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2010-02-24 15:43:00

MIAMI, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Recycle Tech, Inc., trading under the symbol (OTC Bulletin Board: RCYT) is pleased to announce that a ground breaking ceremony will take place March 23, 2010 to showcase the model of the first green LEED certified container building in historical overtown located in South Florida. The structure has already surpassed Florida Building code standards including wind resistance and seismic testing. Recycle Tech, Inc., http://recycletechinc.com, now will...

2009-07-22 14:23:40

Police in Miami said someone dumped a 6-foot-long nurse shark, a protected species, in the middle of a road. Authorities said they first received a call about the shark in the city's Overtown neighborhood at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, but witnesses said it had been in the middle of the road since at least 7 p.m., The Miami Herald reported Wednesday. Renato Martinez, 53, who works at fish wholesaler and restaurant Garcia's, told police two men on bicycles had come by the business earlier in the...

2009-03-03 12:02:14

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez says voting on a controversial new ballpark for the Florida Marlins baseball team should be delayed indefinitely. Saying he was appalled by the behavior of elected officials and the toxic political climate the ballpark issue has created, Alvarez called Monday for an indefinite delay of voting on several stadium issues that were scheduled for Friday, The Miami Herald reported. A last-minute demand from key Miami City Commission swing vote Michelle Spence-Jones...

2009-03-03 12:02:14

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez says voting on a controversial new ballpark for the Florida Marlins baseball team should delayed indefinitely. Saying he was appalled by the behavior of elected officials and the toxic political climate the ballpark issue has created, Alvarez Monday called for an indefinite delay to voting on several stadium issues that were scheduled for Friday, The Miami Herald reported. A last-minute demand from key Miami City Commission swing vote Michelle Spence-Jones...

2008-07-08 12:01:02

By Bea Hines, The Miami Herald Jul. 8--It's almost that time of the year again, when the Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarships will be awarded to 30 deserving graduate students attending Florida colleges. The scholarship award was established in 1997 by Gloria and Jack Tuckfield to honor the memory of their daughter Jacki, who was a devoted member of the Church by the Sea. She was only 25 when she died of unknown causes. She had only recently graduated (class of 1996)...