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Raise Smoke Tax & Lower Driver Fees, House Dem Says

A South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.

CBS4–12/20/2011

Firefighters extinguish hot spots inside the house that went up in flames in Lauderhill. (Courtesy: Lauderhill Fire Rescue)

2 Family Pets Die In Lauderhill House Fire

Two family dogs lost their lives after the home they were in went up in flames in Lauderhill.

CBS4–11/19/2011

Sunrise Apt Fire

Two-Alarm Fire Rips Through Sunrise Apartment Building

Multiple units were affected after a two-alarm fire at a Sunrise apartment building Saturday.

CBS4–10/15/2011

Broward Fire & Ash Cloud

Prescribed Burn Sends Ash & Smoke Into NE Broward

Residents in northeast Broward County may have done a double-take when they saw ash falling on cars and heavy smoke in the area.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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Residents Forced From Burning Hialeah Apartment Building

Firefighters scrambled to get everyone out of Hialeah apartment building which erupted in flames late Wednesday night.

CBS4–09/15/2011

Brush Fire

West Dade Fire 85% Contained

Firefighters are getting a handle on a stubborn brush fire in western Miami-Dade which has been burning for a week.

CBS4–06/12/2011

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Rain Tames Down Brush Fire, 58,500 Acres Burned

A raging brush fire continues to burn in West Miami-Dade. As of Saturday, it has charred more than 58,500 acres and a stretch of Krome Avenue from the Tamiami Trail to Okeechobee Road remains closed.

CBS4–06/11/2011

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No More Smoky Haze As Big Cypress Wildfire 95% Contained

South Floridians are breathing a lot easier Friday now that the smoke and haze from a huge Everglades brush fire is nearly contained.

CBS4–05/13/2011

American Airlines Planes

AA Miami Flight Lands Safely In Vegas After Smoke Report

A commercial aircraft which departed Miami to San Francisco made an emergency landing in Las Vegas after the pilot reported a smell of smoke in the cockpit, authorities said.

CBS4–05/06/2011

American Airlines Planes

American Airlines Miami Flight Diverted To S. Carolina Airport

An American Airlines flight to Washington, D.C., from Miami was diverted to South Carolina after passengers reported smelling smoke in the cabin.

CBS4–04/26/2011

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