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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

Keimouria Gardner was critically injured and later died from a shooting at a northwest Miami-Dade park. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Crime Stoppers Reenacts Park Murder Scene To Garner Tips

Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers spent Thursday night reenacting a crime scene to piece together a murder that took the life of a 17-year-old girl.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

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Governor Scott Dodges Charges His Campaign Disses Hispanics

Governor Rick Rick Scott was in Davie, North of the Miami-Dade border Friday, and not talking about the resignation down South in Coral Gables that rocked his campaign.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Some groups are defending Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

03/28/2014

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