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April 8, 2015: Tri-Rail's New Miami International Airport Station Off To Rocky Start

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5:44 p.m. When you think of video conferencing, Skype, FaceTime and web cams come to mind. That kind of technology helping people stay in touch is also connecting doctors and their patients located far away. But the innovations are evolving so quickly that lawmakers in Tallahassee are playing catch up.

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5:32 p.m. From March through June the drier, cooler winter temperatures meet the thunderstorms of summer, creating the perfect conditions for smog in South Florida.
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5:04 p.m. The family of a mentally-ill man who was shot and killed by Miami Gardens police in February gathered at a press conference today.
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4:44 p.m. You may not know that communist Cuba once produced capitalist MBAs. Now that the U.S. and Cuba are normalizing relations, many say it's time for the island to start graduating them again.
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4:32 p.m. A Miami grand jury will consider what charges to bring against the son of a Canadian diplomat who police say was involved in a drug-related shootout.

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4:04 p.m. The percentage of students at the state’s flagship universities who are black has declined since then-Gov. Jeb Bush ended race-based enrollment policies in 2000.
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1:04 p.m. President Obama heads this week to the Summit of the Americas in Panama.
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10:04 Singer Jimmy Buffett sang some of his hits with a strong environmental message in the sunny plaza of the state capitol complex Tuesday.
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9:35 When you think of video conferencing, Skype, FaceTime and web cams come to mind.That kind of technology helping people stay in touch is also connecting doctors and their patients located far away. But the innovations are evolving so quickly that lawmakers in Tallahassee are playing catch up.

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9:04 President Obama travels to Jamaica today where Caribbean leaders are happier than usual to see him.
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8:43 You may not know that communist Cuba once produced capitalist MBAs. Now that the U.S. and Cuba are normalizing relations, many say it's time for the island to start graduating them again.

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8:30 A Florida Senate panel has passed a bill that would require law-enforcement agencies to establish policies for the proper use of body cameras.

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8:20 Florida Governor Rick Scott says the federal government can't be trusted to pay for an expansion to Medicaid.

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8:04 Tri-Rail's new Miami International Airport station is just the latest addition to the growing transportation hub called the Miami Intermodal Center. But the new station was off to a rocky launch last week. Some passengers who expected a short trip to the airport experienced big delays.
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7:43 When you think of video conferencing, Skype, FaceTime and web cams come to mind.That kind of technology helping people stay in touch is also connecting doctors and their patients located far away. But the innovations are evolving so quickly that lawmakers in Tallahassee are playing catch up.

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7:30 No, Disney World is not banning selfie sticks at its parks. But it is cracking down on their use on rides.
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7:20 A citizenship campaign backed by the Archdiocese of Miami is encouraging legal permanent residents to become U.S. Citizens.

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7:04 The percentage of students at the state's flagship universities who are black has declined since then-Gov. Jeb Bush ended race-based enrollment policies in 2000. That's the conclusion of a Washington Post analysis.
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6:43 You may not know that communist Cuba once produced capitalist MBAs. Now that the U.S. and Cuba are normalizing relations, many say it's time for the island to start graduating them again.
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6:30 A Florida Senate panel has passed a bill that would require law-enforcement agencies to establish policies for the proper use of body cameras.

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6:20 Florida Governor Rick Scott says the federal government can't be trusted to pay for an expansion to Medicaid.
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6:04 Tri-Rail's new Miami International Airport station is just the latest addition to the growing transportation hub called the Miami Intermodal Center. But the new station was off to a rocky launch last week. Some passengers who expected a short trip to the airport experienced delays.