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Lawmakers Back Allowing Concealed Guns During Evacuations

Senators continued moving forward Tuesday with a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses during evacuations ordered by the governor.

04/08/2014

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Panthers Slip Past Senators 3-2 In Shootout

Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri scored in a shootout to lift the Florida Panthers past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night.

03/25/2014

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Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance Extension

Senate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

Ottawa Senators v Florida Panthers

Greening Gets Go-Ahead Goal, Senators Top Panthers

Colin Greening scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots, leading the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night.

12/03/2013

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Fla. To Hold 2nd Hearing On Casinos And Gambling

Will the Sunshine State take a gamble on gaming?

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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 Spikes Comprehensive Immigration Reform Effort

Senator Marco Rubio was for immigration reform before he was against it. Sunday, Senator Rubio submarined the bill he helped author on immigration reform by saying a comprehensive overhaul is not possible.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

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Florida Senate Holding Hearings On Gambling’s Future

State senators are set to hold the first of four public hearings about gambling’s future in Florida. The first hearing will come at the north campus of Broward College on Wednesday.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist To Speak To Louisiana Democrats

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, believed to be the leading candidate to take on Governor Rick Scott next year, will give the keynote address this weekend at the Louisiana Democratic Party’s annual fundraiser.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

Large Storm System From Midwest Makes Its Way East

Senate Majority Preps Nuclear Option

The U.S. Senate may be preparing to enter uncharted territory as obstructionism may finally force the so-called “nuclear option.”

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

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Rubio Again Threatening Immigration Reform Bill

The prospects for comprehensive immigration reform passing both the Democratically-led Senate and the Republican-led House of Representatives continue to shrink with each passing day.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

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