News Roundup: Heat Edge Nets, but Dwyane Wade Injured

  • 7th Graders from St. Thomas Catholic Middle School joined President Obama at the White House as he made a call to astronauts on the International Space Station yesterday. [NBCMiami]
  • The State has decided to challenge a local judge's decision to allow a lesbian couple to adopt a child. [Herald]
  • Just what South Beach needs right now! Another new luxury hotel! Hotel Indigo will be opening on March 18th off Washington Ave. [HotelChatter]
  • 8 of the 10 Americans who were charged with kidnapping after trying to take 33 children out of Haiti have arrived in Miami after being freed by a Haitian judge. [CNN]
Sports
  • Miami Heat barely beat the New Jersey Jets 87-84. Regardless of whether or not Jay-Z is paying 'Dwyane Wade" in some metaphorical drug sense, he is paying the members of the Nets in some "he's a part owner" sense, and jeez they tend to suck. [Herald]
  • Speaking of D. Wade, he injured his calf and was held to just 8 points for the game. [CBS4]
  • The Miami Hurricanes meanwhile lost to the #6 Duke Blue Devils 81-74, despite leading them by double digits at half time. [AP]
  • QB Jacory Harris won't take part in Hurricanes football spring practice due to surgery on his thumbs. [Herald]

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Kyle Munzenrieder