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Steve Bateman  (Source: CBS4)

Prosecution Rests Case In Corruption Trial Of Fmr. Homestead Mayor

Prosecutors rested their case on Friday in the corruption trial of former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman.

09/19/2014

(Source: Republican Party Of Florida)

Scott Defends Political Ad After Mystery Man Identified

Florida Governor Rick Scott is defending an attack ad where a man claimed he was swindled by gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

09/17/2014

US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on September 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Arrives In Tampa For Talks On ISIL

Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

09/16/2014

Steve Bateman  (Source: CBS4)

First Day Of Testimony In Trial Of Fmr. Homestead Mayor

The first day of testimony kicked off Tuesday in the trial of Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman who is on trial for alleged corruption.

09/16/2014

Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Congressman David Rivera Loses Bid To Delay Ethics Case

Former Miami Congressman David Rivera lost his bid Friday to delay a Florida Commission on Ethics case that found he violated the state’s rules for elected officials.

09/12/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Foes Of Conservation Amendment Wary But Prepared

Florida voters may pass a constitutional amendment that would set aside billions of dollars for land conservation and other environmental projects in the state.

09/11/2014

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Lawmakers Approve Budget Report With Small Surplus

A legislative committee approved a report that projects a surplus in the budget year that starts in July.

09/10/2014

Fireboat

County Plans To Place Fire Boats Back In The Water

After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.

09/10/2014

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Coalition Wants Supreme Court To Hear Map Case

A coalition that challenged Florida’s congressional districts is asking the state’s Supreme Court to hear their case.

09/09/2014

CBS4's Rick Folbaum sits down with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist (Source: CBS4)

CBS4’s Rick Folbaum Sits Down With Charlie Crist

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is trying to win his old job back—but this time as a Democrat.

09/05/2014

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