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BERLIN - JUNE 22: Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Broward School District Reverses Controversial Lice Decision

Broward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.

CBS Miami–04/10/2014

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.

04/08/2014

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State Drops Charges Against Teacher Accused Of Forcing Child To Clean Urinal

A Broward County teacher who was arrested in February for allegedly forcing a student to clean a dirty urinal with his bare hands no longer faces any charges.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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Match Day Arrives For UM Medical Students

It’s not quite match.com, but a group of senior medical students at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine will find out Friday who they’ve been matched with to do their residency training.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott Wants

Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.

03/10/2014

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Teen’s Facebook Post Costs Dad $80K Settlement

A post on Facebook has cost a Miami teenager’s father an $80,000 legal settlement.

03/03/2014

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“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

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CBS4 Exclusive: Teacher Accused Of Forcing Child To Clean Clogged Urinal Speaks Out

A veteran teacher accused of forcing a 10-year-old student to clean a clogged urinal with his bare hands is speaking out for the first time, saying she would “never want to hurt a child.”

02/20/2014

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

Inaugural Poet To Set Up Visiting Writers Program

Miami’s very own influential poet Richard Blancois has set up a program to help others reach their dreams.

02/18/2014

Florida Money

Performance Could Alter University Funding

Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.

02/11/2014

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