Facing South Florida With Jim DeFede

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Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Adrian Wyllie

Jim goes one-on-one with the Libertarian candidate for Florida governor. The two discuss where Wyliie stands on the various issues, and the lawsuit he filed to try and participate in the October 15 gubernatorial debate with Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist.

CBS4–10/13/2014

US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Host Jim DeFede sat down with U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to discuss a number of issues.

10/06/2014

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Facing South Florida: Medical Marijuana

On this week’s Facing South Florida, host Jim Defede sits down with two of the bigger players in the medical marijuana initiative.

09/30/2014

Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot Camp

Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.

CBS4–09/22/2014

Miami-Dade Police Director J.D. Patterson  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with J.D. Patterson

Jim sits down for an extended interview with the Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department to talk about a variety of issues, including the body cameras controversy, the recent murder of a rabbi from New York here in South Florida, the Ferguson Missouri riots and the recent horrific mass murder in northern Florida.

CBS4–09/22/2014

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot Camp

This special edition of Facing South Florida, “Last Chance Boot Camp” is the culmination of a 4-month CBS4 News investigation that follows one class of boot camp cadets – a collection of carjackers, burglars and armed robbers being given one last chance to turn their lives around. We take you inside the last remaining boot camp in Florida, and this facility may be short-lived as well. The Miami-Dade County Commission is poised to decide whether to shut it down. Not because it doesn’t work, but simply to save money.

CBS4–09/15/2014

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Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Jim sits down for an extended one-on-one interview with Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Jim and the Florida congresswoman cover a variety of topics including the murder of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff and the intensifying ISIS threat, and the upcoming Florida governor’s race.

CBS4–09/08/2014

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Facing South Florida: Reporters’ Roundtable

Jim hosts a reporter roundtable to discuss the primary election results, his Jennifer Carroll interview, and the Burger King tax dodge.

CBS4–09/02/2014

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Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Jennifer Carroll

Jim interviews Jennifer Carroll, the state’s former lieutenant governor, to discuss her new tell-all book and her newfound perspective on her former boss Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS4–09/02/2014

Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: 26th Cong. District: The GOP Candidates Debate

Five republicans will face off in the August 26th primary election, each hoping for the chance to run against Congressman Joe Garcia in the November general election. Four of those five are participating in a TV debate in the CBS4 studios. Investigator Jim DeFede moderates the debate, as a special half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida. Only David Rivera, the former congressman trying to regain his old seat has decided not to participate.

CBS4–08/25/2014

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