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  • Worth it or wasted: Channelside's 'flaming chicken'

    Worth it or wasted: Channelside's 'flaming chicken'

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:36:40 GMT
    Some people in Tampa's Channelside area think it looks like a flaming chicken, but a large sculpture on display near the Florida Aquarium was appraised at $800,000.
    Some people in Tampa's Channelside area think it looks like a flaming chicken, but a large sculpture on display near the Florida Aquarium was appraised at $800,000.
  • In settlement, doctor barred from seeing female patients

    In settlement, doctor barred from seeing female patients

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:17:02 GMT
    Dr. Tulsibhai Pipalia admitted he sexually propositioned a female patient during an exam back in 2010 and then exposed himself.
    Dr. Tulsibhai Pipalia admitted he sexually propositioned a female patient during an exam back in 2010 and then exposed himself. His behavior outraged some members of the Florida Board of Medicine. But in the end, the Health Department stopped short of taking his license under a settlement agreement.
  • Few texting-while-driving citations issued since law passed

    Few texting-while-driving citations issued since law passed

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:08:27 GMT
    It's against the law to text and drive in Florida, but law enforcement is catching very few people.
    It's against the law to text and drive in Florida, but law enforcement is catching very few people.
  • Beware of the 'Monster' truck scam

    Beware of the 'Monster' truck scam

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-03-25 02:10:06 GMT
    How would you like to get paid to be a driving billboard for Monster Energy drink? A Sarasota man jumped at the idea, especially when he heard how much money he could make.
    How would you like to get paid to be a driving billboard for Monster Energy drink? A Sarasota man jumped at the idea, especially when he heard how much money he could make.
  • Florida inmates wage a food fight

    Florida inmates wage a food fight

    Monday, March 10 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-03-11 01:55:09 GMT
    Gone are the days when prisoners were given just bread and water behind bars. These days, inmates are served a variety of foods, but some are requesting a special diet for religious reasons.
    Gone are the days when prisoners were given just bread and water behind bars. These days, inmates are served a variety of foods, but some are requesting a special diet to accommodate their religious beliefs.
  • Small Town Justice

    Small Town Justice

    FOX 13's Doug Smith reports
    FOX 13's Doug Smith reports
  • 'Unfair' tax break has some up in arms

    'Unfair' tax break has some up in arms

    Amendment 7 was passed in 2006 to offer a discount on property tax for veterans wounded in combat. But some say others are taking advantage of the discounts, and the numbers add up.
    Amendment 7 was passed in 2006 to offer a discount on property tax for veterans wounded in combat. But some say others are taking advantage of the discounts, and the numbers add up.
  • City ignored crosswalk veneer guidelines

    City ignored crosswalk veneer guidelines

    Most of us realize crosswalks are the safest place to cross city streets. To help mark the area, Tampa started putting down a red-colored fake brick product.
    Most of us realize crosswalks are the safest place to cross city streets. To help mark the area, Tampa started putting down a red-colored fake brick product. Some people like the way it looks, while others call it road waste. No matter how you feel about, the product certainly is not built to last like bricks.
  • Who is looking out for policyholders?

    Who is looking out for policyholders?

    Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012, 11:03 PM EST2012-05-08 02:01:23 GMT
    Property insurance is a hot button topic in Tallahassee, and it is the function of the Office of Insurance Regulation to look out for homeowners to ensure fair rates.
    Property insurance is a hot button topic in Tallahassee, and it is the function of the Office of Insurance Regulation to look out for homeowners to ensure fair rates.
  • Florida farm calendar is dust

    Florida farm calendar is dust

    Friday, 24 Feb 2012, 11:39 PM EST2012-05-08 02:01:52 GMT
    A FOX 13 investigation exposed wasteful government spending for an online farm calendar, but now, as a direct result of our investigation, the calendar is being scrapped.
    A FOX 13 investigation exposed wasteful government spending for an online farm calendar, but now, as a direct result of our investigation, the calendar is being scrapped.
  • $8-million calendar unnecessary, farmers say

    $8-million calendar unnecessary, farmers say

    Farmers need to know when to water and when to fertilize. We want to know why the state is spending $8-million on a new calendar that will help them figure that out -- especially since farmers say they don't need it.
    Farmers need to know when to water and when to fertilize. We want to know why the state is spending $8-million on a new calendar that will help them figure that out -- especially since farmers say they don't need it.
  • Shiny new crosswalks: Safer or a waste?

    Shiny new crosswalks: Safer or a waste?

    Tampa is making dozens of crosswalks along W. Kennedy Boulevard in the Westshore area of the city more visible by installing a new textured product that looks like painted brick.  But opinions are mixed on the product.
    Tampa is making dozens of crosswalks along W. Kennedy Boulevard in the Westshore area of the city more visible by installing a new textured product that looks like painted brick.  But opinions are mixed on the product.
  • Couple sues after lotto ticket typo means no money

    Couple sues after lotto ticket typo means no money

    An Ocala couple thought they had won the lottery. But their spirits were crushed when they got the bad news: Their scratch-off ticket had a typo, so they did not win the half-million dollars.  It's a mistake the state knew...
    An Ocala couple thought they had won the lottery. But their spirits were crushed when they got the bad news: Their scratch-off ticket had a typo, so they did not win the half-million dollars.  It's a mistake the state knew...
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