Matthew Apperson was sentenced to 20 years on Oct. 17, 2016 for shooting at George Zimmerman as part of a road-rage incident. (Image via James E. Polk Correctional Facility)

The SoFlo Scoop: Flooding throughout South Florida; Zimmerman shooter sentenced; Honduras accepting US deportees

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 18. Miami will have a high of 84 and a low of 76, while Key West will have a high of 85 and a low of 78. Fort Lauderdale will have a high of 84 and a low of 76, while Naples will have a high of 89 and a low of ...

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US Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla),left, responds to questions from moderator from ABC News anchor and correspondent, Tom Llamas during a debate against Democrat challenger Jose Garcia at their alma mater Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (Pool photo by David Santiago, Miami Herald)

Belen Jesuit alumni Curbelo, Garcia debate at alma mater for congressional seat

A raucous Thursday night congressional debate focused on deep policy differences included a striking note of similarity: both candidates and the moderator were alumni of the venue, Belen Jesuit Preparatory in southwest Miami. Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo, class of 1998, and Democratic challenger Joe Garcia, class of 1982, went head-to-head at the Belen Roca Theater about issues facing the nation ...

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Hialeah Gardens Middle School receives Gold STEM designation

Acknowledging its leadership in mathematics and technology education, Miami-Dade district officials recently awarded a Hialeah Gardens school Gold STEM designation. This is the first year Miami-Dade County Public Schools is providing the designation. Though several received STEM honors, Hialeah Gardens is the only middle school to receive the Gold level. An official recognition ceremony is scheduled for next month. STEAM ...

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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: New Zika zone; Anti-terrorism billboard; Hillary Clinton leads Florida polls

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, Oct. 14. Miami is expected to have a high of 84 and low of 77 with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon, while Key West will have some clouds with a high of 85 and a low of 78. Fort Lauderdale will be partly sunny with a high of 84 and a low of ...

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The SoFlo Scoop:Florida voter registration extended; Zika fight continues; New Amazon warehouse in Opa-Locka

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, Oct. 13. Miami is expected to have a high of 84 and low of 75 with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon, while Key West will have some clouds with a high of 85 and a low of 79. Fort Lauderdale will have scattered thunderstorms with a high of 84 and a low of ...

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The SoFlo Scoop:School lockdown in Coral Springs; Presidential candidates visit South Florida; Money for Haiti Relief

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, Oct. 12. Miami is expected to have a high of 84 and low of 76 with a slight chance of showers later in the afternoon, while Key West will be cloudy with a high of 86 and a low of 78. Fort Lauderdale will have some rain with a high of 84 and ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Haiti relief efforts underway in Miami-Dade schools; UM wide receiver dismissed; Port Everglades cargo container kills woman

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 11. Miami is expected to have a high of 84 and low of 74 with partly sunny skies, while Key West will be cloudy with a high of 84 and a low of 78. Fort Lauderdale will have some scattered clouds with a high of 84 and a low of 75. Naples ...

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The village of Pinecrest. (Image via Wikicommons)

Pinecrest mayoral candidate unopposed, four run for two council seats

The village of Pinecrest has produced a diverse group of candidates, both in age and occupation, this election season. Former Councilman Joe Corradino is running unopposed for mayor. He is an urban planner with his own planning and engineering firm. Current Mayor Cindy Lerner has reached the end of her second term and, according to the village charter, cannot run ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: South Florida homes affected by Hurricane Matthew; FSU victory over UM; Relief for Haiti

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, Oct. 10. Miami is expected to have a high of 85 and low of 73 with a mix of sunshine and clouds, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 84 and a low of 77. Fort Lauderdale will be cloudy with a high of 84 and a low of ...

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A hurricane as seen from space. (image via Pixabay)

The SoFlo Scoop: Obama declares state of emergency; Airports closed ; Student accused of making threats via Instagram

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, Oct. 7. Miami is expected to have a high of 88 and a low of 77 with rain showers and windy conditions, while Key West will see a cloudy sky with rain showers, with a high of 86 and a low of 81. Fort Lauderdale will have a mostly cloudy sky with showers, ...

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