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VP Pence To Visit Doral, Miami’s Venezuelan Enclave

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Miami on Wednesday. As part of the visit, Pence is scheduled to deliver remarks at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Doral, according to an invitation to the event obtained by the Miami Herald. The invitation doesn’t say what topic Pence plans to address. But the venue appears designed to talk about Venezuela: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Israel Mago, was born in Venezuela . Doral has so many immigrants from the South American country that the city...

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Trump Inherits The Afghanistan Albatross — And Commits For The Long Term

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EiUjcu_Dw0 President Trump inherited it with the presidency and now is putting the albatross that is Afghanistan around his own neck. According to senior U.S. officials, Trump will become the third consecutive commander in chief to authorize a major deployment of American troops. On Monday, he explained his reasoning following months of deliberation — which followed years of skepticism before he launched his political career. "We have wasted an enormous amount...

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In the spring and summer of 2015, the state switched more than 13,000 children out of Children's Medical Services, a part of Florida Medicaid, according to a report by CNN.

Bill Would Block Use Of Food Stamps For Soda

Aug 21, 2017

A House Republican filed a proposal Friday that seeks to prevent people from using food-assistance benefits to buy soft drinks.

Placards Posted To Save Indian River Dolphins

Aug 21, 2017

Biologists are posting hundreds of signs on the seawalls of the Indian River Lagoon in an effort to save dolphins. The placards caution visitors not to feed the dolphins or discard fishing gear in the lagoon.

Huge Confederate Flag Near Interstate Is Tampa Man's Mission

Aug 21, 2017

Marion Lambert is unapologetic about the abundance of Confederate flags that surround him.

Two Kissimmee Police Officers Shot And Killed Friday

Aug 21, 2017

Two police officers are dead in Kissimmee after being shot Friday night.

Police have a suspect in custody.

The first day of school can be traumatic. Reluctant high schoolers schlep unopened summer reading books aboard early morning buses. Kindergartners sob at being separated from their parents -- and vice-versa.

Lenny and Marcia Brod clearly remember one sleepless night 25 years ago. It was the eve of Hurricane Andrew.

“We were novices,” said Marcia Brod, 67. “It was a first time any kind of hurricane was coming through that was significant.”

In 1992, they were raising their two kids in a new home located on 128th Street and Southwest 107th Avenue in Miami. They had barely planned for the Category 4 storm hurling toward South Florida. 

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Activists plan to peacefully protest a Confederate monument in the city of Bradenton on Monday evening. But after a white supremacist rally in Virginia over a similar issue turned deadly, Manatee County law enforcement officials said they want to make sure the public is safe. 

State Program Records 500th Python Kill

Aug 18, 2017

With the state trying to reduce invasive species in areas such as the Everglades, a hunter Thursday killed the 500th Burmese python in less than five months under a South Florida Water Management District program.

Cities Face ‘All Or Nothing’ Choices On Medical Marijuana

Aug 18, 2017

Florida cities and counties are in a dilemma about pot.

State lawmakers approved regulations in June that left city and county officials with a Hobson's choice about the sale of medical marijuana in their communities.


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