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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Budget, Vetoes Nearly $500 Million

Gov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law—but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan.

06/23/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Leaders Meet In Orlando For Summit

Major Florida leaders in various sectors are in Orlando for a very important summit that will discuss some of the biggest issues facing the state.

12/05/2014

After today’s Runway Opening Ceremony, jetBlue Pilot Randy Forrester and First Officer Scott Morgan were proud to show off their handiwork with skid marks on the new runway.   (Source: Broward Co. Aviation)

New Runway Opens At Ft. Lauderdale’s Airport

The new South Runway at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is officially open.

09/18/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

(Photo Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/ Getty Images)

The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Lawmakers Could Be Setting Up Framework For Medical Marijuana

As much as they dislike a ballot question that would let doctors write prescriptions for marijuana, Republican lawmakers are laying the groundwork to implement the proposal, should voters approve it in November.

03/24/2014

(AP)

Roth IRA Could Be Called “The Greatest Gift Ever”

Parents do a lot for their kids but do you know how to make your teen a millionaire?

CBS4–02/28/2014

Venezuelans protest at FAU. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Venezuelans Gather At FAU To Raise Awareness About Violence In Venezuela

South Florida Venezuelans rallied Tuesday, protesting for the ouster of Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro.

02/18/2014

Doral Mayor Boria (Source: CBS4)

Doral Mayor Gearing Up To Fight A Recall Petition

Is a recall election in Doral Mayor Luigi Boria’s future? It is if some local businessmen have their way.

11/26/2013

Social Security checks at a U.S. Treasury printing facility (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Social Security Benefits To Rise By 1.5% In 2014

Social Security recipients will see a small 1.5 percent increase in benefits next year the government announced Wednesday. The increase is one of the smallest since automatic adjustments began in 1975.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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