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Florida Teens Falling Further Behind International Peers In Education

Florida school children are not keeping up with their national and international peers in math and science.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

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State’s Education Board Divided Over Standards

The question over new school standards in Florida spilled out into full view on Tuesday.

10/15/2013

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Florida Students Perform Well On First National Vocabulary Test

Word up. Florida’s fourth graders one-upped the national average score by four points in the first national vocabulary test. INSIDE: How did Florida’s eighth graders perform?

CBS4–12/08/2012

Several fish were found dead in a canal after workers allegedly dumped substances in the water. (Source: RJ Peck)

Plantation Resident: Workers Dumped Substance In Canal, Killing Fish

A Plantation resident is blaming a pool company for polluting a canal behind his home and killing dozens of fish.

CBS4–07/25/2012

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Envisions Changes To FCAT, Not Florida Health Care

Referring to the FCAT on Friday, Governor Rick Scott was clear: “I think it’s going to change a lot.”

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

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Judge: Scott’s Drug Testing Of State Workers Unconsitutional

Miami federal judge Ursula Ungaro has ruled that Governor Rick Scott’s order requiring drug testing for state workers is unconstitutional.

CBS4–04/26/2012

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Dade Elections Department Tests Voting Equipment

While Florida’s GOP presidential primary is just around the corner, Miami-Dade County Elections Department tested its voting equipment ahead of the January 31st election.

CBS4–01/18/2012

(Source: CBS4) Consumers worrioed about possible fungicide in their orange juice can check to see the juice is produced only from US Produced oranges

Foreign OJ Ban Could Limit Sunshine State Production, Raise Prices

Consumers may be looking at an increase in the price of orange juice after the Food and Drug Administration said it would stop all shipments of foreign orange juice at the border, and turn back any who test positive for the fungicide Carbendazim.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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Dogs Euthanized, Adoptions Suspended, After Distemper Outbreak

All dog adoptions at Miami-Dade County Animal Services have been suspended following an outbreak of Canine Distemper.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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Animal Services Euthanizes 18 Dogs In Infectious Disease Outbreak

Miami-Dade County’s Animal Services confirmed 18 cases of Canine Distemper among its shelter population. The dogs were euthanized Saturday.

CBS4–01/07/2012

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