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Eliott Rodriguez

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Gov. Rick Scott Agrees To Appear In 3 Debates

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign announced Tuesday he will participate in three debates this fall with either Nan Rich or Charlie Crist, whoever emerges as the winner of the Democratic primary and CBS4 News will proudly serve as producers of one of those debates.

07/29/2014

July 28, 2014: Jack Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Retired Fireboat Captain & Mourning Father Wants Mayor Recalled

Less than a month after his son died in a Fourth of July boating accident, a retired Miami-Dade firefighter is taking on County Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

07/28/2014

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Focus on South Florida: Not 1 Forgotten

Joel Gresham is a nationally known artist whose works are in the private collections of celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Quincy Jones. Now he is challenging himself to paint 100 original necktie paintings in less than 100 days to promote men’s cancer awareness. With that, Gresham created the organization “Not 1 Forgotten” to encourage men to get regular checkups as a means to stay healthy and live longer. We focus on the motivation for this man on a mission.

My TV 33–07/28/2014

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Focus on South Florida: CareerSource Broward

CareerSource Broward is encouraging young adults to step up to a brighter future by applying for its new youth scholarship program. It provides career training for out-of-school youth with programs that are two years or less in duration. The goal? Turn career dreams into on-the-job realities. We focus on how interested and qualified young people can take advantage of this amazing opportunity.

My TV 33–07/28/2014

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Focus on South Florida: Man vs. Mosquito

Mosquitos are an unavoidable fact of life of summer in South Florida. Sure they are a nuisance, but for some people a close encounter with a mosquito can be a lot more serious, even dangerous.
Mosquitos can spread all sorts of disease. We focus on what you can do protect yourself and your family and what’s being done on your behalf.

My TV 33–07/28/2014

Matt Dixon, Scripps Co. Tallahassee Bureau Chief (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: The Governor’s Race TV Ad Spending

A new report shows where Gov. Rick Scott, and Charlie Crist are spending money on TV ads, and for the most part it is not in South Florida. We examine it and get perspective on it from political reporter Matt Dixon, the Scripps Co. Tallahassee Bureau Chief.

CBS4–07/28/2014

Howard Simon, Exec. Dir., ACLU of Florida (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: State Prisons Scandal

What’s next for Florida’s scandal-prone prison system? Jerry Cummings, the warden at the Dade Correctional Institution was recently fired. We focus on that, what led up to it, and the fallout yet to come with Howard Simon, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida.

CBS4–07/28/2014

Aaron Huntsmanand Lee Jones wants to get married. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Same-Sex Marriage

The fight for marriage equality rages on in Florida. It’s been a rollercoaster ride the past few weeks for gay marriage advocates. It began when a circuit judge ruled that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that marriage licenses could be issued beginning July 22. We focus on the latest developments through the eyes of the gay couple leading the fight to marry.

CBS4–07/28/2014

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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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