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Off the Newsroom: You do what you gotta do

Welcome to episode fifth of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about Thai soccer team, Trump’s supreme court pick and MCU’s newest movie. Hosts: ...

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Off the Newsroom: Happy Birthday America!!

Welcome to episode four of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man, and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the movies you should watch during America’s birthday. Hosts: Alex Yun Vicky ...

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Off the Newsroom: Things are not great

Welcome to episode three of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man, and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the Trump’s Muslim ban, a Florida hitches a ride on the hood ...

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Toddler holding a sign at the March to Keep Families Together (Photo by Maria Gil/SFNS)

Scores of protestors gather by Homestead shelter to protest separation of migrant families

Residents of South Florida came together Saturday afternoon in front of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children to protest the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, which had forced the separation of migrant children from their parents. More than 30 different organizations based in South Florida, such as United We Dream and American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, created the ...

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Follow SFNS’s coverage of the protest by Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children

As the debate on the Trump Administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy continues, groups of young Floridians and various other organizations will participate in protests against the administration’s treatment of immigrants. One of those protests is scheduled to take place tomorrow at 5:30 p.m near the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children. Though Trump has signed an executive order ending the ...

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Off the Newsroom: Of course this would happen in Florida

Welcome to episode two of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the Trump’s immigration policy, an anime Florida man, local South Florida news ...

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Off the newsroom: Hoping for the best

GabriWelcome to the first episode of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the North Korea and America Summit, a Florida man who called ...

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Juan Pedro Moreno and model and entrepreneur Valeria Mazza (Photo by: Isabell Vasquez)

Miami Fashion Week talk addresses importance of embracing digital revolution

At the Miami Fashion Week Summit this past weekend at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, one of the talks focused on how the digital landscape is changing the fashion industry. At the “The Impact of the Digital Revolution on Fashion Business Sustainability” talk, Juan Pedro Moreno, president of the marketing agency Accenture for Spain, Portugal and Israel, explained how ...

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Emmanuel Osmann walks the stage with his models and thanks the audience. Photo by (Adrian Nones-Newman / SFNS)

The best of the Miami Fashion Week MDC runway

See the best Miami Fashion Week had to offer on the runway on May 31, 2018. By Adrian Nones-Newman South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    

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FIU Ph.D students out in the Everglades (Photo by: Cristina Lebron)

FIU Ph.d student researches saltwater intrusion in the Everglades

Sea level rise is a growing problem in the South Florida community. It is a threat to drinking water aquifers and growing infrastructure, which makes it not only an environmental issue but also an economic and societal matter. Miami-Dade County’s drinking water comes from the Biscayne aquifer, which is located underneath the Everglades. Scientists are trying to determine in what ...

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