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Friday 08/10/2018
SOC South sponsers Fuerzas Commandos 2018 - a multi-national special ops competition in Panama

The best of the best soldiers from the military of 17 different countries in the American Hemisphere met again, this year in Panama.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:33 am
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“Operation Hope” to Bring Hope of Financial Security

There is a new bank in Homestead instituting an exciting financial literacy program called “Operation Hope.” Capital Bank opened the program on Wednesday, with the support of local community leaders at their official ribbon cutting.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:32 am
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Thursday 08/09/2018
Five Projects to Participate in Resilience Accelerator

Mayors Dan Gelber, Francis Suarez, Carlos Gimenez, Melissa McKinlay, and Jeri Muoio, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), Columbia University’s Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes (CRCL), and The Miami Foundation announced the selection of five projects to join the Resilience Accelerator. In response to urgent urban challenges facing Greater Miami and the Palm Beaches, the partners have launched this work via a convening of multi-disciplinary expertise.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Kiwanis of Homestead/South Dade Celebrates 70th Anniversary

County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava presented a proclamation to the Kiwanis Club of Homestead/South Dade in honor of their 70th Anniversary. The club was first formed on August 3, 1948. Its members have continuously provided community service to the Homestead area, making it a better, brighter place for our children.

Updated: August 13, 2018 - 10:02 am
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Friday 08/03/2018
OK Feed forced off Krome Ave.

OK Feed Store was established in South Miami in 1926. In 1983 it opened its doors at 22801 Krome Avenue.

Posted: August 03, 2018
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Jurassic South Dade

Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point ‘Croc Team’ has created the ideal habitat for American Saltwater Crocodiles to live and reproduce.

Updated: August 03, 2018 - 11:08 am
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Thursday 08/02/2018
Nextera Finalizes Florida City Gas Purchase

NextEra Energy, Inc., said Monday it has completed the purchase of Florida City Gas as part of a multibillion-dollar package announced in May that includes NextEra buying Gulf Power Co.

Posted: August 02, 2018
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Friday 07/27/2018

After an exceedingly long public hearing, the Miami-Dade County Commisssioners again deferred a decision for South Dade on bus vs. rail.

Updated: July 29, 2018 - 3:18 pm
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It’s a Hard Knock Life

America’s Favorite Little Orphan is Making Her Way to Seminole Theatre.   The sun'll come out tomorrow. Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow, there'll be sun!”  That’s right South Florida, the Historic Seminole Theatre is gearing up to bring the Broadway Classic ‘Annie’ to Homestead, which its first of a nine show run opening tonight!

Updated: July 29, 2018 - 3:18 pm
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Ag Patrol Works to Reduce Burglaries

Made a recent trip to Doral to meet with Miami-Dade Police Department Media Relations Section Detective AC Colome and Lt. Richard Garcia to get an insight on thefts in the agricultural section of the South Dade community.

Posted: July 27, 2018
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Friday 07/20/2018
Mid-Air Plane Crash Kills 4

Victims are teachers and students from the flight school at Miami International Airport

Posted: July 20, 2018
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Friday 07/13/2018
Enterprise Florida Plans Trade Mission to Africa

Enterprise Florida, Inc. is planning a fall export sales mission to Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The public-private business recruitment agency has opened registration for the Nov. 2-9 trip that will target fields including agricultural machinery, aircraft parts, construction, medical equipment, energy, and waste-water management. Estimated travel costs for the excursion include $1,290 for round-trip airfare from New York to Nairobi and $160 to $195 a night for hotels, depending upon the location. For an additional $2,400, Enterprise Florida is also setting up “pre-screened one-on-one ‘Gold Key’ meetings” with local African companies.

Posted: July 13, 2018
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Tuesday 07/10/2018
Farm Share Distribution at Miami-Dade Park

The Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade are partnering with Farm Share to provide nutritious food items to residents in need.

Posted: July 10, 2018
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Sunday 07/08/2018
Zoo Miami Celebrates Baby Warthogs

Made famous through the unforgettable character, “Pumba,” in Disney’s hit movie, “The Lion King,” the African warthog has become an extremely popular animal.

Posted: July 08, 2018
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Friday 07/06/2018
Florida gets another chance to make case in ‘Water War’

In a victory for Florida, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the nation’s third-largest state should be given another chance to prove its case that overconsumption of water in Georgia is damaging the Apalachicola River system.

Posted: July 06, 2018
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Sunday 07/01/2018

Looks like children of all ages had a great time at Rolling River Rampage Vacation Bible School at Life Pointe Church of Homestead.

Posted: July 01, 2018
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Friday 06/29/2018
Court Backs Gateway Estates in Blasting Damag

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that a mining company should pay for damage that blasting caused to a lake at a mobile-home community in Homestead, Miami-Dade County.

Posted: June 29, 2018
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Community Leaders, Interest Groups, and Private Citizens from across the country attend Protest March to the Children’s Immigration Facility

Editors Note:  SDNL writer Phil Marraccini reports his personal insight and opinion after attending the march to protest illegal migrant children being housed in Homestead.

Updated: June 29, 2018 - 10:33 am
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Thursday 06/21/2018
Curbelo co-sponsors Border Security and Immigration Reform Act

Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL26), is leading a bipartisan effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for

Posted: June 21, 2018
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Friday 06/15/2018
Grow House Busted in the Redland

Nearly 1,700 lbs. of marijuana seized, street value just under $4 million

Updated: June 15, 2018 - 3:39 pm
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