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Friday 06/23/2017
Homestead Receives Funding for New Sickle Cell Research Clinic

   Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III hosted a  press conference on Monday, to announce that the City of Homestead has received state funding for a new Sickle Cell Disease Research Clinic. 

Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:35 am
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HURRICANE GUIDE - Get Ready Now for Hurricane Season

Florida Power & Light (FPL) continues to upgrade its system as part of its ongoing work to strengthen the power grid and improve service reliability. Company investments, which include strengthening power lines and power poles, trimming trees around power lines and installing smart grid technology, help make the grid more reliable day-to-day and more storm-resilient.

Posted: June 23, 2017
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Homestead Receives Funding for New Sickle Cell Clinic

   Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III hosted a  press conference on Monday, to announce that the City of Homestead has received state funding for a new Sickle Cell Disease Research Clinic. 

Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:42 am
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Brightseasons Give a Hand Up

  For all the wonderful aspects of living in our communities, it is a high-cost area. Families and individuals on fixed or tight incomes have to budget carefully and unexpected events can have a major impact.

Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
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Monday 06/19/2017
HURRICANE GUIDE - Best and Worst for Hurricane Boat Prep

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Posted: June 19, 2017
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Sunday 06/18/2017
Bass Pro Shops Donating 40,000 Rods and Reels in Effort to Get Kids Outside

Gone Fishing movement aims to introduce fishing to families everywhere with free activities, donations and partnerships.

Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:06 am
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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 23, 2017 - 10:08 am
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Friday 06/09/2017
PFC Johnnie Little Grave Marker Update

The effort to secure a government issued tombstone marker for the unmarked grave of Homestead serviceman Johnnie Little, who was killed in action during World War II, is moving forward. He was buried in Miami City Cemetery where many, many fallen warriors are. Their graves are marked with their service and record of their ultimate sacrifice, unlike Johnnie's, which remains unmarked more than 70 years after his death.

Updated: June 16, 2017 - 11:13 am
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Well known Miami Doctor Arrested, Charged in Elderly Abuse Case

A prominent doctor from Miami was arrested this week in connection with an elderly abuse case in Key Largo which has been under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit and other state and federal agencies since November.

Posted: June 09, 2017
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National Park Service Selects New Campground Operator for Flamingo

Family camping and excursions coming back to hidden gem of the Everglades.

Posted: June 09, 2017
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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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South Dade High School Rededicates Horticultural Center in Honor of Beloved Teacher Gene Herring

It is fitting that a rededication honoring Gene Herring, “the Father of the Agricultural Program of South Dade High” was held and that his wife Joyce and their daughter Kris were there to unveil the new sign. It is also fitting that I toss my article away and submit the words of his wife Joyce and daughter Kris.

Posted: June 02, 2017
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Homestead Man Killed Over Parking Space

A Homestead man was shot dead over an argument about a parking space in a crowded tourist spot on Memorial Day Weekend.

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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South Dade Senior Named Student Advisor to County School Board

When the School Board of Miami Dade County meets every month to discuss the pressing issues facing the fourth largest school district in the country, one seat on the dais is saved for a student advisor. The student advisor is responsible for bringing a fresh perspective straight from the classroom and also serves as the voice of his peers in the important matters discussed. This upcoming school year, that voice will be of South Dade Senior Bryce Febres.

Posted: May 28, 2017
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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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