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Survivor Advocates For Screenings During Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, and one survivor has made it his mission to promote the importance of screenings. 393 more words

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Innovative New Program Offers Teens Tips On Dealing With Traffic Stop

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – No one likes a traffic stop. Drivers don’t want a ticket, and police officers will tell you it’s one of the most dangerous parts of the job. 344 more words

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Fast-Food Worker Hailed A Hero For Helping Unconscious Officer

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade police officers are typically the people saving the day, but on Friday, the hero’s welcome at their promotion ceremony was for a young man in a different kind of uniform. 326 more words

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Syrian Student In South Florida Helps Others Find Their Way

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida’s Syrian community is growing.

Today, March 15th marks the sixth anniversary of the start of the Syrian Civil War, when peaceful demonstrations transformed into an armed uprising after a violent crackdown by government security forces. 624 more words

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Lauren's List: These Are The Pictures To Keep Off Social Media

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Between Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, there’s no shortage of places to post your pictures.

But not everything is meant to be seen by the masses. 326 more words

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Leukemia, Infertility Survivor Shares Story Of Faith & Hope

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PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) — Cake, balloons, and a room filled with friends and family. These are the trimmings of a typical birthday party, but on this particular Friday, it wasn’t the guest of honor’s birthday.  510 more words

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Syrian Refugee Family Adjusts To Life In South Florida

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Sammouneh family is settling into life in South Florida.

They have new friends, a new apartment and new hope for the future after leaving their home in war-torn Syria. 571 more words

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