South Florida

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Marlins’ Jose Fernandez Becomes U.S. Citizen

It’s a big day for Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez.

21 hours ago

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Thousands Lace Up For Miami Corporate Run

Thousands of people, from 881 South Florida companies, headed to Downtown Thursday for the 30th Annual Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

04/23/2015

President Barack Obama speaks at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center during a visit to the Everglades National Park on April 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. The President visited the park on Earth Day where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Obama Uses Everglades As Backdrop To Warn Of Damage From Climate Neglect

President Barack Obama, on Earth Day, put the national spotlight on the country’s largest subtropical wilderness—the Everglades.

04/22/2015

This photograph released 16 April 2001 by Columbia University in New York and taken by Alan Diaz of the Associated Press, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. The photo shows Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez and Donato Dalrymple (R) in a bedroom closet as federal agents enter the Miami home of Elian's relatives and was taken 22 April 2000.  (Photo credit: ALAN DIAZ/AFP/Getty Images)

15 Years After The Elian Gonzalez Federal Raid

It was 15 years ago when the battle over Elian Gonzalez set off an international custody battle–and South Florida was smack in the middle of it.

04/22/2015

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Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.

04/21/2015

Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Bear, Gator Feeding Bill Won’t Go To Dogs

Florida lawmakers are taking aim at people caught repeatedly feeding bears and alligators, as the state prepares to allow its first black bear hunt in two decades.

04/21/2015

Pitcher Dontrelle Willis #35 of the Florida Marlins winds up for a pitch during the game against the New York Mets at Pro Player Stadium on July 11, 2004 in Miami, Florida.   (Source: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Former Marlins Pitcher Dontrelle Willis Gets Job In Television

Dontrelle Willis was one of the most popular Florida Marlins players during his time with the team.

04/16/2015

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Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear Hunts

Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.

04/15/2015

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Tax Day Is Here

And just like that another Tax Day is upon us, South Florida.

04/15/2015

Bonnie Clearwater (Source: CBS4)

Women To Watch: Trend Tracker® With Bonnie Clearwater

For this edition of “Women to Watch,” Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani spent quality time with Bonnie Clearwater, one of America’s top museum directors.

04/15/2015

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