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1 hr ago | San Diego NewsCape

CBP Announces Additional Partnerships to Promote Trade and Travel

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it has made initial selections for 16 new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

5 hrs ago | Miami Today

FYI Miami: July 24, 2014

NATURAL GAS BIDS: Applications for a coveted contract to set up a compressed natural gas program for Miami-Dade County are due Sept.

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Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Community service opportunities for students and teenagers

With one more month of summer, many students may be looking for ways to fill the time or prepare for the semester ahead.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Local10.com

Teachers prepare for new test that takes place of FCAT

AND 48% OF VOTERS BELIEVE THAT CHARLIE CRIST IS NOT ONS AND TRUST WORTH ASSEMBLE MANY STUDENTS OF PARENTS DREAD THE ANNUAL F KAT TEST BUT IT IS BEING DROPPED FOR THE FLORIDA STANDARDS ASSESSMENT.

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Related Topix: Florida

Folio Weekly

Mayor Alvin Brown and the Dodge

In the end, the argument isn't much of an argument at all. If you strip away religious sentiment, if you evolve beyond juvenile in-hole-out-hole theories of human sexuality, if you recognize that just because something has always been one way doesn't mean it always must be that way, the case against gay marriage quickly and irrevocably collapses.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Broward-Palm Beach

Stephen Ross Bought the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Stephen Ross doesn't want to spend his own money to renovate Sun Life Stadium because he's apparently too busy buying hotels.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Study: Double dose of math helps kids in short term

Students required to take two math classes as sixth graders -- because they did poorly on the FCAT math exam -- made gains initially but experienced a "fadeout" once they returned to a regular, one-math-class-a-year schedule, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Business Journal

Beacon Council partners with universities to boost internships, skilled workers

The Beacon Council announced several new programs to support emerging workers at its One Community One Goal meeting on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Florida International University

Business Wire

Miami New Construction Show Releases Survey of Condo Preconstruction Prices

The new survey, compiled by CraneSpotters.com and sponsored by the Miami New Construction Show, reveals data as of July 4, 2014 detailing rank, market, minimum price per square foot, and presale ratio in South Florida.

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

The Miami Herald

Exile activist arrested in alleged fraud

Antonio "Tony" Calatayud, a well known Cuban exile activist and radio commentator, has been arrested on a complaint that he defrauded five South Florida people out of more than $1 million with promises of cheap purchases of distressed real estate properties.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Miami, FL

Business Journal

Broward courts Beckham on soccer stadium

What's a soccer star gotta do to get a stadium 'round these parts? David Beckham is looking north after Miami-Dade nixed several plans for an MLS soccer stadium in downtown Miami, Broward County officials say.

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Related Topix: Broward County, FL, Hollywood, FL, Hallandale, FL, Sunrise, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Billboard

SBS Radio Executive & Singer Headed to Mediation:...

SBS executive Jesus Salas' attorneys will meet with Latin pop singer Katherine Alexander's legal team on Thursday in hopes that both sides can settle a lawsuit which claims the songstress unknowingly signed a contract that forced her to give up most of her earnings.

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Beacon

County sets deadline for Youth Fair relocation site

Members of the University community gathered in the Graham Center's piano room lounge early on July 17, united under a common goal: to show support of the continuous effort to expand through the acquisition of the fairgrounds.

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Miami's Community Newspapers

County should stop taking advantage of Homestead-Miami Speedway

Stephen Ross - " one of the richest men in the United States per Forbes Magazine - " has finally figured out a way to get his hand in the pocket of the taxpayers of Miami Dade County, thanks in a large part to the seemingly unending thirst of Mayor Carlos Gimenez to take care of wealthy ... The post County should stop taking advantage of ... (more)

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Miami's Community Newspapers

H2OMBRE at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

A Fully Immersive, Visual Spectacle from the founders of De La Guarda, Creators of the Groundbreaking Sensation Villa Villa Preview July 17 Official Opening July 18 Through August 31 Tickets: $50, $65, $85 VIP Table Packages: $125 Ziff Ballet Opera House - " Adrienne Arsht Center The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade ...

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WCTV Tallahassee

Miami Police Charge Man in 11-Year-Old's Slaying

Miami police say a man stabbed his ex-girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter and tried to make her death look like a suicide.

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Sunshine State News

Do as Democrats Say, Apparently, Not as They Do

Hypocrisy is the subplot to the 537 Consulting LLC story . Did anyone else notice? It was the leopard on the ledge, hovering over everything.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Heraldrecommends

Both candidates in this race to fill an open seat are attorneys who bring diverse and attractive legal experience to the contest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lincoln Diaz-Balart

The Miami Herald

Shame on UM

I, too, am discouraged by the University of Miami's irresponsibility toward a loyal community by quietly selling a significant and critical rockland habitat for several endangered species.

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Government Executive

County Clerk in Florida Ready to Issue Marriage Licenses for Gay Couples

Following a state judge's order handed down late last week, a county clerk in the Florida Keys has been gearing up to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples starting this week.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

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