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Florida water table levels were impacted by the Japanese earthquake-tsunami, here water levels can be seen in a file photo of Lake Okeechobee during the 2007 drought.  (Source: Getty Images)

Lawmakers Wade Into Amendment 1 Policy, Funding

With the start of Florida’s legislative session looming, one of the first issues to be taken up will be new rules on the state’s waters.

02/24/2015

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Florida Investing Lots Of Money, Big Hopes In I-4 Project

Florida officials are hoping a new highway project will be the answer to one of the state’s most-congested travel arteries.

02/22/2015

Nassau Paradise Island (Source: http://www.nassauparadiseisland.com/)

Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near South Florida For Families

Skip the crowds and hot body contests this spring break in favor of more family fun. These five family destinations are located close to the beach and minutes from adventure.

02/21/2015

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Universal Orlando Reverses Outside Bottle Ban

Universal Orlando lifted a ban on outside bottled drinks being brought into their theme parks.

02/19/2015

'Sharknado' stars Tara Reid and Ian Ziering.   (Source: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

‘Sharknado 3′ Is Filming In Orlando

Sharknado has descended on Orlando.

02/19/2015

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Teens Mob Mall After Being Denied Entry To Movie

A group of teens mobbed an Orlando-area mall after being denied entrance to the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

02/17/2015

A Death Row cell is 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high. Florida State Prison also has Death Watch cells to incarcerate inmates awaiting execution after the Governor signs a death warrant for them. A Death Watch cell is 12 x 7 x 8.5 feet high. (Source: Department of Corrections)

Condemned Man Seeks Stay As Execution Drug Challenged

A Death Row inmate Friday asked the Florida Supreme Court to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in lethal injections.

01/30/2015

George Zimmerman was arrested January 9, 2015 charged with aggravated assault. (Courtesy: Mary Police Department )

George Zimmerman Assault Case Dropped

Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.

01/30/2015

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Troopers: Boy Struck By Car While Heading To School Bus

A 12-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital after he was hit by a car as he was crossing a road to get onto a school bus, authorities said.

01/29/2015

American Social Bar & Restaurant (Source: CBS4)

It’s A Taste Of The Town With Patriotic Flare At American Social

With Life Magazine’s on the walls and snippets of Old Glory everywhere, the newly-opened American Social Restaurant and Bar, located just off Brickell Avenue, is all about the red, white and blue.

CBS Miami–01/29/2015

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