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Paul Lister, Founder, European Nature Trust (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Save the Forests

Deforestation is clearing Earth’s forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land. The documentary “Wild Carpathia” exposes the nightmare and cost of deforestation. F-I-U and the Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium recently hosted screenings of the film. We meet and talk to the man who is traveling this country and the world with the film to help preserve and restore our vanishing wilderness.

My TV 33–04/14/2014

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Head Of USAID Questioned Over “Cuban Twitter”

The head of U.S. Agency for International Development fielded questions Tuesday on Capitol Hill from lawmakers about his agency’s bid to set up a “Cuban Twitter” to stir unrest.

04/08/2014

Buddhist Monks Create Sand Mandala At FIU (Source: CBS4)

Buddhist Monks Create Sand Mandala At FIU

Tibetan Buddhist monks took millions of grains of sand and constructed a mandala at a South Florida university.

04/04/2014

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FIU To Honor Best-Selling Author On Thursday

Florida International University will honor best-selling author Amy Tan with the Lawrence Sanders Award for Fiction on Thursday.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

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Pelosi Talks Immigration Reform At FIU

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi joined Miami Congressman Joe Garcia Friday to talk about immigration reform.

03/21/2014

March 7. 2014: Students held a rally to protest violence in Venezuela.  Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Mario Diaz Balart were among the speakers. (Source: Walter Makaula, CBS4)

South Florida Political Leaders Attend FIU Venezuela Rally

Students at Florida International University rallied for peace in Venezuela Friday with the help of a few members of Congress.

CBS4–03/07/2014

CBS4 Super Kid Casandra Gonzalez meets South Beach Wine and Food Festival founder 
Lee Brian Schrager. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Super Kid Cassandra Gonzalez Has All The Ingredients For Success

A grandfather wipes away a tear as his beloved granddaughter, Cassandra Gonzalez tenderly hugs him. Jose Gonzalez is blind and Cassandra willingly serves as his eyes and guide in life.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

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“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

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Vigil Held For Brothers To The Rescue Victims

A silent vigil will take place at the main fountain of FIU Monday afternoon to remember the four victims of the 1996 Brothers to the Rescue shoot down that took place 18 years ago.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

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Tulsa Gets Past FIU 77-65

Shaquille Harrison scored 17 points and Tulsa used a big second half to take down Florida International 77-65 on Saturday.

02/22/2014

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