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Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pinellas School District Asks Crist To Pull TV Ad

Pinellas County school district officials are asking former Florida Governor Charlie Crist to stop airing an ad filmed at an area school.

9 hours ago

DALLAS, TX - APRIL 25:  Former President George W. Bush (R) talks to his father President George H.W. Bush during the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Bush library, which is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, with more than 70 million pages of paper records, 43,000 artifacts, 200 million emails and four million digital photographs, will be opened to the public on May 1, 2013. The library is the 13th presidential library in the National Archives and Records Administration system.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

George W. Bush Writes Book About Father

His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.

21 hours ago

Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

‘Pot Trucks’ On Tap In Florida?

Health regulators have proposed a revised rule which could allow Florida pot dispensers to truck their products to the patients.

07/30/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

State May Have To Pay Sexually Abused Teen

A girl who was sexually and physically abused after the state placed her in the home of a relative could receive $800,000 in compensation, under a bill filed this week by Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Margate.

07/30/2014

Melissa Acosta (Source: CBS4)

Woman Detained In Cuba Now Back In South Florida

Melissa Acosta, 20, is home after a month in Cuba and being detained in a jail overnight. The family held a press conference Tuesday to let everyone know she’s home, she’s safe and she is not charged with anything.

07/29/2014

Absentee ballots mailed out to over 187,000 residents. (Source: Miami-Dade County)

Absentee Ballots For Primary Elections Mailed Out In Miami-Dade County

Hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots will be showing up in Miami-Dade County voters mailboxes over the next few days.

07/29/2014

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Gov. Rick Scott Agrees To Appear In 3 Debates

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign announced Tuesday he will participate in three debates this fall with either Nan Rich or Charlie Crist, whoever emerges as the winner of the Democratic primary and CBS4 News will proudly serve as producers of one of those debates.

07/29/2014

Charlie Crist in South Florida 5/5/14. (Source: CBS4)

Crist Highlights Policies He’ll Approve If Elected

Raise the minimum wage and banning discrimination of gay and transgendered employees would be some of the first things Charlie Crist would do if he’s elected governor this November.

07/29/2014

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Last Day To Register To Vote For August Primary

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the August 26th primary election. The Primary Election not only has party-specific races, but also nonpartisan races that are applicable to all registered voters—regardless of party affiliation.

07/28/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Meets With Scientist On Climate Change

Former Gov. Charlie Crist was given a climate-change lecture Friday and used the opportunity to point out that Republican Gov. Rick Scott isn’t saying much about the issue.

07/26/2014

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