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Mar. 31, 2015
In this Florida Focus News Brief: Some Florida state senators want to make it easier for police to enforce the law; A bizarre early morning hit-and-run ends with a shooting; Hillsborough County deputies are looking for two masked burglars; A dispute between a Tampa panhandler and a veteran has gone viral; You may soon be writing a check to a new cable provider.
 
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: a new yoga mat has been released that can help you with your pose, coffee can prevent heart attacks, exposing infants to peanuts before the age of one can prevent developing an allergy, and a new report found that children are consuming too much sugar and sodium.
In this Florida Focus episode: A tragic murder-suicide occurs in Pasco County; The I-4 corridor brings a population boom to Tampa Bay; Channelside Cinemas opens back up for the Gasparilla Film Festival; Zephyrhills High School students are banned from going to the bathroom alone; Tampa Bay police officers raise money for the special olympics.
In this Florida Focus Environment Brief: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture is helping to save Florida's most famous crop; A group of modern day explorers are bringing attention to Florida's ecosystems; Black bear hunting may be legal for the first time in 20 years.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: A Bradenton man was murdered in his home this morning; A plane crashed into the back porch of a Citrus County home; Clearwater Police make an arrest for the 2006 murder of a security guard; SeaWorld is taking on their critics with an aggressive new ad campaign; More headaches for commuters in Tampa.
 
In this Florida Focus News Brief: A murder case that opened almost 30 years ago closed today; A fire ripped through an apartment complex in Tampa; A Bay Area city wants to ban e-cigarettes in Citrus County buildings; A new bill is proposed that would allow liquor to be sold in Florida grocery stores; USF is ranked number two in overall performance for the second straight year; A rescued manatee is returned to its home.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: Florida is the latest victim of a cyber security attack, the USF School of Mass Communications is receiving a 10 million dollar gift, police are searching for a suspect who attempted to kidnap a boy, deputies are conducting a murder investigation in Pasco county, and the Florida Aquarium is celebrating their 20th anniversary.
In this Florida Focus Education brief: Common core learning standards are changing more than just school routines, a bay area high school is taking a fashionable approach to helping students, and MOSI will be hosting mess fest.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Tampa Bay classrooms are switching to a "flipped" structure; A local after-school program is giving students a push in the right direction; Hillsborough County high school students are taking accountability for low graduation rates.
 
In this Florida Focus News Brief: A shooting at a Tampa Red Roof Hotel is still being investigated; Credit card skimming devices have been spotted at Bay Area gas stations; Robbers tried to pull off a smash and grab at a Tampa Heights storefront; Bogus bingo halls are busted in Manatee County; The USF Women's Basketball Team made the NCAA cut.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: Tampa International Airport expects to see a massive increase in passenger traffic, Pinellas County beach brawl went viral, Tampa teens charged with animal cruelty, and Tampa Police are going from four wheels to two wheels to keep downtown safer.
In this Florida Focus Environment Brief: Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys this Spring, a solar powered movement is taking route in Florida, and St. Pete is considering investing in fake islands.
In this Florida Focus Military Brief: Florida lawmakers may be called upon to determine if confederate soldiers are eligible Florida Veterans Hall of Fame, Support the Troops and Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay are partnering to refurbish veterans homes and CareerSource is helping out-of-work veterans find work.
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: high school students are learning CPR and USF researchers found an antibiotic compound to fight MRSA.
In this Florida Focus episode: John Johnchuck's defense agrees with the state; Hillsborough County's fastest electric-vehicle charging station unveiled; Building partially collapses due to water main break; Three women are found squatting in a soldier's home; Florida Strawberry Festival celebrates 80 years.
In this Florida Focus episode: the State Board of Education wants lawmakers to reconsider class sizes, Hillsborough School District is recruiting new special education teachers and a new STEM program is making its way to students through skating.
In this Florida Focus Episode: A Tarpon Springs home catches fire; Tampa Police battle a new crime trend targeting food delivery drivers; Moffitt receives grant for cancer research; gas prices begin to rise; 19 manatees are rescued from a drain pipe.
In this Florida Focus episode: USF wants to bring its medical school campus to downtown Tampa; prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in a Bradenton triple murder; a 16-year-old boy faces charges for manipulating a girl into texting nude photos; a Bradenton man is facing charges for a crime committed 20 years ago; Florida is number one for Obamacare enrollments; a freeze warning will be in effect for most of the Bay Area.
In this Florida Focus health brief: Florida introduces new medication to help drug addicts; walking everyday helps improve health; the flu outbreak is hurting blood drives.
In this Florida Focus episode: Florida tourism reaches an all-time high; $15,000 reward offered for locating missing Brandon woman; guards shoot and kill an armed man in a St. Pete convenience store; USF Sundome ranks fifth best in university venues; a new baby gorilla is born at Busch Gardens.
In this Florida Focus episode: A Riverview man stabs and shoots his wife; A Lake Wales police officer is charged with having sex with a minor; Toyota plans to replace sticky dashboards; Designs for a new St. Pete Pier is introduced; Lowry Park Zoo offers Valentine's Day fun.
 
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