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Dade Two Years Late On $60 Million For Urban Renewal

More than $60 million earmarked for five mixed-use projects in Miami’s Overtown community have yet to be dispersed two years after residents packed City Hall demanding to save the imperiled funds.

07/27/2014

Jumbo’s restaurant (Source: James Beard Foundation)

Historic Liberty City Restaurant Closing Its Doors After 59 Years

Jumbo’s is as well known for its shrimp as it is for its history.

07/22/2014

June 1, 2014: Members of  a Miami church held services outside after their church burned May 30, 2014.  (Source: CBS4)

Church Members Say Faith Will Help Them Rebuild After Massive Fire

Members of a church that burned Friday night, attended services Sunday morning.

CBS Miami–06/01/2014

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JMH Stops Giving Out Formula Samples In An Effort To Promote Breastfeeding

Plenty of research shows that breastfeeding, from protecting newborns from illnesses, to boosting intelligence, is good for babies—now, to promote breastfeeding, one local hospital has stopped giving out formula samples.

05/27/2014

Critical Mass (Source: CBS4)

Critical Mass Snarls Traffic In Miami & Miami Beach

Drivers in both Miami and Miami Beach found themselves in an unusual amount of traffic as they made their way to happy hour Friday night.

04/25/2014

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Volunteers Needed To Document Overtown’s History

Researchers want youth volunteers to help snap photos of their surroundings as part of a study of the historic community.

02/15/2014

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CEO Corner: Asha Loring Of Health In The Hood

Asha Loring is a hometown girl improving health in the “hood” one garden at a time.

01/09/2014

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Police Search for Killer After Overtown Murder

Police in Miami are searching for a a killer after a man was found dead in an Overtown apartment. The search kept some people who live in the apartment complex out of their homes for hours.

12/28/2013

A year after a Miami mother and her unborn child were nearly killed in a drive-by shooting, both victims are still recovering. But the mother says she is grateful that they are healthy and is optimistic about their future.(Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Exclusive: One Of Miami’s Youngest Crime Victims May Need Years Of Therapy

A year after a Miami mother and her unborn child were nearly killed in a drive-by shooting, both victims are still recovering. But the mother says she is grateful that they are healthy and is optimistic about their future.

12/26/2013

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Parade Celebrates Booker T. Washington High School Win

There is one thing Booker T. Washington High School’s football team is not: Slow. The team hustled Friday, boarding buses for a parade to celebrate their national championship.

12/20/2013

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