AIDS Health Foundation to move Biscayne location to larger facility to deal with high demand

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will be moving its busiest testing center in Miami-Dade County to a larger location in order to meet its needs, said Michael Kahane, the organization's Southern Region bureau chief. “We are relocating to a larger facility a few blocks away because it has outgrown its current location,” said Kahane. “We identify

2018-06-30T22:42:54+00:00 June 30th, 2018|News, Public Safety|

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

2018-06-29T08:43:34+00:00 June 28th, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

How will medical marijuana fare in Florida? A closer look at the industry [Graphic]

In 2016, Florida voters voted YES on Amendment 2, making medical marijuana legal in the Sunshine State. From the first marijuana drive-thru to ruling against the unconstitutional ban on smokable weed, Florida’s newest green industry is growing. As the industry matures, here's a breakdown of medical marijuana in the United States. By Steven Guillen South

2018-08-07T18:49:08+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Business, Lifestyle|

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

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

2018-08-07T18:49:22+00:00 June 24th, 2018|News, Politics|

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|

Government and nonprofits provide public water quality status of Miami beaches and Biscayne Bay

Both government agencies and nonprofit organizations are working together this summer to test local beaches to ensure the water is safe for tourists and residents. Miami-Dade County currently has two types of water quality programs. The first one focuses on the Atlantic Ocean and the health of its beaches. The other tests water quality in

2018-06-20T21:09:24+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Enviroment, News|

Florida woman to paddleboard from Cuba to Key West with hopes of breaking world record

A South Florida athlete from Fort Lauderdale will stand-up paddleboard from Cuba to Key West as she attempts to break the Guinness World Record. At 7 a.m. June 26, Victoria Burgess will begin her endeavor to paddleboard through 110 miles of open waters in less than 30 hours. Burgess’ personal goal is under 25 hours, she

2018-06-20T10:27:21+00:00 June 19th, 2018|News, Sports|

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|

Cover city hall, go to jail? SPJ regional director throws down media access challenge

A Broward County based journalist is promising airfare, hotel and a car rental to reporters willing to attempt to cover a town council meeting in rural Alabama. The catch? Tiny Paint Rock recently passed a number of rules prohibiting the media or outsiders from doing just that -- in direct contravention with the state’s Open

2018-06-12T19:49:31+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News, Politics|