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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 15: Michael Thomas #31 of the Miami Dolphins blocks a pass from Danny Amendola #80 of the New England Patriots on the final drive during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Unlikely Fins Hero Almost Missed His Call

Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas had quite the week going from the San Francisco 49ers practice squad to game-clinching interception of Tom Brady. But it almost didn’t happen because it took too long for him to return a message, according to Fox Sports.

CBS Miami–12/16/2013

The USDA doesn’t officially offer any opinion about whether organic food is safer or more nutritious than non-organic food. It only says that organic standards have been met. This includes the companies that handle or process the foods before they get to the supermarket. That said, organic foods have lower levels of artificial pesticides, are not genetically modified, don’t have artificial hormones, and reduce your exposure to antibiotics.

Fl.’s Ag Commissioner To Congress: Pass A Farm Bill Or Put U.S. Food Supply At Risk

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam warned Congress that if they don’t approve a farm bill the nation’s food supply will be at serious risk.

12/10/2013

A fire erupts as a frozen turkey is placed into a fryer. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Fire Dept. Urges Safety When Frying Thanksgiving Turkey

With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, Miami-Dade Fire Department officials are urging anyone frying a turkey to take safety precautions so their celebration doesn’t turn into tragedy.

CBS Miami–11/13/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/30/2013

(AP)

Adventure Runs Could Be Hazardous For Participants

Adventure runs packed with obstacles are a hot trend, promoted as a healthy and fun way to get out and get dirty but can they be downright dangerous?

CBS Miami–10/21/2013

Boats search for body in Biscayne Bay

FWC Encouraging Tubing Safety

Living in South Florida, where summer temperatures are almost a year-round occurrence, water activities like tubing are a popular past time. But while fun, tubing can be dangerous.

09/19/2013

Sean Taylor

October Trial Date For Alleged Sean Taylor Shooter

Nearly six years after the shooting death of star Redskins safety Sean Taylor in his Miami home, a new trial date has been set for the alleged shooter.

CBS Miami–09/17/2013

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bubble Players Making Case For Dolphins Roster

During each training camp, as the final cut down day nears for the team, a group of players who have played good ball in the preseason wait on the proverbial bubble about whether or not they make the team.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Problem Is The Secondary

One of the best measures of the success of a manager is the talent they bring in to a company or team. While Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has filled some of his positions well, the defensive backfield has been tough to watch since 2008.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Homes Hacked Through Wireless Devices

The ability for people to control door locks, lights and home appliances from their smartphones is growing in popularity.

CBS Miami–08/21/2013

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