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44 min ago | EDGE

16th Annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is turning sweet sixteen, and to commemorate this special occasion, a record number of films will be screened for the enjoyment of all film lovers in South Florida.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Florida, Miami-Beach, FL, Theater, Arts, Miami, FL

1 hr ago | CBS Local

House Ready To Pass Health Care 'Train'

The Florida House appears poised Friday to pass a massive health-care bill that would ensure three disputed trauma centers remain open and give long-sought powers to nurse practitioners.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Pasco County, FL, Bayonet Point, FL, Florida, Nursing, Medicine

3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Miami gives up three streets to developer

Miami commissioners enthusiastically agreed Thursday to turn over sections of three downtown streets to the developers of the multi-block Miami Worldcenter project, brushing aside objections from critics who called the move a giveaway and raised concerns over its effects on traffic.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL

8 hrs ago | Huntington News

U.S. Census Bureau: U.S. Economy Added Nearly 245,000 Nonemployer Businesses in 2012

The number of businesses without paid employees in the U.S. reached 22.7 million in 2012, up 1.1 percent from 2011, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Related Topix: Broward County, FL

12 hrs ago | IWS Documented News Service

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Nonemployer Statistics is an annual series that provides subnational economic data for businesses that have no paid employees and are subject to federal income tax.

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Related Topix: Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance, Broward County, FL

16 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Venetian Causeway Will Close For Months, and Then Beach Residents Won't Get Toll Passes

For Miami Beach commuters, the past year has been a migraine-inducing hellscape.

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

18 hrs ago | Daily Business Review

Is Edgewater Miami's Next Design District?

Once a downtrodden and undervalued neighborhood, this pocket just north of downtown Miami is undergoing a quiet transformation.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL

22 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Group wants Miami-Dade sewer dispute reopened

Environmental advocates want a federal judge to reopen their case against Miami-Dade County and the U.S. government over repairs to a crumbling sewer system.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Cuban exile museum fighting for a home in downtown Miami

Miami's waterfront has a new art museum, with a science museum on the way. Does it have room for one dedicated to Cuban exiles, too? Advocates of what would be Miami's second museum devoted to Cuban immigrants are pushing county leaders to turn over county land behind the AmericanAirlines Arena to house the proposed 80-foot-tall complex, which ... (more)

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Related Topix: Miami, FL

The Miami Herald

HistoryMiami telling the story of South Florida

The answer to all those questions is HistoryMiami. Officially known as the Historical Society of South Florida and located downtown immediately south of County Hall, HistoryMiami has been reborn.

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Related Topix: Florida

Local10.com

Second arrest made in illegal Miami-Dade County slaughterhouse

DADE COUNTY. THIS IS THE LATEST ARREST FROM AN UNDERCOVER OPERATION BY THE ANIMAL RESCUE MISSION DUBBED "OPERATION NOBLENA."

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Related Topix: Animal Rights

CBS Local

Officials: Florida's Crime Rate Dropped 4.7 Percent In 2013

The overall number of crimes in 2013 fell by 27,380 or 4.7 percent, to 698,607, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which has been keeping crime statistics since 1971.

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Miami Today

Filming in Miami: April 24, 2014

These film permits were issued last week by the Miami-Dade County Mayor's Office of Film & Entertainment, 375-3288; the Miami Mayor's Office of Film, Arts & Entertainment, 860-3823; and the Miami Beach Office of Arts, Culture and Entertainment-Film and Print Division, 673-7070.

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Star Tribune

Justin Bieber trial delayed to July on Florida DUI, resisting arrest charges

A South Florida judge has delayed the trial of pop star Justin Bieber on charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license until July.

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

KeysNews.com

Card Sound Road reopens

The road had been closed due to a brushfire near the Miami-Dade County line that had been affecting traffic since Sunday.

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Related Topix: Key Largo, FL, North Key Largo, FL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

Tigertail to repeat Myriam Gourfink's 'Breathing Monster'

Tigertail's Saturday presentation of the work of French choreographer Myriam Gourfink has changed due to the illness of ballerina Gwenaëlle Vauthier.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Box, Miami, FL

The Miami Herald

Venetian Causeway bridge to be closed, rebuilt

Bicyclists and cars ride past work being done on the west end of the Venetian Causeway on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL

The Miami Herald

Former defense attorney and prosecutor butt heads at Robainas' tax-evasion trial

A defense attorney who once represented Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and his wife while they were under federal investigation in 2010 testified Tuesday that neither former client lied to authorities about the husband's involvement in his wife's loan businesses.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Hialeah, FL

National Public Radio

Fla. Man Guilty Of Killing Newlywed Wife For Money

A South Florida man was convicted Tuesday of beating his newlywed wife to death so he could collect a $1 million life insurance policy.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Northwest Florida Daily News

Technical glitch causes FCAT testing problems

Testing was suspended Tuesday in several districts across Florida after students were unable to take the state's standardized assessment because of a computer glitch.

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Related Topix: Florida, Education Etc., Rick Scott, US Governors, Pasco County, FL

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