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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  Rubio, GOP Reps, Introduce "If You Like It -- Keep It" Bill  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ron DeSantis To Run For Rubio Senate Seat

Calling for reforms based on “limited government,” two-term Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday he will run in 2016 for a U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.

05/06/2015

A Navy ship arrives at Port Everglades for Fleet Week.  (Source: CBS4)

Navy, Coast Guard Ships Arrive For Fleet Week

South Florida welcomes hundreds of sailors and marines this week as they land at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale for the 25th annual Broward Navy Days’ Fleet Week Port Everglades.

05/04/2015

Andrew Simmons, 26, is being sought in connection to the shooting of a Navy sailor on Thanksgiving Day. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Police Name Person Of Interest In Thanksgiving Shooting Of Navy Sailor

Broward sheriff’s detectives have named an Oakland Park man a person of interest in the Thanksgiving Day shooting of an active-duty sailor.

12/02/2014

A U.S. Navy sailor was shot outside a North Lauderdale apartment Thanksgiving night.  (Source: CBS4)

As Sailor Fights For His Life, Detectives Search For Shooter

A U.S. Navy sailor was rushed to the hospital after he was shot outside a North Lauderdale apartment Thanksgiving night.

11/28/2014

Divers complete deploying a huge American flag Friday, July 4, 2014, on the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a former military troop transport and missile-tracking ship scuttled more than five years ago off Key West, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as an artificial reef. The 30- by 40-foot flag, formerly flew at a Morris, Illinois, memorial park for Sept. 11, 2001, New York City terrorists' attack victims. But the flag was scheduled for retirement after being badly tattered by weather. It was to be retired after being tattered by weather, but  Morris attorney Scott Belt conceived the idea of mending the flag and unfurling it on the Vandenberg.  (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Divers Deploy 9/11 Memorial Flag on Key West Shipwreck

Divers in the Florida Keys decided to honor their country on July 4th by attaching a 9/11 memorial flag to a historic shipwreck.

07/05/2014

(Source:AP/Rob Carr)

Florida Man To Receive Prestigious Medal Of Honor

A Florida man will receive the prestigious Medal of Honor, but he said that he is “shocked” to hear the news that he will receive the award.

02/22/2014

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Dept. Of Defense Cancels All Athletic Events Due To Shutdown

The government shutdowns’ unintended consequences is reaching into the sports world. The Department of Defense suspended all intercollegiate athletic events for all of the service academies Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

Mobile User Objective System or MUOS (Source: wwwPublic.Navy.Mil)

Navy Communications Satellite Launched Into Space

The U.S. Navy has a new high-tech piece of communications equipment orbiting the earth after successfully launching a new military communications satellite into space.

CBS Miami–07/19/2013

(Source: CBS4) The military arrives in South Florida for the 2012 Fleet Week.

Fleet Week Sunk By Budget Cuts

Fleet Week Port Everglades has been sunk, at least part of it thanks to the sequestration cuts enacted by Congress and the President on March 1.

CBS4–04/09/2013

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Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

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