7:20 am
Wed October 31, 2012

NEWSCAST: Good Night For the Heat, New Rings and Victory Over Celtics

The Heat beat their archrivals the Celtics Tuesday night 120 to 107.
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 The Miami Heat have begun defense of their NBA title in style as South Florida airports continue to deal with the aftermath of Sandy. 

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6:59 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

NEWSCAST: Miami Congressman Hit With 11 Ethics Charges

The state ethics commission claims Congressman Rivera misused campaign funds and falsified disclosure forms among other allegations.
US House of Representatives

All of the misconduct alleged by the commission supposedly occurred while Rivera was a state legislator. In a statement , Rivera denied the charges and accused the Ethics Commission of political motivations.

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6:40 am
Fri October 19, 2012

NEWSCAST: Rick Scott and Charlie Crist Are Busy On The Campaign Trail

Gage Skidmore (Flickr)

In the final weeks of the presidential campaign, Florida's 29 electoral votes are coveted by both sides. That's why Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist are both busy on the campaign trail in Florida, even though neither one of them will be on the ballot next month.

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10:00 am
Mon October 15, 2012

NEWSCAST: One Still Missing In Rubble From Garage Collapse

Gregory A. Castillo

The family of the man still missing after the parking garage collapse at Miami Dade College's West Campus is unhappy with the rescue effort. 

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8:05 am
Mon October 15, 2012

NEWSCAST: Florida's Hispanic Vote Could Be Up For Grabs

A new poll by Florida International University, the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald shows President Obama narrowly leads Romney among Florida's Hispanic voters.
Elle Cayabyab Gitlin, Flickr

A new poll finds President Obama winning the Hispanic vote across the country, but here in Florida things are a lot tighter. 

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7:45 am
Fri October 12, 2012

NEWSCAST - Florida Leads The Nation In Foreclosures

Florida is at the top or near it in two different categories in the news this week.

But no one is bragging about it.

The state now has a higher percentage of homes in foreclosure than any other state and comes in second for cases of investment fraud.

We explore both of these issues and more in WLRN Miami Herald News.

6:38 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

NEWSCAST: New Florida Poll Gives Romney 7 Point Lead

Mitt Romney on the campaign trail.
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A new Mason-Dixon poll now shows G.O.P.

8:17 am
Thu October 11, 2012

NEWSCAST: President Obama Back In Miami Today

President Barack Obama will appear at the University of Miami, this time for a campaign rally.
Sonya Herbert

For the second time in the past three weeks, President Barack Obama will appear at the University of Miami, this time for a campaign rally.  Floridians have already cast more than 76,000 ballots in the presidential election.  The campaigns for the President and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are scrambling to reach out to 2 million other voters who have requested absentee ballots.

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7:05 am
Thu October 11, 2012

NEWSCAST: Rescue Effort Continues At Collapsed Parking Garage in Doral

A man trapped in the rubble of a collapsed parking garage at Miami-Dade College's West campus was rescued early this morning after having his legs amputated to free him from the wreckage. Two men are confirmed dead and one remains missing. 

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6:40 am
Thu October 11, 2012

NEWSCAST: 2 Dead In Garage Collapse, 1 Man Freed After Rescuers Amputate His Legs

Two people are dead, one remains missing and several others are injured after the sudden collapse of a parking garage under construction at Miami-Dade College's West campus in Doral Wednesday.

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8:08 am
Wed October 10, 2012

NEWSCAST: State Confirms First Florida Death Linked To Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak

The Florida Department of Health reports that a 70-year-old man died in July.
The Florida Department of Health

A Florida death is confirmed in a national meningitis outbreak. Plus, a gubernatorial gaffe, and the latest on voting rights for ex-felons in Florida. 

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7:43 am
Wed October 10, 2012

NEWSCAST: State Education And Property Insurance

Citizens is the state-backed property insurer of last resort for Floridians.
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

The Florida Board of Education wraps up meetings in Orlando while Citizens agrees to review a $350 million loan program that has key lawmakers worried.  Details from WLRN-Miami Herald News. 

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8:59 am
Tue October 9, 2012

NEWSCAST: Deadlines To Vote

Alan Cleaver

Time is running out to register to vote in the November election, and a new television network is coming to Miami.

Check out these stories and more in the WLRN Miami Herald News at 7.

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6:56 am
Tue October 9, 2012

NEWSCAST: South Florida Reacts To Chavez

Hugo Chavez has been the president of Venezuela since 1999.
CIA World FactBook

Venezuelans living in South Florida are reacting to the reelection of Hugo Chavez and the Florida Board of Education is meeting today in Orlando. 

Check out these stories and more in WLRN Miami Herald News.