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Florida Believe it or Not: Man breaks into home then falls asleep; Man reports wallet stolen to get out of work; Couple lives with dead woman two weeks

Good morning South Florida! While the chances of rain are definite, the stories below read will make you question humanity. An Alachua man broke into a home Sunday and fell asleep on a mattress, police said. Gerrel Onterio Richardson, 34, disregarded the “no trespassing” sign on a local home and entered through the window. Upon breaking into the home, he decided to ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-based Burger King to buy Popeyes; Lack of space for jailed, disabled juveniles; King Carter remembered

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, Feb. 22. Miami is expected to have a high of 76 and low of 63 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly scattered showers and thunderstorms with a high of 76 and a low of 67. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and thunderstorms with a high of ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Florida’s human trafficking problems; Food and Wine Festival returns; College student found dead

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, Feb, 21. Miami is expected to have a high of 78 and low of 69 with showers likely in the morning, while Key West will be mostly cloudy with a high of 80 and a low of 72. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and a high of 78 and a low of ...

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A nose piercing done at GOA Exotic Tattoo and Piercing (Photo by Frantz Nieto)

‘Young people’ shaped views of body modification

Though tattoos were once taboo, GOA Exotic Tattoo and Piercing owner Franz Nieto says young people are the reason for the change in views of tattoos and piercings. Nieto, who has been a tattoo artist for 20 years and has another tattoo parlor in Bogota, Colombia, opened GOA in Sweetwater six years ago. Today, he says that 30 to 40 ...

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Florida Panthers' Roberto Luongo attempts to block a goal by Atlanta Thrashers' Peter Bondra. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Homeless veterans in Broward decreasing; North Miami’s gun buyback event; Panthers cling to spot in playoffs

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, Feb. 20. Miami is expected to have a high of 79 and low of 68 and will be partly cloudy throughout most of the day, while Key West will be mostly clear and sunny with a high of 81 and a low of 70. Fort Lauderdale will be partly cloudy with a high of ...

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Neal Shusterman presenting Scythe at Books and Books (Photo by Collin Simpson)

Neal Shusterman gives insight on newest novel “Scythe”

Fresh off the press comes a new novel from New York Times best-selling author Neal Shusterman, renowned author of the “Unwind” dystology. This new novel is named “Scythe,” the first of a new trilogy dubbed “Arc of a Scythe.” Shusterman conceived the idea and theme for this novel after the death of his mother in 2012. In the world of ...

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David Pearson sings a copy of ‘JFK and Bobby, Arnie and Jack ... and David’ on Feb. 12 at Books and Books in Coral Gables. (Photo by Collin Simpson / SFNS)

David Pearson reminisces on his time with JFK in Coral Gables

Longtime Miami public relations agent David Pearson has self-published a memoir that provides a snapshot into his career and Miami’s history during the mid-20th century. Pearson presented his new memoir, “JFK and Bobby, Arnie and Jack … and David,” on Feb. 12 at Books and Books in Coral Gables. His audience included some of Pearson’s closest friends and colleagues. “He’s ...

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The South Florida drag queen scene (Still from SFNS video)

[Video] Inside the world of South Florida’s drag queens

South Florida’s drag community, according to two drag queens, is an incredibly supportive one. Stavros Stavrakis, known as Athena Dion, and Alex Velez, known as TP Lords, share their insights, including a few places to catch a good show, some quick drag etiquette and some insider tips about the scene in general. — Stavros Stavrakis: In my interpretation, the way ...

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Former Miami Heat forward Shane Battier (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Former Miami Heat forward takes analytics job; FIU’s law school dean tapped for labor secretary; Marlins deal on rocks

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, Feb. 17. Miami is expected to have a high of 77 and low of 67 with sunshine and clouds, while those in Key West will feel a high of 74 and a low of 69 with sunny skies. Fort Lauderdale will see a high of 77 and a low of 68 with sunny ...

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From left: Bernard Einstein, Judy Lusskin and Jaime Mendal are running for two Golden Beach town council seats. (Photos provided to SFNS)

Two incumbents and a newcomer compete for two Golden Beach Town Council seats

Two incumbents and one challenger are running for two council seats in Golden Beach, a 1.8-square-mile town just south of Broward County. Incumbents Bernard Einstein and Judy Lusskin are on the ballot with 26-year-old newcomer Jaime Mendal. The three are running for two council seats. The two candidates with the most votes on Tuesday win; there will be no runoff. ...

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