Facing South Florida With Jim DeFede

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Facing South Florida: Miami Beach Officers And Racist Emails Part II

State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates held a news conference to discuss their investigation into thousands of offensive emails discovered inside the police department.

CBS4–05/17/2015

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Facing South Florida: Miami Beach Officers And Racist Emails Part I

State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates held a news conference to discuss their investigation into thousands of offensive emails discovered inside the police department.

CBS4–05/17/2015

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Facing South Florida: In-Custody Controversy

The video of a Miami Beach police detective slamming his fist into the face of a woman, while her hands were cuffed behind her back, has spread across the internet, and is raising questions about why the officer wasn’t criminally charged.

CBS4–05/10/2015

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Facing South Florida: The 2015 Florida Special Legislative Session

Jim and his guests look ahead to the special session, set for June first, during which time legislators must approve a budget.

CBS4–05/10/2015

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Facing South Florida: The 2015 Florida Legislative Session

Jim and his guests, State Representative Jose Olive and State Representative Shervin Jones, focus on this week’s meltdown in Tallahassee, where the state legislative session came to an early close, days ahead of schedule.

CBS4–05/03/2015

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Facing South Florida: For-Profit Colleges

A year-long Miami Herald investigation looks at Florida’s for-profit college industry. The industry is a marketing juggernaut and political powerhouse. But many former students say they took out massive student loans for degrees that didn’t lead to jobs. Some former employees say their schools deceived students or committed outright fraud. The series, by Herald reporter Mike Vasquez, begins appearing in Sunday’s Miami Herald.

CBS4–04/27/2015

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Facing South Florida: Climate Change

Jim takes an in-depth look at climate change, which was thrust front and center into the national spotlight by President Barack Obama’s Earth Day visit to the Everglades.

CBS4–04/27/2015

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Jim and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will cover a variety of topics, including Medicaid expansion and the governor’s decision to sue the federal government. The two will also discuss the announcement this week by Sen. Marco Rubio that he is running for President, and whether Lopez=Cantera is thinking about his own possible Senate run.

CBS4–04/20/2015

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Facing South Florida: The 2015 Florida Legislative Session

With less than a month until the 2015 Florida legislative session adjourns, Jim and his guests look at what the might or might not accomplish, specifically in regards to casino gambling and Medicaid expansion.

CBS4–04/13/2015

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Facing South Florida: Cubans Living in Cuba Poll

Jim and his guests discuss and analyze the recent poll results of Cubans living in Cuba done by Bendixen and Amandi International. Polling is illegal in Cuba, so the fact that this poll was able to be conducted in the first place is a feat onto itself. That aside, the results are eye-opening.

CBS4–04/13/2015