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  1. Girl, 16, who claims teacher took her virginity, sues Miami-Dade School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    A former South Dade Senior High student is suing the Miami-Dade County School Board for not providing her with better protection from her teacher who sent her lewd texts and had sex with the minor. The 16-year-old, who goes by the initials C.R.R., is also asking for damages from her former geometry teacher Bresnniel Jansen Mones, who the lawsuit claims sent her graphic texts and took her virginity on his desk in December 2013.

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  2. Photo Gallery: Jingle Bell Run at Harris Field | Dec. 13, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Miami Herald

    More than 200 people took part in the Jingle Bell Run at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. The 5K began at Homestead Hospital and ended at Harris Field.

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  3. Cutler Bay Council supports water trolley stop at Black PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Miami Herald

    Cutler Bay's Town Council unanimously voted to support the development of a water trolley service that could take residents from Biscayne National Park to Boca Chita Key and Elliott Key, with a stop at Black Point Park and Marina, at its Dec. 10 meeting at Town Hall. "I think it would be something interesting to do and would draw more people to our area," Mayor Peggy Bell said.

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  4. Homestead woman pleads guilty to stealing public grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Miami Herald

    A woman who operated a non-profit group tasked with helping fledgling business owners flourish in Homestead pleaded guilty to stealing public grants. Hilda Hall-Dennis, who among other acts bilked a blind employee out of much of her salary, pleaded guilty Wednesday to scheming to defraud and identity theft.

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  5. Homestead man dies in 1-car crash in Key LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Miami Herald

    A one-car accident on Card Sound Road in North Key Largo killed a Homestead man who worked in the exclusive Ocean Reef Club residential community. Jean Evens Bellevue, 40, was driving south when his 1992 Acura Vigor crossed the road's center line and drove onto the east road shoulder, where the car crashed into a large utility pole.

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  6. U.S. Mint recognizes Florida's beauty with Everglades quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Miami Herald

    Everglades National Park is the one national site in Florida to be portrayed on the reverse side of a newly minted United States quarter, and the public is invited to its ceremonial release Dec. 4 in Homestead. The America's Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008 requires the U.S. Mint to design, mint and issue quarter-dollar coins emblematic of a national park or other national site in each state, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories.

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  7. At Miami Book Fair, wind, rain and gales of laughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Miami Herald

    Just about every sort of literature was honored Friday at Miami Book Fair International, some of it highbrow and some of it - well, not exactly lowbrow, but let's just say some drinking, hooting and Hialeah jokes may have been involved at the irreverent Literary Death Match. Supported by the Knight Foundation, the National Book Award panel - the first of its kind, happening just two days after the awards were announced - finished off this year's "Evenings Witha " events at Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus.

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  8. Fake dog doc who police say did C-sections, bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Miami Herald

    The YouTube videos of the dogs for sale are disturbing: Young doberman pups fighting over a raw piece of meat in a bathtub. Mastiff and bulldog mixes caged and barking A female pit bull with cropped ears also in a bathtub.

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  9. Fees and trees to be discussed at Gables Commission meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    The Coral Gables Commission will be meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way. Coral Gables will now charge $55, instead of 167.48 for the low-voltage alarm system permit fee per unit for commercial projects.

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  10. Resources for Florida residents signing up for coverage under ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Consumers can start signing up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act on Saturday by visiting healthcare.gov , calling 800-318-2596 or seeking in-person assistance from an insurance agent or federally licensed, nonprofit "navigator." Those eligible for insurance will need to sign up by Dec.15 to receive coverage starting Jan.1 and by Feb.15 to avoid increasing financial penalties that sanction the uninsured.

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  11. Safari Edventure in Homestead boasts hundreds of unusual animal, plant speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    On a five-acre site in north Homestead lies a slice of paradise that boasts 130 species of animals, 1,000 species of plants, an organic garden and even a rainforest - within a sinkhole. Yet Safari Edventure is barely known by folks outside the immediate area.

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  12. Cruel, unusual a " and incompetentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    There's management and then there's crisis management. But the folks running Dade Correctional Institution have excelled in a whole new category: crisis mismanagement.

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  13. Sedanoa s, Doris Market are grocers with deep South Florida rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    There's a certain rush to shopping for noodles and sauces at an Asian market in North Miami Beach, noshing on a knish at a kosher deli in Hollywood or biting into a burrito at a taquera in Homestead. But some of the best places supplement their old-country favorites with the kind of modern-day choice and convenience that consumers demand.

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  14. Inmatea s family latest to sue over Miami-Dade shower deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Darren Rainey was burned over 90 percent of his body, and his temperature registered over 104 degrees after he was found dead in a scalding shower at Dade Correctional Institution in 2012, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the state Department of Corrections by Rainey's family. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, alleges that Rainey - diagnosed with severe schizophrenia - was tortured by corrections officers who used a "shower treatment'' against him and other mentally ill inmates at the prison.

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  15. New map can track hurricane flooding from Florida to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    With about 22 million people vulnerable to dangerous hurricane storm surges, forecasters have long struggled over how to issue warnings, especially in low-lying Florida where waters can rise far inland. Published Thursday, the map for the first time links the coast from Texas to Maine, said Brian Zachary, a National Hurricane Center storm surge specialist.

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  16. Homestead adds resources for rape victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Homestead Councilwoman Judy Waldman stopped mid-sentence, her voice breaking, as she struggled to get back to the story she was reading. "She trusted me to tell her story today," Waldman read.

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  17. Escaped Dade inmate recaptured in West PalmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Ronald "Psycho'' McCoy, a convicted armed robber serving two life sentences, was arrested about 5 p.m. after he was spotted by West Palm Beach police at a gas station. His capture followed a long and chaotic weekend for officers and inmates at Dade Correctional, where he escaped Friday morning by hiding in a trash cart.

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  18. Cops werena t told for hours about Miami-Dade prison escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    An inmate who fled Dade Correctional Friday remained on the lam on Saturday night, as questions swirled about why police weren't immediately informed of the escape. It appears to have taken nearly five hours before state prison officials knew that Ronald McCoy had escaped from Dade Correctional Institution - and five more hours before they alerted authorities that the convicted armed robber was still on the loose.

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  19. On trick-or-treat day, lifer vanishes at Dade CorrectionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    A prisoner with a long history of violent crime turned up missing Friday after a 3:30 p.m. headcount at Dade Correctional Institution, a state prison that has been plagued by mismanagement and allegations of corruption and the abuse of mentally ill inmates by corrections officers. It's not clear when or how Ronald McCoy, who was serving life, slipped away, two sources at the prison told the Herald.

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  20. Homestead man arrested for battery of disabled patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    A Homestead man was arrested yesterday after authorities said he punched a disabled man several times in the face, according to the Florida Attorney General's office. Carlos Cuzan, 44, worked as a medical health technician at the South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center in Florida City, a forensic hospital for criminal defendants deemed incompetent to stand trial or found not guilty by reason of insanity.

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