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Among Cuban Exiles, An Old Toast Goes Silent

It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.

12/29/2013

Shoppers visited stores for post-holiday deals December 26, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

After Christmas Sales Bring Retail Rush

Shoppers could not resist the draw of discounts on the day after Christmas. The consumers packed local shopping malls in hopes of finding big bargains.

CBS Miami–12/26/2013

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JetBlue Passenger Accused Of Unruly Behavior

A woman locked up in Broward’s jail since she reportedly created a ruckus on a Christmas Eve red eye flight from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale has been released on bond.

12/26/2013

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Holiday Volume Overwhelms UPS, FedEx

Thousands of Christmas presents never found their way under the tree Wednesday, thanks to a system overload at UPS and FedEx. The shipping companies blamed the delays on increased air package volume ahead of the holiday.

12/26/2013

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It’s Time To Recycle That Christmas Tree

The presents have been opened and yet another Christmas has come and gone. Ready to move-on and ditch the Christmas tree? Residents of Dade and Broward have a few options.

12/26/2013

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Wife Of Fisher Island CEO Spent Christmas In Jail

The socialite wife of the Fisher Island CEO spent Christmas behind bars after stealing a pricey sweater from a Madison Avenue store, according to the nypost.com.

12/26/2013

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Visitors Spend Christmas South Beach Style

The phrase “home for the holidays” didn’t hold true for many of the people who spent Christmas in South Florida. Many of the visitors to South Beach Wednesday night were from out of town, tourists from South America to Saudi Arabia. There was plenty of holiday cheer, despite the wet weather.

12/26/2013

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Too Much Holiday Cheer? Call “Tow To Go”

As the song says ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’ and it is until you have had too much to drink at a Christmas or New Year’s Eve celebration.

12/25/2013

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Christmas Day: What’s Open & Closed

Wednesday is Christmas Day and lots of businesses and agencies will be closing early Tuesday and not open at all on Wednesday.

12/25/2013

St. Mary's Cathedral (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Celebrates Christmas Eve

The Cathedral of St. Mary, for many, is the final stop in a long day of pre-Christmas activities.

12/24/2013

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