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A young woman in bikini blows a kiss at the camera. (Photo by Luis Centeno / SFNS)

Ultra Music Festival 2017 [Photo gallery]

The Ultra Music Festival descended on Miami 24-26 in Bayfront Park, bringing in people from all over the world. Though the popularity of the event has an international audience, they all have one thing in common: colorful costumes. The stranger the costumes, the better. From ballerinas and teddy bears, to tie-dyed t-shirts and bikinis, nothing is too outrageous. Inside, revelers ...

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Magic Mountain Water Park (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami Heat defeats New York Knicks; Boil-water notice in some Miami-Dade cities; Water park plans halted

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, March 31. Miami is expected to have a high of 84 and low of 69 with isolated thunderstorms; Key West will be partly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will have afternoon thunderstorms with a high of 86 and a low of 69, while those in ...

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Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin makes play against opponent (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami Heat defeats Detroit Pistons; Quality of life ranked high in South Florida; Michael Irvin accused of rape

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, March 30. Miami is expected to have a high of 81 and a low of 71 with mostly sunny skies; Key West will also have mostly sunny skies with a high of 80 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will be partly cloudy with a high of 83 and a low of ...

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Pancakes (Photo via WIkimedia Commons)

Florida Believe it or Not: Man eats pancakes in front of traffic; Diver saves life of lemon shark; Man finds marijuana in blood

Good morning South Florida! It’s an all you can eat buffet of strange news for breakfast: pancakes, drugs and alcohol. A man found an 11 pound, 18-inch-long, taped-up package of marijuana in the shape of a giant cigar on the shores of Daytona Beach. Jeff Stolowitz, 52, said when he went to get a closer look at the package, one ...

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Two panther kittens at White Oak Conservation. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Two Florida panther kittens discovered; Worst cell services in South Florida; Cocaine bust at Port Everglades

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, March 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 83 and a low of 68 with clear, sunny skies; Key West will have partly cloudy skies with a high of 80 and a low of 72. Fort Lauderdale will have clear skies with a high of 84 and a low of 68, ...

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Starting from the left, Juan Pablo Ferro, periodista e investigador de la Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, Maarten Boute, presidente de Digicel Haiti; Ricardo Tortti, director ejecutivo de la Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa; and profesor de ciencia política de FIU Eduardo Gamarra. On the screen, Alan Albarran, profesor de economía de medios de la Universidad del Norte de Texas. (Photo by Samuel Navarro)

Superando la brecha digital en América Latina y el Caribe

Un proceso a tres niveles fue lo que le tomó a la isla de Haití reducir la brecha digital y hacer de la telefonía móvil un servicio asequible para todos, dijo Maarten Boute, presidente de la empresa de telecomunicación Digicel en Haití, la empresa líder en cobertura en todo el Caribe. “Cuando Digicel llego a Haití, solo habían unos 4000 ...

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The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopicts, is the type of mosquito that carries dengue fever and the Zika virus. (Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The SoFlo Scoop:  Heat lose to Celtics; Gov. Rick Scott discusses plans against Zika; Boynton Beach election to be held Tuesday

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, March 28. Miami is expected to have a high of 81 and a low of 67 with partly cloudy skies; Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 78 and a low of 71. Fort Lauderdale will have morning showers with a high of 82 and a low of 66, while those ...

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Nature and a mural near the Wynwood Walls interact. (Photo by Luis Centeno / SFNS)

Scenes of Wynwood [Photo essay]

Known as the art and cultural center of Miami, the neighborhood of Wynwood is filled with art galleries, shops and — most famously — murals. Photographer Luis Centeno walked around the area to capture the scenes that make the area such a vibrant and interesting place.

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Brightline Train (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Bill could disrupt train project; Rain, assault at Ultra Music Festival; Panthers defeat Chicago Blackhawks

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, March 27. Miami  is expected to have a high of 79 and a low of 66 with mostly sunny skies; Key West  will be mostly sunny with a high of 77 and a low of 71. Fort Lauderdale  will be mostly sunny with a high of 80 and a low of 66, while those in ...

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Ultra Music Festival (Photo via Flickr)

Ultra Music Festival hits Miami; USA wins World Baseball Classic; Girl prescribed Zoloft before suicide

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, March 24. Miami is expected to have a high of 76 and a low of 69 with possible showers or thunderstorms, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 77 and a low of 70. Fort Lauderdale is expected to have scattered showers with a high of 76 and a low of 69, while those in Naples should expect ...

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