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Feds Release $71.5M Withheld During Migrant Crisis

Groups that provide refugee services across the United States expressed relief Thursday after the federal government announced the release of $71.5 million it had reprogrammed in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border this year.

09/18/2014

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Feds Grant Florida 3-Year Medicaid Renewal

Florida’s Medicaid managed care program has been renewed for three more years.

08/02/2014

(Courtesy: Florida Department Of Corrections)

Man Accused In Murder For Hire Plot Serving Time

A man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his family is now serving time after his case was closed.

02/27/2014

(Source: AP)

CBS News Poll: Americans Unhappy Over Shutdown

As day three of the GOP-forced government shutdown began Thursday, more numbers from a new CBS News poll shows Americans are not pleased with the government shutdown.

CBS Miami–10/03/2013

Large Storm System From Midwest Makes Its Way East

Federal Services Impacted By Partial Government Shutdown

So what is happening with government services during the shutdown?

10/01/2013

Large Storm System From Midwest Makes Its Way East

What Happens If The Government Shuts Down?

A shutdown of the federal government appears to be inevitable as Republicans in the House continue to attach poison pills to continuing resolutions that would fund the government making the bills dead on arrival in the Democratically controlled House of Representatives.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Initial Unemployment Claims Decline

WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits dropped to the lowest level the economy has seen since October 2007, before the Great Recession. Overall, the number of people who applied for […]

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Student Loan Interest Rates Double

Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.

CBS Miami–07/01/2013

(AP)

New Student Loan Rates Double On Monday

Thanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.

CBS Miami–06/29/2013

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Legislature Working On Medicaid Compromise

Negotiators in the Florida House and Senate are trying to work out a compromise deal that would keep the federal Medicaid money in President Barack Obama’s healthcare overahaul law in place while not expanding Medicaid to the level the law originally suggested.

CBS Miami–04/24/2013

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