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“Social media has become a new tool for law enforcement as people like to brag about crimes that they are d…
02.23 / 04:26
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The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines on transgender student bathroom…
02.23 / 04:26
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Police are searching for two persons of interest after a young man died after being shot several times in Hyde…
02.23 / 04:25
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Sue Kolcz stood clutching a framed portrait of her mother Wednesday, three weeks after the 80-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while talking with a neighbor. “This is my beautiful mother,” said Kolcz, 57, of Davie. “She was left to die. And I was left to see a picture of her under…
02.23 / 04:22
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02.23 / 03:57
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Jacoria Adams reads her homework aloud: “Dream, dream and believe. Dream, believe and dance to the beat.” Her poem is inspired by Alvin Ailey’s dance, “Night Creature.” The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is well known for its powerful, striking dancers on stage, but each year, as the company tours the U.S., it also uses a dance-inspired curriculum to teach kids. In Miami, students from the Charles R. Drew K - 8 Center spent a week learning about dance history, poetry and movement with i…
02.23 / 03:52
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Editor's Note: WLRN News hired freelance reporter Susannah Nesmith to report the following story. WLRN News did not direct any of her reporting and the story was edited by NPR. That's because WLRN News itself is a subject of the reporting. The Miami-Dade School District has proposed taking over operations of WLRN, South Florida’s public radio and television stations. The school district owns WLRN’s broadcast license but the station’s employees actually work for a subsidiary of Friends of WL…
02.23 / 03:52
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Florida has not had any locally transmitted cases of Zika so far in 2017. And the number of travel-related cases has fallen drastically in the dry season. But tests of new mosquito-fighting methods are still moving forward in the Florida Keys. The first U.S. trial of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes — the kind that carries Zika and dengue fever — is still on track for the Keys, just not on Key Haven. That's the island that Oxitec, the company that makes the genetically mod…
02.23 / 03:52
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: The Trump administration is reversing course when it comes to protecting transgender students in public schools. Civil rights groups are blasting the move, saying it exposes vulnerable students to bullying. With us now to talk about this news is NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. And Carrie, what did the administration do today? CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Well, it withdrew guidance the Obama administration put out last May, May…
02.23 / 03:52
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02.23 / 03:51
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – In line with an aggressive mandate to develop the sport tourism niche, Trinidad and Tobago’s Tourism Development Company held a meeting with John Tolkamp, President of Cycling Canada and Robert Farrier, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF), to discuss plans to position the National Cycling Centre as a […] The post T&T talks sport tourism with key international cycling official appeared first on South Florida Caribbean Ne…
02.23 / 03:45
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2nd Annual Grand Bahama Island Air Show To Be Held May 19 & 20, 2017 At Taino Beach PLANTATION –  Residents and vacationers to Grand Bahama can now mark their calendar for the exciting 2ND Annual Grand Bahama Air Show, taking place, May 19 and 20, 2017 at Taino Beach in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The family-friendly event […] The post 2nd Annual Grand Bahama Air Show Announced appeared first on South Florida Caribbean Ne…
02.23 / 03:45
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A man was threatened with a knife while walking back to his car after using an ATM in Hollywood. Police on Wednesday released surveillance video of the Feb. 5 armed carjacking at Wells Fargo Bank, 4600 Sheridan St. When the man was confronted by two assailants, he tried fighting them off, …
02.23 / 03:16
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South Florida’s members of Congress are demanding the federal government do more to stop the threats to JCCs across the U…
02.23 / 03:16
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The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade on…
02.23 / 03:16
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A man was threatened with a knife while walking back to his car after using an ATM in Hollywood. Police on Wednesday released surveillance video of the Feb. 5 armed carjacking at Wells Fargo Bank, 4600 Sheridan St. When the man was confronted by two assailants, he tried fighting them off, …
02.23 / 03:11
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After a student government and referendum vote today, the student body's voice initiated potential for major changes on the face of Florida State…
02.23 / 02:57
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The battle of sanctuary cities has arrived at Florida State University.…
02.23 / 02:57
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is now saying that his fellow Republicans in the Florida House are using "fake news" to justify their plan to scrap…
02.23 / 02:42
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