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Justices Ponder Definition Of Sexual Intercourse

When the Florida Supreme Court hears arguments in a Monroe County case next week, it will consider what might seem a bizarre question: What is the definition of sexual intercourse?

01/29/2015

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes said he won't support highway speeding cameras. (Source: https://www.flsenate.gov/)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

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GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

World AIDS Day

Looking Into The Life Of A Person With HIV On World AIDS Day

December 1st, every year since 1988, is World AIDS Day—a day which gives people the chance to show their support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died.

12/01/2014

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Gov. Scott Presents UM With $1M For AIDS Research

Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Rene Garcia presented the University of Miami with a check for $1 million for HIV/AIDS research Monday morning.

09/22/2014

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Chief In $800M Fraud Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

The man said to be the mastermind of one of the largest fraud schemes in Florida was sentenced Friday.

08/29/2014

Debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash lies in a field on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed yesterday on the Ukraine/Russia border near the town of Shaktersk. The Boeing 777 was carrying 298 people including crew members, the majority of the passengers being Dutch nationals, believed to be at least 173, 44 Malaysians, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians and 9 Britons. It has been speculated that the passenger aircraft was shot down by a surface to air missile by warring factions in the region.   (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

HIV/AIDS “Giant” Killed In Malaysian Air Crash Mourned In South Florida

The University of Miami’s Dr. Margaret Fischl struggled against tears Friday as she mourned the loss of a long-time friend and colleague, and recounted his herculean efforts in the battle against HIV/AIDS.

07/18/2014

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Defendant Pleads Guilty In Mutual Benefits Fraud

The lead defendant in one of South Florida’s biggest and longest-running fraud cases has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

03/29/2014

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S. FL Students Weigh-In On Effectiveness Of The Big Game Ads

Advertisements are big business during the biggest football game of the year. Sunday night’s Super Bowl telecast drew 111.5 million viewers, the most watched television event in U.S. history.

CBS Miami–02/03/2014

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Drug Blocks HIV In Lab Study, Human Tests Planned

A preliminary lab study suggests an experimental drug developed to treat epilepsy may be able to block the AIDS virus. Now researchers are eager to try it in people.

12/25/2013

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