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  • 7 Nutcrackers in South Florida You Should Not Miss

    7 Nutcrackers in South Florida You Should Not Miss
    Nuts beware. As is usual during the holiday season, there are a whole host of “Nutcracker” events here in South Florida. Here are seven you shouldn’t miss: “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” By The Miami City...
  • Burger bash for a bear-y good cause

    Burger bash for a bear-y good cause
    Josh, a 14-year-old black bear who's lived his entire life around adoring humans in South Florida, will be relying on the warm generosity of his fans during a fundraiser at Beef 'O' Brady's in Cooper City. The sports pub is hosting a Burgers for the...
  • 15-year-old Charged in Fatal School Bus Shooting

    15-year-old Charged in Fatal School Bus Shooting
    MIAMI -- A Florida teen accused of fatally shooting a 13-year-old girl on a private school bus has been charged with manslaughter, police said Wednesday. "The defendant removed a firearm that was concealed in his backpack and began displaying it," the...
  • Suspected banditos fled from rear of home as deputies stood in front waiting for backup

    Suspected banditos fled from rear of home as deputies stood in front waiting for backup
    Two suspects, Silvestre Romero, 28, of Hialeah, and Andres Amador, 30, of Homestead, who were wanted for a 2011 Southwest Ranches burglary are noww behind bars, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced last Wednesday, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel....
  • Conozca el Castillo de Coral en Homestead

    Conozca el Castillo de Coral en Homestead
      Obsesionado por una desilusión amorosa, un emigrante ruso construyó un mundo fantástico y de piedra. MIAMI -- No existe una fórmula mágica para superar una ruptura amorosa, pero Edward Leedskalnin encontró un particular método para mitigar su dolor:...
  • Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester

    Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester
    Agustín Morales walked out of the Broward Transitional Center in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday, one of the scores of undocumented immigrants being released from South Florida detention facilties this week by federal officials who say they can no longer...
  • NASCAR fans boo Michelle Obama? Officials say reports 'overblown'

    NASCAR fans boo Michelle Obama? Officials say reports 'overblown'
    NASCAR officials downplayed reports that Michelle Obama faced a hostile reception at the Sprint Cup finale in Florida on Sunday, despite the sounds of booing heard during the live television broadcast Sunday (see video below). The first lady and Jill...
  • Prison privatization, take 2

     
    From the News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — After being rebuffed by a judge for its effort to privatize several prisons because of the way lawmakers went about it, the Legislature will try again to shed several prisons, this time doing it in...
  • Mack announces his ‘conservative coalition’

     
    U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV has announced a seven-member “conservative coalition” that's backing his Republican U.S. Senate candidacy, a group of mostly fundamentalist Christian activists whose function will apparently be to assail rival George...
  • USCIS to Welcome 51 New Citizens During Kissimmee’s Fourth of July Celebration

     
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The naturalization ceremony is part...
  • Beware light storm season predictions

     
    Uh-oh. A bunch of hurricane experts have predicted a lighter-than-usual storm season, my colleague Ken Kaye reports. Which probably means this is the year we'll get hit by The Big One. Not to be a cynic or a pessimist, but......