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Fort Lauderdale

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Firefighters Rescue Pet Parrot Stuck In Tree

Firefighters were called to a Fort Lauderdale home to rescue a pet parrot that had gotten itself stuck high up in a tree.

07/04/2014

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Fire Crew Rescue Dog That Fell 16 Stories

A small dog is recovering after falling 16 stories from a South Florida condominium.

CBS Tampa–06/14/2014

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Woman Treated For Shark Bite To Leg

A woman suffered an apparent shark bite to her leg while swimming in the Intracoastal Waterway.

CBS Tampa–06/01/2014

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Giant Condom Billboard on I-95 Promotes Safe Sex

A billboard featuring a giant condom can currently be seen while driving down Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale

CBS Tampa–06/01/2014

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Fla. Police Officer Buys Homeless Man Shoes

After a homeless man’s shoes were stolen, a South Florida police officer decided he’d do something about it: buy the man a new pair.

CBS Tampa–05/15/2014

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Dad Delivers Baby On I-595 In Fort Lauderdale

A South Florida man pulled to the side of Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale and delivered his baby in rush hour traffic after it became apparent his wife couldn’t make it to the hospital.

CBS Tampa–04/25/2014

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Father Facing Murder Charges After Stabbing Son During Argument

Authorities say a South Florida father is facing murder charges in the stabbing death of his adult son during an argument over the mother’s stabbing years earlier.

CBS Tampa–04/19/2014

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Fla. Foster, Adoptive Kids Get Free Park Passes

More than 15,000 foster and adoptive children and their families are getting free passes to Florida’s state parks.

03/15/2014

Deputies: Man Stole $980 Bottle Of Cognac

Deputies found the New Year’s Eve cognac thief they were looking for — in the Broward County Jail.

CBS Tampa–02/04/2014

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Health Officials Encourage Alternate Insurance Sign-Up Methods

Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.

12/07/2013

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