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Shooting Victim’s Father Pleads For Gun Control In Florida

Richard Martinez, whose 20-year-old son was killed in a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara in late May, acknowledges that calling for tougher gun-control laws in Florida isn’t easy.

07/02/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

Immigration

Dreamers Take On DNC Head Debbie Wasserman Schultz

A group of activists are planning to protest outside the South Florida office of Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to ask for more support on immigration issues.

06/13/2014

Facing South Florida: The V-A Scandal

Jim devotes the entire half hour to the big national news headline of the week — the scandal within the Dep’t of Veteran Affairs, which led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The scandal surrounding veterans’ health care issues mirrors the problems CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede uncovered here in South Florida. Jim and his guest, Congressman Joe Garcia, talk about that and how to fix the problem.

CBS4–06/02/2014

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Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL Draftee

President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

05/11/2014

Miami Beach residents who attended the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club got a chance to meet Dan Oates, the man who may be their next police chief.  (Source: 
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Miami Beach Commission Approves New Police Chief

Miami Beach has a new Chief of Police.

04/30/2014

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Miami Woman Receives Letter From President Obama

A Miami resident got a hand-delivered letter from President Barack Obama on Sunday.

04/27/2014

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Miami Woman To Get Letter From President Obama

A Miami resident is getting a hand-delivered letter from President Barack Obama on Sunday.

04/26/2014

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USF Bans New Grads From Taking Selfies

After years of sleepless study nights, sitting in long lectures and intense finals, it’s time for college seniors to graduate. As much as students at one Florida school would love to document the very moment when walk across the stage to accept their diploma, university officials have put their foot down on the #Selfie game.

04/24/2014

Immigration

Locals Rally For Deportation Relief

Locals gathered in Homestead Saturday, rallying for deportation relief.

04/05/2014

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