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Eliott Rodriguez

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Selling Frequent Flyer Miles Can Earn You Cash But It’s Risky

Do you have thousands of frequent flyer miles or credit card points you’re wondering what to do with? Some people are now selling their miles and points, and it’s making them hundreds to thousands of dollars. But before you cash-in, you need to know about the risks.

07/18/2014

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Focus on South Florida: The Crowdsourceress

Crowdfunding has been around for nearly a decade. One expert describes it as “the practice of raising funds from two or more people over the internet towards a common service, project, product, investment, cause, or experience.” Alex Daly is a Miami-born woman who splits her time between here and New York City She writes a weekly column for the internet forum “Big Think”, and is now referred to as the industry’s “crowdsourceress”. We focus on what it is exactly she does, and the impact she is making.

My TV 33–07/14/2014

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Focus on South Florida: Red Eye

One of South Florida’s wildest and most innovative multi-media events of the year is less than a week away. The “Red Eye” is put on by a group called ArtServe. It is a wild artistic ride, a one-of-a-kind experience that draws thousands of people every summer. We preview this annual event in Fort Lauderdale.

My TV 33–07/14/2014

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Focus on South Florida: Style Saves

Building confidence through clothes and giving a fresh start through fashion. That’s what the not-for-profit charity “Style Saves” is all about. The group works with local retail stores, designers and boutiques to provide underprivileged students with brand-new outfits for back-to-school. Style Saves seeks donations from fashion aficionados, patrons and philanthropists, and has another of its big events right around the corner. We focus on how you can get involved and help.

My TV 33–07/14/2014

Ryan Lue Young (Source: Blossom Lue Young)

Teenager Loses Part Of Hand After Fireworks “Dare”

Fireworks wrappers littered the street Monday in a Lauderhill neighborhood, where 15-year-old Ryan Lue-Young was seriously injured in a fireworks accident Sunday night.

07/07/2014

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NTSB: Parasailing Accidents ‘Frequently Caused By Faulty Equipment’

An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found parasailing to be a largely unregulated industry with serious accidents caused by faulty equipment.

07/01/2014

Albert Scaglione (Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Autumn de Forest

Autumn de Forest is an artist, model, speaker and philanthropist. Her works sell for tens of thousands of dollars and at the age of 12, her paintings are exhibited alongside both contemporary and modern masters. We focus on all the things that make this child prodigy so special, and we meet her mentor, the CEO & Founder of Park West Galleries, and a prominent philanthropist in his own right.

My TV 33–06/30/2014

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Focus on South Florida: Michael Godard

Michael Godard’s art has become some of the most instantly recognizable modern works to date. His imaginative works are seen and remembered by millions of people each month, but it is his motivation which is truly memorable — raising money to find a cure for brain cancer after his teenage daughter lost her battle with the disease. We focus on his artwork and his dedication to philanthropy.

My TV 33–06/30/2014

Reed Nichol and Jason Beukema (Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Whet Foundation

The Whet Foundation provides excitement & opportunity to at-risk youth in the South Florida area, through challenging leadership training and positive influence. The Whet Foundation is the non-profit component of Whet Travel. And Whet Travel, through a unique program, helps children in need at many of the company’s charter cruise destinations. We focus on how this all ties together to benefit kids in South Florida and abroad.

My TV 33–06/30/2014

Alina Soto (Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Making Healthy Happen

According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade in conjunction with its Children’s Issues Committee is right now “Making Healthy Happen” for kids in Miami. We focus on what’s being done to increase awareness of the problem and solutions to it, as well as how parents can get their children involved, now.

My TV 33–06/30/2014

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