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Florida Licenses More Than 600 New Foster Homes

Florida’s child welfare officials have recruited hundreds of new foster homes.

01/27/2015

(Source: AP)

Blizzard In NE Strands Travelers At MIA & FLL

Hundreds of travelers are stranded in South Florida after a monster snow storm shut down travel in the northeast part of the country. Now passengers are scrambling to find a place to spend the night until they can catch a flight out of Miami or Fort Lauderdale.

01/26/2015

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GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is introduced on stage during the 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida.    AFP PHOTO /  TIMOTHY  A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe In Miami

The world now revolves around Miss Colombia as Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe at Sunday’s pageant in Miami.

01/25/2015

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Millions Of GMO Insects Could Be Released In Florida Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

01/25/2015

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Koch Event Drawing 2016 Hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has had a very busy few days in South Florida.

01/25/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rubio called the President a bad negotiator and criticized what he claimed was a deal with no democratic advances for Cuba.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Rubio Wraps Up Round 2 Of Fundraising Meeting In Miami

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) met with top fundraisers for a second day in Miami.

01/24/2015

Miami Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight on January 24, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Deadly Shooting In Miami Overnight

Miami Police are taking over the investigation into a shooting that left two people dead overnight.

01/24/2015

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Woman Mauled By Black Bear At Wildlife Sanctuary

A 400-pound black bear mauled a woman’s arm while at a Tampa Bay area wildlife sanctuary, according to authorities.

01/24/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Responds To Former FDLE Leader’s Comments

Gov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.

01/23/2015

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