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House To Take Up Controversial Abortion Waiting Period Bill

The House is set to take up a controversial bill on Tuesday that would make women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.



Top Lakeside Getaways Near South Florida

Whether you’re an avid angler, a wildlife and nature lover, or just grateful for a little sunshine and blue water, south Florida’s abundance of lakes provides a great place to look to for a relaxing lakeside getaway. While many think initially of Florida’s miles of saltwater drenched coastline, its pristine lakes also draw visitors from around the world. From the largest of south Florida’s lakes Lake Okeechobee to the aptly named Lake Alligator, there are an abundance of natural fresh-water lakes to visit. In true Floridian fashion, the hospitality-driven area has a variety of beautiful lakeside venues to go along with these natural attractions. Below, you’ll find the top five of the many lakeside getaways in south Florida.


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Canadian Diplomat’s Teen Son Transferred To Adult Jail

The teen son of Canada’s Consul General was in adult court facing a murder charge Friday in connection with a drug-related shootout that killed his brother—but the appearance was an accident.


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Top Spots To Go On A Picnic In South Florida

Looking for a place to have your picnic for National Picnic Day? We’ve got five locations that offer stunning views and palatial estates all for under $15 bucks.


Pitcher Dontrelle Willis #35 of the Florida Marlins winds up for a pitch during the game against the New York Mets at Pro Player Stadium on July 11, 2004 in Miami, Florida.   (Source: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Former Marlins Pitcher Dontrelle Willis Gets Job In Television

Dontrelle Willis was one of the most popular Florida Marlins players during his time with the team.


On Wednesday, April 15th, at 10:00 a.m., Zoo Miami’s newest baby giraffe made its first appearance on exhibit with the rest of the herd!  (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Debuts Baby Giraffe While Mourning Loss Of Newborn Okapi

A time of celebration paired with mourning as the circle of life plays out at Zoo Miami.


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Top Spots For Southern Comfort Food In South Florida

Let the visions of these comfort food menu items dance in your heads as you read, then run out to any of these five restaurants to have the best Southern Comfort food in South Florida.


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Man Set On Fire In Fight Over Bar Tab, Suspect At Large

A fight over a bar tab in Port St. Lucie ended with a man rushed to a burn unit in Miami.


Federal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships owned by Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Than 200 Sickened On Cruise Ships That Originated In Fort Lauderdale

Federal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships.


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Mega Job Fair To Be Held At Don Shula’s Hotel In Miami Lakes

Attention job seekers, another mega career fair set to be held in Miami Lakes at Don Shula’s Hotel.