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Saturday 04/21/2018
Over 150 Men ‘Walk for Peace’

  Homestead and Florida City’s community was hit hard by the gang murder that took place in Blakey Park during the first part of January.

Posted: April 21, 2018
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Friday 04/20/2018
40 Years of Flavor

The Dade County Farm Bureau Barbecue and “Fun” Raiser

Updated: April 20, 2018 - 11:07 am
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Six Men, including two from Homestead, Charged with Trafficking 400 Migratory Birds

Rescued birds released to freedom in the Everglades

Posted: April 20, 2018
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Is the F-35A headed to Homestead?

   The 2016 decision to select Fort Worth rather than Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB) as the preferred location for the first Air Force Reserve Base to have F-35A aircraft was a major, but not the final step.

Posted: April 20, 2018
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New Start for the Y

Sue Loyzelle takes the reins at the YMCA

Updated: April 20, 2018 - 11:16 am
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Tuesday 04/17/2018
All About Lemons

When life gives you lemons, make fresh lemonade! Many people think lemons are only a garnish for food and drinks. However, lemons are very common and pair well with many recipes, including main dishes, vegetables, salads and of course desserts. This tasty citrus fruit with it delicious fragrances and aroma will surely add a zip of flavor to any of your recipes.

Posted: April 17, 2018
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Sunday 04/15/2018
Ray Boone makes Redland Roads popular in Nashville

Ray Boone lives outside of Nashville but his heart has never really left the Redlands. Growing up on five acres of Dade County pine, on Anderson Drive between Newton and Kingman Road has left an indelible mark on Ray. His father built a concrete block house for the family that his younger brother still lives in today. His dad was a farmer and his mother was a bus driver for Dade County Schools.

Posted: April 15, 2018
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Friday 04/13/2018
Hurricane NAFTA

Most hurricanes only last for a day or two, this one has been hitting South Dade for two decades.

Updated: April 13, 2018 - 10:01 am
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Homestead Honors Officers of the Month

Vice Mayor Stephen Shelley, on behalf of Mayor Jeff Porter, recognized Officer Jordan Vasquez and Officer Dwayne Ireland as Homestead Police Officers of the Month.

Updated: April 13, 2018 - 9:34 am
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Croc Spotted in Key Largo

Upper Keys Deputy Jose Hernandez snapped the attached photos of this crocodile at the Largo and Vaca roads area near Mile Marker 106 about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Posted: April 13, 2018
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Governor’s Spokesperson Killed in Islamorada Boating Accident

   Jereima “Jeri” Bustamante, a spokeswoman for Gov. Rick Scott who was going to work on his U.S. Senate campaign, died Sunday when a boat in which she was riding crashed into mangrove trees in the Florida Keys.

Posted: April 13, 2018
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Council Discusses Transit Changes; Marijuana Dispensaries

   Homestead City Council discussed County changes to use of the    transportation surtax at its Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday April 10.

Posted: April 13, 2018
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Thursday 04/12/2018
What were you doing 30 years ago?

Berry’s Paints of Homestead is celebrating Curtis Mayes 30 years with the company.

Posted: April 12, 2018
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Live and Local with Chris Landin

This weekend I had the privilege of seeing a Blues legend in concert, seven time Grammy Award winning blues guitarist Buddy Guy played at The Broward Center.

Posted: April 12, 2018
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Monday 04/09/2018
Get Your Strawberry On!

Growing up with our family we always enjoyed fresh from the garden, fruits and vegetables. With strawberries plentiful, here in South Dade, we wanted to share a few more recipes of this luscious fruit. Using the freshest ingredients provides the opportunity to serve healthy and tasty dishes to your family and guest.   So, get your strawberries on!

Posted: April 09, 2018
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Sunday 04/08/2018
52nd Giraffe Born at Zoo Miami

Late last week, Zoo Miami welcomed the 52nd giraffe to be born in the zoo’s history!  The 7 ½ year old mother’s name is “Sabra,” and she arrived at Zoo Miami from the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa in November of 2013. The father’s name is “Titan” and he was born at Zoo Miami in June of 2012. This is Sabra’s third calf as well as Titan’s third calf (from different mothers).

Updated: April 13, 2018 - 9:59 am
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Saturday 04/07/2018
Homestead Police Explorers Win First Place

From crime scene processing to crisis intervention, Homestead’s next

Updated: April 13, 2018 - 9:59 am
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Friday 04/06/2018
Scott Signs Bill Expanding ‘Resign to Run’

Local and state office holders in Florida will have to resign from their seats to run for a federal office that overlaps with their current term, under a bill signed by Gov. Rick Scott.

Posted: April 06, 2018
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Still Time to be Counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture

Farmers and ranchers still have time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Updated: April 13, 2018 - 10:00 am
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Rubio Offers Hope to Farmers Hit by Irma

Federal disaster relief for farmers impacted by Hurricane Irma may be available “as early as next week,” according to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.

Updated: April 13, 2018 - 9:59 am
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