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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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Nick Gordon Admitted To Rehab With Mother & Dr. Phil’s Help

For the first time since Bobbi Kristina Brown’s medical emergency, the world heard from her boyfriend, Nick Gordon, on Dr. Phil.


Omar Dorsey, who played civil rights leader James Orange in the critically acclaimed movie "Selma, spoke to the students at Booker T. Washington Senior High School about  Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on February 26, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

‘Selma’ Actor Talks MLK Legacy In South Florida

Students at a South Florida school got an academy award experience on campus on Thursday.


TJ Clayton and his wife got a loan online to fund their adoption. (Source: CBS)

Online Loans Are Becoming More Popular

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter (CBSMiami) – When you think of taking out a loan, do you automatically think of heading to the bank? Well, today, experts say more people are heading to the online […]


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IRS Warns About Tax-Time Phone Scam

The Internal Revenue Service, IRS, has sent out a warning; scammers are out there this tax season capitalizing on the vulnerability of tax payers and their fears of the IRS.