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Friday 11/03/2017
Local Nursery Awarded Marijuana License

Production will bring jobs to the area, and may enable easier access to treatment.

Posted: November 03, 2017
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Saturday 10/28/2017
Local Schools Receive Schools of Hope Grants

  Five Miami-Dade County Public Schools are among the 11 that received the 2017-18 Schools of Hope (Traditional Public Schools) grants. Only four districts received funds from the total state-wide allocation of $18,142,000.

Posted: October 28, 2017
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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Homestead

A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened Wednesday, Oct. 25 in Homestead to help Florida storm survivors.

Posted: October 28, 2017
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Sunday 10/22/2017
Counties Work Together for Post-Irma Relief

Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava helps connect contractors to rebuilding efforts, sponsors multiple storm relief events.

Posted: October 22, 2017
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Friday 10/20/2017
Farmers May Get Loans to Help with Irma Damage

Florida farmers in 44 counties may be eligible for federal loans to help cover damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced.

Posted: October 20, 2017
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Bus or Rail Debate Continues

Frustration mounts on all sides as years and dollars roll by, stuck in a traffic nightmare day after day.

Updated: October 20, 2017 - 10:16 am
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Thursday 10/19/2017
Hundreds of Boats Removed after Irma

More than 850 vessels impacted by Hurricane Irma have been removed from state waters, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday.

Posted: October 19, 2017
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Thursday 10/12/2017
FEMA Hiring Florida Residents to Support Hurricane Irma Recovery


Posted: October 12, 2017
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Thursday 10/05/2017
Dade County Farm Bureau Hosts Impromptu Candidates Forum at 75th Annual Meeting

his week, Dade County Farm Bureau installed their 2017-2018 Board of Directors at the Women's Club of Homestead during their 75th Annual Meeting. Three of the candidates vying for the Commissioner of Agriculture were in attendance and spoke with the group.

Posted: October 05, 2017
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Vick Family Awarded “Farm Family of the Year”

Dade County Farm Bureau honors family after a century of family farming.

Updated: October 05, 2017 - 9:56 pm
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Friday 09/29/2017
Irma Brought Out the Best - former students help teacher

As a teacher at Sacred Heart Catholic School for thirty-one years, Bonny Dube was well known for her control of the classroom and her love of teaching. 

Posted: September 29, 2017
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Public Schools Getting Back on Track

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County public schools and Monroe County’s Key Largo school remained closed while damage assessment, clean-up, and repairs could be made as well as bus routes cleared.

Posted: September 29, 2017
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Monday 09/25/2017
Recipes to Comfort You ‘After the Storm’

   After the storm we all have thoughts of what to cook that is easy, tasty and somewhat of a comfort. Shelves at the grocery stores are still bare and electricity for some of our friends and neighbors is still out.

Posted: September 25, 2017
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Friday 09/22/2017
Hurricanes Drive Up Gas Prices

Gas prices in Florida have hit a three-year high after the combination of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.   

Posted: September 22, 2017
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Hurricane Assistance - where to find the assistance you need


Posted: September 22, 2017
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Ag Industry Gets Aid After Irma

   By the numbers of cars parked along 288th Street and 187th Avenue it was easy to deduce that there would be standing room only inside the Ag Extension Center.  Squeezing inside, I found myself sandwiched along the side wall.  In front stood Teresa Olczyk, Charles La Pradd and Commissioner Daniella Levine-Cava who are fighting like the Three Musketeers for the welfare of our citizens.

Updated: September 26, 2017 - 4:17 pm
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Coming Back - Irma Knocked Us Down......But Not Out!

Marina Torres and Julissa Cordova

Updated: September 22, 2017 - 9:32 am
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Thursday 09/14/2017
Miami-Dade Recovery Information

Volunteer opportunity to help those in greatest need in District 8 -

Posted: September 14, 2017
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Irrigation Overload


Updated: September 15, 2017 - 10:34 pm
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Friday 09/08/2017

The last Key West Transit evacuation bus is leaving Key West at 5 p.m. today. There will be no buses on Saturday. This is your last chance to leave Key West before the storm strikes on Saturday.

Posted: September 08, 2017
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