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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.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.