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  1. Florida's Agritourism Industry SoarsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Agri Marketing

    ... and associate director of IFAS Global who is based at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, Florida. "It just made sense to combine the two to create an even bigger economic impact for farmers and the state, reduce the ...

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  2. Man who performed illegal vet work on dogs, heads to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A South Florida man who butchered dogs while performing illegal veterinarian work, then posted videos of the procedures online, is headed to prison for one year. The Miami Herald reports 26-year-old Lazaro Ruiz, of Homestead, pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty and other charges.

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  3. Man who performed illegal vet work on dogs heads to prisonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A South Florida man who butchered dogs while performing illegal veterinarian work, then posted videos of the procedures online, is headed to prison for one year. The Miami Herald reports 26-year-old Lazaro Ruiz, of Homestead, pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty and other charges.

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  4. Campers with a mission: to love and serve HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Miami Herald

    Jonathan Rivera, 16, plays with students Norberto and Antrell during a basketball session at KIX for community service in Homestead on June 24, 2015. Rivera is participating in a Core Camp program revolves around a Christian week-long summer camp where teens volunteer their time in the City of Homestead.

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  5. Homestead Man Pleads Guilty to Horrific Amateur Surgeries on DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Miami New Times

    Lazaro Ruiz, a Homestead man who conducted so-called "ghetto-style" surgeries on dogs and then posted the results online, plead guilty oday to animal cruelty charges and will spend one year behind bars followed by five years of probation. In pleading guilty, he avoided a maximum of 20 years in jail.

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  6. Homestead man who butchered dogs during illegal surgeries heads to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Miami Herald

    A Homestead man who butchered dogs while performing illegal veterinarian work - then posted videos of the procedures online - is headed to prison for one year. Lazaro Ruiz, 26, pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty and other charges that could have landed him in prison for up to 20 years.

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  7. DuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Writer's Wanderings

    On occasion, we have stayed at the Hampton Inn in Homestead, Florida. The last few visits have found us watching a small group of ducks wander about the outdoor premises looking for handouts and generally going about as though they own the place.

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  8. Why Locals Love Freehand's 27 RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Ocean Drive

    At 27, Elad's Shakshuka uses local ingredients (Homestead eggs, Zak The Baker bread, Yossef Roasting Co. spices) in the popular Israeli dish. Roy Alpert of the Sydell Group recalls that once the former Indian Creek Hotel on Miami Beach had been ...

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  9. Native son yearns for Homestead, Florida, to know Jesus through...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Florida Baptist Witness

    Growing up in a Mexican-American family of farmworkers in the low-income Redlands Labor Camp in Homestead, Fla., left Alex Pecina vulnerable to many of society's ills - drugs, gangs and violence. But he was saved from a self-destructive path when a personal crisis brought him "to his knees" and his life was transformed by Jesus Christ.

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  10. Homestead man arrested in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | The Miami Herald

    A Homestead man wanted on murder charges has been arrested following a tip to the Monroe County Sheriff's office. Steve Singleton, 33, was arrested Friday night in Tavernier.

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  11. In Miami-Dade schools, cats are now off the dissection tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Miami Herald

    In 2011, Ashley Padilla, left, and Kiani Oro, two students at MAST in Homestead dissect a car carcass during class at the school devoted to medical sciences. Miami-Dade schools are now banning the use of felines for dissection A group of students at MAST in Homestead, a public school devoted to medical sciences, dissect a cat carcass during a 2011 class.

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  12. Veteran Miami-Dade detective charged with traffic stop theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... charges that Kostopoulos stole money and other items from three motorists in different traffic stops in the Homestead area and then made false statements to investigators regarding what other witnesses told them. The amount of money taken was not ...

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  13. 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 19Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... charges that Kostopoulos stole money and other items from three motorists in different traffic stops in the Homestead area and then made false statements to investigators regarding what other witnesses told them. The amount of money taken was not ...

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  14. Miami Detective Charged With Stealing Motorists MoneyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... officers. This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), with assistance from the Homestead, Florida, Police Department. The matter is being prosecuted by Special Litigation Counsel Gerard Hogan and Trial Attorney ...

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  15. Homeless man fallen on hard times refuses to surrender his senior dog to shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Examiner.com

    ... and every charity he donates to... Not one offered to help. The only homeless shelter that allows pets is in Homestead FL (over 75 miles away), and he was ready to drive this man and his dog down, when the shelter said they would not accept them ...

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  16. Real Property, Financial Services & Title Insurance Update: Weeks Ending June 5 & 12, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | JD Supra

    ... domain not entitled to compensation under Florida law because it did not own fee simple title on day of taking Homestead Land Group, LLC v. City of Homestead, etc., and First Baptist Church of Perrine, Inc. , No. 3D14-2448 (Fla. 3d DCA June 3, 2015) ...

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  17. Secured Parties Force Two Live On-Site Real Estate Auctions in Homestead, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | GlobeNewswire

    ... parcel is only minutes away from Exit 9 on the Florida Turnpike. A 25+/- Acre Rock Quarry directly adjacent to the Homestead Air Force Base will be sold at live auction - on-site. This land has an assessed value of over $1.4 million. The minimum ...

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  18. Redland Summer Fruit FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Miami New Times

    ... ides. The fest will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Fruit & Spice Park (24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead). Admission costs $8, and children 11 and younger get in free. Visit fruitandspicepark.org or call 305-247-5727.

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  19. Publix seeks special exception to open liquor store in HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Business Journal

    Publix Supermarkets is requesting that Miami-Dade County make a special exception for one of its Homestead locations so the grocer can open a liquor store there.

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  20. 7 Years Later, Lola the Dog Finds Her Way HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | People

    You're going to need a few tissues for this one. A Boston terrier named Lola is back home with her Homestead, Florida, family seven years after digging a hole under a fence and disappearing, reports CBS Miami .

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