News Roundup: Hey, at Least We Have a Team Still in the WNIT

  • Sherdavia Jenkins, a 9-year-old Liberty City girl who was killed by a stray bullet in 2006, has had a park named after her. [CBS4]
  • A public health trust will vote today on a restructuring plan for Jackson Memorial Health System. [CBS4]
  • Even in this crappy climate for media companies, Telemundo and Univisión seem to be thriving. [Herald]
  • An apartment in Turnberry Towers, a luxury high-rise in Aventura, caught fire. No one was injured. [CBS4]
  • Spring breakers brought their cash and patronage to South Beach. [CBS4]
  • However, very few got drunk enough to get that new tattoo or piercing they'll regret when they get home. [CBS4]
  • Kim Kardashian cruised around the city in a nude-colored bikini and a private yacht this weekend. [DailyMail]
  • We're trying to independently verify this, but it doesn't seem that a single grandmother in the South Florida metro area has been death-paneled yet. 
  • The Heat beat the Bobcats, 77-71. [UPI]
  • Duke can eat Miami's lunch in basketball, sure, but the Hurricanes trounced the school in a weekend baseball series. [Herald]
  • Meanwhile, UM's women's basketball program beat the Gators in the second round of the WNIT. [Herald]

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Kyle Munzenrieder