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    October 10, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Oktoberfest

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    October 6, 2014

    West African Boy Visiting Miami Beach Tests Negative For Ebola, Mayor Says

    Miami's viral disease specialists went on high alert yesterday after a boy visiting from West Africa showed up at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach with flu-like symptoms. Was it ebola? The boy was quickly taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where nearby streets were blocked, hazmat crews we ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    Shooting at School in NW Miami-Dade Leads to Five Students in Custody

    A fight at the Stellar Leadership Academy in Northwest Miami-Dade today lead to a gun going off, the victim in stable condition at a nearby hospital, and five teenage students in custody.

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    September 8, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Circle, Circle, Dot, Dot

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    August 29, 2014

    Dwyane Wade Getting Married Tomorrow and the Wedding Has a Lot of Rules

    It may be the biggest South Florida wedding of the year, but if all goes well you won't hear anything about it. Dwyane Wade is marrying Gabrielle Union tomorrow somewhere in Miami. Though the wedding comes with an official hashtag (#TheWadeUnion, naturally), the couple is going through great lengt ... More >>

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    August 18, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Mac's

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    August 4, 2014

    You Can Get $10,000 For Exposing Voter Fraud

    Absentee ballots have been sent out for this year's primary, which means it's officially election season in Miami-Dade. Of course, every election season here ends up with someone getting busted for voter fraud. Well, the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association is at least hoping to make someone a ... More >>

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    July 23, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Pecking Order

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    July 18, 2014

    Video: Partying at Nixon Sandbar on Fourth of July

    OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'huMnMybzpNB2t605Mg5I17inv4MzVGD6'); });Please enable Javascript to watch this video On weekends and holidays Miami-area sandbars like Nixon and Haulover frequently transform into some of the area's hottest water party spots. But policing the a ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    Marlins Turned That Dancing Kid Into Their New Mascot for Day

    Last week, video of a little kid busting out into some seriously sick dance moves after he found himself on the Marlins' Jumbotron went viral on the Internet. It was the most anyone has paid attention to anything related to the Marlins in a long, long time. So, of course, the team tried to catch l ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Very Excited Young Marlins Fan Is Today's Internet Hero

    The Marlins aren't used to winning much, but one of their youngest fans may have won the Internet today. The young tyke was at a game when the in-stadium cameras panned over to him and put him on the Jumbotron. The kid promptly noticed and, well, went wild. Yes, he has better moves than you.

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    June 19, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Bike Lane

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    June 16, 2014

    Peacocks: Most Miami Reason for a Traffic Jam

    For half an hour this morning, North Miami Avenue -- one of the city's most crowded arteries -- was shut down. By peacocks. For most of the show, it was funny, but not to the honking buses, swerving drivers, and cops who didn't show up.

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    June 13, 2014

    Miami Marlins Have Some of the Least Bandwagon Fans in MLB (Because No One Likes Them)

    Miami has earned a bit of an undeserved reputation as a town with a lot of bandwagon sports fans. Though, you can't say that about the Marlins. According to a study by researchers from Emory University, the Miami Marlins have the third least bandwagon-y fans in Major League Baseball. They're only ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Public Pools

    It's the day after Memorial Day, which means, culturally at least, it's officially the beginning of summer. Soon the kids will be home from school all day and your AC will pumping to the max. If only there was some sort of public facility you could visit to entertain the family while keeping everyon ... More >>

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    May 23, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Deco Bike at Dawn

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    May 22, 2014

    Here's What Beckham's New Miami MLS Stadium Site Will Look Like

    Today Miami Beckham United unveiled plans for what a soccer stadium sitting on land currently occupied by a boat slip next to American Airlines Arena would look like. With backing from both County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and City Mayor Tomas Regalado, the site has become the frontrunner for a new socce ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Sunrise Stand

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 12, 2014

    Florida Woman Bulldozed Her Neighbors' Home

    Unless Ana Maria Moreta Folch decided she wanted the undisputed title of "worst neighbor ever," we're not sure what she was thinking. In any case, the woman clearly does not mess around. After deciding that she didn't like her neighbors, Folch hired a bulldozer to demolish their home.

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    May 12, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Peek-A-Bay

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    May 9, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Yo

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 8, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: In the Side View

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    May 6, 2014

    Doral Walmart Is the Busiest Walmart in the Country

    If you're wondering why Walmart was so desperate to build its first store within the City of Miami limits at Midtown, it's probably because its stores in other parts of the county are so damn popular. In fact, the Doral Walmart has the highest sales of any store in the entire country. See also: Wal ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Bill to Increase Speed Limit Max to 75 MPH Passes Florida House

    There are two types of drivers in Florida: snow birds who drive 15 mph under the speed limit, and everyone else who pretty much ignores the speed limit. Despite that, Florida still has a speed limit maximum of 70 mph. A bill to raise the limit to 75 mph in some areas narrowly passed the Florida Ho ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day Crossing Your Path

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    April 10, 2014

    New Times Writer Terrence McCoy Wins Aronson Award

    Miami New Times has won a 2014 James Aronson Award for a story about a local man who has spent more than $85 million funding settlements in Israel. "Miami Beach Man's Millions Thwart Middle East Peace" was published this past March 28 and written by then-staff writer Terrence McCoy, who recently dep ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Lip Dub Mariah Carey, Spice Girls in New Bikini Video

    Continuing what's become something of a tradition, the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders are back lip synching for their lives, and this time they really, really, really wanna zigga-zag-ah. Yes, even though its the middle of spring 2014, the ladies have already shot their 2015 calendar at a resort in th ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    Marlins Fan Lost Wallet Opening Day, Gets It Back With $20 Inside

    If you lose your wallet in Miami, it's not uncommon never to get it back, and if you do, there might be a little something missing. Some people are not above taking a finder's fee. However, not everyone is terrible. A young fan who lost his wallet at Marlins Park opening day not only had it return ... More >>

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    April 8, 2014

    Topless Florida Woman Destroying McDonald's Caught on Video

    Clearly, Florida is a not a safe place for fast-food restaurants. Someone doing something crazy in a burger joint in the Sunshine State is about as frequent as summer afternoon rain, yet a woman in St. Petersburg has made an entry into the canon that is bound to become legendary. She somehow wound ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Jeb Bush Will Decide on Presidential Run By the End of the Year

    Miami is looking ever more likely to be the gravitational center of the GOP battle for 2016's Presidential race. Locally grown Sen. Marco Rubio has already promised to make a call within the next year about whether to toss his hat into the wide-open Republican field and now the man that may well be ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Alexandra Villoch Becomes Miami Herald's First Female President and Publisher

    The ceiling at Miami Herald's former headquarters isn't the only one being demolished. Alexandra Villoch has been named the new publisher and president of the Herald -- the first time a woman has ever held the position. With Mindy Marques Gonzalez as executive editor, the Herald becomes not only o ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Florida Bill Would Force Craft Breweries To Sell Their Beer To Distributors Then Buy it Back

    Florida's beer laws are already about as logical as David Samson's Survivor strategy. Thanks to the oversized influence of big money distributors, antiquated laws like one banning 64-ounce growlers (which are legal in 47 other states) stay on the books. Craft brewers have spent four years trying t ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Ultra Bacchanal

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    March 28, 2014

    Florida's New 75 MPH Speed Limits Are Closer To Becoming Reality

    Do you often find yourself cruising Miami's highways and thinking to yourself, "I really, truly wish that everyone on this road would drive even faster"? If so, you are a maniac probably bent on your own fiery death, and you are also in luck. Because Florida's legislature looks just about ready to ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    Police Bust Father-and-Son Drug Dealers Who Had 23 Guns

    Like many families in Miami, Nelson Valeriano Rodriguez and Nelson Angel Rodriguez were running a father and son business together. Thier's just happened to be a drug ring. Miami-Dade police busted the pair yesterday after receiving an anonymous tip.

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    March 19, 2014

    500 Alton: All the Details on South Beach's Proposed Tallest Building

    Because apparently Miami is always in desperate need of another gigantic skyscraper meant to house the 1 percent, developers Related and Crescent Heights have teamed up to bring a code-breaking new vision to a piece of primo South Beach real estate at 500 Alton Rd. Today they unveiled plans for what ... More >>

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    March 17, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Stop

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. To see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    February 25, 2014

    Get Ready For Another SoBe Trafficpocalypse: Westbound MacArthur Closed This Morning

    Hey South Beach drivers, still celebrating the news that the Alton Road construction might finish seven months early and give you reprieve from the exhaust-choked living hell you've endured driving to work for the last year? This morning should sober you up pretty quickly. For the second time in th ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Florida Woman Has Designed Make-Out Practice Pillows

    Well, considering it's so hard to meet anyone in Miami, one of these might come in handy for some of y'all. Yes, a Florida woman has designed "make-out practice pillows" for all your lonely late night needs.

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    February 12, 2014

    Can You Tell the Difference Between NFL Trash Talk and RuPaul's Drag Race Shade?

    Amidst the discussion of Michael Sam's coming out is this weird implication among certain NFL types and media personalities that the trash-talked filled pro locker rooms might be just too much to bear for a gay man. As if gay men can't take it or dish it out in equal measure. Have these people ever ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Florida Teacher Suspended for Making Students Study Lil Wayne Lyrics

    Catcher in the Rye, The Adventures of Huck Finn, The Carter IV. Guess which literary endeavor that includes some questionable language got a Florida teacher suspended after he taught it in class? Yeah, it was the Lil Wayne album. A Boynton Beach charter school placed a teacher on a three-day suspe ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Frozen Alligators and Meth Found in Florida Home

    Two cars in every garage, boiling Gatorade in every pot, frozen alligators in every freezer, and a bunch of meth within reach of your twin babies. Isn't that the Florida dream? Wait, no, excuse us -- nightmare. Three people were arrested in Polk County after deputies found a bunch of meth, a marij ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Miami Postal Truck Explodes on Julia Tuttle Causeway, Causes Massive Traffic Jam

    A Miami postal truck exploded on the eastbound Julia Tuttle Causeway this morning, causing a massive traffic jam that stretched back to the city. Responding officers declined to specify the cause of the explosion. "Was it a bomb?" one asked. "No, it was a fire." If that's all, it sure was an awful ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    Woman Penis-Slapped During Home Invasion Robbery

    A pair of Miami burglars added insult to injury during a bizarre home invasion turned sexual assault this morning. After forcing their way into a Brownsville house at gunpoint, one of the robbers proceeded to slap a helpless female victim in the face with his penis while demanding money. The robbe ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: MLK Day

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    January 17, 2014

    Brownsville's Larrie Lovett II: A Religious Nut Who Should Burn in Hell

    Miami's kids won a pyrrhic victory yesterday. Larrie Lovett II pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ten months of probation for stealing more than $70,000 from the Children's Trust -- a teen anti-violence program -- and other charities. He spent the money he stole from those children on his Pembrok ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Miami-Dade Correction Officer Stabbed in Neck For Not Bumming a Cigarette

    Miami-Dade police are on the lookout for a nicotine-addicted neck stabber who attacked one of their own. Back on January 5 at about 6 a.m., a man walked up to Miami-Dade Department of Corrections officer Jorge Marbal in the area of 6215 SW 133rd Avenue. He asked the officer for a cigarette and spa ... More >>

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    January 13, 2014

    Florida Man Murdered for Texting Before Movie The Lone Survivor

    Tragically, Florida's reputation as a wayward state with hot-headed gun owners is going to stick with us into the new year. A man attending a screening of The Lone Survivor was shot and killed after he got into an argument over texting.

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    January 10, 2014

    Club Madonna, Where 13-Year-Old Allegedly Stripped, Is Miami's Worst Strip Club, Reviewers Say

    One of Miami's most recognizable strip clubs, perched along the heavily-touristed Washington Avenue, may also be one of its worst, reviewers from Yelp to Club Planet to Foursquare claim. Club Madonna shot into headlines earlier this week when Miami Beach police and the county's Human Trafficking Ta ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Lion on the Loose in Florida After Escaped Kangaroo Found Wednesday

    Florida already has alligators, panthers, and all sorts of crazy snakes. We don't need other continent's weird animals running lose. Yet we're only three days into 2014 and there's already been a rash of weird animal escapes in the state. On New Year's Day a kangaroo was found hopping through a Ce ... More >>

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