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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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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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