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  1. How Portable Metrology Fuels Optimization Under the HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | F&M Magazine

    Take a closer look at how Hendrick Motorsports uses technology to deliver speed and actionable data to win big and gain recognition for excellence. Jimmie Johnson at the Championship Victory Lane celebrations in November 2016 at Homestead, FL.


  2. No death penalty for 4 ex-students charged in gruesome machete murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Prosecutors won't seek the death penalty for four of the five former students accused in the gruesome machete murder of a teenager in the woods of Homestead. The state announced Tuesday it would only seek to execute the alleged ringleader, Kaheem Arbelo, who is believed to have delivered the fatal machete blows to 17-year-old Jose Amaya Guardado, whose corpse was found buried in a shallow grave near the Homestead Jobs Corp facility.


  3. Florida Traffic Cop Convicted Of Shaking Down DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | TheNewspaper

    ... roadside theft. That expectation unraveled on September 13, 2013 as Hugo Gomez was driving north on 2nd Avenue in Homestead. An unmarked gray Ford Taurus came up behind him with flashing red and blue lights. Gomez pulled over, and Kostopoulos showed ...


  4. Florida Keys Demand FPL Stop Using Leaking Turkey Point Cooling CanalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Miami New Times

    ... the bane of Florida environmentalists since the plant opened in the 1970s. The plant sits along the coastline in Homestead, due west of Elliott Key. Environmental groups, like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and National Parks ...


  5. One more flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... of the planes. Sanborn enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps on Dec. 7, 1942. After basic training, he went to Homestead, Florida, to start his career before going off to be an Aviation Cadet at Michigan State College. "Everyone who went there went to ...


  6. Homestead Eco Fair connects residents and visitors with South Florida nature groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Miami Herald

    Photorapher Hugh Hudson at his photo exhibition at the third annual Homestead Eco-Fair. The free event took place on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 from noon to 4 p.m. at Losner Park, 104 N. Krome Ave., Homestead.


  7. Man accused in Pompano Beach hit-run back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A man who spent more than four months as a fugitive after being charged in a hit-and-run crash that left a Pompano Beach man a paraplegic is back in custody, authorities said. Thomas Pathammavong, 24, of Homestead, surrendered about 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Broward County jail, according to records.


  8. No mold, no toxic levels of radon: Homestead gets new police HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Miami Herald

    On Wednesday, the white, 55,000 square-foot, three-story facility - located at 45 NW First Ave. - will be open for business. A grand opening ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 25. The former Homestead police station housed officers since 1981 until recently.


  9. Identifies of witness could be protected by bill from 'no-snitch mentality'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... who voted on it, 14-0, and from several stakeholders in attendance, including a group of mothers who drove from Homestead because they had lost family members to murders that remain unsolved. The bill's legislative analysis cites the death of ...


  10. BALLARD, Maxine PeytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 |

    ... in WV and lived in the Charleston area off and on till 1953 when she and her husband, Julian E. Ballard moved to Homestead, FL. Maxine, by profession, was a bookkeeper and was a past president of Beta Sigma Phi and past president of PEO. Maxine ...


  11. Valentine's Day Means More Than Roses; UF/IFAS Breeds, Suggests Other Plants to GiveRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Newswise

    ... ultra-low temperatures," said Vendrame, a faculty member at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, Florida. "Cryopreservation is an important tool that allows long-term conservation and preservation of endangered orchid ...


  12. Sworn to protect and serve. Convicted of violating the U.S. ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Miami Herald

    ... In its indictment, reported by The Herald in 2015, federal prosecutors claimed Kostopoulos stole money from Homestead residents in traffic stops on Sept. 13, 2013, and Oct. 11, 2013. The Oct. 11 stop was aborted when someone ran toward the car ...


  13. Former Miami-Dade detective guilty of traffic stop theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | NBC2 News

    ... o 22 years in prison at his April 19 sentencing. Authorities say Kostopoulos stopped two separate motorists in the Homestead area in 2013 to steal their money. He then made false statements to investigators regarding what other witnesses told them.


  14. Miami-Dade turned over 11 people to immigration authorities in week under new policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Miami Herald

    ... enter the United States without a Jonathan Fried, executive director of the WeCount! farmworkers rights group in Homestead, said turning over nearly a dozen people in eight days justified the public alarm over Gimenez's decision. "That's a lot of ...


  15. Scott, Mary Faye Scott Winter Haven - Mary FayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... after a brief hospitalization for congestive heart failure. She was 78. Mary Faye was born on April 7, 1938 in Homestead, Florida to John and Winnell Hurst. The family moved to Tampa, Florida when Mary Faye began school. Mary Faye, her parents and ...


  16. In 2013, Miami-Dade knocked a blanketa cooperation with immigration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Miami Herald

    ... "were literally forgotten." Jonathan Fried, executive director of the WeCount! farmworkers advocacy group in Homestead, joined Heyman for the 2013 press conference, which featured a local woman whose husband was deported after being held in ...


  17. Miami's new quarterback will have plenty of receiver talentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    ... OL, Miami; N'Kosi Perry, QB, Ocala, Florida.; DeeJay Dallas, ATH, Brunswick, Georgia.; Jhavonte Dean, CB, Homestead, Florida. How they'll fit in: The Hurricanes' roster took serious hits after last season. QB Brad Kaaya left early for the NFL, ...


  18. Chrissy Metz Reveals She Had 81 Cents Left in the Bank When She Was Cast on This Is UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    ... her life (it didn't), see her best quotes from the magazine below. On growing up with a single mom: "I was born in Homestead, Florida. My parents divorced when I was eight; I never really knew my dad, and my mom raised my older sister and brother ...


  19. Racing Volkswagen Beetles for Fun in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | AutoWeek

    ... you were saying?" BenoA t Abdelatif is the organizer of the Fun Cup race I'm attending at the NASCAR track in Homestead, Florida. His sunburned face and quick brown eyes constantly track the activity going on behind me in the garages. At one point ...


  20. Chrissy Metz: "When I Booked This Is Us I Had 81 Cents in My Bank Account"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Lucky

    ... ago Chrissy Metz , costar of This Is Us , had 81 cents in the bank. She plans never to forget that. I was born in Homestead, Florida. My parents divorced when I was eight; I never really knew my dad, and my mom raised my older sister and brother and ...


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