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Researchers Study Sharks’ Sense Of Smell, Vision

If a shark’s nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.

04/02/2014

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Temperatures Gradually Warm Through The Weekend

The temperatures will gradually warm through the weekend and the humidity will also start to creep upwards.

CBS Miami–03/15/2014

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Snook Season Opens For Atlantic & Inland Waters

It’s the season many fishermen love across South Florida. Snook season is back for Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters.

02/01/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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Florida Homeowners Pay The Highest Insurance Rate In Nation

Florida hasn’t seen a hurricane since 2005, but that hasn’t stopped property insurance rates from going up.

12/17/2013

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Fisherman Rescued By Family After 24 Hours Of Treading Water

A fisherman, who was treading water in the Gulf of Mexico for almost 24 hours, was rescued Thursday by a family out scalloping.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

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Blog: Meteorologist Craig Setzer’s Eye On The Tropics

As I go on my 17th year now forecasting in the tropics, I’ve learned to look at each tropical, and potential tropical system as something that has many opportunities through its lifetime.

CBS4–08/16/2013

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Gov. Scott: State Will Sue Georgia Over Water

Unable to negotiate a settlement on how to allocate water between Florida, Georgia and Alabama, Governor Rick Scott announced Tuesday that the sunshine state is going to sue the state of Georgia.

08/13/2013

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Police Officer Rescues Baby Sea Turtles

All Florida police officers take a sworn oath to ‘serve and protect’, but one officer in Sarasota took it to a whole new level last weekend.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

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Seafood Lovers Rejoice For Bay Scallop Season

Some Florida seafood lovers will be happy come next week as bay scallop season opens in some Florida waters.

06/25/2013

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