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2014-02-12 23:26:55

Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp (http://www.dmcconline.org) and Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (

2011-08-09 12:35:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $2.6 million grant to a team of partner organizations in Miami to provide training for in-demand "green" jobs.

2011-07-20 14:34:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) announced that it will receive an Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

2009-08-10 05:00:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 11th at 10:00 a.m.

2009-03-26 12:00:59

Students at a high school in Plantation, Fla., better pull up their sagging pants or be prepared to get a belt, the school's assistant principal says. Plantation High School Assistant Principal Brougher Bass said Thursday is Pull Up Your Pants Day at the school and any students found with sagging pants will be presented with a complementary belt, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said. We want our students to have the ability to express themselves, Bass said, but we want them to have dignity,...

2009-02-09 06:45:00

MIAMI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Airport tenants petition President Obama to remove Opa-Locka Executive Airport from Miami-Dade County and to place it under an independent authority. Miami-Dade's Aviation Department manages the 1,800-acre Opa-Locka Airport and MIA.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.