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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
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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