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House Ready To Pass Health Care ‘Train’

The Florida House appears poised Friday to pass a massive health-care bill that would ensure three disputed trauma centers remain open and give long-sought powers to nurse practitioners.

58 mins ago

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Officials: Florida’s Crime Rate Dropped 4.7 Percent In 2013

Crime in Florida has dropped to its lowest rate in more than 40 years, officials announced Wednesday.

04/23/2014

MIAMI - Justin Bieber waves to the crowd of photographers and fans gathered outside the TGK detention center after he was released from jail. (Source: Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald)

Bieber Trial Delayed To July On DUI, Other Charges

The South Florida trial of pop star Justin Bieber was pushed to July.

04/23/2014

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Pool Electrocution Highlights Wiring Safety Issues

The electrocution of a 7-year old boy in the family’s North Miami swimming pool – apparently due to faulty wiring to the pool’s light – has served as a lightning rod drawing attention to pool safety.

04/18/2014

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What’s Open And Closed For Good Friday And Easter Sunday

Good Friday and Easter will be celebrated this weekend. Here’s what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.

04/17/2014

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County Temporarily Suspends Bus Service Over Venetian Causeway

An iconic Miami Causeway, in need of repairs due to structural problems, is temporarily suspending the city’s bus service.

04/14/2014

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Top Spots For Moms To Meet In Miami

It’s too easy for time-strapped moms to neglect time for themselves and lose touch with friends. These area groups offer fun with fellow moms who get the ups and downs of parenthood. They also offer options for moms to up the ante with those parenting skills and find help when mommy woes become overwhelming.

CBS4–04/13/2014

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New Weight Restrictions For Venetian Causeway Bridges

Effective immediately, Miami-Dade County officials have lowered the amount of weight that can cross the Venetian Causeway bridges.

CBS Miami–04/12/2014

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Spirit Airlines Looking To Possibly Start Service Out Of MIA

Miramar-based Spirit Airlines is in discussions with Miami-Dade County to begin regular domestic and international service at Miami International Airport.

04/08/2014

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Sex Trafficking Bill Gets OK; Detention Questions Remain

A bill that would provide an array of services for sex-trafficking victims unanimously passed a second House panel Tuesday – with a controversial provision left intact to detain some victims for treatment.

04/08/2014

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