Eliott Rodriguez

(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: Turkey Trot & Paddle

This Thanksgiving, make a lasting impression; one that benefits you and our community. The 4th annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot and Paddle is quickly becoming a Broward County tradition, attracting thousands of participants. We focus on the event, how you can get involved and who benefits from it.

My TV 33–11/10/2014

(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: Key West Film Festival

The mission of the Key West Film Festival is to showcase films that exhibit excellence in storytelling and capture the essence of what Key West is all about. This is the festival’s third year, and is set to feature more than 55 films. And this year, Cuban cinema is in the spotlight. We preview the event.

My TV 33–11/10/2014

(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: People’s Choice Award

The Knight Foundation supports ideas that engage communities and foster the arts. Its 2014 Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a small and emerging arts organization in South Florida. 20-thousand dollars is up for grabs and you can have a say on who receives it. We focus on the importance of this competition.

My TV 33–11/10/2014

(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: Lupus

Lupus is one of the cruelest most mysterious diseases on earth. It is an autoimmune disease that can take years to diagnose and has no known cure. An estimated 5 million people worldwide have lupus, about 100-thousand of them here in Florida. Most people at risk for lupus know little or nothing about the disease. We focus on the work done by the Lupus Foundation of America’s Florida chapter and meet a woman who has lived with the disease for more than 20 years

My TV 33–11/10/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Alan Gross’ Wife Fears He May ‘Do Something Drastic’

Five years in a Cuban prison have taken their toll on Alan Gross. He’s lost more than one hundred pounds, and has ten years remaining on his sentence.

11/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Dade Schools Superintendent Talks About His Homeless Past

Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho marked Homeless Awareness Day at an event organized by the Miami-Dade Homeless Trust.

11/06/2014

Rick Scott Victory Speech  (Source: CBS4)

Voters Give Gov. Scott Four More Years

By a margin of approximately 71,000 votes, Governor Rick Scott defeated challenger Charlie Crist to win re-election. Scott received 48.3 percent to Crist’s 47 percent.

11/05/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Scott, Crist Spending Battle Leads To Most Expensive Florida Race

Florida’s gubernatorial candidates differ on almost every single issue, including how they spent their campaign money down the stretch.

11/04/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On Climate Change

While jobs and education have been key factors in Florida’s too-close-to-call race for Governor, so has climate change.

11/03/2014

(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: Museum of Discovery & Science

The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale is to open up the world of science to children and adults through exhibits, programs and films. It seems there is always something exciting going on there. We focus on its new traveling exhibition called “Black Holes: Space Warps and Time Twists”, and a big announcement about its IMAX 3D theater.

My TV 33–11/03/2014

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