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For most, Sunday’s Orange Blossom Classic (OBC) was more than a season-opening game. It marked the first time in 43 years that the renowned event returned to South Florida, bringing the Florida A&M University Rattlers and Jackson State University Tigers to the Hard Rock Stadium field.

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The local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is concerned that a police oversight board tasked with investigating complaints against officers of the Miami-Dade Police Department, and the agency’s policies, might someday be packed with police officers.

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Thomas Raynard James has been serving a life sentence for murder in a Florida prison since 1990. A coalition of groups and individuals calling for his release held a news conference Wednesday, Sept. 8. It was held at the Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Social and Economic Institute in Miami.

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A mother of six accused of drowning her toddler during a bathtub “baptism” to avoid impeding COVID-19 death and stabbing two family members was officially charged in Miami-Dade Court on Saturday.

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Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS), a burgeoning Miami-area health care provider primarily serving the Black community, opened a new health and wellness facility in Miami Gardens. It bears the name and face of former District 1 County Commissioner Barbara Jordan.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday he might support enacting a law that would ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, much like a Texas law that the U.S. Supreme Court allowed to take effect.

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On Nov. 2, voters within the unincorporated Biscayne Gardens area will decide whether or not to become the 35th municipality of Miami-Dade County.

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Millions of college students across the country were forced to learn remotely without any reduction to their tuition or housing fees during the pandemic, but now Florida State University students are fighting back.

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March 11, 2021. It was supposed to be a turning point in the coronavirus pandemic for Erin Tokley, a longtime Philadelphia police officer, Baptist minister and 47-year-old father of three. It was supposed to be the day of his vaccine appointment.

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Officials in New Orleans will thoroughly inspect senior living apartments in the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, which left residents trapped in wheelchairs on dark, sweltering upper floors, Mayor LaToya Cantrell sai…

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A crowd erupted in cheers and song Wednesday as workers hoisted one of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments off a pedestal where the figure of Gen. Robert E. Lee towered over Virginia’s capital city for more than a century.

Wednesday, September 01, 2021
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Three suburban Denver police officers and two paramedics were indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was put in a chokehold and injected with a powerful sedative two years ago, Colorado’s attorney general said Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
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The levees, floodwalls and floodgates that protect New Orleans held up against Hurricane Ida’s fury, passing their toughest test since the federal government spent $14.5 billion to upgrade a system that catastrophically failed when Hurricane Katrina struck 16 years ago to the day.

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While thousands of activists rallied across the country in support of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act this weekend, South Florida’s activists and politicians were rallying, too – only their battle has grown fiercer by the day, as a special primary election draws near and the gov…

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U.S. military aircraft are now ferrying food, tarps and other material into southern Haiti amid a shift in the international relief effort to focus on helping people in the areas hardest hit by the recent earthquake to make it through the hurricane season.