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USA Today
Broken discipline tracking systems lets teachers flee troubled pastsGeorgia officials revoked a teacher’s license after finding he exchanged sexual
Broken discipline tracking systems lets teachers flee troubled pasts
USA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
Georgia officials revoked a teacher’s license after finding he exchanged sexual texts and naked photos with a female student and was involved in physical altercations with two others. A central Florida teacher’s credentials were suspended after she... Read more
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NBC News
Trump Says Special Access to U.S. For Cuban Immigrants Is WrongTAMPA — In the third-most populous state, rich with delegates, there has long b
Trump Says Special Access to U.S. For Cuban Immigrants Is Wrong
NBC News / Posted 11 hours ago
TAMPA — In the third-most populous state, rich with delegates, there has long been one Florida "do-not-touch" political third rail: Cuba. And in south Florida, home to more than 1.3 million Cuban exiles and Cuban-American immigrants, to speak ill of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: ‘A Sky the Color of Chaos’ provides a harrowing memoir of childhood in HaitiReview: 'A Sky the Color of Chaos' provides a harrowing memoir of childhood in
Review: ‘A Sky the Color of Chaos’ provides a harrowing memoir of childhood in Haiti
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
Review: 'A Sky the Color of Chaos' provides a harrowing memoir of childhood in Haiti | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Review: 'A Sky the Color of Chaos' provides a harrowing memoir of childhood in Haiti The sense of menace that hovers over M.J. Fièvre's... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Two more Zika cases confirmed in FloridaMIAMI Two additional Zika infections were confirmed in Florida on Friday, raisi
Two more Zika cases confirmed in Florida
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
MIAMI Two additional Zika infections were confirmed in Florida on Friday, raising the statewide total to 20 reported cases, including seven in Miami-Dade and three in Broward counties, the Department of Health said. As Zika infections continued to... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
3rd suspect captured in Lakeland triple murderFederal authorities say they've captured a third suspect in a Lakeland triple h
3rd suspect captured in Lakeland triple murder
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 16 hours ago
Federal authorities say they've captured a third suspect in a Lakeland triple homicide from last month. The U.S. Marshals Service reports in a news release that 25-year-old Jamaal John Smith was picked up in Miami Thursday night. Smith is suspected... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit FlyFlorida's avocados, papayas, tomatoes, mangoes, peaches, passionfruit and peppe
Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 hours ago
Florida's avocados, papayas, tomatoes, mangoes, peaches, passionfruit and peppers are safe — along with more than 400 other fruits and vegetables. They'd all been threatened by the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that infested farmlands in... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Fugitive wanted in Lakeland triple shooting arrested in North MiamiNORTH MIAMI, Fla. - A fugitive wanted in connection with a triple shooting in c
Fugitive wanted in Lakeland triple shooting arrested in North Miami
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. - A fugitive wanted in connection with a triple shooting in central Florida last month was arrested Thursday night in North Miami. Jamaal Smith, 25, was taken into custody without incident about 11 p.m. at an apartment on Northeast... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida takes aim at ZikaEven as public health guidelines regarding the Zika virus change daily, South F
South Florida takes aim at Zika
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Even as public health guidelines regarding the Zika virus change daily, South Florida health care officials and community agencies are joining forces to stop the mosquito-borne disease's spread. Their three-pronged attack: control the mosquito... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
School Board member texts amps up hostility with Superintendent VittiThe relationship between three Duval County School Board members and their supe
School Board member texts amps up hostility with Superintendent Vitti
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
The relationship between three Duval County School Board members and their superintendent continued to disintegrate this week with the public release of hostile text messages. A public records request from South Florida lawyer Robert H. Fernandez... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Third suspect in Polk triple murder arrested in Miami areaU.S. marshals on Thursday night arrested a man wanted in connection with a trip
Third suspect in Polk triple murder arrested in Miami area
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
U.S. marshals on Thursday night arrested a man wanted in connection with a triple homicide in Polk County, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a release. Jamaal Smith, 25, the third suspect in the Jan. 6, 2016, homicides that occurred on East... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Second suspect arrested in shooting near Carol City Senior High SchoolMIAMI - A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting near M
Second suspect arrested in shooting near Carol City Senior High School
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
MIAMI - A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting near Miami Carol City Senior High School. Miami-Dade school police said Stanley Ragin, 19, was seen running away from the school with a gun shortly after Wednesday's... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Restaurant Noise Survey tackles the topic of hearing lossHave you ever dined in a restaurant that was too noisy? Sure, it's annoying, b
Restaurant Noise Survey tackles the topic of hearing loss
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Have you ever dined in a restaurant that was too noisy? Sure, it's annoying, but did you ever consider it might cause lasting damage to your hearing? That's the message that Adele Sandberg, founder of the nonprofit Ear Peace: Save Your Hearing... Read more
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First Coast News
Number of Zika virus cases in Florida climbs to 20TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- There are now 20 cases of the Zika virus in Florida after
Number of Zika virus cases in Florida climbs to 20
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- There are now 20 cases of the Zika virus in Florida after two new cases were confirmed Friday in Alachua and Broward counties, according to the state Department of Health. So far, all the cases are travel-related, the health... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Zika virus cases reported in Florida up to 20MIAMI — Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in F
Zika virus cases reported in Florida up to 20
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
MIAMI — Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health announced the new total Friday afternoon. Seven cases were reported in Miami-Dade County, and three each were reported in... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Zika virus cases reported in Florida up to 20Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida.
Zika virus cases reported in Florida up to 20
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health announced the new total Friday afternoon. Seven cases were reported in Miami-Dade County, and three each were reported in Broward,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Zika virus cases reported in Florida up to 20MIAMI (AP) - Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported
Zika virus cases reported in Florida up to 20
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
MIAMI (AP) - Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health announced the new total Friday afternoon. Seven cases were reported in Miami-Dade County, and three each were reported in... Read more
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NBC Miami
Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida Up to 20Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida.
Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida Up to 20
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health announced the new total Friday afternoon. Seven cases were reported in Miami-Dade County, and three each were reported in Broward,... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida Up to 20By: Associated PressFebruary 12, 2016 MIAMI (AP) -- Health officials say 20 ca
Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida Up to 20
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted yesterday
By: Associated PressFebruary 12, 2016 MIAMI (AP) -- Health officials say 20 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health announced the new total Friday afternoon. Seven cases were reported in Miami-Dade... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Classes resume at Frances S. Tucker Elementary School after stray bullet hits classroomMIAMI - Students returned to Frances S. Tucker Elementary School Friday morning
Classes resume at Frances S. Tucker Elementary School after stray bullet hits classroom
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
MIAMI - Students returned to Frances S. Tucker Elementary School Friday morning, just one day after the school was placed on lockdown when a stray bullet landed in a classroom designated for students with disabilities. Police were present Friday as... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Number of confirmed Zika cases in Florida up to 20Two more cases of Zika virus infection in Florida were confirmed Friday, bringi
Number of confirmed Zika cases in Florida up to 20
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Two more cases of Zika virus infection in Florida were confirmed Friday, bringing the state’s total to 20. The new cases were detected in Broward and Alachua counties, the governor’s office said. In response to the increasing number of Zika... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Zika virus up to 20 cases in Florida; none in Palm Beach CountyFlorida now has 20 confirmed cases of the Zika virus, two more than Thursday, s
Zika virus up to 20 cases in Florida; none in Palm Beach County
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Florida now has 20 confirmed cases of the Zika virus, two more than Thursday, state officials said Friday in announcing a hotline residents and visitors can call for updates on the disease. None of the cases are in Palm Beach County or the Treasure... Read more
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examiner.com
Quattro unveils new lunch time price-fixed menuQuattro Restaurant on Lincoln Road is presenting to men, a new $25 price-fixed
Quattro unveils new lunch time price-fixed menu
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Quattro Restaurant on Lincoln Road is presenting to men, a new $25 price-fixed lunch menu that is sure to have them adding the location to their break-time routine map. The restaurant, located on the World famous Lincoln Road, is an Italian... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Suspect in shooting near Carol City Senior High School back in courtMIAMI - A man accused of opening fire outside Miami Carol City Senior High Scho
Suspect in shooting near Carol City Senior High School back in court
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
MIAMI - A man accused of opening fire outside Miami Carol City Senior High School appeared before a judge Friday for the second day in a row. Cedric Admas, 18, faces charges of attempting to trespass on school property with a firearm, carrying a... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Loretta Lynch visits students, law enforcement in MiamiMIAMI - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is speaking about law enforcement i
Loretta Lynch visits students, law enforcement in Miami
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
MIAMI - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is speaking about law enforcement issues at a Miami school and at a discussion with community leaders in the city. Lynch is set to appear Friday morning at a town hall meeting at Miami's Booker T.... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Man claiming to be Ricky Martin backup dancer accused of beating girlfriendMIAMI - A man who told a Miami-Dade County judge that he works as a backup danc
Man claiming to be Ricky Martin backup dancer accused of beating girlfriend
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
MIAMI - A man who told a Miami-Dade County judge that he works as a backup dancer for Ricky Martin was arrested Wednesday on domestic violence charges. According to an arrest report, the charges stem from a Nov. 26 incident in which Sherhan... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Friday, Feb. 12ANOTHER CASE OF ZIKA There are now three confirmed cases of the Zika virus in
5 things to know for Friday, Feb. 12
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
ANOTHER CASE OF ZIKA There are now three confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Lee County, according to a status update by Dr. John Armstrong, the state surgeon general and secretary of health. The statewide total is up to 18 -- including the one new... Read more
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Times of Malta
Baby found in freezer, mother faces manslaughter chargeA South Florida woman has been charged over the death of her baby son found dea
Baby found in freezer, mother faces manslaughter charge
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
A South Florida woman has been charged over the death of her baby son found dead in a freezer at her home. Paola Vargas-Ortiz, 37, has spent the past month in a mental health care centre, but Miami-Dade police took her into custody yesterday and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Woman faces manslaughter charge over baby found in freezer | Irish Examiner Friday, February 12, 2016 - 08:34 am A South Florida woma
Woman faces manslaughter charge over baby found in freezer
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, February 12, 2016 - 08:34 am A South Florida woman has been charged over the death of her baby son found... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
US Attorney General Attending Florida Policing EventsBy: Associated PressFebruary 12, 2016 MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Lore
US Attorney General Attending Florida Policing Events
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 2 days ago
By: Associated PressFebruary 12, 2016 MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is speaking about law enforcement issues at a Miami school and at a discussion with community leaders in the city. Lynch is set to appear Friday morning at a... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Miami commissioner DUI case trudges forwardMiami-Dade County Commissioner José “Pepe” Diaz is scheduled to appear in court
Miami commissioner DUI case trudges forward
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Miami-Dade County Commissioner José “Pepe” Diaz is scheduled to appear in court early next month, but his drunken driving trial has yet to be scheduled, according to the Monroe County State Attorney’s Office and court records. Diaz, 55, was driving... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Attorney accused of jailhouse sex with inmate says she was set upFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Not only didn't she have sex with her client in the mai
Attorney accused of jailhouse sex with inmate says she was set up
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Not only didn't she have sex with her client in the main Broward County jail, but she was set up by jail guards, attorney Jessica Mishali claimed to Local 10 News in an exclusive interview. "That allegation is false," Mishali... Read more
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examiner.com
Volunteers bring more than sweaters to homeless dogs, they bring hopeCurled up under her bed, Linda was despondent at the county shelter. She didn't
Volunteers bring more than sweaters to homeless dogs, they bring hope
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Curled up under her bed, Linda was despondent at the county shelter. She didn't turn her head when there was an occasional passerby. She didn't come out from under her bed until she saw a volunteer visiting with a gift. In the photos, you can see... Read more
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examiner.com
Pup wearing his green Christmas sweater in viral posts begins his new lifeBobby, the sad looking dog dressed in his green Christmas sweater, pictured wit
Pup wearing his green Christmas sweater in viral posts begins his new life
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bobby, the sad looking dog dressed in his green Christmas sweater, pictured with his head down as he waited in front of his kennel cage at Miami Dade Animal Shelter, had nothing but big doggy smiles on Thursday morning according to his new owner,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Woman faces manslaughter charge over baby found in freezer Paola Vargas-Ortiz has been charged with manslaughter A South Florida woman
Woman faces manslaughter charge over baby found in freezer
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Paola Vargas-Ortiz has been charged with manslaughter A South Florida woman has been charged over the death of her baby son found dead in a freezer at her home. Paola Vargas-Ortiz, 37, has... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Woman Charged in Death of Baby Found in FreezerBy: Associated PressFebruary 11, 2016 HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say
Woman Charged in Death of Baby Found in Freezer
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 2 days ago
By: Associated PressFebruary 11, 2016 HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged a woman in the death of her infant son, who was found dead last month in a freezer at a South Florida home. The Miami Herald reports that 37-year-old... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fla. woman charged in death of baby found in freezerHOMESTEAD – Authorities say they’ve charged a woman in the death of her infant
Fla. woman charged in death of baby found in freezer
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
HOMESTEAD – Authorities say they’ve charged a woman in the death of her infant son, who was found dead last month in a freezer at a South Florida home. The Miami Herald reports that 37-year-old Paola Vargas-Ortiz has spent the past month in a mental... Read more
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Salon.com
Woman charged in death of baby found in freezerHOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve charged a woman in the death of
Woman charged in death of baby found in freezer
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve charged a woman in the death of her infant son, who was found dead last month in a freezer at a South Florida home. The Miami Herald (http://goo.gl/YC3mnw) reports that 37-year-old Paola Vargas-Ortiz... Read more
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examiner.com
Completely unresponsive to visitors, dog's red harness is only reminder of pastUpdate: Shadow has safely left the building. He is currently in quarantine and
Completely unresponsive to visitors, dog's red harness is only reminder of past
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Update: Shadow has safely left the building. He is currently in quarantine and has been rescued by Dogs on the Move by Pawsitive 4 Life Inc. Many thanks to everyone again for sharing Shadow's story. On the wings of the rescue of Bobby, the dog left... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Woman pulls over Miami officer, claims he was speedingMIAMI – A woman pulled over a Miami-Dade officer earlier this week, accusing hi
Woman pulls over Miami officer, claims he was speeding
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI – A woman pulled over a Miami-Dade officer earlier this week, accusing him of speeding. “He passed me with so much speed, so much force, my car shook,” she said. She started recording him on her cell phone, which was mounted on her rearview... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Pet killed in Orange County house fireTHE HIGHEST NUMBER OF CASES IS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY WITH SEVEN. ANGELA: WE ARE
Pet killed in Orange County house fire
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF CASES IS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY WITH SEVEN. ANGELA: WE ARE FOLLOWING SOME LATE BREAKING NEWS IN ORANGE COUNTY. A HOUSE ON LAKE MINOSO STREET WENT UP IN FLAMES THIS AFTERNOON. THE FIRE RIPPED THROUGH A GOOD A PET. WESH 2'S CHRIS... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Juan Perez sworn in as Miami-Dade police directorDORAL, Fla. - Juan Perez was sworn in Thursday as director of the Miami-Dade Po
Juan Perez sworn in as Miami-Dade police director
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
DORAL, Fla. - Juan Perez was sworn in Thursday as director of the Miami-Dade Police Department. Perez, who has been with the police department for more than 25 years, was appointed director by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez in late... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Family asks for help in finding father of 4's killerMIAMI - A family is asking for the public's help in tracking down the gunman wh
Family asks for help in finding father of 4's killer
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI - A family is asking for the public's help in tracking down the gunman who shot and killed a father of four last Friday in Allapattah. The shooting was reported just after 1 a.m. in the 2000 block of Northwest 31st Street. Miami police said... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Man claiming to be Ricky Martin backup dancer accused of beating girlfriendMIAMI - A man who told a Miami-Dade County judge that he works as a backup danc
Man claiming to be Ricky Martin backup dancer accused of beating girlfriend
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI - A man who told a Miami-Dade County judge that he works as a backup dancer for Ricky Martin was arrested Wednesday on domestic violence charges. According to an arrest report, the charges stem from a Nov. 26 incident in which Sherhan... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus rise to 18 in FloridaThe number of people infected by the Zika virus in Florida has risen to 18 afte
Cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus rise to 18 in Florida
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
The number of people infected by the Zika virus in Florida has risen to 18 after new cases were reported in Miami-Dade and Lee counties, according to state health officials. All 18 individuals contracted the mosquito-borne disease while traveling in... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Police searching for missing S. Fla. studentMIAMI - Miami-Dade police are looking for a Miami high school student missing s
Police searching for missing S. Fla. student
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
MIAMI - Miami-Dade police are looking for a Miami high school student missing since Feb. 3. Aliyah Banmah was last seen when she was dropped off at Southridge High School by her mother. At the time of her disappearance, Banmah was wearing a red... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2 men rob BrandsMart deliverymen, 4 others during home invasionPolice are searching for two men who robbed two BrandsMart delivery workers and
2 men rob BrandsMart deliverymen, 4 others during home invasion
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
Police are searching for two men who robbed two BrandsMart delivery workers and four others at a home in northwest Miami-Dade. The home invasion was reported Thursday in the 2100 block of Northwest 42nd Street. According to Miami-Dade police... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
2 new cases of Zika virus reported in FloridaTwo new cases of the Zika virus in Florida were confirmed Thursday by the Flori
2 new cases of Zika virus reported in Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Two new cases of the Zika virus in Florida were confirmed Thursday by the Florida Department of Health. The additional cases were reported in Lee and Miami-Dade counties. The total number of reported cases in the state is now 18. Gov. Rick Scott... Read more
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NBC Miami
Armed Thieves Steal BrandsMart Truck, Fire Gunshot: MDPDPolice are looking for a pair of armed men who ambushed and robbed two BrandsMa
Armed Thieves Steal BrandsMart Truck, Fire Gunshot: MDPD
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
Police are looking for a pair of armed men who ambushed and robbed two BrandsMart truck drivers as they made a delivery in northwest Miami-Dade Thursday. The drivers were making the delivery at a home in the 2100 block of Northwest 42nd Street... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Update: Three Zika cases in Lee County, 18 statewideThere are now three confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Lee County, according
Update: Three Zika cases in Lee County, 18 statewide
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
There are now three confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Lee County, according to a status update by Dr. John Armstrong, the state surgeon general and secretary of health. The statewide total is up to 18 -- including the one new local case and... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Another case of travel-related Zika virus reported in Lee CountyState public health officials report a new case of travel-related Zika virus in
Another case of travel-related Zika virus reported in Lee County
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
State public health officials report a new case of travel-related Zika virus in Lee County. That brings Lee's volume to three. No cases have been identified in Collier County. Another new case was identified in Miami-Dade County. The statewide... Read more
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