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Friday 01/04/2019
Strong Growth and Progress on 2019 Horizon

South Dade and the Upper Keys show signs of increased business presence and strong housing market

Posted: January 04, 2019
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Man Shot Chasing his Stolen Truck

Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department, South District, are investigating a shooting incident that left one wounded.

Posted: January 04, 2019
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Friday 12/28/2018
The Year that You Keep Your Resolutions

The gym is packed during the month of January. Half of the people are trying to fulfill their New Year’s Resolutions. The other half can’t wait until February when the first half has given up hope.

Posted: December 28, 2018
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Dade County Farm Bureau Toy Giveaway

The DCFB Woman’s Committee was able to provide over 200 toys to children this holiday season. Joy was spread to children of farmworkers at the South Dade Skill Center, with extra toys taken to “Make a Child Happy” toy drive managed by Homestead’s Councilman Larry Roth.

Posted: December 28, 2018
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Feliz Navidad

On December 20th, Miami Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, in collaboration with MAC (Mexican American Council) hosted the Homestead-Miami Mariachi Conservatory students for a Christmas celebration at El Toro Taco in Downtown Homestead. Mayor Gimenez and staff distributed gifts to each student and joined our Mariachis in singing Christmas songs like "Feliz Navidad". El Toro Taco and Mayor Gimenez treated our Mariachi families to a delicious spread of Tamales, Bunuelos, and Champurrado.

Posted: December 28, 2018
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Finding the True Meaning of the Season

Our Christmas celebrations certainly vary in our community. Many celebrate Noche Buena and exchange gifts on Christmas Eve. Midnight church is standard with others. Many gather on Christmas Day. Some travel out of town to visit family while others’ homes are filled to the brim with family coming home. There is no correct way to celebrate Christmas.

Updated: December 31, 2018 - 8:14 am
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Thursday 12/27/2018
South Miami Alphas Partner with Miami-Dade NPHC to Spread Holiday Cheer in Florida City

The Iota Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated joined the Miami-Dade National Pan-Hellenic Council to distribute Christmas gifts to the entire student body of Florida City Elementary School.

Posted: December 27, 2018
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Soccer Stadium Dispute Goes to Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court could end up resolving a legal dispute about Miami-Dade County’s decision to sell land to soccer star David Beckham and his business partners to build a Major League Soccer stadium.

Posted: December 27, 2018
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Florida Obamacare Enrollment Nears 1.8 Million

The federal government announced that more than 1.78 million Floridians enrolled in the federal health-insurance exchange by the Dec. 15 deadline. Nationally, more than 8.4 million Americans tapped into the federal exchange, despite efforts by the Trump administration to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare.

Posted: December 27, 2018
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Friday 12/21/2018
Florida Water Management - the Unsolved Issue

This article is centered on the South Florida farmers point of view, with hopes of shedding light on some misconceptions held by others about the affects of farming on soil and water.

Posted: December 21, 2018
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Elves” Bring Surprise Holiday Decorations

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) volunteer “elves” surprised a local veteran by decorating his home with thousands of LED lights and other energy efficient decorations to spread some Christmas joy.

Posted: December 21, 2018
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Feeding Florida

Homestead-based Farm Share is a large-scale food bank and charitable packinghouse working to end hunger throughout the state. 

Posted: December 21, 2018
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Thursday 12/20/2018
Husband kills wife, son and critically wounds daughter

he Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau is investigating a domestic shooting that claimed the lives of three people and critically

Posted: December 20, 2018
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New Administrator for Miami-Dade Dept. of Health

The Florida Department of Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Yesenia Diaz Villalta has been selected as administrator for the Florida Department of Health in Miami- Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade). She was appointed by State Surgeon General and Secretary Dr. Celeste Philip and approved unanimously by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners.

Posted: December 20, 2018
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Homestead Woman Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for $4.65 Million Fraud

A Homestead woman was sentenced to 78 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for her role in a $4.65 million health care fraud scheme involving three home health agencies that purported to provide home health services to Medicare patients.

Posted: December 20, 2018
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Congresswoman Elect Debbie Muscarsel-Powell Tours South Dade Agriculture

Welcome to Congresswoman-elect Debbie Muscarsel-Powell for accepting an invitation from Dade County Farm Bureau before officially taking office. At a stop at Schnebly Redland’s Winery, she met some of the farmers to discuss ag issues including trade (NAFTA), pest and disease, agritourism and immigration reform.

Posted: December 20, 2018
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Friday 12/14/2018
Young Mariachi’s Celebrate the Season

On December 8th, the Homestead-Miami Mariachi Conservatory, founded by The Mexican American Council,

Posted: December 14, 2018
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Santa’s Little Helper Spreads Christmas Joy

As kids across the globe get ready for Christmas morning and the gifts they’ll unwrap happily, one ten-year old child is looking to make sure as many kids as

Posted: December 14, 2018
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Thursday 12/13/2018
Enjoy the Season

   As much as we would like to plan ahead to get ahead, Holiday busyness gets in the way. Shopping, decorating, getting ready for company to arrive takes up much of our time. A comforting delicious casserole baked with love is the best way to enjoy a December weeknight for you and your family. This easy recipe is perfect for dinner and even served as a leftover for lunchtime. Our apple-pear crockpot Sauce is easy and a unique combination with the Holiday Chicken Devan. Enjoy the Season!

Posted: December 13, 2018
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100 Years Ago - Homestead Enterprise - Dec. 12, 1918

HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS:

Posted: December 13, 2018
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