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Friday 03/24/2017
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Making South Dade a Destination

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Teaching Etiquette with Tea

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.” Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Mu Gamma Zeta Chapter hosted its first annual Tea party for their Zeta Youth Auxiliary (ZYA). The Tea Party was held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Florida City Youth Activity Center, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
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South Dade Middle School Teacher Arrested for DUI, Battery on Officer, Child Abuse

Police have arrested a South Dade Middle School teacher for battery on a law enforcement officer and child abuse with no harm.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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NRC Conducting Special Inspection of Turkey Point

he Nuclear Regulatory Commission began a special inspection on Wednesday at Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Homestead to assess the failure of a safety-related electrical bus that resulted in the plant declaring an alert.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Thirty Years of Tradition Takes the Stage

Miss Homestead Pageant to be held Saturday, March 25th at the Seminole Theater. When a glittering crown is placed atop a young lady’s head, there are gasps of joy, smiles, possibly some “happy tears”, and yes, at least a little disappointment from those not selected. Even so, the young ladies who have competed for Miss Homestead over three decades have all benefitted from the experience.

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
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Thursday 03/23/2017
Science has the Recipe for Only-In-Miami-Dade Food

Alan Chambers moved to the Homestead area last year to create only-in-Miami-Dade food.

Posted: March 23, 2017
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Monday 03/20/2017
Miami-Dade is ready for Mosquito Season

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was joined on Wednesday by City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, City of Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade Administrator Dr. Lillian Rivera for a briefing on the status of the County’s mosquito control efforts for 2017. The key message and take-away from the meeting: Miami-Dade County is fully prepared and ready for Mosquito Season 2017, which is actually a year-round responsibility.

Posted: March 20, 2017
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Sunday 03/19/2017
Ohio State Coach to Speak at Breakfast

Homestead/South Dade Kiwanis Club 42nd  Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

Posted: March 19, 2017
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Friday 03/17/2017
A Sold Out Success - 54th Annual Agricultural Farm Tour

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Miami-Dade Cop Convicted on Civil Rights Violations

Kostopoulos Guilty of Stealing from Migrant Workers in South Dade

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Rene Infante - A Story of Community, Leadership, Mentoring, Benevolence and Vision

On March 26, 1961, under the guidance of the Catholic Church, a plane arrived from Cuba carrying a group of boys who were escaping the coming wrath of Communism that was being instituted by Fidel Castro. This rescue movement was dubbed “Operation Peter Pan” and would bring in thousands of youths at the request of concerned parents who were forced to remain in their homeland.

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:16 am
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Friday 03/03/2017
Dots and Speedy, Where Are You?

Giant Tortoises Stolen from Redland Farm

Posted: March 03, 2017
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Thursday 03/02/2017
Student Testing Debate Continues in Legislature

   The testing wars have returned to Tallahassee.

Posted: March 02, 2017
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Friday 02/24/2017
FIU Law Dean Nominated for Labor Secretary

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated FIU law dean R. Alexander Acosta for the position of secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Updated: March 03, 2017 - 3:27 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: March 03, 2017 - 3:28 pm
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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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Thursday 01/12/2017
Obama Ends 'Wet Foot Dry Foot' for Cubans

President Barack Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, a senior administration official said Thursday.

Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:03 am
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Friday 01/06/2017
Community Leaders Hold Meeting to Ease Tensions after Fatal Police Shooting

The rumor goes that Jamal Rollins had his hands up when Miami-Dade Police opened fire on him, ending his life last week. And before that, as of yet unfounded, narrative created more strife, community leaders tried to ease the tension this Tuesday with a meeting for answers.

Updated: March 03, 2017 - 3:00 pm
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