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The massive fish kill and algae bloom in Biscayne Bay in the month of August brought the Fish and Wildlife Commission and partners from DEP (Department Environmental Protection), Miami Waterkeeper, FIU, and Miami-Dade County together to investigate and concluded the cause was low dissolved oxygen.

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As summer gives way to fall across the country, while leaf changes here aren’t a reality, a change is coming in how people in Homestead can get access to healthcare.

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Former Republican New York City Mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg announced his political organization has raised about $20 million to pay court fines and fees for more than 31,000 Florida felons, allowing them to vote in the upcoming election.

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With Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried calling for a coordinated response by statewide elected officials to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday defended the actions of agencies under his control.

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A 22-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Saturday after wielding a handgun during a fracas that also included brass knuckles.

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The University of Florida and Florida State University remained ranked among the top 20 public universities in the country Monday, as U.S. News & World Report released annual ratings that have become a closely watched scorecard for colleges.

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A storm or hurricane is not an excuse to clear vegetation, especially native vegetation, like mangroves or gumbo limbo, from your property. Sometimes it is necessary to remove vegetative debris but there are limits as to what can be cleared. Hurricane Irma proved that some property owners wi…

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In our first article based on an interview with the new Commander of Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH) we learned about Rear Admiral Davids and his background. This article will cover the organization and its mission.

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Multiple press releases were sent from Miami-Dade County Public Schools during the challenging first week of virtual classes. What were initially believed to be connectivity issues Monday, August 31, 2020 with the distance learning platform, My School Online (MSO), were identified as being c…

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Homestead City Council was busy Tuesday September 8, considering the new CRA budget, discussing a proposed tax millage rate, examining staff’s City budget, and conducting the business of its monthly COW meeting.

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A 27-year-old Hialeah, Florida man faces multiple drug-related charges after he was found on Saturday in possession of a large amount of marijuana, hallucinogenic mushrooms, LSD and Ecstasy.

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On Friday September 4th, Homestead’s Military Affairs Council (MAC) partnered with Farm Share to hold a food distribution focused on military families and veterans. With volunteers coming from the MAC, the Marine Corps League, VFW Post 4127, SOCSOUTH, 482 Fighter Wing, the Homestead Air Rese…

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A storm or hurricane is not an excuse to clear vegetation, especially native vegetation, like mangroves or gumbo limbo, from your property. Sometimes it is necessary to remove vegetative debris but there are limits as to what can be cleared. Hurricane Irma proved that some property owners wi…

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On July24th, Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH), located on Homestead Air Reserve Base, underwent a change of Commanding Officers. Army Major General Antonio Fletcher departed after 2 years in command to become the Deputy Director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency at Fort Belvo…

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Last month, on August 21st and August 24th, Mayor Otis Wallace met with residents of the Florida City Camp Site and RV Park to discuss the next phase for the area, as it goes to sale towards the creation of Caribbean Village and Plaza I.

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Multiple new terms have been added to conversations in this time of global change such as, “Mask mandate, social distancing, and Zoom rooms.” The original use of “cohort” to refer to one of ten divisions of an ancient Roman legion was modernized and is now likely to be frequently heard when …

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On Sept. 1st the Homestead Military Affairs Council (MAC) organized a birthday salute to a local 101-year-old World War II veteran. Secundino Tosado who resides in a local assisted living facility, was born September 1st, 1919 in Camuy, Puerto Rico.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis has extended until Dec. 1 a deadline for recent high-school graduates to meet SAT or ACT test-score requirements to qualify for Bright Futures scholarships.

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Kern Carpenter and Sam Accursio, both third-generation South Dade farmers, have shared a lot of different experiences. Talking with the President of the United States is now a new one.

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Last week, this community and the Biscayne National Park lost Lloyd Miller, a former Pan American Airways employee who fell in love with the beauty of southern Biscayne Bay shortly after he moved to South Florida 75 years ago and was instrumental in the area’s establishment as a national par…