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Giant African Land Snails have been found on a property in Davie, They are the first GALS to be found in Broward County. (Source: Florida Dept. of Agriculture)

First Giant African Land Snails Found In Broward County

he battle to get rid of invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails just got a little harder after the disease-carrying, stucco-eating mollusk was located for the first time in Broward County.

CBS Miami–09/10/2014

Giant African Land Snail (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Must Be Vigilant In Fight Against Giant African Land Snails

The battle to rid South Florida of the Giant African Land Snail is going well but not well enough.

09/09/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

08/29/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Invasive Insect Threatens Iconic Florida Citrus

Florida may not be able to own up to its popular nickname the ‘Orange State’ anymore.

08/24/2014

(Source: Florida PBA)

PBA Backs Crist, Cabinent Incumbents

The Florida Police Benevolent Association will back all three Republican Cabinet incumbents in the November elections, but will support Democrat Charlie Crist in the race for governor, the organization announced Monday.

CBS Miami–06/24/2014

(Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Center To Introduce New Citrus Varieties To Florida

Will Florida’s orange industry soon have some company?

CBS Miami–06/16/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Florida Agriculture Exports Up In 2013

Florida’s international agricultural exports are up, according to a report released Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Cabinet Could Back Plans For FPL’s Turkey Point Nuke Project

Miami-Dade’s Turkey Point may be getting two nuclear reactors in the future.

05/06/2014

Nearly everyone's heard of the Grapefruit Diet. Many believe eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice may block enzymes involved in fat and carbohydrate storage, and speed up the way our bodies burn fat, resulting in weight loss.  (AP)

Florida Grapefruit On Outback Menu In South Korea

“Fresh From Florida”-labeled red grapefruit will be on the spring and summer menu at South Korean locations of Tampa-based, Australian-themed Outback Steakhouse.

04/15/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Backs Hurricane-Tax Holiday

One of the sales-tax holidays backed by Gov. Rick Scott received Senate committee support Monday, but minor turbulence could be ahead as the measure travels through the Legislature.

02/03/2014

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