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Apr. 21, 2014
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: A new study is aimed at testing dark chocolate against the likelihood of heart attack and stroke; With no federal regulations electronic cigarettes raise concerns for users; A new feature provided by Google allows users to compare nutritional facts in food.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Amazon will start collecting Florida sales tax; A high school student was stabbed in the chest at Piper High School; A man attacked and robbed a woman in Pinellas County; A customer turned hero when he stops a robbery at a Sarasota CVS;Law enforcement torch run benefits Special Olympics
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: the breast MRI is the most reliable breast exam technique; USF research is making significant strides toward autism; WIC is now offering a healthy variety for mothers.
In this edition of Florida Focus: Alex Sink won't be seeking office; a botched drug deal has left one dead; a pedestrian was hit and killed on U.S. Highway 301; a Polk County teacher was charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor; tax day.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Hillsborough county will soon have a new kindergarten through eighth grade public school; enrollment is needed to save one Citrus County Catholic church; sixth grader Riju Datta of Corbett Prep beat 24 spellers in the regional spelling bee.
In this episode of Florida Focus: a statewide search is on for a man involved in a deadly hit and run; another student is hit by a car on Hillsborough Ave; this year's orange crop is down by over twenty three million boxes; March madness may be over but you can be a part of the action.
In this Florida Focus Military Brief: Tampa is opening a polytrauma center for veterans; Thrift store helping homeless veterans; University of South Florida offers support for soldiers returning from deployment.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Microsoft change may be putting your money at risk; I-75 in Pasco County is widening; anti-smoking bill to ban e-cigarettes; vacant home burned down in Plant City; Kevin Bacon comes to University of South Florida.
In this Florida Focus Environmental Brief: Governor Rick Scott proposes a new budget to preserve the environment; Citrus farmers struggle with greening; An old phosphate mine is costing too much to cleanup
In this edition of Florida Focus: A man in Lutz goes missing; An April fools joke turns out not to be a joke; Learn how to protect your dog from the flu; An elderly woman crashes her car into a store.
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: a marijuana bill is proposed in Florida; teen fitness at the YMCA; Telemedicine services
In this episode of Florida Focus: sunny weather is approaching; an 84-year-old man is robbed and beaten in Pinellas Park ;gas prices are going up; April is dedicated to distracted driving awareness; Free coffee at McDonald's.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Pinellas County dogs look for concealed weapons; Hillsborough County bus drivers express frustrations; a soccer field is donated by the Tampa Bay Rays.
In this Florida Focus episode: Fuel may have been an issue in a Clearwater plane crash; TSA wants to add armed guards; Pasco County tag renewal; Taco Bell sells breakfast.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Pinellas County is offering a new reading program; Pasco County is getting its first magnet school; An alternative school brings hope to students.
In this Florida Focus episode: A man is dead after crashing into a house; A dangerous crosswalk on Hillsborough Avenue; ; Pinellas County phone scam; USF has a new basketball coach.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: hundreds of high school students will soon be able to enroll in a capstone program; the checkers-style game Tivitz combines strategy and mental math; USF will launch a cyber-security master’s degree program.
In this Florida Focus episode: City Council members vote to get rid of red light cameras in Tampa; Tampa police are investigating a Sulphur Springs homicide; Trader Joe's grand opening; a prostitution sting leads to five arrests; Hulk Hogan's shoe is stolen.
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: the FDA is making changes to nutrition labels; sleep texting; exercising with asthma.
In this Florida Focus episode: two sisters hit by a car in Tampa walking to high school; stores are backing a bill to allow grocery stores to sell hard liquor; a Pasco County middle school teacher is accused of using Facebook to lure kids for sex; Pinellas County Sheriff puts a stop to high speed car chases; Palm Steakhouse Restaurant in Tampa is closing.
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: new government study on caffeine; Florida Health Department celebrates 125 years; the "Real Cost" anti-smoking campaign.

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