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SeaWorld Pledges $1.5 Million For Killer Whale Conservation

Known for its efforts at caring for animals in captivity and in the wild, SeaWorld has announced that they will be committing $1.5 million over three years for a new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation through the Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program.

05/20/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hospitals Against Gov. Scott’s Revenue Sharing Proposal

Florida hospitals have fired back against Gov. Rick Scott in the latest salvo over the governor’s suggestion that the health-care facilities mimic professional baseball teams in sharing revenues.

05/19/2015

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Layoffs At Darden Restaurants

Pink slips will be going out to nearly three dozen employees of Darden Restaurants.

05/12/2015

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McDonald’s Embracing New Ingredient: Kale

McDonald’s may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale.

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Time Is Running Out To Apply For AT&T Mobility Refund

Time is running out for people who have AT&T Mobility as their cell phone provider to apply for a refund.

04/30/2015

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Gov. Scott Says Lifting Embargo Would Hurt State Farmers

Governor Rick Scott is criticizing President Barack Obama’s plans to lift part of a longstanding embargo against Cuba because he feels it will hurt the state’ farmers.

04/23/2015

An aerial view of the proposed American Dream Miami entertainment and retail complex, a massive attraction planned for Northwest Miami-Dade. Backed by the company behind the Mall of the America in Minnesota, it’s described as the largest mall in the United States. (Source: Triple Five)

South Florida Could Be Home To World’s Largest Mall, Entertainment Complex

South Florida could be home to the largest mall in America.

CBS Miami–03/06/2015

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TJ Maxx, Marshalls To Follow Wal-Mart In Raising Pay

The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said Wednesday that it will boost pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour.

02/25/2015

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Disney Hikes Ticket Prices & Passes $100 Mark

It’s confirmed. Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive.

02/23/2015

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Reports: Disney World Tickets Set To Pass $100 Mark

You may want your bank account to wish upon a star before heading to Disney World after this weekend. Ticket prices are expected to jump, possibly as soon as Sunday, Feb. 22nd.

02/20/2015

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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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