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NBC Miami
5 Pleading Guilty in $36M Housing ScamFour developers in Miami and a Fort Lauderdale contractor are pleading guilty t
5 Pleading Guilty in $36M Housing Scam
NBC Miami / Posted 4 hours ago
Four developers in Miami and a Fort Lauderdale contractor are pleading guilty to federal charges stemming from an alleged $36 million affordable housing fraud. Biscayne Housing Group co-founders Michael Cox and Gonzalo DeRamon pleaded guilty Monday... Read more
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Naples Daily News
5 in Florida pleading guilty in $36M affordable housing scamMIAMI (AP) — Four developers in Miami and a Fort Lauderdale contractor are plea
5 in Florida pleading guilty in $36M affordable housing scam
Naples Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
MIAMI (AP) — Four developers in Miami and a Fort Lauderdale contractor are pleading guilty to federal charges stemming from an alleged $36 million affordable housing fraud. Biscayne Housing Group co-founders Michael Cox and Gonzalo DeRamon pleaded... Read more
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Salon.com
“Stale white bitches tried to take us down”: Luther Campbell on 2 Live Crew, race, hip-hop and the conservative, Southern ’80sAfter we put out “The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are,” I got some letters from a PT
“Stale white bitches tried to take us down”: Luther Campbell on 2 Live Crew, race, hip-hop and the conservative, Southern ’80s
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
After we put out “The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are,” I got some letters from a PTA group in Birmingham, Alabama, saying that children were getting hold of our songs and that they were inappropriate and what could I do about it? I was totally... Read more
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Miami New Times
Critical Mass Rides Tonight in Memory of Fallen Cyclist, and Ahead of Tropical Storm ErikaEvery month, hundreds of cyclists meet for Critical Mass, pouring through downt
Critical Mass Rides Tonight in Memory of Fallen Cyclist, and Ahead of Tropical Storm Erika
Miami New Times / Posted 4 days ago
Every month, hundreds of cyclists meet for Critical Mass, pouring through downtown intersections in the name of bike culture. This month, though, they have another cause: A memorial to Patrick Wanninkhof, a local cyclist killed last month on a... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami's Most Historic African-American Cemetery Is Neglected and ForgottenRandolph Williams, a stocky African-American accountant, stood outside the rust
Miami's Most Historic African-American Cemetery Is Neglected and Forgotten
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
Randolph Williams, a stocky African-American accountant, stood outside the rusted gates of Lincoln Memorial Cemetery on an afternoon in 2001, mentally fishing around for memories from nearly five decades back. Try as he might, his past recollections... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Teens accused of gunning down 10-old denied bondTwo teenagers accused of fatally shooting a 10-year-old boy in a drive-by shoot
Teens accused of gunning down 10-old denied bond
Local 10 Miami / Posted 7 days ago
Two teenagers accused of fatally shooting a 10-year-old boy in a drive-by shooting earlier this year were denied bond on Tuesday. Police said the pair killed Marlon Eason on March 24 as the child chased a basketball in front of his home in... Read more
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Miami New Times
Uncle Luke: Black Kids Need Better Trade Schools, Less Gun ViolenceThough school begins this week, three boys from Overtown won't get a fresh star
Uncle Luke: Black Kids Need Better Trade Schools, Less Gun Violence
Miami New Times / Posted 7 days ago
Though school begins this week, three boys from Overtown won't get a fresh start. Earlier this month, Ernest Rowell and Khalib Newkirk were arrested for the murder of 10-year-old Marlon Eason. According to police, either Rowell, who is 18 years old,... Read more
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Miami New Times
Without a Needle-Exchange Program, Overtown Is Teeming With Dirty SyringesDressed in forest-green scrubs, Dr. Hansel Tookes spends his lunch break search
Without a Needle-Exchange Program, Overtown Is Teeming With Dirty Syringes
Miami New Times / Posted 15 days ago
Dressed in forest-green scrubs, Dr. Hansel Tookes spends his lunch break searching for used syringes around an Overtown overpass. Tookes’ eyes scan the weeds beside the sidewalk. He glosses over condom wrappers and shattered beer bottles, then hones... Read more
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Officer.com
Miami Police Go Into Recruiting OverdriveUnder intensifying pressure to quickly increase the number of officers on the s
Miami Police Go Into Recruiting Overdrive
Officer.com / Posted 19 days ago
Under intensifying pressure to quickly increase the number of officers on the street, Miami's police chief and city manager have gone into recruiting overdrive this summer to better protect the public -- and their own jobs. Over the past several... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Fla. Rep. Daphne Campbell drafts bill to hold 'slumlords' accountableFollowing an extensive Call Christina investigation into a series of Miami apar
Fla. Rep. Daphne Campbell drafts bill to hold 'slumlords' accountable
Local 10 Miami / Posted 20 days ago
Following an extensive Call Christina investigation into a series of Miami apartments that were in deplorable conditions, Florida Rep. Daphne Campbell, D-Miami, has drafted a bill that will hold so-called slumlords accountable for their actions. In... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Suh hosts 93 kids at practiceNdamukong Suh had special guests at Dolphins practice on Tuesday. Suh hosted 9
Suh hosts 93 kids at practice
Local 10 Miami / Posted 20 days ago
Ndamukong Suh had special guests at Dolphins practice on Tuesday. Suh hosted 93 students from the Overtown Youth Center. The students had the chance to watch practice, eat lunch, received a "Suh's Crew" t-shirt, and meet with the star lineman. Suh... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
U.S. Rep. Daphne Campbell drafts bill to hold slumlords accountableFollowing an extensive Call Christina investigation into a series of Miami-Dade
U.S. Rep. Daphne Campbell drafts bill to hold slumlords accountable
Local 10 Miami / Posted 20 days ago
Following an extensive Call Christina investigation into a series of Miami-Dade County apartments that were in deplorable conditions, U.S. Rep. Daphne Campbell has drafted a bill that will hold so-called slumlords accountable for their actions. In a... Read more
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NBC Miami
Teen Accused of Killing Boy, 10, Appears in CourtA judge sent 18-year-old Ernest Rowell to juvenile court because he was only 17
Teen Accused of Killing Boy, 10, Appears in Court
NBC Miami / Posted 22 days ago
A judge sent 18-year-old Ernest Rowell to juvenile court because he was only 17-years-old at the time of the crime. It will be up to a the juvenile system to decide whether to convene a grand jury for an indictment as an adult. Investigators said... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Ernest Rowell faces judge after arrested in 10-old boy's death18-year-old accused in fatal shooting appears before judge LIVE IN THE NEWSROO
Ernest Rowell faces judge after arrested in 10-old boy's death
Local 10 Miami / Posted 22 days ago
18-year-old accused in fatal shooting appears before judge LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, HATZEL VELA, LOCAL 10 NEWS. HATZEL, THANK YOU SO MUCH. AT NOON, TWO TEENAGED BOY ACE REST THE FOR THE MURDER OF A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY. THE TEENS FACING A JUDGE TODAY. LOCAL... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Orlando-to-Miami rail project All Aboard Florida gets go ahead to issue bondsORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Members of a Florida bond-financing board Wednesday night
Orlando-to-Miami rail project All Aboard Florida gets go ahead to issue bonds
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 26 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Members of a Florida bond-financing board Wednesday night unanimously gave permission for a private company to issue $1.75 billion in tax-exempt bonds to build a passenger rail from Miami to Orlando. The Florida Development... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Board allows All Aboard Florida to issue bondsMembers of a Florida bond-financing board Wednesday night unanimously gave perm
Board allows All Aboard Florida to issue bonds
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
Members of a Florida bond-financing board Wednesday night unanimously gave permission for a private company to issue $1.75 billion in tax-exempt bonds to build a passenger rail from Miami to Orlando. The Florida Development Finance Board granted All... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
State board approves bonds for All Aboard Florida to proceedAll Aboard Florida plans to market $1.75 billion in tax-exempt bonds within the
State board approves bonds for All Aboard Florida to proceed
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 26 days ago
All Aboard Florida plans to market $1.75 billion in tax-exempt bonds within the month following an unprecedented vote Wednesday night empowering the private company to proceed with its express passenger rail project. The 3-0 approval by the Florida... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Orlando-Miami train gets key vote to move forwardThe private company that wants to build a passenger train that would run from O
Orlando-Miami train gets key vote to move forward
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
The private company that wants to build a passenger train that would run from Orlando International Airport to South Florida can issue tax-exempt bonds, a state board decided Wednesday night after hearing from almost 100 opponents and supporters of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Miami train gets key vote to move forwardThe private company that wants to build a passenger train that would run from O
Miami train gets key vote to move forward
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
The private company that wants to build a passenger train that would run from Orlando International Airport to South Florida can issue tax-exempt bonds, a state board decided Wednesday night after hearing from almost 100 opponents and supporters of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Board votes on whether All Aboard Florida can issue bondsThe president of a private company seeking to build a passenger rail from Miami
Board votes on whether All Aboard Florida can issue bonds
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
The president of a private company seeking to build a passenger rail from Miami to Orlando said Wednesday that the project will attract 5.4 million riders by 2020 and reduce congestion on Florida's roadways. Opponents of the project told a state... Read more
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NBC Miami
Affordable Housing Developers Face Fraud ChargesExecutives connected to Florida's largest affordable housing developer are faci
Affordable Housing Developers Face Fraud Charges
NBC Miami / Posted 27 days ago
Executives connected to Florida's largest affordable housing developer are facing federal charges in Miami. Court records show that Matthew Greer, CEO of Miami-based Carlisle Development Group, and Lloyd Boggio, the company's founder, were charged... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Affordable-housing developers face federal fraud charges in MiamiExecutives connected to Florida's largest affordable-housing developer are faci
Affordable-housing developers face federal fraud charges in Miami
Local 10 Miami / Posted 27 days ago
Executives connected to Florida's largest affordable-housing developer are facing federal charges in Miami. Court records show that Matthew Greer, CEO of Miami-based Carlisle Development Group, and Lloyd Boggio, the company's founder, were charged... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Affordable housing developers face fraud chargesMIAMI (AP) - Executives connected to Florida's largest affordable housing devel
Affordable housing developers face fraud charges
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
MIAMI (AP) - Executives connected to Florida's largest affordable housing developer are facing federal charges in Miami. Court records show that Matthew Greer, CEO of Miami-based Carlisle Development Group, and Lloyd Boggio, the company's founder,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mixed fortunes for former champions as bowls Scottish National Championships roll onNext to fall was former junior and 2011 national champion Mark Kelsey from Ruth
Mixed fortunes for former champions as bowls Scottish National Championships roll on
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
Next to fall was former junior and 2011 national champion Mark Kelsey from Rutherglen. In a evenly contested match, the scoreline stood at 17-17 but his Auchencairn opponent Scott McCubbin grabbed the second-round spot with a single and treble finish... Read more
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Miami New Times
Critical Mass Heads Through Little Havana, Liberty City, Wynwood TonightWelcome to another summer day, Miami. Today's forecast: A relatively temperate
Critical Mass Heads Through Little Havana, Liberty City, Wynwood Tonight
Miami New Times / Posted 1 months ago
Welcome to another summer day, Miami. Today's forecast: A relatively temperate high of 90, with temperature dipping into the mid-80s by early evening. Perfect weather, in other words, for joining a few dozen of your closest, sweatiest friends on a... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Miami New Times' Iron Fork Is Tonight: Five Best Reasons to Make the DriveMiami New Times' Iron Fork 2015/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Dow
Miami New Times' Iron Fork Is Tonight: Five Best Reasons to Make the Drive
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 1 months ago
Miami New Times' Iron Fork 2015/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority is tonight, y'all. This epic evening of food, fun, and drink goes down from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Miami, and it's an event not to... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Miami New Times' Iron Fork iIs Tonight: Five Best Reasons to Make the DriveMiami New Times' Iron Fork 2015/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Dow
Miami New Times' Iron Fork iIs Tonight: Five Best Reasons to Make the Drive
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 1 months ago
Miami New Times' Iron Fork 2015/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority is tonight, y'all. This epic evening of food, fun, and drink goes down from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Miami, and it's an event not to... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Miami New Times' Iron Fork is Tonight: The Five Best Reasons to Make the Drive to MiamiMiami New Times' Iron Fork 2015/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Dow
Miami New Times' Iron Fork is Tonight: The Five Best Reasons to Make the Drive to Miami
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 1 months ago
Miami New Times' Iron Fork 2015/Miami Spice kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority is tonight, y'all. This epic evening of food, fun, and drink goes down from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Miami and it's an event not to be... Read more
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