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Friday 03/24/2017
Teaching Etiquette with Tea

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.” Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:18 am
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South Dade Middle School Teacher Arrested for DUI, Battery on Officer, Child Abuse

Police have arrested a South Dade Middle School teacher for battery on a law enforcement officer and child abuse with no harm.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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NRC Conducting Special Inspection of Turkey Point

he Nuclear Regulatory Commission began a special inspection on Wednesday at Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Homestead to assess the failure of a safety-related electrical bus that resulted in the plant declaring an alert.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Monday 03/20/2017
Miami-Dade is ready for Mosquito Season

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was joined on Wednesday by City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, City of Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade Administrator Dr. Lillian Rivera for a briefing on the status of the County’s mosquito control efforts for 2017. The key message and take-away from the meeting: Miami-Dade County is fully prepared and ready for Mosquito Season 2017, which is actually a year-round responsibility.

Posted: March 20, 2017
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Sunday 03/19/2017
Ohio State Coach to Speak at Breakfast

Homestead/South Dade Kiwanis Club 42nd  Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

Posted: March 19, 2017
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Friday 03/17/2017
A Sold Out Success - 54th Annual Agricultural Farm Tour

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Florida City Plan Will Enhance East Palm Traffic

Florida City plans to enhance traffic conditions on East Palm Drive (SW 344th Street east of US1) with improved traffic flow, better access to commercial businesses and improved aesthetics. The nearly $5 million project will be funded in part by the State of Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program; Miami-Dade County; The State of Florida and Florida City.

Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:06 pm
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Homestead Entertainment Complex Close to Contract

Family Entertainment Center and Parking Garage has full support from both Homestead and Florida City officials, after questionable proposal

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Friday 03/10/2017
Rolling the Dice - Construction begins for casino in Florida City

The work on the new Florida City casino began about two weeks ago on eight of the thirty eight acres that will be developed incrementally by Kings Court Key, an affiliate of Hialeah Park. Link Construction is the contractor. Completion of Phase 1 is scheduled for June 11.

Updated: March 16, 2017 - 3:02 pm
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Thursday 03/02/2017
Student Testing Debate Continues in Legislature

   The testing wars have returned to Tallahassee.

Posted: March 02, 2017
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Thursday 02/23/2017
WWII B29 Pilot honord in Redland

Paul Mason was recently honored with the naming of the Paul Mason Club House at the Miami Everglades RV Resort in his honor during Veterans' Night attended by more than 40 veterans. The activity center is the hub of the RV park.

Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:52 pm
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Friday 02/17/2017
Homestead Rotary’s Fabulous Annual Auction, Raffles, Cocktails, All Your Friends and Neighbors and the Best Prime Rib in Town

   One of the favorite Homestead events of the year is coming up quick. Save the date for the evening of Friday, February 24th. You'll enjoy the fun and excitement of the Rotary Club of Homestead's 33rd Annual Fundraiser at the Harris Field Pavilion on Campbell Drive (SW 312 street) and US #1.

Updated: March 03, 2017 - 3:28 pm
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Curbelo Reintroduces FILET Act to Combat Lionfish

Washington, D.C. –

Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:38 am
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Homestead's Farm Fresh is Feeding Florida

  What if the right thing actually happened? Someone sees an injustice that needs repaired, and guess what? People who can help work together and make it better.

Updated: February 24, 2017 - 9:32 am
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Friday 01/20/2017
South Dade Woman Seeks Prayers for Cancer Fighters

Suk-He Lyon has a big heart. She tries to comfort those who are afflicted with cancer with a gift she makes by hand. They are called Angel Hats, colorful manifestations of yarn and her love. She sends them to hospitals around the country for kids and adults alike.

Posted: January 20, 2017
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Friday 01/13/2017
39th Annual MLK Parade Celebrates Legacy in South Dade

Jeffery Brown remembers as a kid needing to drive to Miami to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. by attending a parade.

Posted: January 13, 2017
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Screwworm Found in Homestead Stray Dog

The harmful parasite New World Screwworm made it to Florida's mainland on the back of a stray dog.

Updated: January 13, 2017 - 10:38 am
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Florida City Officials Sponsor Float Contest for MLK Parade

The first short meeting of the Florida City Commission started on a high note.

Posted: January 13, 2017
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Friday 01/06/2017
Biscayne National Park announces new Educational Institute

Imagine shadowing and helping a research team as they collect data at a National Park. The "Citizen Scientist" is coming to Biscayne National Park.

Posted: January 06, 2017
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Tuesday 01/03/2017
Serial Commercial Robber Arrested in Florida City

Florida City Police believe they have arrested a serial commercial robber who has “terrorized” area businesses.

Updated: January 03, 2017 - 11:21 am
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