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News Roundup: The Heat Finally Snaps Its Losing Streak

  • FIU professor Phillip Stoddard is the new mayor of South Miami; with 58 percent of the vote, he beat the incumbent. [CBS4]
  • State welfare officials have decided to offer health insurance and other subsidies to the adopted teenage son of a gay man in Key West, despite Florida's gay adoption ban. [Herald]
  • Surveillance video of the Super Bowl-night South Beach shootout between an armed man and a cop has been released. [WSVN]
  • MTV reps won't confirm they're shooting Jersey Shore in South Beach, but they're not denying it either. So, you know what that means. [LATimes]
  • Feds arrested a Hawaiian man in South Beach on charges that he brought an underage girl to work as a prostitute during Super Bowl weekend. [Herald]
  • The CEO of Jackson Health, Frank Barrett, has stepped down amid the hospital's worsening financial situation. [CBS4]
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Sports

  • The Miami Heat finally wins another game, beating the Houston Rockets 99-66. [UPI]
  • Greg Cote wonders if the Dolphins should sign Donté Stallworth -- who you might remember killed a man in Miami last year -- because he would be cheap. Greg Cote is also the man who was pissed the Dolphins didn't sign Michael Vick. Greg Cote does not care about your silly human "morals." [Herald]

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