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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.
Community steps up to help ailing North Palm officer
(PALM BEACH GARDENS) Friends, family and complete strangers showed up last night to support a local police officer who is battling brain cancer. With more on this story is 850 WFTL's Frank White.
Marlins fan shows Miami pride at World Series
World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game One
(SAN FRANCISCO) Though the Miami Marlins are not playing for baseball's biggest prize, one South Florida man is showing off his true colors right behind home plate. Laurence Leavey is a Marlins season ticket holder and claims that he has been to...
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Food charity robbed in West Palm Beach
(WEST PALM BEACH) Thieves robbed a food pantry at the Haverhill Baptist Church sometime early Thursday. Lisa Murray is the director of the food pantry for the Haverhill Baptist Church on North Haverhill Road near West Palm Beach discovered the...
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Big Mama seeks Thanksgiving donations
(FORT LAUDERDALE) With the holidays around the corner, you can give big with the help of Big Mama and her turkey drive. With the story, here 's 850 WFTL's Frank White.
Man arrested for secretly recording roommate
(FORT LAUDERDALE) Police arrested a man accused of secretly recording a naked female roommate while she was in the bathroom of her Ft. Lauderdale home. 32 year old Isaias Ramos, has been charged with two counts of video voyeurism after recording a...
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Martin sheriff opposes medical pot
(STUART) The sheriff of Martin County is hoping Amendment 2, Florida's medical marijuana amendment will not see the light of day. The proposed constitutional amendment would legalize the use of marijuana for certain medical conditions in the...
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Lauderdale man hospitalized after police standoff
(FORT LAUDERDALE) Police detained and hospitalized a man who had barricaded himself in an apartment early Thursday morning. 850 WFTL's Anthony Fazio has more on this story.
Student arrested for Broward school bomb threats
(PLANTATION) A South Florida teenager has been arrested for making bomb threats toward his high school. 18-year-old Andrew Leacock made threats directed to South Plantation High School. He has since been arrested and charged with false report of...
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BSO deputy, FDOT inspector honoroed
(FORT LAUDERDALE) A Broward Sheriff's Office deputy and a Florida Department of Transportation inspector were honored for going above and beyond the call of duty to save a driver's life. 850 WFTL's Anthony Fazio has more details.
Medical pot amendment goes to a vote in FL
(TALLAHASSEE) Days ahead of the November 4th election, the debate surrounding medical marijuana is heating up across Florida. Amendment 2 would legalize medicinal pot. In order for it to pass, 60% of the "yes" vote is needed because it is an...
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