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Miami High gets $55 million renovation. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Senior High School Gets $55 Million Upgrade

Former students and city leaders gathered at Miami High School Friday to see it in its new glory.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

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Cuban-Americans Looking For Stronger Relationship

Could a push for business between the U.S. and Cuba be in the future? An increasing number of Florida’s powerful Cuban-American business and civic leaders — long the gatekeepers of U.S. policy toward Cuba — are going public with their desire to increase dialogue and even business between the two countries.

02/08/2014

Speed skater Eddy Alvarez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Miami Beach Skater Heads To Sochi Olympics

A South Florida inline skater who traded his wheels for ice skates, is headed to the Sochi Olympics, making him the second Cuban-American from Miami to make it to the U.S. Winter Olympic team.

01/25/2014

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

For Inaugural Poet, A Journey Home To America

The Miami neighborhood where inaugural poet Richard Blanco grew up, in many ways, resembles Cuba his family left behind. Down the street, a man sells avocados from a small table. His favorite bakery, a few blocks north, serves guava pastries and cafe con leche.

11/29/2013

Pitbull talks to CBS4 News (Source: CBS4)

Despite Worldwide Success, “Mr. 305″ Pitbull Doesn’t Forget Roots

He’s known as Mr. Worldwide with constant shout outs to the “305″. He’s Pitbull, a 32 year old Cuban-American entertainer who never forgets where he came from.

CBS4–05/02/2013

(Source: CBSPhilly.com/Montgomery County District Attorney's Office)

Bigoted Prosecution? Pennsylvania Couple’s Case Comes To South Florida

The Garcias helped daughter Fiorella with her homework earlier this month around the kitchen table in their home near Philadelphia, PA. They appeared every bit the happy family, and they were. Before Mom and Dad got busted in what they believe is a bigoted prosecution.

CBS4–03/28/2013

(Source: Time Magazine)

Time Magazine Declares Rubio “The Republican Savior”

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has taken the baton of leadership from the Republican Party with solid results thus far in his career. His latest claim to fame is the cover of this week’s Time Magazine declaring him “The Republican Savior.”

CBS Miami–02/07/2013

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Poll: Cuban-American Vote Moving Democratic

While Florida still hasn’t finished counting all the ballots from Tuesday’s election, the exit polling from Tuesday’s presidential election is suggesting a major shift in the voting pattern of the Hispanic vote in Florida.

CBS Miami–11/09/2012

US President Barack Obama waves to supporters following his victory speech on election night in Chicago, Illinois on November 6, 2012. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by transcending a slow economic recovery and the high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. (Photo by: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Victory Exposes GOP Latino Vote Problem

President Barack Obama’s likely victory in Florida came thanks to a diverse coalition, but none were more powerful in that coalition than the Latino voters.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Hundreds of items for Miami International Airport's "Lost & Found" will be auctioned off Saturday, March 12th.

MIA Customs Agents Find Fetuses In Luggage

Customs agents are used to finding quite a bit of oddities in luggage, but what they found in luggage coming from Cuba may have been the worst.

CBS4–03/22/2012

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