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Invasive Species Threatening S. Fla. Wildlife, Economy

Creepy, Crawly, slithering things that don’t belong in South Florida are all around us. As CBS4 Special Contributor Ron Magill of Zoo Miami discovered… there are toads, rats, birds, Crocodiles and Iguanas that are “Invaders Among Us.”

CBS4–02/13/2013

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FPL Bills Going Up In January

Come the first of the new year, most Florida Power & Light residential customers will see their bills go up by at least $2.59.

11/27/2012

Artist rendering of new FPL plant at Port Everglades.  (Source: FPL)

State Approves FPL Rate Change For Future Nuclear Facilities

Despite objections from a number of consumer advocates, the state approved Florida Power & Light and Progress Energy Florida’s requests for the amount they charge customers for future nuclear facilities in 2013.

11/27/2012

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Fake FPL Workers Rob Miami-Dade Woman

A trio of robbers used a ruse of being Florida Power & Light workers to talk their way into a Miami-Dade woman’s house Monday afternoon.

CBS Miami–10/09/2012

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Tree Trimmer Electrocuted In Miami

A tree trimmer died Monday after being electrocuted while trimming trees in the 1500 block of NW 30 Avenue.

CBS Miami–10/08/2012

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FPL, Public Counsel At Odds Over Rate Hike

On Thursday, Florida utility regulators made their position clear: they want all the facts before deciding whether they will approve FPL’s proposed rate hike.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

Crews are cleaning up and drying out Miami-Dade County after Tropical Storm Isaac. (CBS4)

Flood Waters & Winds Cause Problems In Miami-Dade

A day after Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the area, the rains from feeder bands kept coming over Miami-Dade County leaving some areas under water.

CBS4–08/27/2012

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FPL Predicts Smaller Rate Increase For 2013

The news is good, sort of, for customers of Florida Power and Light. Rates are still expected to increase in 2013, according to filings by the utility with the Public Service Commission, but according to FPL’s calculations, not by as much as first expected.

04/28/2012

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FPL Fined For Safety Violations At Turkey Point

Florida Power and Light has received a slap on the wrist from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission over safety violations at its Turkey Point nuclear plant south of Miami.

CBS4–04/10/2012

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FPL Seeks Permission For New Port Plant

Looking to the future, Florida Power & Light has asked Florida Public Service Commission for permission to build a new $1.2 billion power plant at Port Everglades to help meet electricity needs in South Florida and limit air pollution.

CBS4–02/20/2012

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