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Super Kid Ricky White (Source: CBS4)

Super Kid Ricky White Dances His Way Out Of Hard Times

He is a “Superkid” who is dancing on air. One could say he has lept out of hard times, a poor and rough neighborhood, raised by a young widow. Neighborhood bets were on Ricky White growing up to be a troubled kid. But as Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen has found, he’s being recognized as a superstar and already helping those dancing behind him.

CBS4–06/18/2014

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Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.

03/14/2014

Miami Dade College accepts the first scholarships ever for undocumented immigrants. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade College Welcomes Undocumented Immigrant Scholarships

Tuesday, Miami-Dade College accepted the first scholarships ever for undocumented immigrants. The move, a sidestep around the immigration debate, is changing the lives of dozens of students who could only dream of going to college.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

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Scott Pitches New Job Training Program

As the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

Georgie Tech v Miami

UM Looking For Credit From NCAA For Self-Enforced Scholarship Limits

The University of Miami Hurricanes football team lost nine scholarships over three years due to the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but the school is hoping the NCAA may give the school credit for self-enforced scholarship restrictions.

CBS Miami–10/24/2013

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NCAA Easing Scholarship Limits On Penn State

The NCAA’s Executive Committee has decided to gradually reduce the scholarship penalties against Penn State University for the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

(AP)

Bill Ties Bright Futures To Working In Florida

A House Republican filed a bill Wednesday that would require future recipients of Bright Futures scholarships to reimburse the state if they do not graduate or if they go to work outside of Florida.

CBS4–12/13/2012

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SEC Makes Signing Rule Changes

The Southeastern Conference made changes to its two biggest cash cows, basketball and football, Friday that left some coaches very angry.

CBS4–06/03/2011

(AP)

Legislature Cuts To Dim “Bright Futures” Luster

If your child was depending on a Bright Futures scholarship in the years ahead, you should be considering how you’re going to make up for the cuts approved in the Florida Legislature.

CBS4–05/02/2011

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State Considers Cuts To Popular Scholarship Program

In what may be an unpopular political move, the state legislature is considering a proposal to reduce a popular merit-based scholarship program.

CBS4–04/03/2011

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