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Miami becomes boxing Mecca

Miami becomes boxing Mecca MIAMI, Okla. (AP) – Miami has become something of a boxing Mecca of late and the reasons come down to two men – legendary boxing promoter Tony Holden and former head of the Oklahoma Boxing Commission and current General Manager of Buffalo Run … Read more on Washington Times

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Why Miami Is the Most American City in the United States

Why Miami Is the Most American City in the United States How do you define the United States? Well, technically by our borders and a complex set of laws that govern it, but it's really so much more. It's the land of opportunity, of hard work, and the American dream, and dammit we think Miami […]

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Mexico's biggest hotel operator to debut in Miami

Mexico's biggest hotel operator to debut in Miami The Miami property will be among the five Live Aqua hotels to open in the U.S. and is expected to include between 250 and 300 guest rooms. The first of the group is expected to be delivered in Chicago by 2017. Debut Hotel Group, a unit of […]

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14 years from murder to conviction in slaying of Miami Subs founder

14 years from murder to conviction in slaying of Miami Subs founder Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis is shown aboard the casino boat SunCruz VI in 1999. Prosecutors said Boulis was killed to keep him from regaining control over the casino fleet, which he was ordered to sell by the federal government in late 2000. […]

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Miami Springs police sergeant files 'change of plea' request in corruption case

Miami Springs police sergeant files 'change of plea' request in corruption case Miami Springs Police Sgt. Andres Quintanilla, who was arrested in May by the FBI on a federal corruption charge, has filed a “change of plea” request in U.S. District Court. Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley will preside over the hearing at the C. Clyde […]

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Patrol launches traffic safety blitz in Miami Co.

Patrol launches traffic safety blitz in Miami Co. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is teaming up with local law enforcement to target “crash causing violations” in northwest Miami County. “Newberry Blitz” starts today and runs through the month of July, with law enforcement focusing efforts on citing … Read more on WHIO

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Where is Trevor Moore? Miami search for missing Olympic sailor is suspended

Where is Trevor Moore? Miami search for missing Olympic sailor is suspended The Coast Guard launched the search on Friday with a rescue boat crew from Station Miami Beach and an MH-65 rescue helicopter crew out of Miami. Boat crews from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Miami Police Department, the … Read more […]

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Miami Hurricanes welcome summer's second wave of recruits (including Gage

Miami Hurricanes welcome summer's second wave of recruits (including Gage … UM on Sunday brought in four freshmen on scholarship, one transfer and 13 walk-ons, by and large completing the 2015 signing class. That's in addition to the 13 signees who arrived last month and the five who enrolled in January. All those players are … […]

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Miami cuts Virginia Key mangroves to make way for boat show

Miami cuts Virginia Key mangroves to make way for boat show Miami-Dade County officials found city of Miami workers readying the Marine Stadium for the International Boat Show ripped out a tree canopy of red and black mangroves covering about 2,000-square feet. | John Ricisak Courtesy Miami-Dade County … Read more on Miami Herald

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Justise Winslow is a perfect fit for the Miami Heat

Justise Winslow is a perfect fit for the Miami Heat The Miami Heat had good fortune bestowed upon them when Justise Winslow — a 6-foot-6, 225-pound forward and a top-five talent on many boards — fell to them at the No. 10 spot in Thursday's NBA draft. “We didn't think he was going to be […]

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Feds charge three in Miami housing kickback scheme

Feds charge three in Miami housing kickback scheme Two prominent Miami affordable-housing developers knowingly inflated the cost of construction projects in a complicated scheme that netted $ 7.2 million in kickbacks generated from grants and other government-generated funds, authorities said on Thursday. Read more on Miami Herald

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2015 NBA Draft: 5 things to know about Miami Heat draft pick Justise Winslow

2015 NBA Draft: 5 things to know about Miami Heat draft pick Justise Winslow Duke swingman Justise Winslow was drafted with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Winslow built a reputation as a versatile and strong defender in his lone season for the national champion Blue Devils. […]

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North Miami Beach teen with long rap sheet accused of raping elderly woman

North Miami Beach teen with long rap sheet accused of raping elderly woman Now, a DNA match has tied the 17-year-old to a December break-in and savage rape of an 80-year-old woman in North Miami Beach, police say. Detectives this month arrested Duran for a 14th time. The charges: sexual battery, burglary with assault, and … […]

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Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez threw 90 pitches over seven innings in a

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez threw 90 pitches over seven innings in a … If all goes according to plan, Fernandez will start for Double-A Jacksonville on Saturday and return to the Miami rotation against San Francisco on July 2. "This start did a lot of good things for my mind," said Fernandez, who got […]

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Andre Johnson: all Miami Hurricanes team could win a Super Bowl

Andre Johnson: all Miami Hurricanes team could win a Super Bowl There's Johnson, Frank Gore, Philip Dorsett, tight end Erik Swoope and two coaches in Rob Chudzinski and Chuck Pagano from Miami. That's a pretty good head start. But let's construct a team real quick based on all Miami Hurricanes players and see how … […]

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