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TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Nixes Nomination Of Openly Gay Judge

Senator Marco Rubio withdrew his support for Judge William Thomas’ nomination to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida despite having backed the nomination more than 10 months ago, according to the New York Times.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

Rene Gonzalez renounced his U.S. citizenship and will remain in Cuba. (CBS4)

Convicted Cuban Spy Renounces U.S. Citizenship, Will Stay In Cuba

Unlike thousands of Cubans who visit the U.S, Interests Section in Havana hoping to leave the island, Rene Gonzalez showed up to the U.S. diplomatic mission Monday accompanied by his attorney to renounce his U.S. citizenship so he can stay in Cuba permanently

CBS4–05/06/2013

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Federal Judge Throws Out Fla. Gun Law

A federal judge in Miami has sided with doctors in the Sunshine State over a controversial gun law.

CBS Miami–07/03/2012

NFL Lockout

NFL, Players Union Finish Court Ordered Talks

The NFL and its locked-out players have wrapped up their court-ordered talks and they may not meet again for weeks.

CBS4–04/20/2011

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Judge Rules Health Care Law Unconstitutional

Florida Federal Judge Roger Vinson ruled parts of the health care overhaul passed by Congress unconstitutional Monday afternoon.

CBS4–01/31/2011