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Deadline For Health Insurance Under Federal Extension

Time is running out for people who don’t have health insurance and don’t want to be ‘dinged’ by the government for not having it.

04/30/2015

Joaquin Badias said he couldn't live any longer with the flooring that covered the stairs of his house, along with the floor of his bedroom and den. (Source: CBS4)

US Seeks Criminal Charges Against Lumber Liquidators

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to file charges against Lumber Liquidator amid an investigation into imported products.

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Passengers getting ready to travel  to Cuba on last day of stringent restrictions. (Source: CBS4)

Changes At Check-In Could Cost You

It is probably the number one thing travelers dread the most when flying – going through security. From pulling out your electronics and liquids to removing your belt, coat, and shoes so you have to walk barefoot through security – it’s one of the biggest hassles when catching a flight.

04/28/2015

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Tyson Foods Hopes To Rid US Chicken Of Antibiotics By 2017

Tyson foods wants to make its chicken antibiotic free by September 2017.

04/28/2015

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Drones And Dogs Deployed In Battle To Save The Guacamole

With the avocado killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When the killer, a deadly fungus spread by tiny beetles, is located—the dogs are sent in.

04/28/2015

Joaquin Badias said he couldn't live any longer with the flooring that covered the stairs of his house, along with the floor of his bedroom and den. (Source: CBS4)

Homestead Man Rips Out His Wood Floors Over Health Concerns

Joaquin Badias said he couldn’t live any longer with the flooring that covered the stairs of his house, along with the floor of his bedroom and den.

04/27/2015

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Uber Bill Parked In The House

Proposals to create new insurance requirements for app-based transportation services like Uber and Lyft appear to be idling as the legislative session nears the end.

04/27/2015

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Alimony Revamp Debate Heads To State Senate

After the House overwhelmingly approved a plan to revamp the state’s alimony laws, the debate will go across the Capitol to the Senate.

04/27/2015

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Consumer Confidence Of Floridians Dipped In April

After reaching a 10-year high, consumer confidence among Floridians is dropping.

04/26/2015

The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Credit: Getty Images)

Starbucks: Computer Outage Fixed; Stores Reopen Saturday

A computer outage closed down some Starbucks stores through the U.S. including in Florida. Some gave away free drinks.

04/25/2015

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AAA’s Safest Cars For Teens

Safety, style and reliability make this list of cars top picks by AAA Car Buying experts.

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Hot Holiday Toys 2011

Here’s a look at the top 10 holiday toys. Toys on this list were featured by popular stores like Toys “R” Us, Amazon.com and Target.

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.

Airport body scans are seen by agents in a separate room, who do not see passengers’ faces. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

What Not To Wear In The TSA Security Line

Everyone bundled up, ready to go for an airplane ride to Grandma’s house? You might want to double check your family before you get in line at the airport. With 42.2 million Americans projected to take to the skies for Thanksgiving, the public outcry over intrusive body scans and invasive pat downs by the TSA could make the security line even more long and frustrating. Want to avoid setting off the security alarms and a TSA pat down? Just look over your traveling clothes one more time.

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