Tag Archives: Miami

Florida Ranks Highly in Assimilating Hispanics

By on October 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: October 2, 2015 at 4:57 pm

Florida was named the sixth-best state in the country when it comes to assimilating Hispanics into American society. The rankings were based on the state’s ability to assimilate Hispanics into American cultural, educational and economic systems.

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Miami, Orlando Schools Ditch Styrofoam Trays

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 25, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Miami and Orlando school districts will remove Styrofoam trays from school cafeterias and will replace them with compostable plates. The change within the districts is part of an effort to enact environmentally conscious changes in larger school districts.

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In The News: Plane Emergency Landing, Speed Limit Increase, Miami Dolphins National Joke, Sweetwater Corruption Case

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 12:06 pm

State senators want to increase Florida’s speed limit to 75 mph – Sens. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, and Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, are pushing for legislation that would increase Florida’s maximum speed limit on from 70 to 75 mph on rural […]

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In the News: lawmakers back teacher raise, doctor fights murder charges, ex-CEO pleads guilty to theft, leukemia therapy shows promise, prison chief fatally shot

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Legislature teacher raises: lawmakers back $480-M for teacher raises – Senate budget writers signaled Wednesday they are likely to accept Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to give teachers $480 million, though they plan to tie the money to student-learning progress. The […]

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In the News: Sandy costs NY $42 billion, new South Florida toll lanes, Gators eyeing Sugar Bowl, Florida man chokes on roaches

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Cuomo, Bloomberg brief NY delegation on storm cost – An official in the New York governor’s administration says Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City are making big requests […]

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In The News: Kellogg recall, Cuban Missile Crisis anniversary, Collapsed parking garage built by Tallahassee firm, VP debate recap, Mystery Monkey in Tampa now a nuisance

By on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:45 am

Kellogg Company recalls Mini-Wheats. Metal fragments in cereal.  – Consumers of Bite Size Frosted and Unfrosted Mini-Wheats cereal should be cautious. The Kellogg Company issued a recall of those cereals due to possible contamination of metal mesh. Christian Science Monitor […]

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Not your mother’s bath salts

By on June 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:54 pm

The synthetic drug known as “Bath Salts” is believed to be the cause of the recent horrific incident in Miami when 31-year-old Randy Eugene attacked 65-year-old Ronald Poppo, chewing parts of his face. As Florida’s 89.1’s Emily Burris reports, the […]

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