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Woman airlifted after shooting at strip mall bakery, police say

Miami Dade - 3 hours 29 min ago
A woman was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center after a Tuesday morning shooting at a strip mall, Hialeah police say. The woman is in stable condition, according to Hialeah Police … Click to Continue »
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Diana Ross is coming to South Beach for two shows. When’s the last time that happened?

Miami Dade - 4 hours 4 min ago
Diana Ross wants to get intimate with South Beach. Ross will play two nights at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on March 12 and 13. Ross … Click to Continue »
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Give Miami Day has a new look — and an ‘Amazon-like’ way to find nonprofits

Miami Dade - 4 hours 56 min ago
Give Miami Day, one of the country’s largest annual giving events, is using new tech this year— including an “Amazon-like” web feature to help raise funds for more than 800 … Click to Continue »
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A gas leak check has closed downtown block as rush hour finishes

Miami Dade - 5 hours 12 min ago
A block of downtown Miami were closed Tuesday morning while TECO Peoples Gas and Miami Fire Rescue checked out a possible gas leak. Miami Fire Rescue said Northeast Second Avenue … Click to Continue »
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Watch live: The state’s most pressing issues discussed at Florida Priorities Summit

Miami Dade - 7 hours 26 sec ago
Some of Florida’s top leaders and decision-makers are gathered in Miami on Tuesday to discuss and develop solutions to critical issues facing the state, including education, environment, economy, health care … Click to Continue »
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Miami-Dade opioid deaths drop by nearly 100. Needle exchange may be the reason

Miami Dade - 8 hours 26 sec ago
Since 2016, public health advocates in Miami-Dade County have led the state in confronting Florida’s opioid epidemic by starting a needle exchange that also widely distributed naloxone, a drug that … Click to Continue »
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Only 30 percent of Miami’s millennial renters are saving enough to buy, report says

Miami Dade - 11 hours 26 sec ago
Millennial renters in South Florida want to buy, but a study found that less than half of the population can afford to do so. A study by Apartment List, an … Click to Continue »
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Miami, Hialeah and Miami Beach have runoff elections today. Here’s what to know.

Miami Dade - 15 hours 26 sec ago
The fate of six seats on the elected bodies of three cities in Miami-Dade County will be decided Tuesday in runoff votes. Residents of Miami, Miami Beach and Hialeah will … Click to Continue »
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A rape kit wasn’t tested for 23 years. Then it was, and cops made an arrest Monday.

Miami Dade - 18 hours 41 min ago
When she woke up that January morning more than two decades ago, the scared 17-year-old didn’t know where she was or how she got there and why her panties were … Click to Continue »
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Off the side of Miami-Dade roads, illegal dog sales thrive. The county may ban them.

Miami Dade - 19 hours 45 min ago
The makeshift pet shop set up business on the grassy shoulder of Southwest 137th Avenue two days before Christmas, a bed sheet spray painted in green advertising “Doberman’s Puppy’s.” Behind … Click to Continue »
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Miami professor who wrote book on organized crime laundered millions in dirty money, feds say

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:18
For years, University of Miami professor and author Bruce Bagley served as a go-to quote for reporters writing about crime in the Americas. He spoke authoritatively on violent Mexican drug … Click to Continue »
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Firefighters suffer from higher rates of PTSD. Can greyhounds help?

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:45
Capt. Shawn Campana needed an escape. The stress and pressures of working in Miami-Dade Fire Rescue were beginning to weigh on her. Enter Charlie, a 3-year-old Greyhound she adopted in … Click to Continue »
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City officials announce expansion of K9 response program

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:31
City officials announced the expansion of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s K9 Response Program which helps first responders cope with stress. They will adopt greyhounds and other dogs from across Miami-Dade. … Click to Continue »
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Canvas: A new housing development based on “happiness”

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 16:33
Developer Nir Shoshani, principal of NR Investments, reflects on his development project based on the concept of "happiness" in his company's goal to revitalize Miami's Omni area. … Click to Continue »
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Her child died amid ‘sadistic’ abuse; she was still allowed to work as a nurse in Florida

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 14:10
During her final months of life, Samayah Anne Emmanuel endured what state abuse investigators would later describe as torture. The girl’s adoptive mother forced her to stand for long periods … Click to Continue »
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Triple shooting reportedly leaves one dead in North Miami-Dade

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:47
A shooting investigation is underway after three people were reportedly shot in North Miami-Dade. The shooting happened early Monday at Northwest 7th Avenue and 116th Street near Interstate 95 in … Click to Continue »
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State lawmakers want to make Opa-locka residents vote on dissolving the city

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:15
More than three years ago, former Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of financial emergency in Opa-locka and appointed a board to oversee the city’s spending. Now, with the board … Click to Continue »
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Santa Claus is coming to town — but earlier than you think

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:00
Christmas comes earlier every year. Bah humbug. Halloween jack-o-lanterns are still grinning from front stoops, Thanksgiving is two weeks away and already zealous neighbors are competing to put their lights … Click to Continue »
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The developer behind the Miami River’s next residential tower will talk NY v. Miami

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:30
Re|source lined up this week’s top real estate events: ▪ The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries will host its NCREIF Fall Conference 2019 from Monday through Wednesday. at … Click to Continue »
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City officials and a developer have a new affordable housing formula. Will it fly?

Miami Dade - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:30
Miami’s old Omni district seems to have everything needed for a concerted attack on the city’s housing affordability crisis —acres and acres of vacant land just north of downtown, and … Click to Continue »
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