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Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever

The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.

05/16/2014

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Alligator Interrupts Florida Death Investigation

Deputies shot an alligator that was threatening to disturb a dead man’s body, according to Tampa Bay-Area authorities.

05/15/2014

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Officials: Florida’s Crime Rate Dropped 4.7 Percent In 2013

Crime in Florida has dropped to its lowest rate in more than 40 years, officials announced Wednesday.

04/23/2014

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Lightning LW Malone Arrested After Traffic Stop

Police say Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone has been charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.

04/12/2014

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Alleged Police Impersonator Is Actually Federal Agent

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was seeking information about a suspected police impersonator this week after the person stopped a woman and yelled at her. But it turns out there was a little more to the story.

CBS Miami–03/07/2014

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Miami To Broward Is Fla.’s Biggest Migration Flow

In 2011, nearly 25,000 residents moved from Miami-Dade County to Broward County, making it the largest county-to-county migration in Florida.

02/06/2014

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Documents: Officer Who Dragged Suspect Received No Disciplinary Action

No disciplinary action was taken against a Tampa Police officer after surveillance video showed him dragging a suspect who was restrained across the ground to be booked into jail.

01/30/2014

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Bill To Open Fireworks Sales Takes Flight In Senate

Under a new measure backed in the Florida Senate on Wednesday, locals as young as 16 will be able to get their hands on bottle rockets or more-powerful fireworks.

01/08/2014

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Man’s Body Recovered At Water Treatment Plant

Rescue workers in Hillsborough County have recovered the body of a construction worker who fell and became trapped in the mud at a Tampa Bay-area water treatment plant.

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

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Gov. Scott Sets Date For Election To Replace U.S. Rep. Bill Young

Florida Governor Rick Scott set dates for a special election to replace the late U.S. Rep. Bill Young who died earlier this month.

10/31/2013

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