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A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked Preside… Read more


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Let’s give Commissioner Audrey Edmonson another round of applause. Not for taking the helm as the new chair of the Miami-Dade County Commission. We give her a hand for actually doing something she should have done in the first place: informing her constituents about the ins and outs of the R…

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More than 30,000 customers who have paid water bills in Opa-locka will likely join a lawsuit against the city after a judge denied the city’s motion to dismiss the case.


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Many people make resolutions to become the best version of themselves at the start of a new year. For people of faith, that often involves fulfilling God’s purpose in their lives. For several South Florida pastors, that may mean birthing new ministries. Here are a few new churches South Flor…

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After Kamilah Campbell’s October SAT score was flagged because she retook and improved her score, a school board member wants to review what procedures are in place for students whose scores are withheld by a testing service.

“Nature teaches us that becoming is an essential part of life. From tadpoles to frogs; caterpillars to butterflies; seedlings to blossoms; clouds to rain; and branches to fire. The process of becoming is ubiquitous in life, there is no escaping.” — Brooke Lehmann

Olga Barcena has been living in North Miami for 46 years. She lives with her daughter and husband, and helps to support them with only her social security check. For Barcena, food distributions to the community are a “big help.”


Imagine you’re at your favorite park with your family for a way-overdue reunion. You hear the ice cream truck, and you immediately volunteer your $5 for everyone’s ice cream. You race your sister to the truck. Cutting it close! You suddenly feel a sharp pain in your chest. It’s a bullet. The…

Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 performed in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, which precedes the annual Rose Bowl football game. FAMU President Larry Robinson and wife Sharon Robinson watched the band’s performance from the stands along the parade route. “It was really phen…

The commission investigating the shooting massacre Majorly Stoneman Douglas High School unanimously approved its initial findings and recommendations Wednesday, including a controversial proposal that teachers who volunteer and undergo training be allowed to carry guns.

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