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Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car Seats

If you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

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New “Stand Your Ground” Case Could Head To Supreme Court

A divided appeals court on Thursday threw out second-degree murder charges against a man who fatally shot two others outside a Chili’s restaurant in a case that could renew debate on the state’s “stand your ground” law.

01/02/2014

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Macy’s, Martha Stewart Living Settle Dispute

Macy’s and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney.

01/02/2014

(Source: CBS4) Utility Main

Bill Would Require Drivers To Move Over For Utility Workers

A bill filed for the 2014 Florida legislative session would force drivers to slow down or move over a lane when approaching a utility truck on the side of a road, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–12/31/2013

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s New Absentee Ballot Directive Gets Pushback

A statewide directive dealing with absentee ballots is rankling some election supervisors in Florida.

12/03/2013

Courtroom Generic Gavel Scales of Justice

Lethal Injection Cocktail Debate Headed Back to Florida Supremes

The debate about the state’s current cocktail for lethal injections is headed back to the Florida Supreme Court, after a lower court judge ruled the drugs now being used would not violate a convicted murderer’s rights.

11/26/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

Tax Refund

Sen. Nelson Demands Crackdown On ID Thieves Stealing Tax Refunds

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is calling for new and tougher federal laws to crackdown on identity thieves who use someone else’s name to steal their tax refunds.

11/07/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Florida House To Vote On “Stand Your Ground” Repeal

The state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law has been a widely discussed, even protested law–especially so after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder charges in July for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. On Thursday, the state’s Republican-controlled House is expected to keep intact the state’s law.

11/06/2013

(Courtesy: Leyza Blanco)

Members Of South Florida’s Legal Community Gather To Help Colleague Fight Cancer

Members of South Florida’s legal community are rallying around a colleague diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

10/05/2013

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