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FIU Students Arrested After Demonstration On Campus

Seven Florida International University students were arrested Thursday night after police say they refused to disperse at an unsanctioned rally on campus.

CBS4–01/12/2012

Kite boarding is an extreme watersport often seen in South Florida waters. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Cracks Down On Illegal Water Sports

South Florida is known for its beautiful beaches and water sports but now Miami Beach has started to enforce a decades-old ordinance that bans surfing and other beach sports on all public beaches except for a small three block stretch of the water.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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Environmental Activists Rally In Miami At Journalist Conference

Environmental activists, supporters and ‘Occupy Miami’ members gathered outside the Society of Environmental Journalists conference in downtown Miami Saturday afternoon.

CBS4–10/22/2011

Laura Pollan, leader of Ladies in White opposition group, talks February 11, 2011, at her home in  Havana. The Cuban church announced the release of Pollan's husband, Hector Maseda, but Maseda said he won't leave jail until all the remaining prisoner do. (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Mass Held For Cuban Founder Of Ladies In White

A mass will be held in Miami for Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s Ladies In White. Pollan died Friday after she was hospitalized on Oct. 7 for acute respiratory problems.

CBS4–10/15/2011

Laura Pollan, leader of Ladies in White opposition group, talks February 11, 2011, at her home in  Havana. The Cuban church announced the release of Pollan's husband, Hector Maseda, but Maseda said he won't leave jail until all the remaining prisoner do. (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Founder Of Cuba’s Ladies In White Dead At 63

Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s “Ladies In White” has died, according to Cuban dissidents Elizardo Sanchez. She was 63.

CBS4–10/14/2011

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Demonstrators Participate In Haitian Immigration Protest

Hundreds of demonstrators, along with human rights organizations and activists, are joining forces to rally outside the Department of Homeland Security office in Miami Thursday.

CBS4–08/11/2011

Rapper Luther Campbell performs onstage at the 2010 Vh1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Uncle Luke, Co-Founder Of Urban Beach Week, No Longer Attends Event

Although he was one of the early pioneers of Miami Beach’s Memorial Day hip hop extravaganza, even Luther Campbell says he no longer makes his way to South Beach during that weekend because it’s become too rowdy.

CBS4–06/02/2011

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Robaina Responds To FIU’s Hispanic-Only Mayoral Debate

A Miami-Dade Hispanic mayoral candidate said he will not participate in future forums unless all of the candidates are included.The move comes one day after two non-Hispanic candidates expressed their disapproval of a Spanish-only event.

CBS4–05/12/2011

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Hispanic-Only FIU Mayoral Debate Draws Harsh Criticism

A Miami-Dade mayoral candidate along with students are expected to protest a campaign forum Wednesday to express their outrage and disapproval of FIU hosting a Spanish-only event.

CBS4–05/11/2011

The central-Florida pastor infamous for threatening to burn the Koran outside of his Gainesville-area church is facing a Michigan jury Friday over an attempt to stage a rally outside of a Detroit-area Islamic center.

FL Pastor Jailed For Refusing To Pay Peace Bond Protest

A judge has ordered the jailing of a Central Florida pastor after he refused to pay a $1 peace bond over a planned demonstration outside a Michigan mosque.

CBS4–04/22/2011

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