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Los participantes de Supercar Run 2017 se concentraron en la sala de exhibiciones de Prestige Imports. 
Foto de Vanessa Cardona

Recorren millas por una sonrisa

La intensa lluvia no impidió que los dueños de los carros más exóticos de Miami se dieran una cita el fin de semana para el Supercar Run 2017, que se lleva a cabo cada año en la época de Halloween. Fue la excusa perfecta para disfrazarse y recaudar fondos para los niños de Miles for Smiles, una organización que recauda ...

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Hurricane Maria making landfall in Puerto Rico. (Image va Wikipedia Commons)

Tow truck driver faces down Irma aftermath

A 43-year-old man, who said his job as a tow truck driver can be scary, tough and dangerous, but added the most difficult situation he’s ever dealt with was not being able to talk to his family after Hurricane Irma. Michael Gonzalez said his job is not easy. Not only does it require manual labor, but it also requires for him to ...

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Carla Hill vistió su corona de plumas y a ritmo de calipso recordó su pasión por los carnavales de Trinidad y Tobago. (Grethel Delgado / SFNS)

“A mi manera, sin pechos ni cabello”: el cáncer de mama convirtió a Carla Hill en una guerrera

Un almuerzo en honor a los sobrevivientes de cáncer de mama, organizado por la Ciudad de North Miami, se celebró este viernes 13 de octubre en el Joe Celestin Center. En el marco del mes de la prevención del cáncer de mama, el Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon tuvo como plato fuerte los testimonios de quienes han enfrentado esta enfermedad. Por ...

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Magic Mountain Water Park (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami Heat defeats New York Knicks; Boil-water notice in some Miami-Dade cities; Water park plans halted

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, March 31. Miami is expected to have a high of 84 and low of 69 with isolated thunderstorms; Key West will be partly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will have afternoon thunderstorms with a high of 86 and a low of 69, while those in ...

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University of Miami Republican Club members. (Photo courtesy UM Republican Club)

Young South Florida political activists [Video]

As Election Day draws near, a major focus in South Florida is on young voters and how they will impact the vote tally. Local activists have visited college campuses to get voters involved and registered. Republican or Democrat, it is all about getting the millennial vote. — Hillary Clinton Campaign: Nicole Zambrano and Aurora Coulange Zambrano: So my name is Nicole Zambrano. I am ...

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The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopicts, is the type of mosquito that carries dengue fever and the Zika virus. (Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The SoFlo Scoop: Trump meets with Haitian leaders; Miami unsafe for women; New Times: Don’t fear the Zika

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, Sept. 16. Miami is expected to have a partly cloudy day with high of 88 and low of 79, while Key West will also see partly cloudy skies with a high of 87 and a low of 80. Fort Lauderdale will have a mix of sunshine and clouds with a high of 88 ...

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Image courtesy  Pictures of Money via Creative Commons license.

More money, more problems: Lottery winner sued by ex, files for bankruptcy

Sigh. Life can be so unfair sometimes. Lynn Anne Poirier, 62, won $1 million lottery prize, but was sued by her (now) ex-boyfriend for failing to share. After a jury ruled she needed to give her former beau nearly $300,000 — finding the pair had a valid, albeit unwritten agreement to share big winnings — she filed for bankruptcy, the Orlando Sentinel ...

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A skip loader works to clean up I-95 following a crash early Wednesday morning in Brevard County. (Photo courtesy First Coast News)

Booze, chips dumped on I-95; motorists weep over spilled beer

Two semi trucks — one carrying Busch Beer and another hauling Frio-Lay products — bashed into one another in Brevard County early Wednesday morning, spraying snack food and suds across I-95 and tying up southbound traffic for about four hours. The ever-alert folks at First Coast News reported the road reopened at about 7:30 am, and but for the pride of ...

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Stephanie Sanford checks her phone at Club La Vela on her birthday during spring break in Panama City Beach. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times

Florida town clamps down on drinking, gasp, loses money

Apparently making it harder for bros to get wasted in your seaside community hurts the bottom line, a Panhandle Spring Break locale discovered to its dismay. Remarkably, the New York Times article did not focus on South Florida — which had its own set of spring-break-madness — but instead in the so-called “Redneck Riveria.” Panama City Beach passed nearly two dozen ordinances to cut down ...

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My day with the President

President Barack Obama greets the crowd of journalists as he arrives on Air Force One at Miami International Airport for the Town Hall Meeting at FIU.         By Kathleen Devaney Last Monday, I received an email from my South Florida News Service editor, Chris Delboni, that said, “Are any of you covering this?” As my fingers scrolled ...

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