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Pedestrian struck by a garbage truck in Miami, and police have shut down area streets

Miami Dade - 5 hours 51 min ago
A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck a by a garbage truck early Friday morning near Overtown. The accident happened along Northwest 10th Avenue. Police have closed off … Click to Continue »
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‘I’m still Joaquin’s dad’: A Parkland father takes the stage ahead of national tour

Miami Dade - 6 hours 36 min ago
For nearly an hour and a half on Friday night, Manuel Oliver will step into his safe zone. It’s a simple black stage with modest lighting, surrounded by a handful … Click to Continue »
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Miami Country Day installs first female head of school in its 81-year history

Miami Dade - 7 hours 55 min ago
Miami Country Day School recently installed Mariandl Hufford as its first female head of school, a milestone in its 81-year history. Hufford, who started on July 1 and was installed … Click to Continue »
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I met Rabbi Lehrman years ago at the High Holidays. His friendship was a light of my life

Miami Dade - 7 hours 55 min ago
With the Jewish High Holidays on the horizon, there comes a feeling of new hope. I want to believe that coming together to celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days — … Click to Continue »
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Miami-Dade’s 2020 budget approved, after demands to fix the county’s sewer system

Miami Dade - 8 hours 25 min ago
Miami-Dade commissioners narrowly approved higher garbage fees Thursday as part of Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s proposed $8.9 billion budget, a spending plan with mostly flat tax rates that goes into effect … Click to Continue »
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Miami Beach is waging war on sea rise. One idea: Turn a golf course into wetlands.

Miami Dade - 8 hours 25 min ago
Miami Beach has been ahead of the curve in sea level rise adaptation for years. The city is spending half a billion dollars to pump and pipe rising seas off … Click to Continue »
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The last thing Miami-Dade needs is state government controlling MIA, PortMiami | Opinion

Miami Dade - 8 hours 25 min ago
Tallahassee’s disrespect for home rule is out of control. No longer satisfied with having abolished Miami-Dade’s local expressway authority, MDX, there’s now talk about staging a state takeover of PortMiami … Click to Continue »
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Workers ride this bus to better-paying jobs in paradise. They’re a long way from home

Miami Dade - 8 hours 25 min ago
With the sun just coming up, a bus filled with more than 50 sleepy people makes its way through Florida City and onto the 18 Mile Stretch on the way … Click to Continue »
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Miami construction never sleeps as parts of I-95 will close next week for a big project

Miami Dade - 8 hours 52 min ago
Driving in and out of downtown Miami will be quite the challenge over the next three weeks with parts of Interstate 95 shutting down for construction. If you’re staying late … Click to Continue »
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Moishe Mana moves forward on downtown Miami Flagler Common project

Miami Dade - 10 hours 25 min ago
More than four years after he began buying up property in downtown Miami, Moishe Mana’s Mana Group this week finally broke ground this week on its Mana Common project in downtown … Click to Continue »
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Maurice R. Ferré, son of former mayor Maurice A. Ferré, reflects on his father’s legacy.

Miami Dade - 17 hours 16 min ago
Maurice A. Ferré, the politician and businessman from an aristocratic Puerto Rican family who is widely regarded as the father of modern-day Miami, has died. He was 84. … Click to Continue »
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Miami man who attacked woman in elevator had another incident moments before, cops say

Miami Dade - 18 hours 56 min ago
A Miami man on probation was arrested on a burglary with battery charge in connection to a 68-year-old woman who was attacked Wednesday morning in the elevator of her Miami … Click to Continue »
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PortMiami creating ‘Terminal V’ for Virgin Voyages cruise ships

Miami Dade - 19 hours 37 min ago
There is no Terminal S,T, or U at PortMiami, but there will be a Terminal V to accommodate the cruising hub for Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages. The alphabetical reshuffling— renaming … Click to Continue »
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Broward man charged with murder after prosecutors say he sold fentanyl that killed woman

Miami Dade - 19 hours 38 min ago
A Miramar man has been charged with murder after investigators say a 31-year-old Miami woman died from an overdose of fentanyl he sold her. Bernard Gonzalez, 58, who was already … Click to Continue »
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Miami pilot was killed in a plane crash. Now his brother is suing Atlas Air and Amazon.

Miami Dade - 19 hours 41 min ago
The brother of an Atlas Air pilot who was killed when a cargo plane crashed in February is suing the company. The Atlas Boeing 767 full of Amazon packages left … Click to Continue »
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This working-class Miami barrio is geared up for gentrification. Welcome to Wynwood Norte.

Miami Dade - 19 hours 55 min ago
Sandwiched in between bustling Midtown Miami, the ultra-upscale Design District and the sizzling-hot Wynwood arts district, residents of the other Wynwood — its overlooked working-class residential enclave — figure it … Click to Continue »
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He went to school to look at ‘young ladies,’ he told cops. That’s not why he got arrested.

Miami Dade - 20 hours 18 min ago
This wasn’t the first time three Southridge Senior High students noticed the gold Pathfinder parked across the street from the school. But this time they saw that the windows were … Click to Continue »
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Venezuelan population in U.S. has seen explosive growth over the past decade

Miami Dade - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:59
The Venezuelan population in the United States experienced a growth of 352 percent between 2000 and 2017, an explosive increase that experts attribute, in part, to the exodus caused by … Click to Continue »
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It wasn’t a good day for garbage trucks. Two of them crashed, causing chaos on the roads

Miami Dade - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:23
Miami-Dade and Broward County saw crashes involving a garbage truck within hours of each other Thursday. One involved a school bus, the other a car. The first crash happened shortly … Click to Continue »
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A school bus and garbage truck collided

Miami Dade - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:49
A school bus and garbage truck collided Thursday morning in Miami, trapping at least one person on board. No kids were on the bus at the time of the crash, according to Miami Fire Rescue. … Click to Continue »
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