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Study: Good Handwriting Linked To Better Grades

Does your child have nice penmanship? Easy to read, neat handwriting may mean better grades in school, according to a Florida International University professor’s research.

08/29/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.

08/16/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.

08/06/2014

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FIU Stadium Field To Be Named After Ocean Bank

Florida International University’s home field has a new name after the university inked a deal with Ocean Bank.

08/06/2014

July 28. 2014: Bats in South Miami (Source: CBS4)

South Florida City Stops Mosquito Sprays To Protect Endangered Bat

It’s safe to say no one really likes mosquitoes, and the county receives dozens of calls to spray to get rid of them. But, one South Florida city wants the spraying to stop in hopes of saving an endangered bat.

07/28/2014

Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

Researchers Looking Into Beach Rip Currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore. He was caught in a rip current.

07/27/2014

Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo (Source: www.thefair.me/)

Miami-Dade Commission Wants The Youth Fair To Move For FIU Expansion

Be there, the fair—but where? The Youth Fair—which has been in the same location for 43 years—could be looking for a new home.

07/18/2014

Fabien Cousteau attends the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference on January 26, 2009 in Munich, Germany. DLD brings together global leaders and creators from the digital world. (Source: Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Burda Media)

Cousteau Ends ‘Mission 31′ In Florida Keys

Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau, is back on the surface Wednesday after spending a month in an underwater lab.

07/02/2014

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Students To Take Part In Mock Miami Outbreak

Students from around the country will be practicing how to manage an outbreak in Miami.

06/27/2014

Fabien Cousteau laughs as CBS4’s David Sutta asks him about being stuck in Aquarius with five other people.  As six people sleep in bunk beds, right next to each other, and there is no shortage of snorers.  Cousteau says they are so exhausted at the end of the day they pass out in 30 seconds. (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

CBS4 Goes Under The Sea With Fabien Cousteau

When Fabien Cousteau woke up today he did all the normal things you and I would do. Except he did it in the most unusual of places; at the bottom of the ocean.

CBS Miami–06/23/2014

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