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Fight Over Medical-Malpractice Law Goes To Supreme Court

A dispute over the constitutionality of a 2013 medical-malpractice law, which critics contend violates patient privacy rights, could be taken up by the Florida Supreme Court.

08/24/2015

Investigators in Pensacola are looking into the deaths of a woman and her two sons as a ritualistic killing that could be connected to last week’s blue moon. (Source: CBS)

Triple Homicide Investigated As Ritualistic Killing

Investigators in Pensacola are looking into the deaths of a woman and her two sons as a ritualistic killing that could be connected to last week’s blue moon.

08/05/2015

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Court Backs Controversial Medical Malpractice Change

A state appeals court Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of a controversial change in Florida’s medical-malpractice laws, ruling in part that some privacy rights are “waived” when people pursue malpractice lawsuits.

07/21/2015

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Fla. Could Become Deep South’s Prime Gay Wedding Destination

Now that gay marriage is legal in Florida, the Sunshine State could become a hotspot for same-sex weddings – especially for those in the Deep South where it’s still banned.

01/06/2015

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Florida To Pay $20 Million To Bring In 5,000 Jobs

A company is promising to bring 5,000 job to Florida, so long as the state sets aside $20 million in incentives for the them.

10/31/2014

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One Killed, One Badly Injured In Separate Hit-And-Runs

Florida authorities are looking for two motorists involved in serious hit-and-run accidents over the weekend.

07/13/2014

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FDLE Chemist Accused Of Tampering With Evidence In 35 Counties

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement ordering a statewide review of crime lab drug evidence after a state crime lab chemist was relieved of duty for allegedly stealing drugs.

CBS Miami–02/01/2014

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

4 More Floridians Diagnosed With Fungal Meningitis

There are four new confirmed cases of fungal meningitis in the state of Florida, none of them are in South Florida.

CBS4–10/19/2012

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Two New Fungal Meningitis Cases Confirmed In Florida

Two new cases of fungal meningitis has been confirmed in Florida. The state’s Department of Health reported that both of the cases were associated with contaminated steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center.

10/16/2012

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Axed After Flawed Palm Beach Voter Registration, Firm Flubbed In M-D

A vendor fired by the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) for submitting questionable voter registration forms in Palm Beach County also filed flawed applications in Miami-Dade and at least seven other counties.

CBS4–09/29/2012