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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

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Firefighters Spark School Supplies Drive

School is almost back in session and while parents are gathering supplies, Fort Lauderdale firefighters are hoping they’ll be able to help out a lot kids who are less fortunate as well.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

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Mom Of Boy Found Wandering Miami: “I Made A Mistake”

The mother of a six-year-old boy who was found wandering in the streets of Little Havana “scared and crying” says she realizes she made a mistake leaving him home alone.

CBS4–11/30/2012

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One Thousand Bookbags To Be Given Away Saturday

You can be one of 1,000 parents to receive a free bookbag.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

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Heavy Backpacks Can Be A Real Pain In The Back

Kids in school often complain their backpacks are too heavy. So it’s no surprise when doctors say those weighted down bags could cause lasting health problems for children. But there are some things you can do to help your children reduce their risk.

CBS4–12/01/2010

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