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FAU Owls

FAU Has Tall Task Against ULM

When the Florida Atlantic Owls take the field in Louisiana to face the Louisiana-Monroe Redhawks Saturday they will see a team that they hope they can one day become.

CBS Miami–10/12/2012

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Fed. Court Strikes Down Early Voting Restrictions In Some Fla. Counties

Governor Rick Scott and the Republican-led Florida Legislature were rebuked by a federal judge Thursday for cutting early voting days.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

Early Voting

Early Voting Starts Monday In Five Counties, Including Monroe

Voters in five Florida counties will be allowed to begin casting their primary votes Monday, while most of the state will wait until next Saturday

CBS4–07/30/2012

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Monroe Sheriff’s Office Changes Take-Home Car Policy

Jobs provide many perks. One perk of being a Monroe County deputy: saving on gas by taking home your patrol car. However, since June 1st, newly-hired Monroe County deputies have been feeling pain at the pump, just like the rest of us.

CBS Miami–07/13/2012

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Statewide, South Florida Jobless Rates Drop

Miami-Dade unemployment figures for the month of January dropped below double digits for the first time in years, echoing a continuing drop in state unemployment numbers released Tuesday.

03/13/2012

(AP)

Doral Academy Student Crowned Spelling Bee Champ

Students from across Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties put their spelling skills to the test Tuesday at the Miami Herald’s 72nd annual spelling bee competition.

CBS4–03/06/2012

(Source: CBSMiami/Florida DOE)

State Gives “A” Grades To Broward, Monroe Schools; Miami-Dade Gets A “B”

The grades are out for Florida’s school districts, and in South Florida, the only districts to get an A report card are Broward and Monroe County. Miami-Dade was rated B, among 23 districts to get that score in results released Monday by the Florida Department of Education.

CBS4–01/23/2012

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Monroe Evacuation And Shelter Information

The Keys are the most hurricane prone area of the United States with some 600 miles of coastline. Most of the Keys are no more than 4 to 7 feet above sea level. This means the Keys are especially vulnerable to storm surge flooding.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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Crime Rate Down In S. Florida, Hits 40 Year State-Wide Low

The crime rate in Florida is the lowest in 40 years, according to new statistics for 2010 released Tuesday by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Rates were also down in South Florida.

CBS4–04/26/2011

(Source: AP)

National Ranking Rates South Florida Health Good, Not Great

If healthy living is important to you, you’re living in the right place. Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties have been ranked as among the healthiest in the state by a national health organization, but the director of Miami-Dade’s health department believes we have plenty of room for improvement.

CBS4–04/04/2011

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