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Teen gets scholarship thanks to Diplomas Now. (Source: CBS4)

‘Diplomas Now’ Steers Booker T. Senior In The Right Direction

Sometimes students are headed in the wrong direction, and with proper guidance or steering, it’s possible for them to turn a corner and make the grade.

05/20/2015

Miami-Dade Public High School students with autism dressed up in their finest as their prom got underway at the University Of Miami's student activities center ballroom in Coral Gables on May 14, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Hundreds Of Students With Autism Celebrate Prom

It was a special day for Miami-Dade Public High School students with autism.

05/14/2015

“The Alt Default” is a top finalist for the Knight Arts Challenge. (Source: CBS4)

Finalists For The “Knight Arts Challenge” Announced

A South Florida-wide contest that funds artistic ideas by bringing the community together has named its top finalists.

05/07/2015

Supreme Court (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in several cases about the right of same-sex couples to marry.

04/28/2015

Vergaree Brown's home gets a face lift. (Source: CBS4)

Volunteers Pitch In To Help Renovate Veteran’s Home

The South Miami home of an army veteran received a much-needed improvement Tuesday—all at no cost for the 85-year-old.

03/31/2015

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Angelina Jolie Had More Surgery To Reduce Cancer Risk

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

03/24/2015

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Cancer Expert: Angelina Jolie Did The Right Thing

Angelina Jolie, in a New York Times Opinion Editorial Piece, made another health revelation—she underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. A move, she says, is another form of cancer prevention.

03/24/2015

VACC Camp (Source: CBS4)

VACC Camp Kicks Off With An Extra-Special Beach Day

Monday was an extra-special Spring Break day—ahead of a fun-filled week—for several kids who are often limited because of their special medical needs.

03/23/2015

The 90's rap star and host of TV's Vanilla Ice project Rob Van Winkle was helping bring a smile to the faces of an entire family after giving them a pool. (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Firefighter Gets Some Help From ‘Vanilla Ice’

A former firefighter and paramedic hopped into his brand new pool specially designed for him after a spinal cord injury and he had some ice too.

03/20/2015

Nicklaus Children's Hospital (Source: CBS4)

Miami Children’s Hospital Unveils Logo Ahead Of Name Change

The Miami Children’s Hospital is getting a new look and a new name—with some star power behind it.

03/19/2015

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