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Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

4 Florida Cities Get Perfect Scores From Group 

The LGBT community needs to look no further than Florida when it comes to the promotion of equality. A human rights campaign not only marked Florida above the national average, four cities got perfect scores.

11/13/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Woman Awakens From Coma, Gives Birth In St. Pete

A Florida woman gave birth to a baby girl after being in a coma for several weeks when she was hit by a truck in St. Petersburg.

10/31/2014

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Man Arrested For Stealing Toilet Handles, Pipes

Police arrested a man accused of stealing handles and pipes from toilets around Florida City.

10/17/2014

(Source: Crisco.com)

Stolen Truck Filled With 18 Tons Of Crisco Found In Hialeah

A truck filled with 18 tons of Crisco sticks and stolen from St. Petersburg has been recovered in South Florida.

10/14/2014

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Man Allegedly Kills Parents & Sets Home On Fire, Flees To St. Petersburg

A man wanted for allegedly killing his parents, setting their house on fire and for child porn charges in New Hampshire was last seen in the Tampa Bay area.

09/23/2014

A red tide algae bloom is killing manatees in record numbers this year. (Source: CBS Tampa Bay)

Toxic Algae Off Fla. Coast Killing Marine Life & Economy

The waters run red, but not with blood. A toxic algae known as the “red tide” is spreading through the northeast Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region’s economy.

09/17/2014

The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Credit: Getty Images)

Nearly 400 People Pay It Forward At St. Pete Starbucks

A woman’s act of kindness at a St. Petersburg Starbucks led nearly 400 people to pay it forward.

08/21/2014

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Family Dog Attacks Florida Toddler

A Florida toddler is recovering from severe wounds after a family dog attacked him, according to authorities.

08/09/2014

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Megabus Adds Service Between South Florida And Orlando

For those looking for an easier and more economical way to get from South Florida to Orlando, it appears the solution is just a bus ride away.

08/04/2014

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