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  1. Fall Classes Suspended At School With Machete DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... Miami Hurricanes and Florida Panthers. Additionally, our talent consistently delivers entertaining analysis [...] HOMESTEAD (AP) - Following a vicious machete murder where a South Florida U.S. Department of Labor vocational school student was hacked ...

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  2. Developer seeks $14M county bond for Homestead affordable housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    A Wisconsin-based developer is seeking $14 million tax-exempt bond financing for an affordable housing complex in Homestead.

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  3. Miami federal jury convicts doctor, therapists at Medicare fraud trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Miami Herald

    Last year, the medical director of a Miami-Dade chain of mental health clinics and three therapists scored the equivalent of a legal tie when a federal jury deadlocked on charges accusing them of scheming to bilk millions from Medicare. This week, they weren't as fortunate: A new jury convicted Dr. Roger Rousseau, 73, of Miami, and the three state-licensed therapists, Doris Crabtree, 62, of Miami, Angela Salafia, 68, of Miami Beach, and Liliana Marks, 48, of Homestead, of conspiring to commit healthcare fraud.

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  4. Miami-Dade magnets earn top marks in new rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Miami Herald

    The Homestead Medical Academy for Science and Technology is Florida's best public high school when student poverty is taken into account, according to Newsweek's annual rankings. Together, they were the only two schools in Miami-Dade to crack Newsweek's top-50 list of America's "Beating the Odds" high schools, which takes into account whether low-income students perform as well as their higher-income peers.

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  5. 2016 Four Star JUCO Linebacker Recruit Announces Schools He Will VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Gamedayr.com

    ... bolting from the 2016 recruiting class, players do get five visits total. FSU is a given for a visit from the Homestead, FL native, so breath easy. I salute Horton for doing such a thing. Even if the South Florida native knows for a fact he wants to ...

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  6. Free entry at Everglades National Park on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    To celebrate the park system's 99th, birthday, you get a present of free entry on Tuesday at the 1.5 million-acre subtropical wilderness in Homestead and at Shark Valley. Fees are waived at all national parks.

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  7. Singh Singh v. Caribbean Airlines LimitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | FindLaw

    ... Maggio, Allison M. Surcouf, Condon & Forsyth, LLP, New York, NY, Robert C. Owens, Robert C. Owens, PA d/b/a AvLaw, Homestead, FL, for Defendant-Appellee. Caribbean Airlines, Ltd. (CAL) is an international airline based in the Republic of Trinidad ...

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  8. Police: Teen lured into woods, killed by macheteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CNN

    Four students in Homestead, Florida, have been charged with murder after police say they lured a teen into the woods and hacked him with a machete.

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  9. After Officer Shot a Homestead Man 11 Times, Family Protests Police InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Miami New Times

    On July 16, Edward "Butch" Foster III walked to the M&M Meat Market a few blocks away from his Homestead home to pick up some items. The 32-year-old father of six never came home.

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  10. Police: 4 charged in boya s machete deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... until his face "caved in," Miami-Dade police wrote in an arrest report Wednesday. The suspects were students at Homestead Job Corps, a live-in school and vocational training program for at-risk students run by the U.S. Department of Labor. Police ...

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  11. Police: Students confess to hacking boy to death, having sex near corpseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Three South Florida students have confessed to luring a Homestead boy to the woods, where he was repeatedly hacked with a machete and forced into a shallow grave as he lay mortally wounded, according to an arrest report. Jose Amaya Guardado, 17, made one last attempt to fight back while lying wounded in the hole dug by the teens days earlier, authorities said.

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  12. Police: 3 Homestead students confess to hacking boy to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    Police say three South Florida teenagers have confessed to luring a Homestead boy to the woods, where he was repeatedly hacked with a machete and forced into a shallow grave as he lay mortally wounded. Local media outlets report that the new details were included in an arrest report for a fourth student, 18-year-old Desiray Strickland, who was detained on Wednesday and charged with taking part in the June murder of 17-year-old Jose Amaya Guardado.

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  13. 95-Year-Old Conservation Legend Lloyd Miller Is Still Fighting for the EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Miami New Times

    When 95-year-old Lloyd Miller stepped to the mic to testify at a congressional hearing in Homestead earlier this month, the three Republicans on the panel may not have known they were about to be versed by a conservation legend. U.S. Reps Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo had called the special session to discuss the National Park Service's plan to set aside 10,000 acres of the 170,000 acre Biscayne National Park - or 6 percent - as a "no fish" zone.

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  14. Commissioner Bovo proposes CSX rail line purchase for commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    ... d track in central Miami- Dade for commuter rail use. Instead, CSX which maintains cargo routes through Kendall to Homestead has asked that Florida Department of Transportation ...

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  15. Two had sex in the woods after machete-killing of teen in Homestead, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Police say three South Florida teenagers have confessed to luring a Homestead boy to the woods, where he was repeatedly hacked with a machete and forced into a shallow grave as he lay mortally wounded. Local media outlets report that the new details were included in an arrest report for a fourth student, 18-year-old Desiray Strickland, who was detained on Wednesday and charged with taking part in the June murder of 17-year-old Jose Amaya Guardado.

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  16. Senate passes its own congressional district mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The two chambers of the Florida Legislature are headed for a conference after the Senate approved an amended congressional map that differed from the House version passed Tuesday. Like the House map, the Senate map changes the current landscape of South Florida by stacking one congressional district on top of the other in Broward and Palm Beach counties and by keeping the City of Homestead in one district rather than splitting it in two.

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  17. Authorities investigate death of woman following fire in Homestead homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Miami Herald

    Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found following a blaze at a home in Homestead early Tuesday morning. Robin Pinkard, Miami-Dade police detective, on the scene of a fatal duplex fire in the city of Homestead.

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  18. Police investigating deadly house fire in HomesteadRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Miami Herald

    Robin Pinkard, Miami-Dade police detective, on the scene of a fatal duplex fire in the city of Homestead. Video by Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  19. 'Cane center watching system in the AtlanticRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... ruin a year, pointing to Hurricane Andrew. Andrew was the first named storm of the 1992 season when it devastated Homestead as a Category 5 hurricane - with gusts of up to 175 mph - on Aug. 24.

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  20. Neighbors in Religion: The Rev. Elaine Jessup of Trinity Cathedral retires at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Miami Herald

    ... an email to: [email protected] Three years ago, the Rev. Brock Shiffer of Speedway Community Ministries in Homestead adopted Campbell Drive K-8 school to help provide the school with needed supplies. Since then, he has challenged five other ...

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