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Scott Takes Worker Drug Testing To Supreme Court

Arguing that Florida has an “overriding interest in a drug-free workforce,” Gov. Rick Scott has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of a drug-testing policy for tens of thousands of state employees.

01/14/2014

(Source: CBS) George Zimmerman is escorted from the Seminole County jail after meeting the conditions of his $1 million bond.

Zimmerman Released On $1 Million Bond

George Zimmerman has posted $1 million bail and been released from the Seminole County Jail.

CBS4–07/06/2012

(Source: CBS4) Incense most teens know as 'synthetic marijuana'

Synthetic Marijuana: How Dangerous Is It?

On the shelves of several convenience stores in South Florida, CBS 4 News found a drug that law enforcement, legislators and drug experts describe as “dangerous” and even deadly, and despite efforts to ban the drug, the makers are able to keep it legal and for sale.

CBS4–02/06/2012

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Polo Club Founder Legally Adopts Longtime Girlfriend

A West Palm Beach millionaire went to extraordinary lengths to protect his assets from a pending lawsuit: he adopted his longtime girlfriend as his legal daughter.

CBS4–02/02/2012

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Effort To Move Foreclosure Notices Online Fails In Legislature

Despite the fact that there are almost as many homes with computers as there are with televisions, the state of Florida is not yet ready to move home foreclosure notices off the printed page and onto a webpage, killing that proposal Tuesday after intense lobbying by newspapers and groups representing the elderly and minorities.

01/31/2012

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PBA Files Lawsuit Against County Over Handling Of Layoffs

The Dade County PBA, a union that represents police officers, has filed a lawsuit in response to layoffs ordered by the mayor.

CBS4–01/18/2012

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CBS4 Investigates: Jobless Need Not Apply

Conventional wisdom dictates that it is easier to find a job when you already have a job. Now there is increasing proof that companies are openly telling the jobless that they need not apply.

CBS4–12/05/2011

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Courts Want Gov. Scott To Plug Their Budget Hole

Florida’s courts have asked Gov. Rick Scott for an emergency cash infusion of $45.6 million to help offset a budget shortfall.

10/01/2011

(Source: CBS4) Children in a Florida classroom

Feds: All Kids, Legal Or Not, Entitled To K-12 Education

The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to districts around the country Friday, reminding them that all students – legal or not – are entitled to a public education.

CBS4–05/07/2011

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez

Alvarez Takes Recall Fight To Court

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alavrez’s legal team filed their legal challenge to the legitimacy of the signatures that sparked a recall election shortly before 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

CBS4–02/04/2011

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