• After a high-speed boat chase, U.S. Customs agents arrested seven people believed to be involved with smuggling humans and narcotics. One person was killed in the pursuit after jumping overboard to escape.  [NBCMiami]
  • A local company will donate 1,000 prefabricated homes to earthquake victims in Haiti. [Herald]
  • A neighboring hotel complained that the Palace's drag queen brunches on South Beach were too noisy, but after a bit of controversy, the drag queens will get to stay. [NBCMiami]

News Roundup: South Beach Drag Queens Allowed to Brunch, Darlings


  • The Heat narrowly lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 91-88. [UPI]
  • Meanwhile, the Miami Hurricanes finally notched another ACC win against Virginia, 74-62. [LATimes]
  • Hurricanes football has three QBs competing for the second-string spot, and they all looked good the first day. [ESPN]


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