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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

(Source: Dan Vazquez, American Airlines passenger) - A view of the collapsed scaffolding in a photo taken by an American Airlines passenger

Two Workers Hurt In MIA Scaffolding Collapse

Two employees of a Coral Gables glass company were hospitalized after scaffolding they were using fell as they worked at a Miami International Airport gate.

CBS4–06/28/2012

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Judge Strikes Down 3% Pension Requirement For State Workers

A state judge has struck down a new law that required public employees to contribute 3-percent of their income to their retirement pensions.

CBS4–03/06/2012

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Just 3.6% Of Workers Use Public Transit In S. Fla.

If you’ve ever been stuck on the Palmetto or tangled in traffic on the Turnpike, then it may surprise you that the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area has the most commuters by public transit of any city in the Sunshine State.

CBS4–02/14/2012

Several people were taken to the hospital after a fuel spill in a hanger at MIA Wednesday afternoon. (CBS4)

4 Taken To Hospital After MIA Jet Fuel Spill

Four workers at Miami International Airport were taken to the hospital after being exposed to jet fuel in a hanger Wednesday afternoon.

CBS4–01/25/2012

(Source: http://www.starwoodhotels.com)

New Hotel In Bal Harbour Holds Job Fair

Job seekers may be able to find some relief at a job fair at the St. Regis Bal Harbour on Thursday.

CBS4–12/22/2011

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CBS4 Investigates: Jobless Need Not Apply

Conventional wisdom dictates that it is easier to find a job when you already have a job. Now there is increasing proof that companies are openly telling the jobless that they need not apply.

CBS4–12/05/2011

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Florida Unemployment Dips In October

The state of Florida’s jobless rate remains well above the national average, but did decline by 0.3 percent in October to a monthly average of 10.3 percent.

CBS4–11/18/2011

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Fla. Unemployment Rate Stagnates In August

Unemployment remains stagnated in double digits some eight months after Governor Rick Scott pledged to get Florida workers back on the job.

CBS4–09/16/2011

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FL Finds Success In Paying Companies To Hire Workers

Jerold Nelson was hard at work Thursday at his new job at Interactive Blue Communications (IBC), a small design and consulting firm in Miami-Dade. The 51 year-old husband and father landed the job after ten months of unemployment and a seemingly hopeless outlook.

CBS4–09/08/2011

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