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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Economic Malaise Clouds Florida Governor’s Race

Florida’s governor’s race continues to provide some very interesting storylines.

10/19/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Sheriff: Father Fatally Shoots 2 Kids, Himself

A central Florida man allegedly shot his three children, killing two and himself, after an argument with his wife.

10/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Crist, Scott Get More Help From Political Powerhouses

With the Florida governor’s race between Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist is in a dead heat, both candidates are receiving campaign help from some political powerhouses.

10/14/2014

Michael Phelps looks on during a Team USA Pan Pacs training session at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre on August 19, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Source: Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Phelps Suspended Six Months After DUI Arrest

Michael Phelps’ comeback took a major hit on Monday, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year’s world championships.

10/06/2014

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Report: Wettest September For South Florida In 10 Years

The month of September was a wet one for South Florida. According to the experts, most of the rainfall was over the Kissimmee basins that flow into Lake Okeechobee.

10/02/2014

Disney World Castle

Disney World Celebrates Its 43rd Anniversary

Today marks the 43rd birthday of the largest, most visited amusement park in the world, Walt Disney World.

CBS Miami–10/01/2014

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A “MAAgical” Flight For Miami Children With Life-Threatening Conditions

There was something magical in the air Friday morning. Two Miami children joined several others from around the country and the world on a “mAAgical” flight to Orlando.

09/26/2014

(Source: www.broadprize.org/)

Orlando Shares Win Of Prized Educational Award

For the first time in its 12-year history, the Broad Prize for Urban Education has been split between two districts.

09/22/2014

(Source: AP)

Child-Welfare Agencies Look To Trim High Staff Turnover

A job turnover among case managers who oversee adoptions and foster car is one of the worst problems facing Florida’s child-welfare system, advocates say.

09/08/2014

(Source: AP)

A Cautious Optimism Prevails At Child Protection Summit

New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.

09/05/2014

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