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  1. In Miami-Dade, almost a third of pre-schoolers live in povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2013 | The Miami Herald

    ... their head and electricity and food," said Patricia Robbins, CEO of the Farm Share food-distribution charity in Homestead. "They try to pay for their home, then electricity. The last thing is food." Only about 40 percent of the county's population ...

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  2. Boxer Yathomas Riley Charged With Murdering Wife, Three Years After Beating Similar Charges In MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Miami New Times

    ... the first time he'd been accused of shooting a partner: Almost exactly five years earlier, Riley, then living in Homestead, was charged with trying to kill on-again, off-again girlfriend Koketia King. This June, just weeks before Amodio's death, ...

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  3. Homestead farmer tapped for water governing boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Gov. Rick Scott has selected Homestead farmer Sam Accursio to replace Miami businessman Juan Portuondo on the South Florida Water Management District. Accursio, 52, whose family owns and farms 2,000 acres in South Miami-Dade County, has been among farmers bitterly complaining about Everglades restoration efforts flooding fields and causing crop losses in the region.

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  4. Florida Man, Alleged IS Supporter, Charged in Bomb PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    ... recruitment video using a script he wrote himself. It eventually was made under FBI surveillance at a motel in Homestead, Florida, according to the complaint, with Suarez dressed in a black tactical vest, black shirt, mask and yellow-and-black ...

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  5. Meet Madison's new Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... Marine Corps infantryman, probation officer, State Attorney's Office Investigator and a Police Detective for Homestead, Florida. In his 13 years with FDLE in Miami, he has conducted investigations into public corruption, major drugs, money ...

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  6. Teen Takes Plea Deal In Killian StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... An attorney for Rolle said his client was reportedly raped by football players at Keys Gate Charter High School in Homestead. She was then transferred to Killian where she was allegedly bullied and ridiculed.

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  7. Shining a Red Light to Slow Downy Mildew on BasilRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Newswise

    ... Shouan Zhang, a UF/IFAS plant pathology associate professor at the Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, FL, inoculated basil plants with the downy mildew pathogen. The scientist then put the plants under red lights in a greenhouse ...

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  8. Former pro boxer denied bond in wife's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WTVM

    ... Lewis Lamb. That's because the 32-year old Miami native was previously charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend in Homestead, Florida. He told first-responders that she also tried to kill herself. The fellow boxer and friend of Riley's is still ...

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  9. Accused wife killer had previous domestic violence chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... 911 on July 10th and claimed he found her body after she shot herself. He made a similar call five years ago in Homestead, Florida when his then-girlfriend was shot in the head. She survived and claimed Riley shot her. He spent two years in jail ...

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  10. Tegus on list of Sunshine State's most aggressive invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... attached to her back and a string of purple party beads secured around her belly. First spotted in the wild near a Homestead trailer park and rock pits in south Miami-Dade County less than a decade ago, the black and white reptiles have staked their ...

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  11. Could the next Burmese python be a lizard from South America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Miami Herald

    ... attached to her back and a string of purple party beads secured around her belly. First spotted in the wild near a Homestead trailer park and rock pits in south Miami-Dade County less than a decade ago, the black and white reptiles have staked their ...

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  12. Details About Police Officer Involved in Fatal ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | NBC Miami

    The Miami-Dade Police Department is now taking over the case of a fatal police-involved shooting in Homestead . Police sources told NBC 6 they believe in the end, the officer will be cleared.

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  13. Miami-Dade Cop Kills African-American Man In HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Miami New Times

    Shots rang out late Thursday afternoon in Homestead. Officer Anthony Green was responding to a 911 call about a man allegedly with a gun hanging from his belt.

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  14. Miami-Dade Police Officer Shoots and Kills an African-American Man From His Patrol CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Miami New Times

    Shots rang out late Thursday afternoon in Homestead. Officer Anthony Green was believed to be responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun hanging from his belt.

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  15. How Better Tech Can Make the Immigration Process Suck LessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Wired

    Andrea Morales poses as the Statue of Liberty as she joins with others to show their support for the Obama administration's immigration reform plan on July 9, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. There's no single answer to the question of how to fix the U.S. immigration system.

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  16. Homestead kicks off demolition to give way to park expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Miami Herald

    Steve Russotto puts water on the remains of a building that the City of Homestead tore down on Tuesday, July 14, to make way for an expanded Losner Park. The city is banking on the new park to hold community events that will help revitalize downtown.

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  17. Evans, Josephine BrowneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... beautiful mountains of North Georgia, close to her son and his wife. Josephine was born on September 16, 1925, in Homestead, Florida. The family lived in Avon Park during her childhood, then moved to Lakeland where she graduated from Lakeland High ...

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  18. 55 Days Till Gopher Football, Say Hi to Theiren CockranRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | The Daily Gopher

    Theiren Cockran will be there, starting at defensive end and making a push to reclaim a spot on the All-Big Ten team. The senior from Homestead Florida is entering the final season of a very nice career.

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  19. Gimenez backs off push for Everglades air showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    After flying to Paris to tout a commercial air show his administration planned for the Everglades, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has vetoed the idea in favor of trying again to put it in Homestead. Gimenez said Thursday that he has concluded a remote county airstrip can't be converted into a temporary expo space for the western version of the Paris Air Show.

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  20. Body found in Homestead identified as area teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Miami Herald

    Miami-Dade Police have officially identified the body found last week partially covered in a Homestead wooded area as a Southwest Dade 17-year-old, Jose Santos Amaya Guardado.

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