Dozens of people paid their respects to Sgt. La David Johnson, a Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger Oct. 4, at a viewing at a Cooper City church. No mention was made of the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s call to his widow and Rep. Frederica Wilson.
The attorneys for University of Miami men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga said they feel certain neither Larrañaga nor any member of his staff will be indicted in a federal probe into bribery on the college recruiting circuit.
If there is going to be an Irma Effect on the economy, it hasn’t shown up in the South Florida and state unemployment numbers – except in Monroe County. Broward County’s unemployment dropped to 3.3 percent. But employment took a beating, particularly sectors dependent on tourism and construction, because of lost work due to the hurricane.
Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of antibacterial wipes and rolls of gauze from a dwindling supply. Their goal in the wake of the storm is to keep opioid users in Puerto Rico free from deadly diseases they could get from injecting drugs.
Al DiazMiami Herald Staff
In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services.
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UM quarterback Malik Rosier on his game and Syracuse