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Lottery Draws New Sales Record

The urge for the instant gratification of Florida’s lucky number and scratch-off games continues to grow.

07/01/2015

A gyrocopter that illegally landed on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol is loaded onto a U.S. Capitol Police trailer April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old postal worker from Ruskin, Florida, was quickly arrested after he landed the lightweight helicopter on the Capitol lawn to protest against government corruption and to promote campaign finance reform.  (Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Florida Gyrocopter Pilot Returns Home, Awaits Hearing

A mail carrier has returned to his home in Florida, where he’ll wait for his next hearing after flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn.

04/19/2015

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White House: Cuba Is Being Removed From Sponsors Of Terrorism List

Cuba is being removed from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, prompting backlash from a South Florida Republican and presidential candidate.

04/14/2015

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) waves to supporters after announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida.   (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Marco Rubio Looks To Defy The Odds Once Again

In 2009 when Marco Rubio announced he was running for Senate he did it on Spanish television.

04/13/2015

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Report: State Department To Recommend Cuba’s Removal From Terrorism List

The State Department is expected to recommend Cuba be removed from the state sponsors of terrorism list, according to CNN.

04/07/2015

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Protect Yourself From Tax Refund Theft

If you live in South Florida, chances are you or someone you know has been a victim of identity theft. Florida leads the nation in tax identity theft, where the crooks steal your tax refund. CBS4’s David Sutta has details of a new free program that will keep your identity safe.

03/11/2015

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Students Compete For Top Spot At Spelling Bee

A lesson in not only spelling, but also poise, hundreds of students are set to participate Tuesday in the annual Broward Herald Spelling Bee.

03/10/2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

George W. Bush Gives 50-50 Odds Jeb Run In 2016

President George W. Bush is giving even odds about whether another Bush will try to occupy the White House.

11/09/2014

Diana Nyad hoists a bronze plaque Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Key West, Fla., commemorating her 2013 Cuba-to-Florida Keys swim. The plaque is to be installed on a promenade wall at Smathers Beach and is to be augmented by a bronze sculpture of Nyad that is to be commissioned by the Key West Art in Public Places Board. At age 64 and on her fifth attempt, Nyad became the first person to ever swim  from Havana to Key West without a shark cage, landing on Sept. 2, 2013. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau,HO)

Key West Honors Diana Nyad’s Record-Setting Swim

A day before the one-year anniversary of her successful swim from Havana to Key West, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad was honored on the beach where she stepped out of the ocean Sept. 2, 2013.

09/01/2014

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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

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