Focus on South Florida
According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is one of the most common cancers and is also one of the more preventable. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. We focus on the disease, risk factors and screening procedures.
With a month to go until tax deadline day, most people still have not filled out their returns. You might be eligible for free tax help, and not know it. A majority of local tax filers, quality for The United Way’s VITA services, but only about 1% take advantage of the program. We focus on the program, and our experts also reveal the most common tax scams you need to be aware of.
South Florida weather is great year-round, but in March we really start grilling.
The Miami Lighthouse for the Blind has been around for 84 years.
A recent article published in Forbes magazine claims this is the best times for female entrepreneurs.
Cancer is the number two killer of women in this country.
Registration deadlines are approaching for the annual Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. The Corporate Run is turning 30 this year. It is about having fun, getting healthy and boosting company morale. CBS4 is a proud sponsor of the event which attracts more than 12-hundred local companies and 35-thousand corporate participants. We focus on how you can get involved.
Feeding South Florida’s mission is to end hunger here by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through programming and education. Its fifth annual march against hunger is next Saturday– an opportunity for all of us to help make a difference in the lives of those who are struggling to put food on the table. And you might be surprised how many South Floridians are going hungry.
The curtain goes up in just a few days on the 32nd annual Miami International Film Festival. One of the films making its world premiere is called “Dawg Fight”. It is a brutal expose on underground backyard mixed martial arts fighting in one of South Florida’s toughest neighborhoods. It is directed by Florida native Billy Corben, who is best known for his documentaries “Cocaine Cowboys”, “The U” and “The U Part Two”. We focus on Corben’s new film in particular and the festival in general.
A disturbing trend in South Florida is putting all of our children in potential danger. An increase in youth violence here has resulted in teens killing teens, sometimes with guns brought to school, and teens committing suicide as a result of bullying. “Let’s Talk It Out” is a program whose goal it is to introduce simple techniques to youth and teens to resolve conflicts. We focus on the program, how it works, and if it’s helping.