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  1. Three die in wrong-way crash in Boca Raton, Florida Highway Patrol saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Three people died on Interstate-95 early Saturday morning after a driver going the wrong way through an exit ramp crashed into an oncoming car, according to Florida Highway Patrol FHP identified those who died as Christopher M. Alfeo, 35, of Boynton Beach; Amber C. Reif, 25, of the United Kingdom; and Brenda E. Walker, 57, of Fort Lauderdale. Their families have been notified, officials said.

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  2. Motorcyclist left woman for dead on I-95. He'll talk only if given full immunity, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    Attorney Kelley Uustal speaks to the media on behalf of Jack St. Clair and Amy Gamber brother and aunt of Jennifer A. St. Clair who was run over several times on I-95 early Friday on a first date, and somehow fell off a motorcycle according to family. The family of a South Florida woman who was run over and killed on Interstate 95 last week identified the motorcycle driver that they say left her for dead, records show.

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  3. The - ultimate nightmare scenario' for this historic Miami church: A $7 million tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    The First Presbyterian Church of Miami, located at 609 Brickell Avenue, has been hit with a $7.1 million tax bill by the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser. The First Presbyterian Church of Miami, located at 609 Brickell Avenue, has been hit with a $7.1 million tax bill by the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser.

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  4. Looking to help a child during the holidays? The Marine Toys for Tots is strugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    Gunnery Sgt. Dennis Polo stand in a truck Dec. 13, 2018, with toys being delivered as part of the Marine Toys for Tots program.

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  5. In waning days as governor, a red tide Ricka sets stage for a 2020 Trump win in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Miami Herald

    Now, the lame duck governor is spending his final days in office a) waging a vindictive battle against Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes for keeping his win in doubt for 12 days, and b) setting the electoral stage to ensure that Trump wins Florida in 2020. And so it follows that Scott won't be leaving the Governor's Mansion early to be sworn in with all the new senators on Jan. 3, as the U.S. Constitution mandates, but will take a remote oath from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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  6. NBA champ sues comedian a The Alphabitcha for trashing his Fort Lauderdale mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Miami Herald

    The Chicago Bulls' Scottie Pippen drives past the Miami Heat's Jamal Mashburn in the third game of the Eastern Conference Final in Miami on May 24, 1997. The Chicago Bulls' Scottie Pippen drives past the Miami Heat's Jamal Mashburn in the third game of the Eastern Conference Final in Miami on May 24, 1997.

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  7. Teen on scooter critically injured when car slams into him and takes off, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Miami Herald

    A teen riding a motorized scooter over the weekend was critically injured when he was hit by a car, Fort Lauderdale police said Tuesday. The hit-and-run crash happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of North Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale.

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  8. a We will be fighting this.a Day after suspension, Snipes rescinds resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Miami Herald

    A day after Florida's governor suspended Brenda Snipes from her position as Broward County's supervisor of elections, Snipes announced that she would be scrapping any plans to resign in January as she fights back against claims of incompetence and misconduct. "We will be fighting this," said Burnadette Norris-Weeks, Snipes' contracted attorney, during a press conference Saturday.

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  9. 2 dead, 1 injured after plane crashes into center for children with autism in BrowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Miami Herald

    The pilot and passenger of a small plane are dead following a fiery crash into an occupied therapy center for children with autism on Saturday afternoon. The center, located at 1001 NW 62nd St. in Fort Lauderdale, sustained "substantial structural damage" and caught on fire with five children and eight adults inside, according to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan.

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  10. Small plane crashes into building near Fort Lauderdale airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Miami Herald

    A small plane crashed into a building in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday afternoon, according to the Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue.

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  11. Broward private school settles lawsuit with 3 former students who allege sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Miami Herald

    A Cooper City Islamic school and mosque have agreed to a multimillion-dollar legal settlement with three former students who say a teacher sexually abused them over a decade ago. A lawsuit filed in Broward County Circuit Court in 2014 alleged Nur-Ul-Islam Academy and mosque were negligent as a teacher named Tariq Ahmad, now 39, sexually abused at least three female students in their young teens from about 2004 to 2008.

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  12. Tri-Rail train hits and kills man in Dania BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | The Miami Herald

    More than 100 passengers were left stranded for several hours just south of the Fort Lauderdale station. There were no other injuries reported and the victim has yet to be identified.

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  13. An 89-year-old man survived WWII a " and now a machete attack by his tenant, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The Miami Herald

    Maurice Blanchar is 89, and the morning after Thanksgiving is nursing wounds while trying to get around without his cane. According to Fort Lauderdale police, Blanchar was attacked with a machete by a man who was renting a studio apartment in his backyard.

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  14. What made 26 Cardinal Gibbons High students and one faculty member ill Monday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | The Miami Herald

    What's known about what happened at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale Monday: 26 students and one faculty member were taken to area hospitals according to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue after students felt sick or fainted during a prayer service in the gym. Though Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said the first eight students were hustled to the hospital for "possible exposure to an unknown substance," none was found.

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  15. Floridaa s 1st black nominee for gov challenged GOP dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The Miami Herald

    Mayor Andrew Gillum addresses supporters and urges that they keep politically engaged as the Broward County of Supervisor of Elections Office have five days to recount cast votes over an entire month leading up to Tuesday's midterm election. Gillum held a faith-based recount rally inside New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

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  16. Something serious happened': Princess Cruises confirms death of female passengerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | The Miami Herald

    A puzzled passenger who was apparently aboard The Royal Princess wrote a cryptic post Tuesday on cruise community website Cruise Critic.com . The 19-deck ship had departed Nov. 9 from Port Everglades on a seven-day Southern Caribbean cruise and is set to return to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday.

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  17. Brightline forms a partnership with Virgin. A name change is coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Miami Herald

    Brightline launched their first train route from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, bringing new commuting options that the rail line says will alleviate traffic hassles for commuters, while also offering comfort and conveni On Friday Brightline, the intercity passenger rail service that established service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach in May, announced a strategic partnership with Virgin Group, the entertainment-transportation-mobile phone giant conceived in 1970 by Richard Branson. The partnership means the privately funded Brightline will rename itself Virgin Trains USA later this month and transition to Virgin Trains USA branding sometime in 2019, leveraging Virgin's global name recognition.

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  18. $500 million worth of cocaine seized by U.S. Coast Guard delivered to Port EvergladesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Miami Herald

    The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded about 18.5 tons of cocaine, seized in international waters in a series of interdictions, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday. The federal agency estimated the value of the cocaine at about $500 million wholesale.

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  19. As overseas ballot deadline looms, FL students abroad worry their votes won't countRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Miami Herald

    Time is ticking on the Friday deadline for overseas ballots, but for some Floridians abroad, their chance to participate was dashed before it began. Around 2.6 million eligible American voters live abroad, according to the Federal Voter Assistance program.

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  20. Amazon pursuit leaves Miami poised to attract multinational companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    In the 10 years since the Great Recession, no U.S. city has undergone as significant a change as downtown Miami. Our real-estate market has shed its boom-turned-bust tendencies in favor of stability.

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