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The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute's Vision Van is being sent to Japan to be used in relief efforts.  (Source: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute)

UM Bascom Palmer’s Vision Van Headed To Japan

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is getting involved in helping those in the earthquake and tsunami-ravaged northeastern region of Japan.

04/11/2011

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FEMA: Fla. Nuclear Plant Emergency Exercise A Success

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given Florida high marks for a nuclear power plant emergency exercise conducted in South Florida.

CBS4–03/26/2011

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Tennis And Soccer Unite For A Good Cause In Miami

Tennis and soccer collided Wednesday night in Coconut Grove to raise money for disaster relief in Japan.

CBS4–03/23/2011

(Source: CBS) Stephanie Lombard, a teacher working in Japan at the time of the Earthquake, returned home to Coral Springs Sunday

Japan Disaster Survivor Returns To Coral Springs

Her apartment was destroyed. Her job, on hold. The country she had traveled to on a teaching assignment is no longer safe. Sunday, Coral Springs teacher Stephanie Lombard came home, bringing with her memories of disaster and survival.

CBS4–03/20/2011

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Honda Tells Dealers May Orders On Hold

South Florida Honda and Acura dealerships have received word that the company is suspending May orders for their Japan-made vehicles due to the recent earthquake and tsunami.

03/20/2011

Florida water table levels were impacted by the Japanese earthquake-tsunami, here water levels can be seen in a file photo of Lake Okeechobee during the 2007 drought.  (Source: Getty Images)

Japanese Quake Impacted Florida Water Table

When the 9.0 earthquake hit Japan March 11, it sent out a ripple effect that made water table levels from Orlando to the Florida Keys rise and then fall up to three inches.

CBS4–03/19/2011

Dan Edward of Radiation Shield Technologies holds up one of the company's body suits that protect against nuclear radiation.  (Source: Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald Staff)

Medley Company Sending Special Radiation Suits To Japan

A South Florida company is donating full-body nuclear radiation suits to rescue teams and power plant workers in Japan as the threat of a meltdown looms.

03/17/2011

Members of The Eagle's Wings Foundation are getting ready to head to Japan. (Source: CBS4)

Local Emergency Response Team Heads To Japan To Assist

As many Americans are trying to get out of the devastated country, one group of volunteers from South Florida is making their way to Japan to help in any way they can.

CBS4–03/14/2011

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Coral Springs Woman Stuck In Japan

A Coral Springs teacher who survived the devastating earthquake in Japan now finds herself stuck in that country trying to find a way home.

CBS4–03/14/2011

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Broward Teacher In Japan Recounts Story Of Survival

Three days after a devastating earthquake struck Japan, one South Florida teacher recounted the distressing details of her survival and the fear she felt as the earth shook beneath her.

CBS4–03/14/2011

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