convention In Fla.

Former President Bill Clinton is serving as the keynote speaker during a convention of community pharmacists in central Florida.

CBS Tampa–10/14/2013

Police tape surrounds the house of Jeff Bush, who was consumed by a sinkhole while lying in his bed last night, March 1, 2013 in Seffner, Florida. First responders were not able to reach Bush after he disappeared and now say it is a recovery mission. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

To Guests, Fla. Sinkhole Sounded Like Thunderstorm

By early Monday, nearly a third of the structure at Summer Bay Resort had collapsed. All 105 guests staying in the villa were evacuated, as were those in the neighboring buildings. No injuries were reported. The villa, with 24 three-story units, was reported as a total loss.

08/13/2013

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