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Q&A with Rudy Valdez, director of “The Sentence”

Earlier this month, South Florida News Service went to an advance screening of "The Sentence," a documentary detailing the journey of director Rudy Valdez and his family in their struggle to free his sister from a lengthy prison sentence. Sometimes referred to as the “Girlfriend Problem,” witnessing certain federal crimes and failing to report

2018-11-05T19:02:48+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

The SoFlo Scoop: Ultra might not be coming back; A new flight to Cuba?; Beaches are closing up

Good evening South Florida!  Here is your local news roundup: Ultra Music Festival will not be returning to Bayfront Park. Probably. The Miami City Commission unanimously voted down a contract for the EDM gathering, citing traffic and drug issues. An agreement could still keep this from not being the day

2018-10-05T18:35:26+00:00 October 5th, 2018|News, Roundups|

Airport workers find an ally in newly elected county commissioner

Emboldened by the newly elected District 5 commissioner, airport workers gathered in Downtown Miami with hopes the county will enact policies addressing their needs. Eileen Higgins was sworn in on July 10, beating Zoraida Barrerio by six points. Alex Yun South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram “It is very important to the workers [to have Commissioner

2018-07-11T15:56:42+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Transportation|

Democratic candidates try to stand out during gubernatorial debate in Miramar

Large crowds turned up to the Democratic primary gubernatorial debate Tuesday evening at the Miramar Cultural Center to support their preferred governor candidates. The four candidates: former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former U.S. Representative Gwen Graham and founder of Elevation Financial Group Chris King, debated on topics ranging from education and

2018-06-12T19:45:15+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News, Politics|

Broward high schoolers stage event about school shootings

Students from various Broward high schools gathered Friday night at the Miramar Cultural Center to address the school shootings in Parkland and Santa Fe, Texas. Poets, singers and debaters took part in Broward Speaks, an event that channeled the Never Again movement through the arts. Amy Nguyen, a 17-year-old junior who is a member of

2018-08-05T18:03:18+00:00 May 28th, 2018|News, Parkland, Public Safety|

Miramar holds exhibit showcasing Haitian culture

Miramar hosted its fourth annual Haitian Heritage Celebration May 17, featuring various works of art focused on the island nation and its people. Guests at the Miramar Cultural Center tried traditional food, listened to Caribbean music and checked out the paintings and photographs created by local artists. By Alexandra Yun South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam, Commissioner Darline B.

2018-05-23T13:41:25+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Arts & Culture, News|