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Three Florida Metro Areas Among Fastest Growing In Nation

While Miami continues to rule the cash real estate market, two other Florida metro areas continue to be among the fastest growing in the nation.

CBS Miami–03/27/2014

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Shuttered Florida Prisons Could Be Re-Opened

One year after Florida closed several prisons to save money, the state insists it must re-open some of them because of a growing inmate population.

11/04/2013

(Source: CBS4) An aerial view of Miami Beach and the boats gathered for the Miami International Boat Show 2011

Census Figures Show People Once Again Moving To S. Florida

The days of people fleeing the high unemployment, high taxes, and real estate meltdown of the Sunshine State may be at an end. Where US Census figures once showed people leaving Florida in large numbers, between 2010 and 2011, they started to return, with South Florida leading the state.

04/05/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Scott Signs Off On Redistricting Plan

The next stop for the Legislature’s once-a-decade redistricting plans will be a Tallahassee courtroom after Governor Rick Scott signed the plans Thursday afternoon.

CBS4–02/16/2012

South Beach

Hispanics Now Make Up A Quarter Of Florida’s Population

A diverse group of Hispanics now account for about a quarter of Florida’s nearly 19 million year round residents.

CBS4–05/05/2011

U.S. Census

Miami: Don’t Count Us Out

The melting pot that is Miami got burned by the 2010 Census and it could cost the town billions of dollars in federal funding, according to city officials.

CBS4–04/19/2011

(Source: AP)

S. Florida Jewish Community Keeping An Eye On Egypt

As the political unrest in Egypt continues to send shock waves throughout the Middle East, the heavy Jewish population here in South Florida is paying very close attention.

CBS4–01/31/2011

U.S. Capitol Over Flag

Census Gives Florida Presidential Influence

In 2000, the late Tim Russert said the presidential election was all about Florida. Tuesday, the U.S. Census released new data that showed Florida’s presidential influence will only increase.

CBS4–12/21/2010

(Source: CBS)

More Minorities Calling Broward Home

Numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show a change in the make up of Broward County’s population over the last decade.

CBS4–12/20/2010

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