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  1. Protesting in the Digital Age: Demonstrators at RNC turn to social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CBS News

    "Racist. Sexist. Anti-gay," the protesters chanted as the Republican National Convention was getting underway on Monday to nominate a billionaire real estate presidential candidate.

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  2. Silicon Valley writes protest letter against Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | CBS News

    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, U.S. June 11, 2016. More than 140 executives and entrepreneurs at some of the major Silicon Valley companies are warning that Donald Trump would be a disaster for the technology industry.

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  3. Story of man claiming he was in Pulse during massacre questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | CBS News

    When Clint Lampkin took the stage here Saturday at a memorial service for the Orlando mass shooting victims and recounted what he said was his near-death experience in the Pulse nightclub, he was given a standing ovation by the hundreds of people in the crowd and hugs by people on stage with him. One of Lampkin's Facebook friends from his home state of Arkansas sent WHNT a screenshot from Clint's Facebook page in which he said of the Orlando massacre, "Glad I wasn't at that one."

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  4. Report: List of companies not giving to GOP convention growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | CBS News

    A number of major U.S. companies are pulling their sponsorships for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July. Bloomberg Politics reports that the following companies have recently signaled they're backing out: Motorola Solutions, Inc., JPMorgan Chase Co., Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc., Ford Motor Co., United Parcel Service Inc., and Wells Fargo & Co.

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  5. ACLU sues Cleveland over city's GOP convention rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | CBS News

    In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan are on stage with their wives Ann Romney and Janna Ryan at the end of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Message to convention planners: Three days are enough.

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  6. Could dieting boost health even if you're not overweight?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | CBS News

    Dieting might help improve your health, mood, sex drive and stress levels even if you're not obese, a new clinical trial reports. A group of either healthy weight or mildly overweight people who followed a calorie-restricted diet for two years lost nearly 17 pounds on average and enjoyed significant quality-of-life improvement, said lead author Corby Martin.

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  7. Florida teacher suspended for "privilege" questionnaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | CBS News

    A Tampa, Florida, middle school teacher has been suspended after parents complained that she gave students a questionnaire on personal information including their sexual orientation, gender identity and religion. School officials said 23-year-old Yoselis Ramos didn't collect the forms given to seventh and eighth grade Spanish students at Monroe Middle School, but that she used the April 4 assignment as a starting point for discussion on inequality.

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  8. One big reason some Americans live longer than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | CBS News

    A higher income increases life expectancy, but living in a thriving city can improve odds, especially for people who are poor. The bigger your paycheck, the greater your life expectancy , new research suggests.

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  9. Secret Service weighs in on petition calling for guns at GOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | CBS News

    People who try to carry firearms into the Republican National Convention will not be allowed to pass through a checkpoint even if they have a ticket, a Secret Service official said Monday. The Secret Service has the authority to prevent firearms from entering sites that are visited by their protectees, including presidential candidates, spokesman Rob Hoback said in a statement Monday in response to an online petition that calls for the allowance of guns at the RNC in July .

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  10. a Tampa police officer, suspects shot near beer breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | CBS News

    A police officer was wounded and a suspect killed during a shootout in Tampa Saturday afternoon, CBS affiliate WTSP reported . Authorities said on Twitter that a witness called police around 4 p.m., saying that suspects in two cars were involved in an altercation and driving erratically.

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  11. Wanted: Intern to drink beer and write about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | CBS News

    Lots of college students spend the summer drinking beer and traveling the world, but few enjoy those memorable experiences while also getting paid. Yet that's what one Tampa, Florida-based chain is promising to the three lucky applicants selected to become its "Drink It Interns."

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  12. Would a Trump presidency be a global economic threat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | CBS News

    Forget a possible "Brexit" or an armed conflict in the South China Sea -- according to one influential media outfit, a Donald Trump White House win would rank higher on its list of the top 10 global risks. The Economist Intelligence Unit , part of the same company that publishes The Economist magazine, has laid out what it sees as the world's top risks this year .

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  13. Trump picks up big Florida endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | CBS News

    On the eve of the crucial Florida primary, the state's attorney general, Pam Bondi, dealt another blow to home state Sen. Marco Rubio's quickly fading presidential hopes, announcing her support for Donald Trump. "We need someone who is unafraid to lead and restore America to its greatness," Bondi, a rising star in Republican politics in Florida, said.

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  14. Navy SEALS short on rifles, congressman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | CBS News

    Navy SEAL teams don't have enough combat rifles to go around, even as these highly trained forces are relied on more than ever to carry out counterterrorism operations and other secretive missions, according to SEALs who have confided in Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif. After SEALs return from a deployment, their rifles are given to other commandos who are shipping out, said Hunter, a former Marine who served three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. 44 comments

  15. Van hits JetBlue plane at Boston's Logan AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | CBS News

    A van hit and damaged a JetBlue plane at Logan Airport early Friday morning, CBS Boston station WBZ-TV reports . Flight 891 was due to leave Logan at 6:45 a.m. for Tampa, Florida, but after passengers boarded the jet, it was struck by a vehicle.

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  16. Renter? Safe driving may not help with car insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | CBS News

    That's the conclusion of the Consumer Federation of America , which claims in a new study that renters in some major American cities pay more -- in some cases far more -- than homeowners for the same basic liability auto insurance. For a 30-year-old motorist with a good driving record, premiums averaged seven percent higher -- about $112 per year -- for state mandated auto insurance coverage, the Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy group said, citing what it called the "unfairness and arbitrariness" of auto insurers.

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  17. Social media video part of strip club shooting probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | CBS News

    A still from a video posted to Periscope shows the scene inside a strip club in Tampa, Florida, before a shooting Feb. 6, 2016. A video posted to social media that appears to capture the first sounds of gunfire at a Florida strip club was part of the investigation into the deadly shooting, police said Saturday.

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  18. Fla. man arrested after pipe bombs, bomb-making material found in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | CBS News

    TAMPA, Fla . -- Federal authorities say they've taken a Tampa man into custody after finding eight pipe bombs and bomb-making materials in his home.

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  19. The Ted Cruz Iowa staffer who's living in his RVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | CBS News

    In August, U.S. Army veteran Spence Rogers sold his house in Tampa, Florida and bought an RV, and set off with his wife and three children for a cross-country adventure. "We wanted to go to the mountains, wanted to go maybe check out Montana, wanted to check out different states -- just enjoy ourselves," Rogers explained.

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  20. A cafe where all the workers have autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | CBS News

    Cafe Artistas in Tampa, Florida, opens up new opportunities by training and employing people with autism.

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