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This aerial shot shows a pleasure boat sitting on top of a building amid a sea of debris in Otsuchi town in Iwate prefecture on March 14, 2011 following the March 11 tsunami.  (Source: YOMIURI SHIMBUN/AFP/Getty Images)

Buzzfeed: The Most Powerful Images Of 2011

The website, buzzfeed.com, has come up with its list of the most powerful images of the year and that’s exactly what they are: powerful.

CBS4–12/06/2011

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Autonation Reports Sales Drop In August

Ft. Lauderdale based AutoNation Inc. said Tuesday its new vehicle sales fell 3 percent in August.

CBS4–09/06/2011

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Florida Bucking Life Expectancy Trend

Florida has sometimes been called “God’s Waiting Room” for the older population that often retires to the Sunshine State. But, it turns out that phrase may apply to the Deep South, but not necessarily to Florida, according to a new study.

06/15/2011

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Toyota Warns Of Summer Shortages

If you are planning on car shopping this summer and have you’re eyes set on a new Toyota, you may have some trouble finding the model you want.

CBS4–04/11/2011

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

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