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3 hrs ago | Local10.com

Temple in northeast Miami-Dade County vandalized

LIVE IN FT. LAUDERDALE, BEN KENNEDY, LOCAL 10 NEWS. WE'RE GOING IT KEEP YOU UPDATED ON THIS BREAKING NEWS.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, North-Miami-Beach, FL

9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will recommend raising property taxes on Monday, but he wants everyone to know one thing: The tax hike has nothing to do with the big projects he has championed.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Soldier's home demolished over building code violations while he was away on training

Father killed in front of his daughter by plane making emergency landing on Florida beach - while woman had a heart attack as she watched in horror Schoolgirl Abigail Herndandez, 15, who reappeared last week after vanishing nine months ago has 'lost a lot of weight' and is in deteriorated health, according to her worried family Barack Obama 'checks ... (more)

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Army Times

Judge slams Dade County for razing soldier's home

A federal judge has slammed Miami-Dade County for refusing to delay demolition of a soldier's home while he trained in California.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

The Miami Herald

Peter Zalewski: South Florida condo prices still 15 percent off peak of last real estate cycle

Despite a run-up in condo and townhouse resale activity in the past three years, the average price for a South Florida unit east of Interstate 95 is selling for about 15 Between January and June of this year, buyers have acquired an average of about 1,911 condos and townhouses a month at an average price of about $298 per square foot in Miami-Dade, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florida, Broward County, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Miami-Beach, FL, Miami, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Miami New Times

Miami-Dade County Auditorium

Miami continues to expand its repertoire of dance offerings, which in recent years have included experimental, hip-hop, mixed-ability, modern, and various forms of contemporary.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Fidel Castro, Miami-Beach, FL, Ballet

The Miami Herald

Cuban exile museum will highlight 'a triumph of the American Dream'

And they are cheaper than cigarettes, making them easier for kids to purchase. "> E-cigs often come in fruit flavors and in colorful packaging.

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Stars and Stripes

County demolished active-duty soldier's Florida home

Fighting for his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jesus Jimenez helped fellow soldiers disarm enemy bombs.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Miami, FL, US Military, US Army

KSWO

Venezuela official seeks immunity in Aruba ruling

A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Drugs

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Miami Intermodal Center TIFIA Loan at 'A-'; Outlook Stable

The Rating Outlook is Stable. The rating affirmation reflects continued growth of transaction days 2013 up 5.1%) combined with Miami International Airport's strong enplanement base.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Miami-Dade judge rules against ban on gay marriage

A state trial court in Miami on July 25 struck down Florida's ban on marriage for same-sex couples and ordering Miami-Dade County to allow same-sex couples to marry.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

FIU vs. Youth Fair

The fair grounds in Tamiami Park also host about 70 events a year. Thousands braved the rain during the 24th Colombian Independence festival at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition on July 2012.

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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Daily Herald

Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Miami, FL, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer... U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Home Listing, Home

Free Republic

Florida schools get ready for flood of border kids

With more than 51,000 unaccompanied Central American children already here, and more expected to come, school officials ask the federal government for a helping hand.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Florida, Education Etc., Palm Beach County, FL, Lake Worth, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Making students feel safe: Schools prioritize bullying education

While educators teach math, reading and social studies during the school year, anti-bullying policies and lessons have also catapulted to the top of curricula in every school in Florida.

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Related Topix: Broward County, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

Miami New Times

Mugshots Friday: Ol' Snake Eye

Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week in Miami-Dade County.

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Miami's Community Newspapers

Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust names Victoria Mallette as new executive director

The Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust has appointed Victoria Mallette as the new executive director of the Trust replacing its outgoing executive director, Hilda Fernandez.

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