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With what must have been a convoy of trucks, a band of thieves brazenly trespassed through a construction site and a wooded private land parcel to reach the back corner of BVA Horticultural. They cut the wire fencing, and stole 110,000 small, potted palms.

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Do your neighbors have a lot of visitors with out-of-state plates on their cars? It could be a sign of another vacation rental business.

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Saturday, June 8th, the first of two meetings of the County Comprehensive Development Master Plan (CDMP) was held studying the possible future of expanding the Urban Development Line to include an additional 920 acres. Fifty-nine percent of that area is under agricultural use, in this Urban …

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When the Florida Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act passed in 2014 with the intent to, “Create a comprehensive workforce development system that provides assistance to job seekers and employers,” numerous departments and offices were charged with developing and managing different programs …

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The Miami Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority partnered with the City of Homestead police department to hold a Gun Buyback on Saturday.

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A 50-year-old Lake Worth, Florida man was arrested by Sheriff’s Office Deputies shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday after Florida City Police advised they were pursuing a black Jeep Liberty involved in hit-and-run crashes on the mainland.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis, acting on one of his top priorities during his first year in office, signed into law Tuesday a measure that gives the state the go-ahead to pursue approval to import prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.

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Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried is announcing that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will hold hemp rulemaking workshops this month throughout the state. As the Governor is expected to sign the state hemp legislation soon, the Department is hosting the wor…

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Thieves brazenly drove up to the back corner of BVA Horticultural on Monday night, cut the wire fencing, and stole 110,000 small, potted palms.  Located on 278 St, the burglars made off with 2000 trays of the hard-to-find cateracterum and chamaedorea palms.  

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The Homestead Police Department, along with event sponsor Miami Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, will hold a gun buyback.

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Councilman Larry Roth announced the winners of the Community Relation Board’s (CRB) Spring Essay Contes. Essays submitted by students were judged by the Community Relations Board, which includes residents of Homestead and Florida City. Councilman Roth said, “Since we had such a successful co…

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Long-sought federal money is coming to complete a project that will raise a section of the Tamiami Trail to improve the flow of freshwater through the Everglades.

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The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on June 4 passed a measure aimed at protecting pet owners. The legislation, sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, would prohibit the predatory lending practice of pet leasing.

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As a sign of the importance of Florida in the 2020 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that he will announce his re-election bid at a June 18 rally in Orlando.

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A 20-year-old Miami man who fled from Upper Keys Deputies on a motorcycle before getting lost and stopping in front of the Ocean Reef gate was arrested Sunday.

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Newly appointed Julio Guzman is enjoying his service as a first term Homestead councilman.

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As the summer vacation and travel seasons opens, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2018 resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs.

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While traveling in Israel this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis has twice said Florida should lift economic sanctions on the home-sharing platform Airbnb after the

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In a turnabout from a similar case last year, an administrative law judge Friday decided that state gambling regulators erred when they allowed South Florida’s Calder Race Course to keep its lucrative slot-machine license after demolishing a grandstand where bettors watched horses compete.

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up an appeal about whether gambling revenues distributed to members of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida are subject to federal income taxes.

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Adopt-a-Tree, the popular free tree giveaway program, will hold its first event of 2019 at 9 a.m., Sunday, June 2, at Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 St., North Miami, Florida.

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Homestead City Council’s special call meeting on Tuesday May 21 had only one item of business – consideration of the Homestead-Miami Speedway’s request to extend operating hours to 2 am in order to host the Ultra festival.

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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried voiced opposition to President Donald Trump’s revamped trade deal with Canada and Mexico as Vice President Mike Pence was in Jacksonville urging approval of the deal.

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Ask any quilter about the time and personal effort that go into creating a quilt and the answer will be from something whimsical to something intensely meaningful. Whether handcrafted or done with a machine, many hours are involved; hundreds in some cases. When the Quilts of Valor Foundation…

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Councilwoman Jennifer Bailey brought the enjoyable “Art Walk” to Homestead last year for a fun-filled day. She and the Southwest Advisory Committee (SWAC) introduced the community to a series of art-focused events and were able to make contributions to selected middle schools as part of the …

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The Mexican American Council (MAC), in collaboration with Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), hosted the 35th Annual Student Recognition Ceremony at Homestead Miami Speedway. This special annual event recognizes high school graduates and honors their parents.

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) questioned Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about the current moratorium on offshore drilling off the coast of Florida, and touted President Trump’s action to increase the administration’s budget request for Everglades restoration funds to the full $2…

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Florida lawmakers this month approved a controversial bill that is expected to make it harder to put citizens’ initiatives on the ballot.