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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

2018-06-23T22:59:14+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|News, Politics|

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

2018-06-29T08:46:29+00:00 June 21st, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

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,

2018-06-29T08:47:12+00:00 June 15th, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

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,

2018-06-05T21:07:56+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education|

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 [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="3" exclusions="14,20,29,30,31,32,34,64,71" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="240" thumbnail_height="160" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="0" slideshow_link_text="[Show slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]    

2018-06-05T12:27:05+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

FIU Ph.d student researches saltwater intrusion in the Everglades [Video]

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

2018-08-21T15:06:31+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Enviroment, News, Potential Award Entries, Video/Audio|

A couple sells Japanese treat with American twist – people can’t get enough

In an ordinary kitchen in Deerfield Beach, a husband-wife duo bakes a traditional Japanese snack with a delicious American twist. They sell out at every event. Taiyaki – literally “baked seabream” – is a beloved Japanese cake that imitates the shape of a red seabream fish and is usually filled with sweetened “azuki” beans. By Maria

2018-05-25T16:35:54+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Business, Food & Dining, Pickups|

Pembroke Pines Commissioner hosted presentation educating families growing up in digital world

Pembroke Pines Commissioner Iris Siple hosted a free showing of the award-winning documentary “Screenagers.” as part of an initiative to inform parents and students about the dangers of growing up in a world filled with technology. The second in a series of presentations, the city held “Raising Positive Children: Growing Up In A Digital Age” May

2018-05-19T10:55:55+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Education, News, Public Safety|

A farmer’s market brings in thousands of people every weekend [Video]

Right off I-95, nestled between Sheridan and Taft Street, the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market is located right in the heart of South Florida. Offering 100,000 square feet of open space, the market houses more than 300 vendors selling everything from seasonal fresh foods to artisanal goods. Whether you’re in the market for organic herbal remedies, fresh

2018-08-07T18:54:53+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

FIU’s risk assessment laboratory tests ecotox all around us

Graduate student Abraham Smith studies the stressors on organisms in the environment and gives researchers a better understanding of ecotoxicology. Under the Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment program (CREST), Dr. Rand and Dr. Crowl conduct tests of chemical and temperature stressors such as UV light and copper. By Orianna Cardoza South Florida News Service

2018-05-17T15:53:34+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Enviroment, News, Public Safety, Video/Audio|