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News at noon: Marco Rubio at the Sunshine Summit, NASA plans to hire new astronauts, Busch Gardens baby rhino has a name

First photos of Kisiri and her new female rhino calf born Oct. 16 at the Busch Gardens Tampa birthing pavilion. [Photos courtesy of Busch Gardens Tampa]

First photos of Kisiri and her new female rhino calf born Oct. 16 at the Busch Gardens Tampa birthing pavilion. [Photos courtesy of Busch Gardens Tampa]

His star in the presidential race on the rise, Marco Rubio dropped in Thursday on one of the groups that knows him best: the Republican Party of Florida. Rubio made sure to remind the party of the numerous times he defied the Florida GOP establishment. Rubio and 12 other Republicans running for the 2016 presidential nomination will appear the Sunshine Summit in Orlando. Watch the summit live at C-Span.

For an hour and 35 minutes on a stage in Iowa last night, Republican front-runner Donald Trump vented about everything that's wrong with this country and this election. He said he would "bomb the s- - - " out of areas controlled by the Islamic State that are rich with oil. He said Marco Rubio is "weak like a baby." And he accused Hillary Clinton of playing the "woman's card,"

As Charter Communications plans its purchase of Bright House, Tampa Bay business leaders are supportive the cable operator deal valued at $10.4 billion.

Space missions are getting longer and longer, with new technology and needed skills. NASA is looking to hire new astronauts that are up for a challenge.

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a hot air balloon making an emergency landing on Interstate 4's median! No one was injured when a hot air balloon with several passengers made an emergency landing this morning in the Interstate 4 median in Polk County.

On Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys visit Tampa on Sunday for just the sixth time. Cowboys vs. Bucs Scouting Report gives you some reasons to hate Dallas.

In Tampa Bay baby rhino news: It didn't take a trip up to Pride Rock for Busch Gardens Tampa's newest addition to be christened with a name.

News at noon: Marco Rubio at the Sunshine Summit, NASA plans to hire new astronauts, Busch Gardens baby rhino has a name 11/13/15 [Last modified: Friday, November 13, 2015 11:47am]
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