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The novel coronavirus isn’t the only public health challenge facing Miami-Dade County. West Nile virus and dengue fever have also begun to spread throughout the area. In fact, the county is under a mosquito-borne illness alert. There are reportedly 44 confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) cases in… Read more

Lifestyles

In 2015, when she was a high school sophomore, Marla McLeod sat down at lunch with some friends. They were eating, chatting and enjoying free time between classes.Then one of McLeod’s closest friends turned to her. “You know, you are so pretty for a Black girl,” the girl said. “Like, compare… Read more

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 Last week, we published the first part of our “Policing While Black” series. We met three retired Black police officers: Ed Haynes, Veronica Dixon and Laurick Ingram. Haynes was the first Black officer hired by the Miami Shores Police Department, while Dixon and Ingram both worked for Miami… Read more

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 The charge is on for November, with many local races at stake after primary elections last week resulted in razor-thin victories and multiple runoffs, including four Miami-Dade County Commission seats and the mayoral contest. Read more

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