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Purple Heart Recipients Could Be Granted Free Tolls, Admissions

A new proposal would allow free tolls and park admissions for Purple Heart recipients living in Florida.

01/30/2014

Miami Herald's Jim Wyss (Source: The Miami Herald)

Miami Herald Reporter Detained In Venezuela Back In Miami

A Miami Herald reporter held in Venezuela against his will arrived in Miami on Sunday. Andean bureau chief Jim Wyss arrived aboard an American Airline flight which landed at Miami International Airport at 10:38 a.m.

CBS4–11/11/2013

Miami Herald's Jim Wyss (Source: The Miami Herald)

Miami Herald Reporter Detained in Caracas, Now Released

Miami Herald Andean bureau chief, Jim Wyss,who had been detained by Venezuelan authorities was released Saturday.

11/09/2013

Miami Herald's Jim Wyss (Source: The Miami Herald)

Herald Reporter Detained By Venezuelan Authorities

The Miami Herald’s Andean bureau chief, Jim Wyss, has been detained by Venezuelan authorities, the paper reports.

11/08/2013

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Furloughs Impacting Nat’l. Guard Preps For Tropical Weather

While Washington remains in a standstill thanks to the GOP-forced government shutdown, the panhandle of Florida is preparing for a tropical storm and those preps could be hampered by the freeze in government.

CBS Miami–10/04/2013

Responders from a National Guard CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) during the Vigilant Guard 2013 exercise at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., May 18, 2013. CBRNE stands for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive. (Source: Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa/Florida National Guard)

Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could Return

Civilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will headline a New Hampshire Democratic Party fundraiser on Saturday. (Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Schultz Questions National Guard Furloughs During Storm Season

With the peak of the 2013 hurricane season approaching, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is urging congress to end National Guard furloughs which started July 8th and are set to continue through September.

07/16/2013

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Scott Questions Nat’l Guard Furloughs With Storm In Atlantic

Governor Rick Scott is using the possibility of Tropical Storm Chantal impacting Florida’s coast by this weekend to question sequestration implemented by Congress and the White House earlier this year.

CBS Miami–07/08/2013

MOORE, OK - MAY 22: Major General Myles Deering of the Oklahoma National Guard tours Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the area on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other Cuts

Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

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40 Florida Army National Guard Soldiers Return Home

It was quite a homecoming for the Florida families of the Florida Army National Guard’s 856th Quartermaster Support Company.

CBS4–06/02/2013

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