News Roundup: Police Environmental Fund Used to Buy SUVs

  • Miami-Dade public schools are on the verge of another budget crisis, one that could ultimately affect arts education. [CBS4]
  • A fatal accident shut down much of northbound I-95 this morning. [WSVN]
  • A Miami-Dade Police fund set up to fight environmental crimes has been used to buy SUVs, satellite TV subscriptions, and boats. [Herald]
  • The body of a missing Lynn University student was found in Haiti. Three students and two professors are still missing. [NBCMiami]
  • Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami suffered less in 2009 than most other airports and ports in the nation. [SFBJ]
  • Nothing says Valentine's Day like puppies! Animal Services is hosting a V-Day adoption event so you can either surprise your loved one with a new pet or attempt to fill that hole in your heart with an animal companion. [Herald]
Sports
  • Hurricanes basketball beat 20th-ranked Georgia Tech 64-62 with a dominating first half and a three-pointer at the buzzer by James Dews. The team is now 11-1 at home. [LATimes]
  • The Miami Heat seems to have gotten its groove back, beating the Atlanta Hawks 94-76. [UPI]

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Kyle Munzenrieder