The SoFlo Scoop: Protesting Dolphins hold town-hall meeting; Top bar passage rates for FIU law; Accountant accused of bilking condo association 

2016-09-22T11:01:46+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Roundups|

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, September 20. Miami is expected to have a high of 87 and a low of 78 while Key West will have a high of 87 and a low of 81. Fort Lauderdale will have a high of 88 and a low of 78, while Naples will have a high of 90 and a low of 77. Time to get smart fast:

  • The four Miami Dolphins players who knelt during the playing of the national anthem Sunday to protest racial injustice held an invitation-only meeting Tuesday to discuss their motivations. The four said the meeting, which included community leaders, police officers and team personnel, was intended to turn their protest into action. Dan Marino and Jason Taylor were among those in attendance. Miami Herald
  • For the third year in a row, FIU law school graduates passed the bar at a higher rate than any other Florida school. Out of the 112 FIU students who took the exam this July, 98 of them passed the exam. The 87.5 percent passage rate is nearly 20 percent above the average. Miami Herald
  • A former accounting assistant accused of stealing $148,000 from a condo association in Kendall has been arrested. The suspect, according to police, used the condo owners’ money to go on shopping sprees in Miami and Hialeah. The Real Deal
  • Curbed Miami mapped all locations set in in Magic City from the second season of the HBO show Ballers. The interactive map features all the South Florida locations up to season nine including locations like the Miami River and the University of Miami. Curbed Miami
  • Museum entrances for two are free this Saturday in honor of the 12th annual Museum Day Live presented by Smithsonian Magazine. Zoo Miami, the Gold Coat Railroad Museum and the Ancient Spanish Monastery are a few of the locations in Miami you can visit for free. NBC6       

—     Zarina Gutierrez, South Florida News Service