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A tragedy hundreds of miles away brought members of a Northwest Miami-Dade congregation together in prayer for the nine lives lost in a senseless act of violence at a church in South Carolina. (Source: CBS4)

Local Church Holds Service To Remember Massacre Victims

A tragedy hundreds of miles away brought members of a Northwest Miami-Dade congregation together in prayer for the nine lives lost in a senseless act of violence at a church in South Carolina.

06/21/2015

The FBI's new South Florida field office in Miramar.  (Source: CBS4)

New FBI South Florida HQ Dedicated To Fallen Special Agents

In a touching ceremony, the FBI and the General Services Administration officially named and dedicated their new headquarters to two fallen special agents who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

04/10/2015

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House Gives Final Approval To Testing Bill

Lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation aimed at rolling back testing for public school students in Florida, even as critics argued the wide-ranging measure doesn’t go far enough to ease the burdens of high-stakes exams.

04/09/2015

Rep Frederica Wilson, D-FL, speaks during the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys, hearing on the status of black males at in the Rayburn House Office Building on July 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.         (Photo by: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Congresswoman Wants To Make Measles Shots Mandatory

In light of the recent outbreak of measles, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said she plans to file a legislation which would require all students who attend public schools to get vaccinated.

02/04/2015

Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Curbelo Leads In Miami Congressional Race

Miami-Dade School Board member Carlos Curbelo was the winner of a five-way GOP primary that included former U.S. Rep. David Rivera.

08/26/2014

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South Florida Officials Urge Hurricane Planning

Are you ready for hurricane season? It’s right around the corner and South Florida officials are urging residents to prepare.

CBS Miami–05/27/2014

Scholarship recipients at the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 5000 Role Models of Excellence Unity Scholarship Breakfast. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. (Source: Miami Herald)

Leaders & Students Gather For 5000 Role Models Of Excellence Scholarship Event

The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project hosted its 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Scholarship Breakfast Monday.

CBS4–01/20/2014

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Port Everglades Is Expanding

There’s positive economic news for Port Everglades. The Port is expanding as part of a project to help ports around the country accommodate vessels after the Panama Canal is widened in 2015.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

Rep Frederica Wilson, D-FL, speaks during the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys, hearing on the status of black males at in the Rayburn House Office Building on July 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.         (Photo by: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Wilson To Join Trayvon Martin’s Brother For ‘Stand Your Ground’ Discussion

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson plans to meet with members of the Dream Defenders and state lawmakers to discuss the ‘stand your ground’ law.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

A last minute plea to U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson has stopped a father of four from being deported – at least for the time being. (Source: CBS4)

Rep. Wilson Gets 4AM Deportation Of Dad Stopped

A last minute plea to U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson has stopped a father of four from being deported – at least for the time being.

CBS4–05/14/2013

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