Downtown Ft. Lauderdale To Host Thousands For Corporate RunIt’s that time of year again when thousands of runners will take over the streets of Ft. Lauderdale for the state's "largest office party."
Focus on South Florida: Where's My Tax Refund? With a month to go until tax deadline day, most people still have not filled out their returns. You might be eligible for free tax help, and not know it. A majority of local tax filers, quality for The United Way’s VITA services, but only about 1% take advantage of the program. We focus on the program, and our experts also reveal the most common tax scams you need to be aware of.
Teams Tug 164-Ton Plane For A Cause In MiamiTeams of twelve tugged a 164 ton airplane in Miami, all for a cause on Saturday.
Tax Refunds May Take A Little Longer This YearThe deadline to file taxes is right around the bend.
Focus on South Florida: Tax Help & Tax ScamsWe are now officially in the final one-month countdown to the 2013 income tax deadline. The I-R-S Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offers free tax preparation to people who qualify. We focus on the “VITA” program -- who can benefit from the service, why so many people are not taking advantage of it, and how to avoid the numerous tax scams circulating out there.
Real "Blind Side" Mom In South FloridaActress Sandra Bullock won an Oscar playing the strong, supportive white Memphis mom, Leigh Anne Tuohy, who adopted an often homeless African-American teen, Michael Oher in the movie “The Blind Side.” Wednesday the real Leigh Anne Tuohy was in South Florida.
Budget Surplus Turns Into Windfall For State Social Services The upcoming year’s state budget surplus will turn into a windfall for social services programs. The new 2013-14 budget provides new money to many programs for the first time in five years.
Newtown School Shooting Felt In South Florida As people across the nation overcome their shock at the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, it is being replaced by immense sadness.
"Operation Appliance Aid" Gives Retired Military Vet A "Cool" Home For Labor DayA retired National Guard veteran, who has been living in the sweltering South Florida heat without any air conditioning for months received a wonderful gift Friday, a brand new air-conditioning unit.
Teen Drug, Alcohol Use Can Be Influenced By ParentsMost parents don’t realize that kids under 21 still consider mom and dad to be the greatest influence in their lives. Yet, far too many of these kids also say their parents haven’t talked to them about alcohol and other drugs. They also report that they drink and use other drugs at someone else’s home. Sadly, too many say they had their first drink at home with mom or dad.
Gov. Scott Names New Head Of DCFDavid Wilkins is Gov. Rick Scott's choice to head the state's Department of Children and Families.