Trio sentenced to prison in Miami for smuggling cocaine from Colombia


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    The former federal immigration headquarters on Biscayne Boulevard is about to get a renovation and become a new hotel as part of a plan to transform the area around it.


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    LED structures replacing lighthouses along reef

    A year ago the U.S. Coast Guard installed two new 40-foot-tall steel structures with LED lights that can be seen from 14 nautical miles away in all directions, at a cost of about $100,000 each. They have replaced the lighthouses at Sand Key and Carysfort Reef, which used to show mariners the way by day and night.

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