News Roundup: AFC Beats NFC in Pro Bowl

  • Los Van Van, the Cuban dance band that performed at the Knight Center last night, drew around 400 anti-Castro protesters. [ABCNews]
  • Inner-city neighborhoods such as Liberty City might be in position for an economic renaissance. [Herald]
  • Miami-Dade interim director James Loftus is expected to be permanently named to the gig. [Herald]
  • Despite the fact that there's no viable threat, security officials are working around the clock preparing for the Super Bowl. [WaPo]
  • Britney Spears was in town over the weekend before jetting back to L.A. for the Grammys. Apparently her outfit did not please the fashion blogs. [HollywoodLife]
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  • The AFC topped the NFC in the this year's Pro Bowl, with help from two field goals by the Fins' Dan Carpenter. Nope, Ochocinco didn't get a chance to kick. [Herald]
  • A 15-foot-tall statue of Don Shula was unveiled outside Sun Life Stadium. [Herald]
  • Hurricanes basketball finally won another ACC game, beating Virginia Tech 82-75 with major help from James Dews. [CBS4]

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