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Court Ponders If Miami-Dade Drug Dog’s Sniff Constitutional

The case of the Miami-Dade police dog closely watched by law enforcement nationwide will have its time in court. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a the South Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.

CBS4–01/06/2012

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Florida Health Care Fight Hits Supreme Court March 26

The state of Florida will take its case against President Barack Obama’s health care reform law before the Supreme Court from March 26th through March 28th.

CBS4–12/19/2011

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Florida May Face Personhood Fight Next Year

Voters in Florida may see a preview in Mississippi of an abortion fight that could be coming to the Sunshine State next year.

CBS4–11/04/2011

U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-FL) and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). (West Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images; Wasserman Schultz Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Congressman West Represented In Congress By Wasserman-Schultz

Freshman U.S. Congressman Allen West and Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz’s war of words gained headlines Wednesday; but it turns out, West has a lot riding on Wasserman-Schultz’s performance in Congress.

CBS4–07/21/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

President Barack Obama

Fla. Health Care Suit Hits Appeals Court

In the most closely watched legal challenge to the federal health care law passed last year, Florida attorney general Pam Bondi argued against the individual mandate before a three judge panel from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday.

CBS4–06/08/2011

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Doctors Sue For Right To Ask If Patients Own Guns

A group of physicians filed suit in Miami federal court Monday for the right to ask their patients if they own guns and have them properly stored, according to The News Service of Florida.

CBS4–06/06/2011

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I-Team: Ignoring Patients’ Right To Know

Nearly eight years after Florida voters demanded change in the way bad medical incidents are tracked and reported at hospitals,little has changed. The CBS4 I-Team has discovered that most hospitals don’t comply with the part of Florida’s Constitution known as “Patients’ Right to Know About Adverse Medical.”

CBS4–05/23/2011

Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States on January, 20th, 2009 and the first African American President in the history of the U.S. (Photo credit: AP)

Florida GOP Again Target Health Care Reform

Six months ago, the Florida Supreme Court removed a proposed constitutional amendment that sought to opt-out of the federal health care overhaul. Tuesday, a similar measure was proposed by Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos.

CBS4–03/08/2011

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