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Florence Weakens, No Threat To Land

Tropical Storm Florence, a storm in the eastern Atlantic that poses no threat to land, is done strengthening.

CBS Miami–08/05/2012

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DCF Worker Accused Of Having Sex With Foster Child Denied Bond

An investigator with the Department of Children and Families accused of sexual misconduct with a foster child made his first appearance in bond court Friday afternoon.


DCF case worker Jean LaCroix returned to Miami July 12th to face charges he had sex with a foster child under his care. (CBS4)

DCF Worker Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Returns To MIA To Face Charges

An investigator with the Department of Child and Families accused of sexual misconduct with a foster child returned to Miami after being arrested in New York.


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Study: Miami Top U.S. Spring Break Destination

If you live on South Beach, get ready for an influx of spring breakers.


Cuban Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes toured the new Marlins stadium Wednesday. (CBS4)

Cespedes Takes Tour Of Miami Marlins Stadium

Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes toured the Miami Marlins’ new downtown ballpark Wednesday, the first leg of what’s expected to be his tour of interested clubs.


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Marlins Set To Meet With Cespedes

The Miami Marlins offseason spending spree may have one last hurrah left in it after Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes was granted a visitor’s visa to meet with the Marlins Wednesday.


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Marlins May Target Cespedes

The Miami Marlins have worked hard during the offseason to shore up the pitching staff and the infield, but they are in wait-and-see mode as they look at adding a big-name centerfielder.


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Marlins’ Leo Nunez Arrested & Released In DR

Miami Marlins reliever Leo Nunez was arrested Thursday in his native Dominican Republic but then quickly released, with authorities saying he will not face charges stemming from an investigation into his use of false documents to sign a professional baseball contract.


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Report: Marlins Closer Nunez Returns To DR Over Immigration Issue

Florida Marlins closer Leo Nunez has been playing under an assumed name, and the issue prompted him to return Thursday to his native Dominican Republic, two people familiar with his immigration status said.


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Residents, Resorts Prepare As Hurricane Irene Heads To Bahamas

Hurricane Irene is forecasted to pass over or near the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas by Tuesday night and be near the central Bahamas early Wednesday.