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  • Florida: don’t get burned by legal weed

    Florida: don’t get burned by legal weed

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on November 18, 2016

    In Florida, the medical use of Low THC and Medical Marijuana passed by 70 %, meaning that come January 2017, patients suffering from certain conditions, may be eligible for medical cannabis. Pot technology has evolved and patients can now vaporize THC oil, eliminating the hazardous smoke of traditional smoking methods. In recent news...

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  • Self driven cars: what you need to know

    Self driven cars: what you need to know

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on October 17, 2016

    The “phantom-auto”, Pontiac’s driverless vehicle which delighted crowds of onlookers during demonstrations in the 1930’s, was controlled via Morse key, and closely followed by a second, conventionally driven vehicle in the event intervention was required. Fast forward to the release of Google’s self-driven vehicle program which launched in in California back in 2009, Uber has deployed a “test fleet” of...

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  • Davie Police Sergeant Hit by Car and Recovering

    Davie Police Sergeant Hit by Car and Recovering

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on September 13, 2016

    Davie police sergeant Patricia Ravine was airlifted after being hit by a car on I-75. She was trying to help a drunk driver who had just been involved in a rollover car crash before being struck by another vehicle traveling south on Interstate 75. It's unfortunate traffic accidents like these...

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  • Impressive photo of motorcycle crash victim’s spirit goes viral

    Impressive photo of motorcycle crash victim’s spirit goes viral

    Posted by Emma Johnson on July 27, 2016

    Whether you believe in life after death or not, this image gone viral on the web is quite remarkable. The photo was taken after a fatal motorcycle crash in Powell County, Kentucky. Two ambulances, a police car and some individuals were gathered at the motorcycle crash scene. The image has something...

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  • Deadly Miami Car Crash driver 3 times over alcohol legal limit

    Deadly Miami Car Crash driver 3 times over alcohol legal limit

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on July 25, 2016

    It’s easy to get frustrated in traffic jams, especially in Miami where people don’t seem to respect traffic rules. Unfortunately DUI charges are among the most common traffic offenses in the area. A recent Miami Car Crash is just one of the many alcohol-related traffic occurrences ...

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  • First Tesla Model S Fatal Car Crash

    First Tesla Model S Fatal Car Crash

    Posted by Claire Gray on July 21, 2016

    Luxury can be very costly. It cost the life of a 40-year-old driver who died recently in a 2015 Tesla Model S Fatal Car Crash. The 5-star rated vehicle apparently had the lowest probability of injury when tested by the agency. However, Tesla Model S still has some...

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  • C-Section More Common in Miami: Hospitals May be Involved…

    C-Section More Common in Miami: Hospitals May be Involved…

    Posted by Emma Johnson on April 18, 2016

    Some hospitals in Miami are renowned nation-wide for their practices. However, this is not the case for every Miami hospital. Just like in any other city, medical malpractice suits are filed for any number of issues that arise. There is much speculation as to why the C-section rate in Miami is so high. Experts claim a major reason the number...

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  • Smart Traffic Light: Coming Soon to Miami

    Smart Traffic Light: Coming Soon to Miami!

    Posted by Emma Johnson on April 07, 2016

    If you have spent any time in South Florida, you are probably aware of the heavy Miami traffic. For any number of reasons, including crowded streets, car accidents, and weather there never seems to be a traffic-free area in Miami. Miami-Dade County is now working on fixing that problem. Their solution? Installing a “smart” traffic light system...

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  • Ravens Football Player Dies in Tragic Accident

    Ravens Football Player Dies in Tragic Accident

    Posted by Claire Gray on March 30, 2016

    As of March 18, 2016, a rising star was lost in a tragic accident. Ravens football player Tray Walker lost his life after colliding with another vehicle at a two-way stop. Baltimore Ravens football player Tray Walker was riding a dirt bike after the sun went down and was struck by an SUV Thursday March 17th...

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  • Turkey Point Power Plant: FPL Facing Major Lawsuit

    Turkey Point Power Plant: FPL Facing Major Lawsuit

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on March 25, 2016

    Currently in South Florida, there has been a lot of concern revolving around water pollution. The Turkey Point nuclear power plant is under scrutiny at the moment as there is evidence of the radioactive reactors contaminating the water in Biscayne Bay. Turkey Point and Florida Power and Light are now in the midst of a major lawsuit...

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