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House GOP Pass Tax Plan, Future In Senate Uncertain

By CBS Miami http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/CNN) — House Republicans passed a tax overhaul Thursday, something that has not been accomplished in three decades. The vote was 227-205, with no Democrats backing the bill. While the bill’s passage in the GOP-controlled House was largely drama free, the prospects for the measure are more…

Miami Heat’s Okaro White Undergoes Successful Foot Surgery

By CBS Miami MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Heat forward Okaro White is out indefinitely after breaking his left foot in practice on Tuesday. On Thursday, White underwent successful surgery, according to a Heat press release: The Miami HEAT announced today that forward Okaro White underwent successful surgery to repair a fifth metatarsal fracture in his…

‘She’s Going To Get Rid Of Me Because She’s Gotten Rid Of All Of The Other Girls.’ Survivor Castoff Desi Williams: Post Elimination Q&A

By CBS Miami This week’s episode of “Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers” featured an interesting vote that didn’t add up and ultimately left Desi Williams walking away with an extinguished torch. Find out why she thought she was not going to make it past this Tribal Council and learn about her crazy day when she…

Police Need To ID Child Found In Miami Gardens

By CBS Miami http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — Miami Beach Police want to know if someone recognizes a boy found in Miami Gardens. Miami Beach Police want to know if someone recognizes a boy found in Miami Gardens. (Source: Miami Beach Police) A Good Samaritan found the child on Tuesday. That person brought…

Cards Against Humanity Buys Land On Mexican Border To Stump Trump

By CBS Miami http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI  (CBSMiami/CNN) — Cards Against Humanity, known for its pranks, says it has bought land on the border between the U.S. and Mexico in order to block President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall. The Chicago company said on its website that this was part of a holiday promotion, for…

Baby Walruses Becoming Fast Friends At SeaWorld Orlando

By CBS Miami http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter ORLANDO (CBSMiami) – A pair of baby walruses are becoming fast friends at SeaWorld Orlando after meeting for the very first time a week ago. The SeaWorld Orlando Animal Care Team introduced Aku, a rescued walrus calf from Alaska, and Ginger, a walrus calf born at the park.  As…

What If All Americans Went Vegan? Study Finds Mixed Results

By CBS Miami http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter CBS Local — What would happen if everyone in the United States switched to a vegan diet? Would the environment see an immediate change for the better? A new study has looked into the hypothetical eating shift and the results were not as positive as many would think. Two…

AP Top 25: Miami Jumps To No. 2 Behind Alabama; Oklahoma 3rd

By CBS Miami Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – It appears the University of Miami’s big win over Notre Dame on Saturday left quite an impression. Miami is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, the Hurricanes’ best ranking since 2003. The undefeated Hurricanes leaped five spots from No. 7 after routing…

Cyclist Killed After Being Struck By Vehicle In Pembroke Pines

By CBS Miami http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – An early morning accident has left a cyclist dead. According to Pembroke Pines Police, a vehicle hit a cyclist around the 1200 block of South University Drive at approximately 3:19 a.m. Jonadin Saint-Louis, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say that Saint-Louis was…