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  • Electronic Cigarette exploded in South Florida

    Electronic Cigarette exploded in South Florida

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 08, 2016

    Evan Spahlinger was severely injured when his electronic cigarette exploded. As the cigarette was in his mouth at the time of the explosion, his lungs are damaged and he was put into a medically induced coma to cope with the extent of his injuries. Spahlinger, still suffering from the results of this malfunction, proceeded with filing a personal injury lawsuit...

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  • Self-Driving Car on the road by 2020!

    Self-Driving Car on the road by 2020!

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 04, 2016

    Google’s latest endeavor is the creation of the self-driving car. Since its announcement in 2012, the self-driving car has been a major topic amongst drivers and pedestrians alike. Google and Ford Motor Company have agreed to work together on this project. However, what does all this mean for Miami?...

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  • Miami DUI Arrests-Good News!

    Miami DUI Arrests-Good News!

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 03, 2016

    In recent years Miami DUI arrests have been at an all-time low with only 138 arrests in Miami Beach in 2015, according to a recent report by Miami-Dade County. This amount of Miami DUI arrests is remarkable considering in 2010 the Miami DUI arrests amounted to over 1,000. All over crime in Miami arrests is down about ...

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  • Florida Highway Safety

    Florida Highway Safety Ranking Among the Worst

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 02, 2016

    As the technological age advances with the latest smart phones and radios, there are more distractions while driving, which have caused Florida highway safety to rank among the lowest in the United States. A few of the main reasons Florida highway safety is ranked so low is due to the fact that Florida only has six laws enforcing highway safety and lack laws pertaining to...

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  • VAWA Deportation Defense

    VAWA Deportation Defense

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 01, 2016

    Oftentimes immigrants, especially women, are helpless against the abuse and mistreatment of their United States citizens or permanent resident spouses. Some immigrants who are facing removal proceedings can take advantage of the VAWA immigration law. Under this bill, you can request your green card based on abusive behavior received from a permanent resident or U.S. citizen.

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  • Donald Trump on Immigration

    Donald Trump on Immigration

    Posted by Emma Johnson on January 28, 2016

    The latest Trump on Immigration news is his plan to build a “Mexican Wall” on its borders to keep illegal immigrants out of the United States. According to Trump on immigration law: “the annual cost of free tax credits to pay to illegal immigrants has been as much as 4.2 billion in 2011.” While Trump has many followers on his campaign trail, there are also many who don’t agree with his opinions, especially ...

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  • Obama Immigration Reform: The Two Sides of the Coin

    Obama Immigration Reform: The Two Sides of the Coin

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on January 26, 2016

    Since 2014, Obama immigration reform policies have been stalled and now President Obama has taken these Obama immigration reform cases to the Supreme Court. This is just the latest in immigration law news as up until now progress on...

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  • Tips for Divorce Financial Planning

    Tips for Divorce financial planning

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on January 25, 2016

    Although the United States divorce rate is now well below 50%, whereas 2 years ago, was about 52% there are still concerns of impending divorce and it is important to protect yourself and your assets. Divorce financial planning just consists of a few steps to ...

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