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Researchers Study Sharks’ Sense Of Smell, Vision

If a shark’s nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.

04/02/2014

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One Of 2 Winning “Fantasy 5″ Tickets Purchased In Hialeah; No Big “Mega Money” Winners

Friday’s “Fantasy 5” drawing will likely make two players extra merry this holiday season.

12/07/2013

Trader Joe's opened in Pinecrest on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Customers Frustrated By Lack Of Parking At Trader Joe’s

The store many South Floridian’s have been waiting on for years finally opened in Pinecrest Friday. However, getting in and out of the extremely popular specialty grocery store was more difficult than many people expected.

CBS Miami–10/20/2013

Crime Scene

Police: Mom Shot Child, Turned Gun On Herself

Police in Sarasota said a mother shot her child and then turned the gun on herself.

09/01/2013

A food truck employee hands a plate of food to a customer.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Food Trucks Record Could Be Broken

Nearly 100 food trucks gathered in Tampa to try and take the record from Miami for the most food trucks in one spot.

09/01/2013

(Photo credit: GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/GettyImages)

Florida-Based Tightrope Walker To Cross Gorge Near Grand Canyon

A Sarasota man continuing his family’s legacy of performing death-defying tricks will walk a tightrope, without a tether, near the Grand Canyon Sunday.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

Nik Wallenda walks a high wire over U.S. 41 in Sarasota. (Source: CBS4)

Wallenda’s High Flying Sarasota Walk

High wire daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed the crowds in Sarasota Tuesday morning when he crossed U.S. 41 nearly 200 feet in the air.

01/29/2013

(Photo by Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Stone Crabs In Short Supply Some Parts Of The State

Enjoy those stone crabs while you can because unlike South Florida, some parts of the state are suffering through a stone crab shortage.

CBS4–12/14/2012

View of lighthouse framed by coconut palm trees; alongside aquamarine-colored Atlantic Ocean at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. (Photo source: floridastateparks.org)

Cape Florida Again Among US Top 10 Beaches

Miami Beach may be famous, but it didn’t take the top spot. Ft. Lauderdale may be “where the boys are”, but it didn’t get a mention. Now, if you want the top beach in the nation, you have to hop a jet to San Diego, where Coronado Beach tops Dr. Beach’s list for 2012, but South Florida has a beach in the Top 10.

CBS4–05/26/2012

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a mentoring event to celebrate Women's History Month, East Room, the White House in March, 2011. . (AP)

First Lady Launches Latino Healthy Eating Initiative In Florida

First Lady Michelle Obama is in Florida Thursday not only promoting health and wellness but also raising cash to help her husband’s re-election campaign.

CBS4–01/26/2012

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