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Record Year For Tourism In Florida

If you thought 2013 was a busy year, you were right. It was a record year for tourism.

02/15/2014

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FL Ag Commissioner Warns Panama Is Future Competitor

Florida could be in a competition with Panama as the Central American nation invests more money into infrastructure, according to the state’s Agricultural Commissioner, Adam Putnam.

01/30/2014

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Three Things UM & FSU Have In Common Going Into Saturday’s Game

There are definitely three things that Florida State and Miami have in common right now.

11/02/2013

Fans flock to the Noles stomping ground to see the Canes take on the Seminoles Saturday night. (Source: CBS4)

Fans Flock To State Capital For Sunshine State Showdown

With the fight for Florida just one day away, football fans from both ends of the state are ready to settle the score.

11/01/2013

YAZOO COUNTY, MS - MAY 23: The Yazoo River floodwaters inundate crops next to a raised railroad track near Yazoo City May 23, 2011 in Yazoo County, Mississippi. The Yazoo River floodwaters are forecast to crest today around Yazoo City following the backing up of Mississippi River tributaries including the Yazoo River. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and have caused widespread flooding in Louisiana. Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. (Photo by: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FL Offers Support For Mississippi’s Flood Insurance Lawsuit

The Sunshine State will back Mississippi in a lawsuit over flood insurance rates, but Florida will not file its own lawsuit.

10/11/2013

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Report: Florida Drivers Annually Rack Up 34.7 Billion Miles On Interstates

While interstates were created with the purpose of easing travel and to help in case of a nuclear attack, many in Florida are clogged to the point of overload much of the time based on new data from a Federal Highway Administration report.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: Recording artist Stevie Wonder performs onstage during the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Report: Stevie Wonder Boycotting Fla. Until Stand Your Ground Law Repealed

Stevie Wonder fans in the Sunshine State will have to travel out of state if they want to see the singer perform again. The legendary artist announced a boycott of Florida Sunday until the state repeals its Stand Your Ground law in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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Visit Florida Reports Record Quarter For Travel

Florida’s tourism-marketing arm is reporting the highest-ever single quarter for visitors to the Sunshine State.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

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Florida Hosted A Record Number Of Tourists In 2012

A record number of tourists visited the Sunshine State last year.

CBS4–02/18/2013

This new design was chosen to be the official state tag beginning next year. (Source: FDOT via The Miami Herald)

Florida Drivers, Meet Your New License Plate

Meet the license plate that will adorn your vehicle for many years. Florida voters selected the green-rimmed, leafed-orange winner in a poll of about 50,000 online voters.

CBS4–12/18/2012

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