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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

Larry Herlth

Keys Man Swims Eight Miles To Aid Aging Lighthouses

A 52-year-old artist from the Keys just finished an eight-mile swim. Larry Herlth isn’t trying to set any records, though.

CBS Miami–08/11/2012

Guma Aguiar (Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police Dept.)

Missing Millionaire’s GPS Adds To Disappearance Mystery

The latest clue as to what may have happened to a millionaire who went missing off Ft. Lauderdale’s coast doesn’t seem help police much in their search for an answer.

07/12/2012

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Study: Miami Ranks 12th For Traffic Congestion

Driving in South Florida is enough to make the most patient person lose their cool. But, it turns out South Florida isn’t in the top ten of most congested cities in the U.S., but just barely.

CBS4–05/23/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun. The spot itself cannot yet be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. These post-flare loops are still active.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Solar Storm Not Nearly As Bad As Could Have Been

Our high-tech world seems to have weathered a solar storm that was still showing signs of life late Thursday.

CBS4–03/09/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun. The spot itself cannot yet be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. These post-flare loops are still active.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Massive Solar Storm Races Toward Earth

A massive solar storm on the sun is about to have a major impact on earth. Radioactive particles from solar flares may soon start messing with everything from electricity to GPS systems. Fluctuations to some electrical power grids may also be experienced.

CBS4–03/08/2012

Paul Mira (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Private School Molester Mira Admits Guilt

Former private school PE director Paul Mira, charged with sexual abuse of two students including a 12-year-old girl, has accepted a plea deal that makes him a sex offender for life, bans him from teaching, but keeps him from prison. The parents of the girls accepted the deal to keep their kids from having to testify.

CBS4–02/15/2012

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Tattletale Smartphones Track Your Every Move

What’s the one electronic device you have with you everywhere you go? Probably it’s your smart phone. Cell phone companies know you can’t leave home without your phone and based on what you do with that phone… they know a whole lot more about you than you may realize.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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Helpful Holiday Phone Apps

The holiday to-do list never seems to end… cooking, shopping, decorating. It’s enough to stress anyone out. Now help is at your finger tips. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos introduces you to Apps that will help keep you in the holiday spirit.

CBS4–12/14/2011

The State Attorney's Office released this photo showing the officers before the ATV incident (Source: State Attorney's Office)

GPS Systems To Be Installed In MBPD Cruisers

Officials are implementing new checks and balances headed for the Miami Beach Police Department.

CBS4–10/12/2011

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