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ICYMI: 850's Ebola Townhall Special on Ebola


850 WFTL's Karen Curtis sat down for an exclusive interview with world renowned Ebola expert Dr. Aileen Marty from Florida International University about the growing outbreak of the deadly virus and what it means for South Florida and the nation. Listen as they field questions from students and callers live at the FIU Graham Center in Miami.
Dade teens hospitalized from synthetic marijuana overdose
(MIAMI) Four teens were rushed to the hospital after they apparently overdosed on synthetic marijuana at a park here Thursday. With the details, here’s 850 WFTL’s Frank White.
Officer accused of rape and kidnapping arrested, fired from force
(BOYNTON BEACH) An eight-year veteran of the Boynton Beach Police Department was arrested yesterday and accused of kidnapping and raping a woman at gunpoint. Officer Stephen Maiorino was on duty and transporting a 20-year-old woman to the police...
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Florida doctors have differing views on medical pot
(WEST PALM BEACH) Two doctors, both of whom have run private practices in Florida for decades, see the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida from different perspectives. Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos wrote the resolution brought to the Florida...
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Woman faces accused attacker in Broward court
(FORT LAUDERDALE) A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a massage therapist appeared in court yesterday to speak against her accused attacker. While the unidentified woman called the incident "uncomfortable," the man, Michael Ster,...
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Feds hold public meeting for All Aboard Florida
(STUART) The Federal Railroad Administration hosted an event here Thursday night discuss the high speed train service All Aboard Florida. 850 WFTL’s Frank White has more on this story.
Palm Beach Schools opts for fewer tests
(WEST PALM BEACH) Palm Beach County schools plan to give fewer exams this year after hearing repeated complaints that students are being over-tested. 850 WFTL’s Anthony Fazio has more on this story.
South Dade man arrested for assaulting psychiatric patient
(HOMESTEAD) A healthcare worker was arrested yesterday for punching a disabled man numerous times in the face. 44 year old Carlos Cuzan is being accused of punching the disabled man several times in the face while he was employed as a medical health...
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​Guilty verdict stands against former mayor
(MIAMI) Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman's guilty verdict on corruption charges was upheld by a judge yesterday. Last month, a jury found Bateman guilty on two counts of unlawful compensation, unregistered lobbying, exploitation of his...
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Man charged in death from high speed accident
(HALLANDALE BEACH) A driver has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a 2012 crash in Hallandale Beach that left a woman dead of brain injuries.  With the details, here’s 850 WFTL’s Anthony Fazio.
South Florida fraud ring busted in multi-county sweep
(WEST PALM BEACH) A group of chiropractors, attorneys, and runners were arrested by state investigators yesterday morning accused of running an accident insurance fraud ring based in Palm Beach County. Department of Insurance Fraud Captain Rafael...
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