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Saturday 07/22/2017
Lobsters Beware - Mini Lobster Season is Near

Mini lobster season is almost here, a time when those tasty crustaceans are hunted by thousands of boater’s as they hit the seas of South Florida armed with snorkels, scuba gear and tickle sticks.

Updated: July 22, 2017 - 12:22 pm
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Friday 07/14/2017
Feds Feed Families Food Drive

Miami VA partners with the American Veteran Food Assistance Program 

Posted: July 14, 2017
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Crime Rings Stealing Boats, Yamaha Outboards, Garmin Electronics

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) said today crime rings responsible for stealing boats, Yamaha outboard engines, Garmin electronics, and other expensive navigation units along the East Coast's I-95 corridor have moved across the country. Largely striking boat dealerships and boat-storage facilities, the thieves are getting the attention of a new intelligence working group made up of local, state and federal law enforcement officials as well as certified marine investigators who urge recreational boaters to be vigilant.

Updated: July 14, 2017 - 1:45 pm
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Raschein Python Hunts in the Everglades

State Rep. Holly Raschein took part in the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Python Elimination Program on Monday, July 10.

Posted: July 14, 2017
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Friday 06/30/2017
4th of July Traffic Warning

There will be a parade in Key Largo on July 4th that is expected to cause traffic congestion.

Updated: June 30, 2017 - 9:35 am
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Homestead Alerted to Process for South Corridor Rapid Transit

Homestead City Council was briefed on the County’s rapid transit planning at the Council meeting on Wednesday June 21.

Updated: July 07, 2017 - 11:52 am
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Commissioner Levine Cava Calls for Action to Address the Gender Wage Gap

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava urged others to join her to address the gender wage gap today, which is Cities for CEDAW Day. CEDAW is the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, also known as an international women's rights treaty, which is now an ordinance in Miami-Dade County after it was presented by the Commissioner and passed unanimously.

Posted: June 30, 2017
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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: July 03, 2017 - 11:05 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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