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  1. Power is back on in Florida, but utilities still under fireRead the original story

    46 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    After a massive restoration effort, most of Florida has power 10 days after Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to nearly two-thirds of the state, mostly because of improvements made to the power grid since Hurricane Wilma 12 years ago. But that may do little to stem a growing backlash over the widespread outages that caused misery across the state and sparked sharp criticism from residents and elected officials.

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  2. Hurricane Irma Brings Minimal Damage to Miami but Housing Data ImpactedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Miami mid-market home sales rose last month as Hurricane Irma preparations, cleanup and extended power outages have prevented timely reporting of August sales statistics, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the Multiple Listing Service system.

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  3. Coastal Construction Assists in Disaster Relief Efforts After Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, United Way, Baptist Health Foundation, Education Fund/Teach-A-Thon, Miami Dade County Public Schools and other non-profit organizations. "At Coastal, caring extends beyond financial contributions. Our team is ...

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  4. The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation - InformationWeekRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | InformationWeek

    ... person." Patil listed several efforts underway to unleash the power of data in the nation. One effort in Miami Dade County, Florida was designed to improve data sharing among agencies to enable better crisis intervention by police officers. Jessica ...

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  5. Frustrations boil over in Miami following Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Miami residents are frustrated that government and power officials haven't completely restored power even though the city didn't receive a direct hit. Frustrations boil over in Miami following Hurricane Irma Miami residents are frustrated that government and power officials haven't completely restored power even though the city didn't receive a direct hit.

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  6. Video shows looting of Game Stop following Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Five men and one woman, in varying degrees of dress, robbed a Hialeah Game Stop, 961 E. 8th Ave., after the outer bands of Hurricane Irma finished whipping through Miami-Dade County on Sept. 10. Five men and one woman, in varying degrees of dress, robbed a Hialeah Game Stop, 961 E. 8th Ave., after the outer bands of Hurricane Irma finished whipping through Miami-Dade County on Sept.

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  7. South Florida hotel sector posts strong August performance, but Irma could erode summer gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The Broward Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a ninth nursing home resident who was evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. The Broward Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a ninth nursing home resident who was evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills.

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  8. She put the child in the Lyft. Before she came back, the Lyft left with baby on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    A Lyft driver zoomed off with a mother's 2-year-old child in the back seat Wednesday morning, Miami police said. That's the conclusion reached after an episode set in one of the most picturesque parts of Miami-Dade County, but throwing a mother into a deep circle of parental Hades for a little while.

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  9. Council agrees to beef up debris removal; estimates $450,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Islander News

    These photos of Glenridge Road, taken before and then after Hurricane Irma, give a sense of what the Village is up against in terms of debris. Officials originally estimated there was about 150,000 cubic yards of material to remove from the island, and the Council has voted to add more trucks to get it removed faster.

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  10. As Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, the American Red Cross calls for more helpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    The Latest on an Iowa woman taking a traffic case to the state Supreme Court : 11:15 a.m. The Iowa September 14, 2017. Red Cross shelter, Miami-Dade County fairgrounds, Miami.

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  11. Honor Cesar Conde Through The NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership AwardsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Miami Dolphins

    Miami - The Miami Dolphins have selected NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Chairman Cesar Conde as the recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. The NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation have partnered for the seventh annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards during the 2017 celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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  12. /RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame Welcomes Curt KreislerRead the original story

    Monday | Printing Impressions

    Curt Kreisler points to two major formative experiences in a career path that has culminated in his being chosen as a Printing Impressions /RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame inductee for 2017. One was a personal epiphany that every aspiring printer would benefit from having.

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  13. FPL says power in eastern Florida 'essentially restored' from Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Florida Power & Light announced Tuesday evening that eastern Florida is "essentially restored at 99.9 percent. But Broward County still has 280 homes and businesses without power and Miami-Dade County has 1,800, according to FPL's "power tracker" online.

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  14. Agriculture Officials Say Florida Crops Devastated by IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    Florida's agriculture commissioner said Monday that the path of Hurricane Irma "could not have been more lethal" to the state's farmers and that the scope of damage to the state's fruits and vegetables is unprecedented. Commissioner Adam Putnam, along with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, flew over hundreds of miles of Florida farmland to view the damage.

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  15. Florida Power & Light Company All of the eastern part of FPL's...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    All of the eastern part of FPL's territory is essentially restored -- 99.9 percent of customers from the Florida/Georgia border to south of Miami have power September 19th All of the eastern part of FPL's territory is essentially restored -- 99.9 percent of customers from the Florida/Georgia border to south of Miami have power September 19th As of this evening , Florida Power & Light Company has restored service to nearly all of its 4.4 million customers, or nearly 99 percent, impacted by Hurricane Irma. "As we have said from the beginning, the latter part of any restoration, particularly one of this scope and magnitude, is always the most challenging," said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of FPL.

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  16. Maria Nardi: Directs cleanup, recovery of county parks and beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Miami Today

    After directing Miami-Dade County's Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department for only two months, Maria Nardi is leading the cleanup and recovery effort of 270 parks, 20 miles of roads, 15 miles of beaches, golf courses and marinas. While many members of Ms.

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  17. Miami's art in public places program a picture of dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Miami Today

    The City of Miami is still getting grief about its proposal to expand its new Art in Public Places Program to include private developments. Some developers and representatives of building contractors have voiced concern and opposition to the city's move, forecasting a negative impact from adding unnecessary costs to future projects.

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  18. Miami-Dade wants to defer event bonuses to Miami DolphinsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Miami Today

    Miami-Dade County wants to defer bonus payments to the owners of the Miami Dolphins for holding major events at Hard Rock Stadium until the end of 2025 in order to have time to build up a shortfall reserve. That means that the bonus award for the hosting of Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020, ending a string of rejections for the game because the stadium was not up to par for the National Football League, would be paid almost six years after the game was held.

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  19. Girl Scouts selling land to add to Matheson HammockRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Miami Today

    The Girl Scouts are selling Miami-Dade County land to expand Matheson Hammock Park, which will provide a 10-foot-wide nature trail and pedestrian access to the west side of the park, expanding nature-based programming. Up for purchase is a vacant half acre at 9950 Old Cutler Road.

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  20. Visit Red Cross Shelter to Assist with Hurricane Irma Relief EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Miami Dolphins

    Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, the Miami Dolphins visited the Red Cross Hurricane Irma shelter at the Miami-Dade County Expo Fair & Exposition, bringing players, cheerleaders, alumni, staff and their Special Teams powered by AARP Foundation volunteer program to assist in relief efforts such as serving meals and distributing necessary items. After spending nearly 10 days away from Miami in preparation for the game against the Chargers in Los Angeles, this was the first chance many players and staff had to offer first-hand aid to those who suffered damages during the hurricane.

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