Florida Focus News Brief March 7, 2016

In this episode: a sixteen-car nightmare crash on the Howard Frankland; new pedestrian traffic signals at an East Tampa intersection; Marco Rubio rally at the Tampa Convention Center; an apartment that caught fire twice in one day; and cold weather escape preparation at Tampa International Airport.

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Florida Focus News Brief March 2, 2016

In this episode: a nine-year-old girl is hit while waiting to board her school bus, two people and their dog are killed in a Lakeland mobile home fire, gas prices continue to rise, President Obama announces a historic trip to Cuba with the Tampa Bay Rays and the bay area ranks in the top 50 best metropolitan areas to live nationwide.



Florida Focus News Brief Feb. 10, 2016

In this episode: a student was arrested for loading a gun on a school bus, a shoplifter’s death is ruled a homicide, arrests are made in a string of car burglaries, a stolen car is crashed through a house, and the Medical Center of Trinity is lighting up red.


Florida Focus Feb. 9, 2016

In this episode: Tampa Bay Crime Stoppers is working to deter gun violence; a Florida law firm is filing an energy drink lawsuit; medical marijuana legalization is resurfacing in the Florida House; Tampa Bay’s tourism industry is growing; the Tampa Bay Rays are releasing ticket promotions.


Florida Focus 11-5-2015

In this Florida Focus brief, record high temperatures in Tampa for the month of November; Governor Rick Scott is asking lawmakers for one billion dollars in tax cuts; two people have died after their car crashes into a West Tampa home; a police raid uncovers a Tampa grow house; and Tampa gets a first look at the film “Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History.”


Florida Focus 04-23-2015

In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Bay Area schools want guidelines for social media communication; the Kindness Corner bench is helping fulfill children’s emotional needs; a Florida bill would let students attend any school in the state.