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  1. The annual lobster mini-season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    Folks hit the waters of South Florida on Wed., July 27, 2016 in search of spiny lobster during the annual Lobster Mini-Season. Trump: 'Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing' Lobster fisherman were out in full force Wednesday as lobster mini season kicked off Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

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  2. Casino giant Gentinga s marina gambit: Good for manatees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Genting, the Malaysian casino operator, applied for approval of a yacht marina at the old Miami Herald site in 2013 Casino giant Genting would like to a 50-yacht marina on its site on Biscayne Bay, which it bought from the Miami Herald in 2011. Casino operator Genting, which has been seeking permits for a 50-yacht marina at its property at the old Miami Herald site in downtown Miami since 2013, has floated an unusual proposal to Miami-Dade County environmental regulators to goose approval of the slow-moving application.

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  3. Cuban migrant vessel with 10 aboard stopped near Key BiscayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Miami Herald

    A Coast Guard helicopter first spotted the makeshift vessel about a mile and half off the shore of Key Biscayne Thursday afternoon. Two nearby Coast Guard boats tried to the stop the boat with 10 Cuban migrants aboard, but "it wasn't easy," Lt.

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  4. Miami marina expansion heads back to portRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    The City Commission voted at a special meeting Wednesday morning to reject the selection of a bidder for the project, throw out the project's request for proposals and write new parameters for the bid. The decision comes nearly a month after the commission voted to block City Manager Daniel Alfonso from negotiating with the top-ranked bidder, RCI Group, operator of the Miami Beach Marina.

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  5. Would reversible lanes ease Dorala s traffic? Answer still a ways offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Miami Herald

    In March, the Miami-Dade County Commission asked the Metropolitan Planning Organization to finance and conduct a 90-day study in Doral in hopes of identifying the best roads for a pilot program on reversible lanes. However, after discovering that the planning organization had already started a countywide study on reversible lanes in December, county Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz, who sponsored the resolution requesting the study, scratched it.

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  6. Photo gallery: 'Christmas in July' at Village Beach Park in Key BiscayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Miami Herald

    A'Kira "Sunshine" Postell, 4, talks with Santa during "Christmas in July" at Village Beach Park in Key Biscayne on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Santa is a second-year volunteer at "Christmas in July"; the Key Biscayne resident preferred not to give his name.

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  7. Boaters get a July 4 reminder: Slow down, or elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Miami Herald

    The Coast Guard will be enforcing a 15-knot speed limit from 7 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. July 4 across the downtown Miami and Key Biscayne areas. The expanded slow speed will be in effect from Turkey Point to the Julia Tuttle Causeway and from Elliot Key to the shoreline.

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  8. Two burned in boat fire off Key BiscayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A Saturday morning explosion started a boat fire off Key Biscayne that sent two boaters to the hospital with "burn injuries to their lower extremities," according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. A call reporting the explosion hit at 11:28 a.m. By the time the official rescuers arrived to the spot 4 miles off Key Biscayne, a civilian boat had picked up the injured boaters.

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  9. Kayaking to beat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Kayakers, from left, Patrick Linfors, Adam Scholer and Eric Pino, as they arrive at Smathers Beach in Key West on Friday after a seven-day, 160-mile kayak trip from Miami to Key West as part of a Castaways Against Cancer fund-raising team. Last year's team of Castaway Against Cancer members as they paddle in Key Biscayne on their way to Key West to raise money and awareness for cancer.

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  10. Two Miami-Dade park managers followed in their fathersa footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Like the strong root system that supports a stately oak tree, the love of the great outdoors and parks and recreation runs deep in the lives of two Miami-Dade Parks sons - Eric King, park manager at Greynolds Park, and Chad Pezoldt, park manager at Tropical Park. Both were inspired by the formidable examples and career paths of their fathers, Jim King and the late Charles "Chuck" Pezoldt, who were leaders in the Miami-Dade Parks department.

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  11. Styrofoam ban coming to Miami-Dade parks, along with $50 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Miami-Dade parks will ban all Styrofoam coolers, cups, plates and to-go containers under an ordinance passed Tuesday by county commissioners, despite last-minute concerns that the new rules might complicate the serving of Cuban coffee. The ban, which takes effect in a year, adds Miami-Dade to a growing list of governments, including Miami Beach and Key Biscayne, that have enacted similar restrictions to cut down on litter from the lightweight but crumbly material.

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  12. Charter school champion Fresen considers run for Miami-Dade school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    State Rep. Erik Fresen is "seriously considering" a run for the Miami-Dade County School Board, the Miami Republican said Monday in a text message. Fresen, who is term-limited after serving since 2008 in the Florida House, would run for the District 6 seat left open by Raquel Regalado .

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  13. Styrofoam coolers would bring $100 fine at Miami-Dade parks under proposed crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Henry Lo and son Christopher, 8, in their family's beach set-up at Crandon Park on Sunday, June 5, 2016. The Lo family packed a Styrofoam cooler with water, juice and fruit for the beach.

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  14. Trump still doesna t get it a " words do matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Ugly words have consequences - that's a lesson Donald Trump should learn - but probably won't. His insults and slurs and bluster have made him the GOP's presumptive nominee for president, and further emboldened him to attack reporters for doing their jobs and holding him accountable.

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  15. Golf tournament leaving Trumpa s Doral course for MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    This comes six months after the PGA said it reevaluate the future of the tournament because of Trump's controversial comments about Mexicans and Muslims Donald Trump tells last years champion Justin Rose about his plans for the renovated golf course on the 8th green during Rose's practice round at the World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa on Wednesday March 6, 2013. Whether sponsored by Eastern or Ryder, computer software company CA or iconic car makers Ford or Cadillac, a star-fat PGA golf tournament came to Doral each spring since 1962.

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  16. Miami Open locked into Key Biscayne for 2017, but long-term future murkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    As news broke Wednesday that the PGA is moving its 54-year-old golf tournament from Doral to Mexico City, tennis fans may have been wondering: Is the Miami Open next? The prestigious tennis tournament on Key Biscayne, which draws more than 300,000 fans per year, is locked in for March 20-April 2, 2017, but the long-term future of the event is in question because an appeals court decision prevents the Miami Open from upgrading the complex at the Crandon Park Tennis Center. Tournament officials say the $50 million upgrade - to be privately funded - is necessary to keep up with the swankier tournaments; and if the facility cannot be improved, the men's and women's tours and event owner IMG may eventually choose to relocate.

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  17. Golf tournament leaving Trumpa s Doral course for Mexico, chairman saysRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    This comes six months after the PGA said it reevaluate the future of the tournament because of Trump's controversial comments about Muslims Video taken from the Met Life blimp as it flew over Trump National Doral's Blue Monster Friday, March 4. The annual PGA golf tournament at Doral, a staple of South Florida sports for 54 years, is relocating to Mexico City, the tournament's outgoing chairman said Wednesday. Butch Buchholz, who ran the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral, said the PGA informed him on Tuesday night that it made the decision to leave South Florida because it couldn't find a title sponsor to replace Cadillac.

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  18. Students see future Miami with more parks, trees and a " to handle sea rise a " boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Where there is now flooding and an empty field, students at Coral Park Senior see the possibility for a park with a lake. With congestion on the single causeway leading to and from Key Biscayne, students at MAST Academy think ferries could help residents escape natural disasters, cut down on traffic and even spark local business.

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  19. Mike Pouncey: Miami Dolphins line a better bea the best in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    When asked Friday if this will be the best Dolphins line since Ryan Tannehill entered the league in 2012, center Mike Pouncey responded bluntly: Money - and draft picks. When the Dolphins took Laremy Tunsil with the 13th pick last month, he became the fourth first-round pick on the Dolphins' projected starting offensive line.

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  20. Now 20, Fins Weekend transforms from an ill staffera s dream into a cana t-miss eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Organizers are expecting roughly 1,000 people to pack Miami Beach's marina Friday night for the Dolphins Foundation's signature event -- the fishing tournament's captains' party -- making it, for a few hours at least, the biggest bash on South Beach. It's probably beyond anything Scott Chait could have imagined when he thought up the Dolphins' charity fishing outing two decades ago.

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