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Feds Sue Florida For Keeping Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes

Following up on a threat the U.S. Justice Department made last September, federal officials have filed a suit against the state of Florida for its practice of housing disabled children in nursing homes.

CBS4–07/22/2013

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Attorney General Critical Of Stand Your Ground Laws

United States Attorney General Eric Holder will speak at the NAACP’s annual convention in Orlando Tuesday and could address the Trayvon Martin shooting along with gun violence in general.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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Fallout Begins From DOJ Investigation Of Miami Police

Within hours of the release of a damning report from the Department of Justice about Miami Police’s use of deadly force in shootings, politicians, Miami Police, and the Fraternal Order of Police have started to weigh in.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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DOJ Slams Miami PD’s Excessive Use of Force In Shootings

The United States Justice Department released the results of a lengthy investigation into the Miami Police Department and the results are anything but what Miami officials wanted to see.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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Feds To Allow Plan B Contraceptive With No Restrictions

The Obama Administration will drop its objections to a court order and allow girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception without a prescription.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

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Election Law Challenge Withdrawn

A challenge to Florida’s new election rules has been withdrawn by a Democratic state senator and two nonpartisan groups.

CBS Miami–09/24/2012

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Some Counties Planning On Even Fewer Hours Of Early Voting

More than 30 counties in the state of Florida will not hold the maximum amount of early voting hours, according to Secretary of State Kent Detzner. But, those counties not taking part in full voting hours will not include Broward, Palm Beach, or Miami-Dade.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

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Justice Dept. Approves Fla.’s Early Voting Plan

After months of legal battles, the Obama administration has agreed to a proposal that will cut the number of early voting days in five Florida counties covered by the federal Voting Rights Act.

CBS4–09/13/2012

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Wife Of Jailed Ponzi Schemer Pleads Not Guilty

Dressed simply and not wearing any jewelry, Kimberly Rothstein, wife of convicted Ponzi scam artist Scott Rothstein, pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of money laundering, witness tampering and obstruction of justice.

CBS4–09/12/2012

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Kim Rothstein Charged With Money Laundering, Obstruction Of Justice

The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been arrested and charged for their role in an alleged plot to conceal and dispose of assets in connection to the case.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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