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Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Critics: Rick Scott Picks Huge Corporation Over People

Mayors, Activists and Democrats Wednesday accused Governor Rick Scott and the Florida cabinet of bending to monied special interests in approving a controversial network of power poles for Florida Power and Light that will tower over broad, long swaths of Miami-Dade County.

05/14/2014

Source: CBS4

Power Lines Placement Generate Powerful Arguments

Florida Power & Light hopes to add two atomic generators to its Turkey Point nuclear power plant and needs two new power lines to carry the new juice, the question is where to put the lines.

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 20:   Donte' Stallworth #19 of the New England Patriots works out before a preseason game with the Philadelphia Eagles at Gillette Stadium on August  20, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Report: Donte Stallworth Cleared To Return After Hot Air Balloon Accident

NFL wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth has been cleared to play again after he suffered second-degree burns in a hot air balloon crash in March, according to profootballtalk.com.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

Donte Stallworth #18 of the Cleveland Browns carries the ball during the game against the Houston Texans at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 23, 2008 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NTSB Report Blames Downdraft For Stallworth Balloon Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Monday on the hot air balloon accident that sent NFL receiver Donte Stallworth to the hospital last month. The report blamed the problem, which left Stallworth and his girlfriend with 2nd degree burns, on a down draft.

CBS Miami–04/08/2013

(Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Sandy Causes “Failure To Communicate”

As viewers in South Florida watch worrisome images from the Hurricane Sandy storm zone, many worry about friends and loved ones that might be there, and have reached out to try to learn how they did through the storm. It hasn’t been easy to connect.

CBS4–10/30/2012

The men were recued after their cherry picker caught on fire. (Source: CBS4)

2 Workers Rescued After Cherry Picker Catches Fire

Some might call it the miracle at the a local church. But authorities said it was an accident that could have easily claimed two lives. Two men were rescued after being shocked and burned when their “cherry picker” hit power lines.

CBS4–07/22/2011

(Source: CBS4) Power lines trapped an accident victim inside her SUV until crews determined the power lines around the car were not electrified.

Woman Hits Davie Utility Pole, Trapped By Power Lines

A driver whose car hit a utility pole in an early morning accident was forced to wait inside for utility crews to arrive, because firefighters were concerned downed power lines could put the woman and rescue crews at risk.

CBS4–07/01/2011

Rain pelts a Davie neighborhood off I-595 and Nob Hill Road.  (Source: CBS4 Viewer Raheema Ishmael-Ramrrop)

S. Fla. Storms Cut Power, Delays Flights

Strong thunderstorm warnings were issued through South Florida at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday and brought with it heavy rain, high winds and some lightning.

CBS4–06/30/2011

Crews worked to quickly restore electricity after a construction crew knocked some power lines down in the area A1A and Seabreeze Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale.

Lanes Re-Open After Downed Power Lines Caused Traffic Diversion

Both northbound and southbound lanes of A1A at 1015 Seabreeze Boulevard have been blocked thanks to power lines being down.

CBS4–03/14/2011

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