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Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Air Force Launches Spy Satellite From Florida

The Air Force launched a new spy satellite Thursday from Cape Canaveral.

04/10/2014

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Dept. Of Defense Cancels All Athletic Events Due To Shutdown

The government shutdowns’ unintended consequences is reaching into the sports world. The Department of Defense suspended all intercollegiate athletic events for all of the service academies Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

MOORE, OK - MAY 22: Major General Myles Deering of the Oklahoma National Guard tours Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the area on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other Cuts

Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

Official site for U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Ros-Lehtinen Calls For Venezuelan Diplomat To Be Expelled

Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Tuesday the U.S. must expel the Venezuelan diplomats after the Latin American country allegedly threw out an Air Force attaché earlier in the day.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

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Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

J.D. Patterson Jr. took the oath of office Friday as MDPD's new police director. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

New M-D Police Director No Stranger To Dealing With Violence

In his first extended interview since becoming Miami-Dade County’s Police Director, J.D. Patterson said he understands the damage that violence can do to a community as well as individual families.

CBS4–02/08/2013

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Something Extra: American Flying Saucers

Do you believe in flying saucers? Are you one of those who think you’ve seen one?

CBS4–10/09/2012

(Source: US Air Force) This is the type of plane that will be used in the Miami-Dade Mosquito spraying.,

Low Flying Plane Is On A Mosquito Mission

Skeeters a problem? Lots of people think so, so Miami-Dade officials are calling in the cavalry;well, actually, the Air Force to kill the biting pests and their breeding grounds. However, the attack may come as a surprise because of how low the spraying planes fly.

CBS4–07/10/2012

B-1B Lancer (Source: Lauderdale Air Show)

Lauderdale Air Show Line Up Is “Bad to the BOne”

In just two weeks, an Air Show returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach for the first time in 5 years and with it comes 300,000 pounds that can break the speed of sound.

CBS4–04/16/2012

Stephen Saftler (Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police)

Man Accused Of Possessing Child Porn At Work Out Of Jail

A sunrise businessman accused of having pornography showing children as young as one-year-old on his office computer is out of jail.

CBS4–12/30/2011

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