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Friday 02/24/2017
Tonight!!!!! Rotary Club of Homestead 33rd Annual Auction

Friday, Feb. 25th, 6 pm, Harris Field Pavilion

Updated: February 24, 2017 - 9:32 am
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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: February 24, 2017 - 9:28 am
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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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Friday 12/30/2016
Mr. Redland Boy Scouting Left Us: Remembering Bill Broughton

Mr. Redland Boy Scouting William "Bill" Broughton left us on December 17th for life eternal. Bill was involved in Boy Scouting for decades with Pack 69, Troop 69 and Venture Crew 69 (a new concept for young women and men who have aged out of Girl and Boy Scouts.)

Posted: December 30, 2016
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Top Stories of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close in South Dade, we take a moment to look back at some of the memorable stories that shaped the year.

Posted: December 30, 2016
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Wednesday 12/28/2016
Rockapella: A Rockin' Time at the Seminole

On Thursday, December 22nd, the Seminole rocked with a full house dressed in a sea of holiday splendor waiting for the appearance of the world famous Rockapella.

Updated: December 28, 2016 - 4:31 pm
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Friday 12/23/2016
Simply Having a Wonderful Christmas Time in Homestead

Living in Florida now for the past three years, I forgot how much a snowball to the face can sting!

Updated: December 23, 2016 - 11:32 am
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Friday 12/16/2016
Netflix’s Bloodline Takes Over Fla. City

On Monday, City Hall in Florida City was converted into the Upper Keys Government Center. Set designers for the Netflix Drama Bloodline decorated the corridors of South Dade’s southernmost municipality into the Upper Keys set for the streaming series.

Updated: December 16, 2016 - 11:42 am
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Thursday 12/15/2016
Ball Pyton Found in South Dade with Mouth Sewn shut

On Sunday, Miami-Dade Fire Rescure Lt. Scott Mullin was answering a snake call at a South Dade home.

Updated: December 16, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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Next Thursday: Farm Share to Give Away Food for the Holidays

Next Thursday, December 22 2016, Farm Share will host a free food distribution at it's Homestead Facility.

Updated: December 19, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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Early South Dade Agriculture At A Glance

Note: At-A-Glance was how short summaries were labeled by the predecessors to the South Dade Chamber of Commerce and the South Dade News Leader.

Updated: December 16, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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Monday 12/12/2016
Netflix's Bloodline films at City Hall in Florida City

On Monday, City Hall in Florida City was converted into the Upper Keys Government Center. Set designers for the Netflix Drama Bloodline decorated the corridors of South Dade's southernmost municipality into the Upper Keys set for the streaming series.

Updated: December 12, 2016 - 10:58 pm
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