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Ethics Commission

Ethics panel faults ex-Homestead mayor for free flight

- The Miami Herald , Apr 16
The Miami Herald

Ex-mayor Steven Bateman, already facing criminal charges, also may be hit with ethics fines for not reporting a lobbying trip.

Homestead

Homestead lacks federal approval to manage farm-worker housing

- The Miami Herald , Apr 8
The Miami Herald

A city agency says it plans to resume management of its federally subsidized farm-worker housing, but the feds have not yet signed off.

Miami-Dade schools

School Board may convert struggling Campbell Drive Middle to magnet school

- The Miami Herald , Apr 7
The Miami Herald

District says the impetus for the proposed conversion of Campbell Drive Middle is school’s low enrollment, not its struggles.

The making of the film noir ‘Swingers Anonymous’ in Homestead

- The Miami Herald , Apr 5
The Miami Herald

Director Quincy Perkins was scouting locations in Homestead for his short film Swingers Anonymous when he came upon a large field with brigh... tly colored buses parked along an access road and Haitian workers feverishly harvesting the crop by hand, row-by-row.

Animal cruelty

Miami woman charged with role in animal torture sex fetish porn video

- The Miami Herald , Apr 4
The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade police say Sara Zamora decapitated chickens and killed rabbits while engaging in sex acts for twisted sex fetish video.

Homestead

Books to be celebrated Sunday at Everglades National Park

- The Miami Herald , Mar 27
The Miami Herald

Local writer Nathaniel Sandler is throwing a party in the Everglades to celebrate literacy, art and the tangible beauty of books as he compl... etes a month-long Artist-in-Residence-in-Everglades (AIRIE) on Sunday.

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