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Florida Woman Convicted Of Issuing Bomb Threats To Frame Husband

Florida Woman Convicted Of Issuing Bomb Threats To Frame Husband TAMPA, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — A Tampa woman has been convicted of issuing bomb threats and downloading child pornography as part of a plot to frame her estranged husband. Jaqueline Numata pleaded guilty last week to one count of possession of child … Read more on CBS […]

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Black Friday sprawl means fewer pre-dawn shoppers in South Florida

Black Friday sprawl means fewer pre-dawn shoppers in South Florida She planned a special four-day shopping trip to Miami for the occasion, paying visits to the Dadeland and Aventura malls. “The prices are so much better here,” said Matamoros, as she zipped up a suitcase full of clothes and makeup. “It's half the cost … […]

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$20M requested for Florida university police departments, counseling centers

M requested for Florida university police departments, counseling centers This was vetted,” said Alexander Casas, police chief at Florida International University in Miami, which has requested $ 1 million for four additional police staff and $ 380,000 in equipment, plus three positions in its campus counseling center. USF has … Read more on Miami Herald

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U.S. trade rep: Pacific trade pact good for Florida

U.S. trade rep: Pacific trade pact good for Florida Maxim Weitzman, the owner of a Miami manufacturer of bath and body products, is hoping the Trans-Pacific Partnership will help his small company expand its presence in the Asian market. Concept II Cosmetics already exports to 50 countries, but Weitzman … Read more on Miami Herald

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Home prices rose in South Florida in August

Home prices rose in South Florida in August The median sales price for existing single-family homes in Miami-Dade County hit $ 260,500 in August, according to a report released Monday by the Miami Association of Realtors. That's up from $ 250,00 in August 2014, a gain of 4.2 percent. Condo and … Read more on Miami […]

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Political insider takes the reins at South Florida water district

Political insider takes the reins at South Florida water district A political insider who served as general counsel to Gov. Rick Scott will take over the state's largest water management district. On Thursday, the South Florida Water Management District's governing board named Pete Antonacci to run the sprawling … Read more on Miami Herald

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Florida: seafood, Miami chic, theme park cuisine and Key lime pie

Florida: seafood, Miami chic, theme park cuisine and Key lime pie The former warehouse and manufacturing district of Greater Miami continues to see its second coming. Strokes of kaleidoscopic creativity and imagination provide the base coat on top of defunct factories, old warehouses and other spaces. Today they … Read more on Access Atlanta

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Miami Herald's South Florida Top 20 high school football rankings

Miami Herald's South Florida Top 20 high school football rankings Dr. Krop (1-0), 7:30, Fri., N. Miami. Andre's pick: Southridge 17, Krop 6. Spartans edge another opponent with defense. 18. Carol City (0-1) at Oxbridge Academy (1-0), 7, Thursday. Andre's pick: Oxbridge 28, Carol City 12. This rising Palm Beach … Read more on Miami […]

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Florida, FSU, Miami baseball teams find out their tournament opponents

Florida, FSU, Miami baseball teams find out their tournament opponents Florida, FSU, Miami baseball teams find out their tournament opponents. Florida players celebrate winning the SEC tournament title Sunday after beating Vanderbilt in Hoover, Alabama. Associated Press/Butch Dill. Staff and Wire Reports … Read more on Daytona Beach News-Journal

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GOP has tough road appealing to Florida Jewish voters

GOP has tough road appealing to Florida Jewish voters … position on Israel for most candidates is not going to be the determining factor for how Jews vote,” said Ira Sheshkin, director of the Jewish Demography Project of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University … Read more on […]

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Steamship Barnard near Miami, Florida – Miami Picture

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/165408 Local call number: PHF090 Title: Steamship Barnard near Miami, Florida Date: ca. 1930 Series Title: William A. Fishbaugh Collection Physical descrip: 1 photoprint – b&w – 7 x 11 in. Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.myflorida.com Posted by State Library […]

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Florida Legislature gridlock unlikely to hurt Republicans

Florida Legislature gridlock unlikely to hurt Republicans “Hell will freeze over five times before the Florida House of Representatives will have 61 votes to pass expansion,” said veteran lobbyist Ron Book, whose clients include Miami's Jackson Health System, which stands to lose more funding than any other … Read more on Miami Herald

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Florida prisons riddled with corruption, staffers tell senators

Florida prisons riddled with corruption, staffers tell senators … to clean out his office in September, four days after the Miami Herald published a story about how he and a group of other veteran DOC investigators had uncovered possible criminal wrongdoing — and a cover-up — in the death of Randall Jordan-Aparo. Read more on […]

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In Florida, officials ban term 'climate change'

In Florida, officials ban term 'climate change' Kristina Trotta, another former DEP employee who worked in Miami, said her supervisor told her not to use the terms “climate change” and “global warming” in a 2014 staff meeting. “We were told that we were not allowed to discuss anything that was not a … Read more […]

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Miss Universe shines spotlight on South Florida

Miss Universe shines spotlight on South Florida Trump National Doral Miami is the host hotel for the contestants and will be the site of the pageant's red carpet festivities, which start at 4 p.m. Sunday. Miss Universe co-owner Donald Trump, celebrity guests and judges, including telenovela star … Read more on MiamiHerald.com

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