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Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Votes To End Lawsuit Over Firing Of Top Cop

Florida Governor Rick Scott and cabinet members settled a lawsuit filed over the firing of Florida’s top cop.

06/23/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Going On Tax Cut ‘Victory Tour’

Florida Governor Rick Scott is set to travel across the state, touting a tax-cut package he signs into law this week.

06/20/2015

Source: CBS4

Investigators Crack Case Involving Missing Teen 42 Years Later

Authorities have cracked a 42-year old Florida cold case involving a missing teen.

05/22/2015

Source: CBS4

Police: Teen Fatally Shot After Shooting Florida Officer

A police officer shot and killed an 18-year old who had shot him in the leg.

05/18/2015

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Police: Florida Officer Shot Searching For Shooting Suspect

A St. Petersburg police officer was shot Sunday evening while responding to another call of a shooting, authorities said.

05/17/2015

9th May 1980:  Debris from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge perched on the bow of the freighter 'Summit Venture' after the vessel rammed the bridge during a thunderstorm at Tampa Bay, Florida, causing 34 deaths.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

35 Years Later, A Memorial For Victims Of Bridge Collapse

Thirty-five years after Tampa Bay’s Sunshine Skyway Bridge disaster a monument has been dedicated to the 35 victims.

05/10/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Appeals Court Weighs Workers Comp Law

A South Florida appeals court Monday heard arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system — as two other closely watched challenges also await rulings at the Florida Supreme Court.

03/30/2015

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 15: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Roger Penske Warns NASCAR Team Not To Manipulate Tires

Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races.

03/28/2015

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Emergency Gun Bill To Get Second Shot In Senate

After a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.

03/12/2015

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Police: Florida Mom Forces Boy To Jump From 2nd Floor Window

A 7-year old Florida boy was forced to jump from a 2nd floor window by his own mother, according to police.

CBS Miami–03/05/2015

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