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FIU Film

FIU Students To Produce Own Films

The university has recently begun a club to showcase the works of student filmmakers and to watch movies on campus. PHOTO BY MELISSA CACERES / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE         By Melissa Caceres Read in The MIami Herald When it comes to film, Jarrod Knowles prefers action with lots of violence. “It’s exciting to watch and after a ...

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Walk For The Animals

‘Animal Walk’ To Help Rescue Groups Find Homes For Pets

A caged rescue dog is waiting to be adopted at the Walk for the Animals event by the Humane Society of Greater Miami. By Vanessa Rodriguez / South Florida News Service       By Banelly Paz Read in The Miami Herald When Laurie Hoffman decided to foster Gracie, a 3-year-old mixed toy greyhound who was found running in the ...

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Kiss Country

KISS Country Attracts More Listeners With Undercover Concerts

Country music artist Sara Evans was the fourth artist to perform at KISS Country’s undercover concert on Apr. 17, 2012. Her performance took place at the Sport of Kings Theater at Gulfstream Park, with an audience of more than 400 fans. PHOTO BY DANIEL ESPINOSA     By Daniel Espinosa South Florida News Service Since 8 a.m. on Jan. 28, ...

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FIU SJMC

Scripps Howard Foundation Notes SFNS’s Influence — Donates $250,000 To Student Journalists

North Miami, FL – The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) at Florida International University (FIU) today announced a $250,000 commitment from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the charitable foundation of the E.W. Scripps Company, in support of the school’s South Florida News Service (SFNS). The funds will be used to help sustain the SFNS and provide opportunities for students ...

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Kites at Haulover

Huge Kites To Soar Over Haulover Park During Festival

The Kite Festival at Haulover Park has grown from a crowd of 300 people and the largest kite being 11 feet in wingspan to more than 6,000 people and kites being up to 100 feet in length at last year’s Kite Day. Seen here is Peter Lynn, flying dog. PHOTO PROVIDED BY SKYWARD KITES     By Marcus Mones and ...

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Roberto Dominguez

Miami Children’s Museum Holds Monthly Event For Kids With Autism

Roberto Dominguez, 7, and his mother Jannette Dominguez in their home in Goulds, Thursday, Jan. 31. Roberto lives with Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, a condition on the autism spectrum, and visits Miami Children’s Museum on Sensory Saturdays. The program features a lower-key environment than normal for children sensitive to over stimulation.  DANIEL BOCK / For The Miami Herald ...

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2013 Presidential inauguration

Watching History In The Making

By Anthony Cave South Florida News Service Read in The Miami Herald In the vastness of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium parking lot in Washington, D.C., a caravan of buses carrying a variety of groups, from churchgoers to unions, arrived early Monday for the 57th Presidential Inauguration. Among the more than 800,000 people who attended the second inauguration of President ...

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Kiss Country’s ‘Kiss Cares’ Shows Love For Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Aaron Pinsky, 5, plays with his dog Zoe as his family, Zachary, 1, Beth, and Josh sit by, Sunday, Dec. 2, at their home in Coral Springs. Aaron, who was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma in February, and his family will participate in the 2012 Cares for Kids Radio-thon at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD ...

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Dog Paddle: Canines Can Learn To Ride Paddle Boards At Hobie Beach

Ljubomir Semerdjieff, owner of Lubo’s Place beach rentals, takes his English cocker spaniel Leo for a paddle-board ride, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Miami. Lubo’s Place is located near the Southeastern end of the beach on the South side of Rickenbacker Causeway. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD     By Banelly Paz Video by Barbara Corbellini Duarte  Read ...

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Kids Learn The Art Of Breathing Deeply

Lucia Bengochea-Garcia, 4, and other afterschool students practice a yoga position during the weekly Yoga for Me class at Miami Children’s Museum on Watson Island, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, in Miami. The class is offered every Thursday in separate sections for children ages 3 to 5, and 5 to 10. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD     By ...

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