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The Home Depot Store (Photo via Flickr)
The Home Depot Store (Photo via Flickr)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami Beach to crack down on spring break liquor sales; The Home Depot seeks to hire 500 South Florida workers; Heat head coach awarded Coach of the Month

Good morning South Florida! Today is Friday, March 3. Miami is expected to have a high of 80 and low of 72 with showers likely in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly cloudy with a high of 81 and a low of 74. Fort Lauderdale will see afternoon showers and a high of 81 and a low of 73, while those in Naples will have mostly sunny skies and a high of 82 and a low of 74. Time to get smart fast:

  • The Home Depot is seeking to hire 500 employees to work at different store locations in South Florida. The company said it’s looking to hire cashiers and associates for spring, the chain store’s busiest season. Veterans, students and retirees are encouraged to apply.  WSVN
  • The city of Miami Beach moved to restrict liquor sales in order to keep the public safe during spring break. The settlement to pass two orders took place Tuesday at a Miami Beach commission meeting. Local business owners agreed, saying the community has seen an increase in crime because of the 24-hour drunken activities taking place on Miami Beach. The ordinances will be heard again on April 26 at a commission meeting. WSVN
  • Palm Beach Gardens resident Ben Carson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday morning as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The former Republican presidential candidate will oversee 8,000 employees and a $47 billion budget. Palm Beach Post
  • Bomb threats to local Jewish Community Centers prompted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to offer assistance in Florida. Bomb threats took place at Jewish institutions in Miami, Kendall and twice in Miami Beach. The flood of bomb threats on Jewish centers began Jan. 5. Miami Herald
  • Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was recognized as Coach of the Month in the Eastern Conference for the month of February after the Heat took on an 8-3 record. Miami Herald

—Amanda Flores, South Florida News Service

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