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US President Barack Obama (R) examines an XC2V vehicle developed by Local Motors in partnership with the Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA) during a tour of the National Robotics Engineering Center prior to speaking on technology and the economy at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 24, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sophisticated Robots Headed To Homestead For Competition

Some of the most sophisticated robot units are heading to Homestead this week for a Defense Department competition.

12/15/2013

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Governor Scott Orders Flags At Half-Staff

Governor Rick Scott has ordered flags for the State of Florida to be flown at half- staff at all local, state, and federal buildings, installations and grounds throughout Florida in honor of the victims at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/16/2013

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Defense Dept. Drops Blackberry For Apple, Google Phones

The U.S. Department of Defense announced today that it was further dropping its exclusive BlackBerry contract and opening all of its mobile communications networks to Apple, Google, and other device makers.

CBS4–02/27/2013

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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

Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repealed

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy Ends

The controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” program that forced gays and lesbians to stay in the closet in order to serve in the military ended Tuesday morning.

CBS4–09/20/2011

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“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Ends Tuesday

After 17 years, the controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” program that forced gays and lesbians to stay in the closet in order to serve in the military will end Tuesday.

CBS4–09/19/2011

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Lockheed Martin Attacked By Hackers

Lockheed Martin, which has facilities in Doral, was the target of a “significant and tenacious” cyber attack the company revealed late Saturday.

CBS Miami–05/29/2011

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