Tampa Bay Times

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Few Sparks As Attorney General Candidates Joust In Lone Debate

Attorney General Pam Bondi defended Gov. Rick Scott’s integrity and the state’s ongoing fight against same-sex marriage in a brisk and mostly civil debate Monday with her general-election challengers, Democrat George Sheldon and Libertarian Bill Wohlsifer.

10/06/2014

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Coalition To Push For Solar Energy In Florida

A new coalition is set to push for increased use of renewable energy in Florida.

09/14/2014

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Poll Reveals Scott Ahead Of Crist

With a little more than two months to go before Election Day, a new poll reveals, Republican Gov. Rick Scott has a 5-point lead over his Democratic rival Charlie Crist.

09/03/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pit Bulls That Mauled 4-Year-Old Boy Euthanized

Two dogs that killed a 4-year-old boy over the weekend have been euthanized.

07/22/2014

Bollywood stars Shahid Kapoor (2nd L) and Priyanka Chopra (3rd R) perform on stage during the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Singapore on June 9, 2012. Bollywood actors are in Singapore to attend the three-day International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards which started on June 7. AFP PHOTO/ Punit PARANJPE        (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/GettyImages)

Bollywood Oscars Rescheduled For Spring In Tampa

The Indian Film Academy Awards, also known as the Bollywood Oscars will be coming to Tampa sooner than expected due to weather.

12/15/2013

(Source: CBS4)

South Florida Auto Giant Rick Case Marks Major Milestone

South Florida auto giant Rick Case marked another milestone Monday. Case and his wife Rita cut the ribbon on a brand new Volkswagen dealership in Davie, billed as the world’s largest.

CBS4–12/09/2013

Several homes in Dunedin, just outside of St. Petersburg, were evacuated after a sinkhole opened up in a backyard.  (Source: CNN)

Sinkhole Opens Up Behind Central Florida Home

Several homes in a city just outside of St. Petersburg were evacuated after a sinkhole opened up in a backyard.

11/14/2013

(Source: www.wikipedia.org)

Florida US Rep. Bill Young dies at 82

Rep. Bill Young of Florida, the senior Republican in the U.S. House and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, died Friday. He was 82.

10/18/2013

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)

Report: McCain Believes Crist Would Be Tough Opponent For Scott

While it’s still more than a year until the gubernatorial election, it’s widely expected that former Governor Charlie Crist will run as a Democrat and challenge Republican Governor Rick Scott; and at least one U.S. Senator believes Scott’s in for quite a fight.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

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

“Red Tide” Killing Manatees In Record Numbers

“This is probably going to be the worst [manatee] die-off in history.” That’s the grim news from Martine DeWit, a veterinarian who oversees Florida’s marine mammal pathology laboratory.

CBS4–03/09/2013

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