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Workers shocked on the job in West Kendall. (Source: CBS4)

Two Workers Shocked On The Job In West Kendall

Two workers were shocked Monday while working when they came in contact with a power line.

07/14/2014

Smart Meter (Source: CBS4)

Fighting The Switch? The Smart Meter Controversy

Susan Blake said it started with a bang, Florida Power and Light employees were outside her house shoving a crowbar into her power meter.

05/02/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FPL Seeks Base Rate Hike For Nuke Upgrades

Florida Power & Light this month asked state regulators to approve a $113 million increase in base electric rates to pay the bulk of the costs for recent upgrades at the Turkey Point and St. Lucie nuclear-power plants.

CBS Miami–10/16/2013

(photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Could Your Smart Phone Be A “Ticking Time Bomb”

Could your cell phone be a ticking time bomb that could put you in danger?

05/08/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: Singer Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Esiason: Beyonce’s Show Shorted Out Electricity Twice During Rehearsals

CBS’ Boomer Esiason was on the WFAN Monday morning and discussed the blackout during Super Bowl XLVII. Esiason said Beyonce’s halftime show shorted out the electricity twice during rehearsals, but said he couldn’t be sure that’s what caused the outage.

CBS Miami–02/04/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla.Regulators Approve $350M FPL Base Rate Increase

After tweaking a controversial settlement agreement, state regulators Thursday approved a plan that will lead to Florida Power & Light increasing base electric rates by $350 million in January.

CBS4–12/14/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Fla. Regulators Consider FPL Base Rate Increase

The state Public Service Commission is expected to decide whether to approve a controversial settlement proposal that would allow Florida Power & Light to raise base electric rates by $378 million in January.

CBS4–12/13/2012

(Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Sandy Causes “Failure To Communicate”

As viewers in South Florida watch worrisome images from the Hurricane Sandy storm zone, many worry about friends and loved ones that might be there, and have reached out to try to learn how they did through the storm. It hasn’t been easy to connect.

CBS4–10/30/2012

(Source: CBS4)

FPL Works To Restore Power In S. Fla.

More than 16,000 thousand FPL customers still have no power in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, due to Tropical Storm Isaac.

CBS4–08/28/2012

Crews worked to quickly restore electricity after a construction crew knocked some power lines down in the area A1A and Seabreeze Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale.

Power Outages Minor Across South Florida

A very small number of South Floridians are already without power prior to Tropical Storm Isaac’s arrival.

CBS4–08/25/2012

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