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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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Tennis Stars Team Up With Music Legend For Charity Event

Reigning Wimbledon women’s champion Marion Bartoli and former champion Venus Williams are teaming up to take on music legend Sir Elton John and former U.S. Open men’s champion Andy Roddick in a charity battle of the sexes match.

11/17/2013

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South Florida Area Observes National HIV Testing Day

In observance of National HIV Testing Day on Thursday, the Florida Department of Health is offering free rapid HIV testing in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties.

06/27/2013

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MS Baby “Cured” Of HIV, Could Have Positive Impact In S. Fla.

A baby born with the AIDS virus has been cured with aggressive treatment in Mississippi, and that’s generating a huge reaction in South Florida.

CBS4–03/04/2013

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Broward House Walk To Commemorate World AIDS Day

On Saturday evening, over 2,500 people will take to the streets of Wilton Manors for a walk honoring community members lost to HIV/AIDS, and to gather at a rally supporting the cause.

CBS4–11/30/2012

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Late HIV/AIDS Advocates To Be Honored At Walk, Ceremony In Miami

On the eve of World AIDS Day, the City of Miami is partnering with several organizations to recognize and remember those affected by AIDS. South Florida leads the country in new HIV infections.

CBS4–11/30/2012

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FDA Approves First Pill To Help Prevent HIV

A drug that reduces the chances of getting HIV is about to hit the market and that’s great news for South Florida which leads the nation in new HIV case rates.

CBS4–07/17/2012

(Source: WeMakeTheChange.Com) Faces of HIV participants were given black journals and told to write about their lives.

Fla. Health Officials Launch Faces Of HIV Project

South Florida resident Dab Garner was one of the first American people to be diagnosed with HIV in 1982. He and dozens of other HIV-positive Floridians will get to tell their story beginning this week when the Florida Department of Health launches a statewide project to humanize the effects of HIV and AIDS.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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