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Gov. Scott: State Will Sue Georgia Over Water

Unable to negotiate a settlement on how to allocate water between Florida, Georgia and Alabama, Governor Rick Scott announced Tuesday that the sunshine state is going to sue the state of Georgia.

08/13/2013

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Police Officer Rescues Baby Sea Turtles

All Florida police officers take a sworn oath to ‘serve and protect’, but one officer in Sarasota took it to a whole new level last weekend.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

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Seafood Lovers Rejoice For Bay Scallop Season

Some Florida seafood lovers will be happy come next week as bay scallop season opens in some Florida waters.

06/25/2013

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Tropical Storm Andrea Moving Across Florida After Making Landfall

Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall early Thursday evening in the Tampa area.

CBS Miami–06/06/2013

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First Named System, Tropical Storm Andrea, Forms In The Gulf Of Mexico

The first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season has formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

CBS4–06/05/2013

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Red Snapper Season Starts Saturday

Boaters fishing in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and for the next 44-days, can hook and bring in red snapper—but there are limits.

05/28/2013

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Gulf Oil Spill Deal OKs Fla. For Millions In Natural Resource Restoration

Florida has been approved for its share of a $150 million settlement from Transocean Deepwater, Inc.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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Oil Companies Along Gulf Coast Evacuate For Isaac

Ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, the oil companies are already preparing.

CBS Miami–08/24/2012

Cuban fisherman fish with Chinese-made Italian oil drilling platform Scarabeo-9 in the horizon, offshore Havana, January 19, 2012. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd Cuban Offshore Oil Well Also A Bust

Cuba’s dreams of petroleum riches has been dealt a big blow as Cuba’s state oil company announced Monday a second deep-water exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico is a bust.

CBS4–08/06/2012

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Effects Of Proposed Oil Drilling Inch Closer To Keys

New oil drilling off Cuba’s waters means an oil spill may be just months away from the Florida Keys, according to the government’s computer models.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

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