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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

July 27, 2014: A plane crashed on Venice Beach killing two people.  (Source: CBS)

Georgia Girl Struck By Plane On Florida Beach Dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Floridasaid Tuesday.

07/29/2014

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Automated Car To Test On Tampa Expressway

The elevated lanes of a Tampa expressway will be temporarily closed so carmaker Audi can test a new car that doesn’t require someone to steer, brake and accelerate in traffic.

07/28/2014

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

Court Allows Higher Rescue Fees For City Visitors

Rejecting arguments that the policy is unconstitutional, a state appeals court said Wednesday that the City of Miami can charge an extra $100 when its rescue crews transport non-residents to hospitals for emergency care.

07/23/2014

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Pilot In Southwest Florida Small Plane Crash Identified

Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane that crashed into the waters off a southwest Florida island.

07/20/2014

Source: CBS4

Woman Dies After Night Pinned Under Car

A homeless woman died after she was pinned under a car for a night after she had fallen asleep under a carport at a Tampa Bay area complex.

07/12/2014

(Source: AP)

Mother Charged After Leaving Infant In Car

A Tampa Bay area mother has been arrested after allegedly leaving her infant daughter in a van for several hours.

07/06/2014

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