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The SoFlo Scoop: Evacuation for Palm Beach; Street may be named after Jose Fernandez; Toxic chemicals found in Overtown

Good morning South Florida! Today is Thursday, Oct. 6. Miami is expected to have a high of 85 and a low of 76 with showery rains and strong winds, while Key West will have scattered showers and thunderstorms, with a high of 86 and a low of 81.  Fort Lauderdale will have heavy rain and wind, with a high of ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Infestation of screwworm creates agricultural emergency; Hurricane and tropical storm watch; Miami police will wear body cameras by 2019.

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, Oct. 5. Miami is expected to have a high of 85 and a low of 78 with wind and showers developing in the day, while Key West will have isolated thunderstorms, with a high of 86 and a low of 80.  Fort Lauderdale will see a cloudy sky and can expect showers, with ...

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A rendering of a proposed makeover of the Shops of Sunset Place. Approval for such projects would be impacted by a measure on South Miami's Nov. 8 ballot. (Image via Miami Herald)

South Miami: New City Hall and rule changes for development projects on ballot

South Miami is asking voters to consider four measures on the Nov. 8 ballot, including an advisory vote on building a new City Hall and new voting rules for affordable housing and downtown development projects. The first measure deals with updates to South Miami’s charter. South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard said several parts need to be changed to stay in ...

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Florida Believe it or Not: Man accused of stealing $45,000 worth of socks; Creepy clown sightings; Woman stabs fiancé over orgy plan, say police

As fall descends on the Sunshine State, the autumn feel in the air is upon us. Leaves are falling, temperatures have dipped into the 80s and Halloween decorations are being put up. But before the trick-or-treat feels get to you, here are a few stories that have been more tricks than treats: Police said Raydel Fernandez, 32 stole over $45,000 ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: Marco Rubio leads in senate race; Tribute held for Jose Fernandez at crash site; Synagogue vandalized on Rosh Hashanah Eve

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 4. Miami is expected to have a high of 86 and a low of 79 with scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day, while Key West will be partly cloudy, with a high of 86 and a low of 80.  Fort Lauderdale will see scattered showers and thunderstorms early in the day ...

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Eduardo Alia (left) and Oscar Herrera (right) campaign against the Colombian president's peace accord with the FARC in front of the Colombian consulate in Coral Cables. (Photo by: Leslie Ovalle)

Colombian diaspora votes on FARC peace deal

Colombians rejected their president’s peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), in a referendum Sunday, leaving the nation and the world in great uncertainty about the future. Peace talks between the nation’s president Juan Manuel Santos and the 52-year-old rebel group began in August of 2012 and were carried out largely in Cuba, one of the FARC’s ...

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The SoFlo Scoop: South Florida preps for Hurricane Matthew; More Zika in Miami Beach; Third arrest in FSU murder

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, Oct. 3. Miami is expected to have a high of 85 and a low of 79 with thunderstorms likely in the morning, while Key West will be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms, with a high of 86 and a low of 80.  Fort Lauderdale will see thunderstorms in the morning with ...

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Miami pitcher José Fernández died in a boat crash on Sept. 25, 2016. (Image via Wikicommons)

Cuban-American fans say goodbye to Jose Fernandez [Audio]

LIZANDRA PORTAL: Miami Marlins fans paid respects to their beloved opening pitcher, Jose Fernandez, at the public mass that was held at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Westchester. Fernandez’s story was an example of the American Dream come true for many of his Cuban American fans. To them, he was a son, a brother, a cousin. He was family. JOSEFINA ...

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North Miami Mayor Smith Joseph at the city hall on Wednesday. (Photo by Leslie Ovalle of SFNS)

The SoFlo Scoop: North Miami lobbies for Haitian immigrants; Marlins rookie award renamed; Clinton in Broward

Hello South Florida! Today is Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Miami is expected to see scattered morning thunderstorms with a high of 84 and low of 78. Key West will have a high of 87 and a low of 81 with a possibility of thunderstorm. Fort Lauderdale will also have a slight chance of thunderstorm with a high of 86 and a ...

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A Haitian flag at a parade. (Image via Wikicommons)

North Miami urges Obama Administration to stop deportation of Haitians

North Miami’s mayor held a news conference Wednesday morning urging the Obama administration to reconsider its recent policy change calling for the deportation of Haitian migrants arriving in the United States. “You cannot target a particular ethnic group and decide that you are not going to let them in when thousands of other ethnic people from other countries are arriving to ...

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