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  1. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Sussex Sun

    ... moving around." To achieve that end, jumpers go through an escalated training regimen during certification work in Homestead, Florida. Koch said his team jumped first into a rodeo field similar to a typical high-school stadium, then an abandoned ...

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  2. WLRN Stages Infamous Orson Welles Radio Play War of the WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Miami New Times

    ... broadcasting station WLRN is reviving the original script for live audiences at the Seminole Theatre in downtown Homestead as part of its two-part series, Sci-Fi Summer: Live Radio Plays From the Golden Age of Radio . "I originally met with John ...

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  3. Talk About a Snack Attack: Cops Say Thief Took $43,000 Truckload of Frito-LayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Transport Topics

    A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a trailer with $43,000 of Frito-Lay snacks inside. Detectives found the trailer, which originally was from Georgia and destined for Homestead, Florida, abandoned near NW 60th Street and NW 35th Avenue in Miami-Dade around 11 a.m. July 19. Officers saw a man hook up a stolen FedEx tractor to the stolen Frito-Lay trailer and head to a warehouse to unload.

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  4. Manoah helps Cyclones end four-game skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Erik Manoah continued his mound maturity Monday afternoon, helping the Cyclones end a four-game losing streak by tossing five strong innings in Brooklyn's 6-3 victory at Hudson Valley in front of 4,357 fans at Dutchess Stadium. -round draft pick out of South Dade High School in Homestead, Florida back in 2014, has struggled to find consistency on the hill despite boasting three plus-pitches - a fastball, breaking ball and changeup - that most Minor League hurlers would love to have in their arsenal.

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  5. Environmental Groups Sue FPL Over Turkey Point Pollution in Biscayne BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Miami New Times

    ... fingers at the only giant, (literally) smoking gun in the area: Turkey Point, which sits on the bay's shores near Homestead, about 25 miles south of downtown Miami. While tritium at that amount isn't believed to be dangerous to people , its presence ...

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  6. After Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Shootings, Miami High-Schoolers Plan ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Miami New Times

    ... in response - including the peaceful Dallas march that turned horribly violent last night. Nina Jennings, 16, of Homestead, watched the footage of Sterling's death at 3 a.m. Thursday. Jennings, who is black, says she cried. helpless. On social ...

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  7. The Seven Strangest Spots in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Miami New Times

    ... 4. Aerojet Dade Rocket Facility In the 1960s, Aerojet manufactured rocket boosters at its 25,000-acre property in Homestead. The plant was shut down in 1986 after the company lost its contract with NASA, leaving the industrial site untouched and ...

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  8. Threat of alligator attacks in Florida on the rise as creatures...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Daily Mail

    ... for the fearsome reptiles. Pictured, an American Alligator walks out of the lagoon at Everglades Alligator Farm in Homestead, Florida A Rhona Wise (AFP) The most dangerous periods are between April and June, when gators are looking to mate, and ...

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  9. Keys schools: Opportunity for fishing teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... cience, Crystal River; Lake Wales High School, Lake Wales; Pasco Middle School, Dade City; South Dade High School, Homestead; and Space Coast Junior/Senior High School, Cocoa.

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  10. Pick Your Own Avocados at Bernetallo Farms on July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Miami New Times

    Mangos are falling from the skies across South Florida, which means avocados are up next. But if your neighborhood is short on fruit-laden trees, not to worry - Bernetallo Farms in Homestead is having a pick-your-own day on July 9th, so you can head home with all the avocados you can carry.

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  11. Possible flooding in store for Kendall, Doral and HomesteadRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Heavy rain and thunderstorms near Florida International University in West Miami-Dade around 2 p.m. may lead to "urban and small stream flooding" in Homestead, Kendall, the Redland and Doral.

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  12. People take to social media to discuss Jenna Wall's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | MDJonline.com

    ... which makes her family. Thank you!" And Laura Ashley, a Harrison High School classmate of Walls, who now lives in Homestead, Florida, and teaches high school biology, also turned to Facebook to send prayers and words of comfort to Wall's family and ...

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  13. Real Estate Notebook: Delray shopping center sold for $33 millionRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... for $2.6 million in 2001, records show. The office, at 2240 W. Woolbright Road, has 13 employees who operate from Homestead to Stuart. ODC, founded in 2011, does foundation, masonry and framing work for homebuilders. The company, which also has an ...

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  14. At Cafe Bastille, French and Spanish Flavors Mingle RomanticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Miami New Times

    ... way, Cafe Bastille puts a premium on the freshness of its ingredients. All vegetables are sourced from farms in Homestead, and the meat and fish is bought from local vendors. Appetizers like the octopus carpaccio salad ($15) clearly benefit from ...

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  15. Future Unknown For Refugee Children At Temporary South Florida ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... American and Florida state flags are first to come into view as teenagers arrive at their new temporary home in Homestead Florida. They pass the steely plane that sits in front of the Homestead Air Reserve and soon enter a fenced in property that ...

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  16. 4 years after inmatea s brutal death, no punishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    ... 2014, alleging systematic abuse and discrimination of mentally ill inmates at Dade Correctional, which is near Homestead. As part of a settlement, FDC agreed to work with Disability Rights Florida on reforms. New video equipment with audio ...

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  17. Families enjoy Fathera s Day weekend at Summer Fruit Fest in RedlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    ... contest over the weekend at the Fruit and Spice Park's annual Summer Fruit Festival, held in the Redland/Homestead area. African jewelry, among other crafts and goods, were sold over the weekend at the annual Summer Fruit Festival, held over the ...

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  18. Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of June 20, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    ... Miami Dade College and a lending certificate from the American Institute of Banking. Aileen Fundora , formerly of Homestead-based Community Bank of Florida, has joined the bank as human resources director. She has a bachelor's in health information ...

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  19. Miami-Dade commissioners to vote on redevelopment budgets a " nine months after the spending startedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    ... ago by the city governments that control the CRAs, the agencies from Miami's Overtown neighborhood, Miami Beach, Homestead, Florida City and South Miami are coming up for their first votes before county commissioners when the Economic Prosperity ...

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  20. For young refugees, a temporary home in HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The Homestead shelter is larger but similar to this temporary shelter, now closed, at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. The Homestead shelter is larger but similar to this temporary shelter, now closed, at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.

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