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Bank Of America Settlement To Funnel $1B To Floridians

A massive settlement announced Thursday between Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Justice will provide about $1 billion in assistance to thousands of Floridians, state Attorney General Pam Bondi said.

08/21/2014

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IKEA To Open Sweetwater Store This Month

Miami-Dade fans of the Scandinavian furniture and home furnishings retailer IKEA will no longer have to schlep north to Sunrise to while the hours cruising the store and lunch on their famous Swedish meatballs.

08/06/2014

CBS4 This Morning anchor Walter Makaula got the chance to swap jobs with Schachter for a day and make his own chocolate. (Source: CBS4)

Cocoa Cost Increase Leads To Chocolate Price Hike

They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat.

07/28/2014

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Zillow Buying Trulia To Make Real Estate Titan

Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.

07/28/2014

A Virgin America flight takes off while a crashed Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway (BACKGROUND) at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July, 06, 2013.  At least two people were killed and 130 injured when an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 jet crashed and caught fire as it landed short of the runway. Another 60 people were still unaccounted for, the city's fire chief Joanne Hayes-White told reporters. It was not immediately clear if those people were presumed dead or had left the scene without alerting officials.    AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Virgin America Files For IPO

Virgin America’s next destination is Wall Street.

07/28/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly; Still Higher Than National Rate

Florida’s unemployment rate is now higher than the national rate.

07/18/2014

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Report: Consumer Confidence Hits Post Recession High In Florida

The state’s consumer confidence hit a post-recession high in June, according to a University of Florida report.

06/24/2014

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Florida’s Jobless Numbers Edged Up In May

There was little fanfare from Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday to herald the monthly update of the state’s unemployment rate, which ticked up slightly from April to May and now matches the national mark of 6.3 percent.

06/20/2014

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Center To Introduce New Citrus Varieties To Florida

Will Florida’s orange industry soon have some company?

CBS Miami–06/16/2014

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GM Recalling Camaros For Ignition Switch Problem

Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.

CBS Miami–06/13/2014

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Lufthansa's Airbus A-380, the world's largest airplane, taxis in after landing for the first time at MIA on Friday, June 10, 2011. (CBS4)

World’s Largest Passenger Plane Arrives At MIA

The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.

A model poses with a humanoid robot called Geminoid-F, shaped to resemble the model at a press conference in Osaka, on April 3, 2010. Geminoid-F, designed and built by Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro and Japan’s robot maker Kokoro, is equipped with 12 actuators, powered by air pressure, and her motion can be synched to imitate that of a real human being. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.

Founder Pierre Omidyar coded the first version of the site out of his Silicon Valley living room. The company’s headquarters in San Jose, California is definitely a step up! (Credit: CBS)

From Rags to Riches

Check out which companies started in garages and as tiny start-ups, and which heavyhitters owe their riches to a lucky break.

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Top 10 Tech Towns

Here’s a look at the top 10 American cities for technological growth, according to Wired magazine.

Fame and big bucks make it good to be king for LeBron and other professional athletes, but your chances of making a living out of playing ball are pretty slim.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?” Here’s a list of the top ten sexiest occupations listed on a recent survey from Careerbuilder website.

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