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Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill during a play against the Washington Redskins (Photo via Flickr)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-based film wins best picture at Academy Awards, Dolphins quarterback clear for offseason conditioning, Muhammad Ali’s son detained at Fort Lauderdale airport

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, February 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 80 and low of 72 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and a high of 81 and a low of ...

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#AnkaraMiami2017 Established Designers ROCKED last night!  Pictured: Jean DeCort 507 (Panama)…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BQsx5CAFz0_/ (Image via Storify)

Africa meets the runway [Video]

Friday nights took on a whole different meaning as Ankara Miami 2017 made part of one of the most important events to attend in celebration of Black History Month. Ankara Miami, Florida’s premier African fashion week, made its designers debut last Friday at Macaya Gallery in Wynwood. The event, which ran from Feb. 16-19, was hosted by Black Entertainment Television’s ...

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Miami pitcher José Fernández died in a boat crash on Sept. 25, 2016. (Image via Wikicommons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Gov. Rick Scott meets with Trump; Private prison found in deplorable conditions; Jose Fernandez’s daughter delivered

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, February 27. Miami is expected to have a high of 80 and low of 72 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 80 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and a high of 82 and a low of 74, ...

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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)

Youngest newcomer elected to serve as Golden Beach council member

Golden Beach voters elected its youngest town council member on Tuesday, uprooting an 18-year incumbent in the process. Longtime council member Judy Lusskin received the highest number of votes, 216, while newcomer Jaime Mendal, 26, received 204 votes. Incumbent Bernard Einstein came in third, losing in the race for the two open seats with 117. According to the Miami-Dade County ...

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El letrero se encuentra en un Home Depot del Sur de La Florida, donde los indocumentados buscan trabajo. (Samuel Navarro / SFNS)

Tensa calma en el Sur de la Florida al endurcerse la política migratoria [Audio]

Aunque ya se están empezando a realizar las primeras deportaciones y, a la espera de las ‘últimas medidas aprobadas por el presidente Donald Trump el martes, Santos, un guatemalteco inmigrante indocumentado, acude cada mañana a las 7 am, junto a un grupo de indocumentados, a buscar trabajo en el campo o en la construcción, tres o cuatro días a la ...

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A drone delivering a package (Photo via Pixabay)

UPS tests Florida drone delivery; DEA raids Miami-based gym; Witness protection bill proposed

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, Feb.23. Miami is expected to have a high of 79 and low of 63 with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly cloudy with a high of 76 and a low of 69. Fort Lauderdale will see possible showers with a high of 80 and a low of 64, ...

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A wallet (Photo via Pixabay)

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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A Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

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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Food presented at San Diego's Food and Wine Festival (Photo via Flickr)

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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