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Orlando Sentinel
Urgent-care centers changing health-care landscapedidn't do much for them," he said. "I said to myself, 'Why can't somebody reach
Urgent-care centers changing health-care landscape
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 46 minutes ago
didn't do much for them," he said. "I said to myself, 'Why can't somebody reach me more directly?'" Badia, who's based in Miami-Dade County, established OrthoNOW orthopedic urgent care in 2010, and by 2014 he turned it into a franchise. "Our... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Keys face elections shakeupLeichner has dropped out of the District 120 race to take a senior policy advis
Keys face elections shakeup
Key West Citizen / Posted 7 hours ago
Leichner has dropped out of the District 120 race to take a senior policy advisory position with the Miami-Dade Democratic Party, he said. The 120 seat is currently held by Key Largo Republican Holly Raschein, who is running... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
School voucher issue heats up, opponents head to courtsaid. As of this week, 7,027 of them were receiving tax credit scholarships to
School voucher issue heats up, opponents head to court
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
said. As of this week, 7,027 of them were receiving tax credit scholarships to attend 180 private schools in Tampa Bay. Miami-Dade County has the highest concentration of students getting the scholarships at more than 20,000. It will cost... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Boon or boondoggle? Rays look to Marlin Park for how not to build new stadiumMIAMI — Alongside the hodgepodge of old efficiencies, low-rise apartment blocks
Boon or boondoggle? Rays look to Marlin Park for how not to build new stadium
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
MIAMI — Alongside the hodgepodge of old efficiencies, low-rise apartment blocks and mom-and-pop stores of Little Havana, Marlins Park is a jarring futuristic behemoth. The steel, glass and concrete structure rises some 254 feet above street level.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Fight over Zika funds rages with first US deathof Florida’s 1 million-strong Puerto Rican community, the nation’s largest. “I
Fight over Zika funds rages with first US death
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
of Florida’s 1 million-strong Puerto Rican community, the nation’s largest. “I met with doctors who live in Miami-Dade County and also officials in Miami-Dade County,” Rubio said. “They are freaked out about the Zika thing. I don’t... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Port Authority faces roadblocks in quest to realize its potentialthat potential?” Payne said. “Every time it looks like they are gaining that mo
Port Authority faces roadblocks in quest to realize its potential
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 hours ago
that potential?” Payne said. “Every time it looks like they are gaining that momentum, there is another roadblock.” MIAMI ALREADY BOASTS DEEP WATER “Big ships welcome now,” the Miami-Dade County website proclaims about the 50-foot deep... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man 'booked hotels and hire cars using $260,000 of stolen air miles'say he used frequent flyer miles to book himself luxury trips Booked at least
Man 'booked hotels and hire cars using $260,000 of stolen air miles'
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
say he used frequent flyer miles to book himself luxury trips Booked at least three four or five-star hotels in Denver, Miami and Dubai Also rented five cars, including a Chevy Camaro he is accused of crashing Avadzavani denies stealing the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida heroin, fentanyl deaths skyrocketmedical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths related to opioid ov
Florida heroin, fentanyl deaths skyrocket
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 hours ago
medical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths related to opioid overdoses, especially in South Florida. The Miami Herald reports that medical examiners throughout Florida reported the spike in overdose deaths from heroin and the... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida heroin, fentanyl deaths skyrocketMIAMI (AP) - Florida medical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths
Florida heroin, fentanyl deaths skyrocket
Naples Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
MIAMI (AP) - Florida medical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths related to opioid overdoses, especially in South Florida. The Miami Herald reports (http://hrld.us/1VYTt82 ) that medical examiners throughout Florida reported the spike... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Escaped pile burn spreads near Turnpike, U.S. 27MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - An escaped pile burn spread through the White Rocks Q
Escaped pile burn spreads near Turnpike, U.S. 27
Local 10 Miami / Posted 19 hours ago
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - An escaped pile burn spread through the White Rocks Quarries, near the Turnpike and U.S. 27 on Sunday, the Florida Forest Service said. The fire spread when a fire started by a certified burner got out of control, officials... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Margaritaville resort gets AAA four-diamond ratingU.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean qualified for 2016 four-diamond ratings,
Margaritaville resort gets AAA four-diamond rating
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean qualified for 2016 four-diamond ratings, based on their performance in the past 12 months. Sixty of them are in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. Eight hotels in South Florida received five diamo... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
South Florida's naval ties -- scaled back but still strongsaid, because it taps into the region's strong military ties. More than 220,00
South Florida's naval ties -- scaled back but still strong
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
said, because it taps into the region's strong military ties. More than 220,000 military veterans call South Florida home. Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have seven Navy League chapters providing support to sailors and their families,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Zika virus cases near 100 in Florida with two disclosed Friday600 cases of the virus, reported its first death from Zika. Palm Beach County
Zika virus cases near 100 in Florida with two disclosed Friday
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 21 hours ago
600 cases of the virus, reported its first death from Zika. Palm Beach County has five confirmed cases of the virus. Miami-Dade, with 39, and Broward, with 19, have more than half the state’s total. Five Florida cases involve pregnant women,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Authorities identify surveyor and driver involved in fatal crash in Pompano Beachon Friday afternoon, authorities said. According to the Florida Highway Patrol
Authorities identify surveyor and driver involved in fatal crash in Pompano Beach
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
on Friday afternoon, authorities said. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the worker, Enrique Diaz, of Cutler Bay in Miami-Dade County, was killed while standing within a white-striped triangular area between the far right northbound lanes of... Read more
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NBC Miami
FPL: Customers Likely Will Pay for Clean-Up at Turkey PointPoint nuclear power plant. Those efforts target a troubled cooling canal syste
FPL: Customers Likely Will Pay for Clean-Up at Turkey Point
NBC Miami / Posted 22 hours ago
Point nuclear power plant. Those efforts target a troubled cooling canal system and an underground saltwater plume. The Miami Herald reports that FPL's vice president of governmental affairs, Mike Sole, estimated the cleanup costs at $50 million... Read more
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Officer.com
Miami-Dade Police to Begin Wearing Body CamerasMIAMI -- By the end of September, 1,000 police officers on duty patrolling the
Miami-Dade Police to Begin Wearing Body Cameras
Officer.com / Posted 23 hours ago
MIAMI -- By the end of September, 1,000 police officers on duty patrolling the streets of unincorporated Miami-Dade County will be videotaping almost every interaction they have with civilians. If you're stopped by a cop for speeding, expect to be... Read more
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Island Packet
FPL: Customers likely will pay for clean-up at nuclear plantPoint nuclear power plant. Those efforts target a troubled cooling canal syste
FPL: Customers likely will pay for clean-up at nuclear plant
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Point nuclear power plant. Those efforts target a troubled cooling canal system and an underground saltwater plume. The Miami Herald reports (http://hrld.us/1rozVwv ) that FPL's vice president of governmental affairs, Mike Sole, estimated the... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Solar: It's much cheaper than you thinkrates will rise The cost of electricity from the Florida Keys Electric Coopera
Solar: It's much cheaper than you think
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted yesterday
rates will rise The cost of electricity from the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative (Seven Mile Bridge north to the Miami-Dade County line) averages about 9.9 cents per kilowatt depending upon how much power you use. Keys Energy Services... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Marathon lessens pot penalty, county appears to be next in linetrying to nail down one last piece of information on process before I bring a d
Marathon lessens pot penalty, county appears to be next in line
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted yesterday
trying to nail down one last piece of information on process before I bring a draft forward." Several counties - including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach -- have enacted non-criminal options for possessing less than 20 grams of marijuana (less... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gai has English in commanding fashionthe objection. Stewards weren’t as obliging to Fradd a little while later thoug
Gai has English in commanding fashion
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
the objection. Stewards weren’t as obliging to Fradd a little while later though, outing him for 11 days over his ride on Miami Dade in the Gunsynd. FORGIVING: Michael Cahill said Trubia was beaten by the barrier in the last. “The winner drew two... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
South Florida drivers feel they're spending more money on tollsMIAMI - Drivers throughout South Florida have said no matter where their daily
South Florida drivers feel they're spending more money on tolls
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
MIAMI - Drivers throughout South Florida have said no matter where their daily commute takes them, they feel they're spending more money, more often on tolls. Local 10's Amy Viteri spoke to several drivers who said the tolls are another expense and... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Deputies collected pay while off the jobadult jails. In Lake and Marion counties, a judge travels to the juvenile deten
Deputies collected pay while off the job
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
adult jails. In Lake and Marion counties, a judge travels to the juvenile detention center for delinquency hearings. In Miami-Dade County, juvenile cases are heard inside a courtroom at an adult courthouse on weekends and holidays, according a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Road rage incident sends man speeding down road clinging to hood of carworse after a man was seen clinging to the hood of a car that was speeding down
Road rage incident sends man speeding down road clinging to hood of car
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
worse after a man was seen clinging to the hood of a car that was speeding down the road. The incident happened Tuesday in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Witnesses said a man got out of a black sedan and jumped onto the hood of a white car after... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
School libraries getting rid of nonfiction booksstayed on the shelves in greater numbers because students check them out more o
School libraries getting rid of nonfiction books
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
stayed on the shelves in greater numbers because students check them out more often, administrators said. Libraries in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach County schools also are adding to their digital collections and embracing electronics, but they are... Read more
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NBC Miami
Daughter of Alleged Victim of Ex-Dade Mayor Speaks Outit. She did see her mom crying, bruised, and with spit on her face, she said.
Daughter of Alleged Victim of Ex-Dade Mayor Speaks Out
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
it. She did see her mom crying, bruised, and with spit on her face, she said. "I knew that everyone knew him as mayor of Miami Dade County and chief of police. What mayor of Miami-Dade County and chief of police would do this to a woman, with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kidnapper requests fast food at hearing, judge serves up life sentenceand trying to rape her, Terrence Jefferson got up in court to request one final
Kidnapper requests fast food at hearing, judge serves up life sentence
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
and trying to rape her, Terrence Jefferson got up in court to request one final thing before prison: some fast food. A Miami-Dade, Fla., judge on Friday rejected the to-go order from the Popeye’s restaurant chain but he did serve up a life... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Travel-related case of Zika in Pascois where the Florida cases have been reported: Alachua-- 4 Brevard-- 2 Browa
Travel-related case of Zika in Pasco
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
is where the Florida cases have been reported: Alachua-- 4 Brevard-- 2 Broward-- 15 Clay-- 1 Collier-- 1 Lee-- 4 Miami-Dade-- 39 Orange-- 6 Osceola-- 4 Palm Beach-- 5 Santa Rosa-- 1 Seminole-- 1 St. Johns-- 1 Cases involving... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Gas smell forces evacuation of Dadeland MallSOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. - Parts of the Dadeland Mall in Miami-Dade county we
Gas smell forces evacuation of Dadeland Mall
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. - Parts of the Dadeland Mall in Miami-Dade county were evacuated Friday afternoon after a strong smell of gas permeated the mall's food court. Fire Rescue crews received the call for a possible gas leak at 12:48... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Local 10 News reporter honors father killed in line of dutyDORAL, Fla. - Police departments throughout Miami-Dade County are honoring thei
Local 10 News reporter honors father killed in line of duty
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
DORAL, Fla. - Police departments throughout Miami-Dade County are honoring their fallen officers in a month of remembrance. May is the national month of recognition for those law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty. Project... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wilmington Teen's Coffee Shop 'Promposal' for Friend With Down Syndromeover 4 minutes to mark each worker death. Five people were struck by bullets d
Wilmington Teen's Coffee Shop 'Promposal' for Friend With Down Syndrome
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
over 4 minutes to mark each worker death. Five people were struck by bullets during a drive-by shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade, Florida. The victims, four women and a man, are expected to live. Surveillance video released by the Miami Police... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Gov. Scott calls for more emergency pumping into EvergladesGov. Rick Scott says more emergency pumping is needed to avoid flooding Evergla
Gov. Scott calls for more emergency pumping into Everglades
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Gov. Rick Scott says more emergency pumping is needed to avoid flooding Everglades animals in western Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Scott is calling on the federal government to extend the increased draining that sends more water than usual from... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Boycott Beyonce' shirts on sale at Miami concertBack in February, a Miami police union threatened to boycott Beyoncé’s concert
'Boycott Beyonce' shirts on sale at Miami concert
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Back in February, a Miami police union threatened to boycott Beyoncé’s concert at Marlins Park, claiming her controversial Super Bowl performance sent an “anti-police” message to the public. During her concert on April 27, Beyoncé had a rather... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
DEA: 240 street gangs operate in the St. Louis areaman arrested in FL on drug chargesHalf-bearded man arrested in FL on drug charg
DEA: 240 street gangs operate in the St. Louis area
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
man arrested in FL on drug chargesHalf-bearded man arrested in FL on drug charges Kevin Gibson was arrested in Miami-Dade County, FL. For whatever reason, he shaved only the right side of his face. Kevin Gibson was arrested in... Read more
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NBC Miami
Abused Dog Shows Signs of Improvementswith VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital are working to determine the best way to tre
Abused Dog Shows Signs of Improvements
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
with VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital are working to determine the best way to treat deep wounds to Tucker's hips. Miami-Dade Animals Services contacted Shepherd Help and Rescue Effort (SHARE) ealy last week after an owner surrender of the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
$500K heist at Miami jewelry store, police saywith a black pistol, was able to get away, police said. Investigators ask anyo
$500K heist at Miami jewelry store, police say
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
with a black pistol, was able to get away, police said. Investigators ask anyone with information about this incident to contact the Miami Police Department's Robbery Unit at 305-603-6370 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 305-471... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Senate to hold Turkey Point meeting todayacross the state,” Flores said. Committee members will take public comment, Fl
Senate to hold Turkey Point meeting today
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
across the state,” Flores said. Committee members will take public comment, Flores said. The meeting will be at 4 p.m. at Miami Dade College Homestead Campus, 500 College Terrace. A contingent of Monroe County government officials plans to... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Lawmakers call for end to I-95 express lanes in Miami-Dade CountyMIAMI - Some South Florida lawmakers are calling for the Florida Department of
Lawmakers call for end to I-95 express lanes in Miami-Dade County
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI - Some South Florida lawmakers are calling for the Florida Department of Transportation to make immediate changes to the Interstate 95 express lanes in Miami-Dade County, including removing the plastic poles. "You have to take the poles out,"... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
South Dade Senior High students hold vigil for principal struck by carSOUTH MIAMI, Fla. - With music and candles a community came together to pray fo
South Dade Senior High students hold vigil for principal struck by car
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. - With music and candles a community came together to pray for South Dade Senior High Principal Javier Perez on Thursday. He was hit by an SUV Tuesday afternoon. Perez survived the encounter and is recovering in an area... Read more
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NBC Miami
Keith Jones Experiences Water Rescue in Demo With MDFRTheir job is dangerous and heroic. It's the most scenic position of Miami-Dade
Keith Jones Experiences Water Rescue in Demo With MDFR
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
Their job is dangerous and heroic. It's the most scenic position of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, but also the most daring. The county's fireboat is like a floating ambulance and responds to countless scenarios. "On a regular basis, we respond to vessels... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Drivers claim sudden merger on I-95 in Broward causes gridlockover the plastic poles to get either in or out of the express lanes. Lane divi
Drivers claim sudden merger on I-95 in Broward causes gridlock
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
over the plastic poles to get either in or out of the express lanes. Lane diving has caused serious and fatal crashes in Miami-Dade County. "I have been cut off four times," a driver stopped at a gas station on Stirling Road told Local 10... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
People's Trust limits water damage coverage for homes over 40insurers. Citizens has warned of steep rate increases in South Florida, includi
People's Trust limits water damage coverage for homes over 40
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
insurers. Citizens has warned of steep rate increases in South Florida, including 10 percent annual rate increases in Miami-Dade County, if remedies aren't found. Citizens is creating an optional managed repair program inspired in part by... Read more
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The News & Observer
Surveillance video captures drive-by shooting that injured 5 peopleshooting that injured 5 peopleApr 28, 2016 Five people were struck by bullets
Surveillance video captures drive-by shooting that injured 5 people
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
shooting that injured 5 peopleApr 28, 2016 Five people were struck by bullets during a drive-by shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade, Florida. The victims, four women and a man, are expected to live. Surveillance video released by the Miami Police... Read more
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Miami New Times
Already Nation's Fifth-Most "Walkable" City, Miami Rated Even Higher by Latest Walk Score RankingsEvery year since its inception, the Walk Score rankings have placed Miami among
Already Nation's Fifth-Most "Walkable" City, Miami Rated Even Higher by Latest Walk Score Rankings
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
Every year since its inception, the Walk Score rankings have placed Miami among the nation's top ten most walkable cities. In fact, last year, Miami shot up to fifth on the list. The Magic City retains that spot in the recently released 2016... Read more
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The Chronicle
Brodhead announces retirement at end of 2016-17 academic yearof a Doctor of Humanities honorary degree from Fisk University in May 2007 and
Brodhead announces retirement at end of 2016-17 academic year
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
of a Doctor of Humanities honorary degree from Fisk University in May 2007 and an honorary Associate of Science degree from Miami Dade College in 2014. Brodhead and his wife Cynthia have been married for 44 years. Their son, daughter-in-law and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Here they are: South Florida's Top Workplacesis the result of surveys with more than 9,000 employees of businesses, nonprofi
Here they are: South Florida's Top Workplaces
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
is the result of surveys with more than 9,000 employees of businesses, nonprofits and government agencies in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. Based on their opinions, we present 55 organizations where employees say they love their... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Miami-Dade police deploying 1,000 body camerasMIAMI — The largest police agency in Florida is outfitting 1,000 of its officer
Miami-Dade police deploying 1,000 body cameras
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI — The largest police agency in Florida is outfitting 1,000 of its officers with pager-sized body cameras over the next few months in the state’s biggest such deployment to date, officials announced Thursday. The Miami-Dade Police Department... Read more
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Miami New Times
Already Nation's Fifth Most "Walkable" City, Latest Walk Score Rankings Rate Miami Even HigherEvery year since its inception, the Walk Score rankings have placed Miami as on
Already Nation's Fifth Most "Walkable" City, Latest Walk Score Rankings Rate Miami Even Higher
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
Every year since its inception, the Walk Score rankings have placed Miami as one of the nation's top ten most walkable cities. In fact, last year, Miami shot up to fifth on the list. We retain that spot in the just-released 2016 rankings. Although,... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Jacksonville man accused of having sex with teen in Waffle House parking lota year ago on Facebook. She told police that she would periodically speak with
Jacksonville man accused of having sex with teen in Waffle House parking lot
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
a year ago on Facebook. She told police that she would periodically speak with Lane-Berry about meeting while he was in Miami-Dade County. She said the conversations were sexual in nature. Among the conversations, according to a police report,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Smile! Miami-Dade police deploying 1,000 body camerasMiami-Dade Police Department Director Juan Perez talks about the department's p
Smile! Miami-Dade police deploying 1,000 body cameras
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Miami-Dade Police Department Director Juan Perez talks about the department's plan to outfit 1,000 of its officers with body cameras, shown in the foreground, during a news conference, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Doral, Fla. Police body cameras have... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Accused Will Smith killer indicted for 2nd degree murderman arrested in FL on drug chargesHalf-bearded man arrested in FL on drug charg
Accused Will Smith killer indicted for 2nd degree murder
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
man arrested in FL on drug chargesHalf-bearded man arrested in FL on drug charges Kevin Gibson was arrested in Miami-Dade County, FL. For whatever reason, he shaved only the right side of his face. Kevin Gibson was arrested in... Read more
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