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Multi-Agency Exercise Tests Oil Spill Readiness

Has South Florida readied itself for an oil spill disaster like that seen in the Gulf oil spill in spring 2010? New oil drilling on Cuba’s waters brings reason for concern.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

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Proposed FPL Rate Hike Triggers Mixed Emotions

Because fuel costs are expected to go down in 2013, so consumers should not see higher bills. However, outside factors could push fuel prices up, meaning the new rates would impact wallets.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

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Gas Prices Rise Across S. Florida

Dropping by the gas station to fill up your tank may have you doing a double-take when you see the prices. Gas prices are rising across the Sunshine State and the rest of the nation.

CBS Miami–08/06/2012

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Effects Of Proposed Oil Drilling Inch Closer To Keys

New oil drilling off Cuba’s waters means an oil spill may be just months away from the Florida Keys, according to the government’s computer models.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

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Oil & Gas Prices Plummeting

As Europe teeters on the edge of financial disaster, China begins to sputter, and America is still stumbling economically; there is at least one area of good news dealing with your money.

CBS4–06/04/2012

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Unexpected Surprise: Less Pain At The Pump For Holiday Driving

If you’ve tapped out your holiday weekend budget stocking up on beer and burgers for that Memorial Day bash, you can feel good about one thing; it cost you less to get to the supermarket this holiday, and if you plan to travel to someone else’s party, you’ll save at the pump.

05/27/2012

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Oil And Gas Prices Giving Drivers A Reprieve

As oil prices continue to sink below $100 a barrel, gas prices in South Florida continued to drop as well.

CBS4–05/09/2012

General views of the Allure of the Seas at Port Everglades on October 16, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Dreamworks)

Bookings, Earnings Down At Royal Caribbean

It’s not a great time to be a cruise line company if the latest financial report from Miami-based Royal Caribbean are any indication. Quarterly earnings were down a whopping 40% as bookings have been hurt by the Costa Concordia disaster, ship fires and strandings at sea.

04/20/2012

(Source: CBS4) President Barack Obama speaks to students at the University of Miami

Obama Speech Highlights Need For Energy Reform

Gas prices across the Sunshine State, and the nation, have been spiking in recent weeks. That has brought political attention to the issue and brought President Barack Obama to the University of Miami Thursday.

CBS4–02/23/2012

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 31:  Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum greets people as he leaves an election results party for the Florida primary at his Nevada campaign headquarters January 31, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Nevada GOP caucus will be held on February 4. According to early results former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney defeated Santorum, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) to win today's Florida primary. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Santorum Continues Making Wild Claims

As former senator Rick Santorum continues to ascend to the top of the heap in the Republican presidential primary contest, his controversial remarks this year and in years past are coming under increased scrutiny.

CBS4–02/22/2012

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