Miami-Dade Schools Introduce More Than 70 New Initiatives


Fueled by $160 million in private grants and corporate gifts, more than 70 new initiatives are set for the coming school year, Miami-Dade Public Schools announced.

from NBC 6 South Florida – South Florida News http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Miami-Dade-Schools-Introduce-More-Than-70-New-Initiatives-As-New-School-Year-Looms-440829603.html
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Customer Threatens Employees With Knife at Miramar Publix


Surveillance video released Wednesday show a customer who is accused of pulling a knife on employees at a Publix in Miramar.

Photo Credit: Miramar Police Dept.

from NBC 6 South Florida – South Florida News http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Customer-Threatens-Employees-with-Butcher-Knife-at-Miramar-Publix-440835613.html
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Florida Woman Snorted Cocaine In Parent Pick-Up Line: Report


A Fort Myers woman was arrested Wednesday after snorting cocaine in the parent pick-up line of a local middle school, an arrest report states.

Photo Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Office

from NBC 6 South Florida – South Florida News http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Florida-Woman-Snorted-Cocaine-In-Parent-Pick-Up-Line-Report–440830033.html
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Coffee Badly Burns Woman During Flight to Miami: Attorney


“Scarred for life.” That’s how a woman who was a passenger on a flight to South Florida described what happened to her. Belia Pena Castro exclusively told NBC 6 that the painful images from an airline flight…

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from NBC 6 South Florida – South Florida News http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Coffee-Badly-Burns-Woman-During-Flight-to-Miami-Attorney-440823153.html
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Girl Pulled Out Of Fire In Coconut Creek Mobile Home


An unidentified girl was inside a Coconut Creek mobile home when it burst into flames Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

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from NBC 6 South Florida – South Florida News http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/coconut-creek-fire–440793363.html
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Miami Beach PD Using Rapid DNA Tech to Solve Crimes Faster


The Miami Beach Police Department has a new item in their toolbox for justice: rapid DNA technology.

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BSO Deputy Accused of Leaking FLL Shooting Video Arrested


A Broward Sheriff’s deputy accused of leaking surveillance video of January’s Fort Lauderdale airport shooting to TMZ has been arrested, officials said Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff’s Office

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UM Doctors Treat Hearing Loss of US Diplomats in Cuba


The hearing loss in particular has been so severe that many diplomats have returned to the US with at least six patients being treated in UM’s hospital this year

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Nanny Arrested After Friday’s Amber Alert Appears in Court


Blanca Castro was given a $250,000 bond for a charge of kidnapping. The 57-year-old was transferred from Miami-Dade to Palm Beach early in the morning after being arrested Friday.

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from NBC 6 South Florida – South Florida News http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Nanny-Arrested-After-South-Florida-Amber-Alert-Last-Week-Given-250000-Bond-at-Hearing-440778913.html
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