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Monday 06/19/2017
HURRICANE GUIDE - Best and Worst for Hurricane Boat Prep

BEST:

Posted: June 19, 2017
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Saturday 06/17/2017
HURRICANE GUIDE - Hurricane Timeline To-Do List

When a Hurricane is 36 HOURS from arriving

Posted: June 17, 2017
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Friday 06/16/2017
HURRICANE GUIDE - Prepare for Hurricane Season in South Dade

After ending an 11-year stormless streak in 2016, Florida enters its annual hurricane season on Thursday with forecasters predicting an above-average season.

Updated: June 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
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Homestead Nurseryman Receives Top Award

Mark Wilson named 2017 Farmer of the Year

Posted: June 16, 2017
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Friday 06/09/2017
Rapid Transport Moving at a Snails Pace for South Dade

Wednesday night, May 31st: a standing room only crowd squeezed into the auditorium on the 2nd floor of the South Dade Library in Cutler Bay.

Posted: June 09, 2017
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Friday 06/02/2017
State Focuses on Renewed Zika Threat

Florida's largely dry conditions, which might appear to be more conducive to wildfires, shouldn't be seen as a reason to reduce vigilance in preventing the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Posted: June 02, 2017
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Road Rage on the Stretch

A Fort Lauderdale man was arrested early Wednesday after he pointed a handgun at the passenger of a car in an apparent road rage incident.

Posted: June 02, 2017
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Agriculture’s Future Here Depends on Changes with NAFTA

NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement is a contract devised by the Clinton Administration between the United States, Canada and Mexico that took effect on January 1, 1994.

Updated: June 02, 2017 - 11:00 am
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FWC Officer Bobby Dube named 2017 CCA "Officer of the Year" for South Florida

The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) awards banquet was recently held in Dade County at Schnebly's Winery in Homestead.

Posted: June 02, 2017
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Sunday 05/28/2017
Watch for Manatees When Out on the Water

The summer season has arrived and that can mean crowded conditions on Florida’s waterways. Save the Manatee Club encourages the boating community to watch for manatees when out on the water.

Posted: May 28, 2017
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Friday 05/26/2017
Temporary Protections Extended for Haitians

Temporary "protected status" has been extended for another six months for thousands of Haitians who fled to the United States after their island was ravaged by an earthquake in 2010.

Posted: May 26, 2017
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Local Fallen Warrior Unrecognized but Not Forgotten

Military Appreciation Month Ronnie Hurwitz, a historian at the Historic Miami City Cemetery contacted the South Dade News Leader when he accidently found that former Homestead resident Private First Class Johnny L. Little, US Army was buried at the cemetery without a marker or headstone. Ronnie does Memorial Day tours of the graves of fallen warriors.

Updated: May 26, 2017 - 10:29 am
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Tuesday 05/23/2017
Quilts of Valor Honor Those Who Serve

Military Appreciation Month

Updated: May 26, 2017 - 9:33 am
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Sunday 05/21/2017
22nd Annual Bill Broughton Fishing Tournament

This past weekend the 22nd Annual Bill Broughton Fishing Tournament was held at Homestead's Bayfront Park.

Updated: May 22, 2017 - 9:39 am
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Brushfire burns 2960+ acres in South Dade

Fire crews were working through the week to extinquish a brush fire burning south of Palm Drive, west of 344th St. near Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant.

Posted: May 21, 2017
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On the Road with the Jensen's

E-Postcard from Palma de Mallorca, Spain, May 1 2017

Posted: May 21, 2017
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Monday 05/15/2017
No End in Sight to Wildfires

Nearly 125 wildfires were active in the state this week, and the dry conditions are expected to continue into the early summer, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said. "Florida is in the middle of its worst wildfire season in years, with no end in sight," Putnam said in a prepared statement. "With such an active wildfire season and much of Florida experiencing significant drought conditions, residents and visitors should take every precaution to help prevent wildfire."

Updated: May 21, 2017 - 9:08 am
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Saturday 05/13/2017
NRC To Conduct Open House to Discuss 2016 Performance of Turkey Point Nuclear Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff members will be available to discuss the 2016 safety performance of the Turkey Point nuclear power plant, operated by Florida Power & Light, during an open house planned for May 18.

Posted: May 13, 2017
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A Career Path To Savor

Ask any restaurant manager or owner about challenging aspects of their business and they will say, “Finding and keeping good help.” It’s a difficult, highly competitive industry and as you look around our area, new restaurants open as others shutter their doors or change hands.

Updated: May 21, 2017 - 9:43 am
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Friday 05/12/2017
TEXAS ROADHOUSE OPENS IN FLORIDA CITY

The local community came together on Monday to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the brand new Texas Roadhouse Restaurant on Rt. 1 in Florida City.

Posted: May 12, 2017
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