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Nan Rich defends viability as gubernatorial candidate, rips Crist for not debating

- The Miami Herald , Jul 11
The Miami Herald

The lesser-known candidate for the Democratic nomination also has less money, but says she is the lone true Democrat on the primary ballot i... n August.

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UM football players JaWand Blue, Alexander Figueroa charged with sexual battery

- The Miami Herald , Jul 8
The Miami Herald

Football players JaWand Blue and Alexander Figueroa admitted to police they got a 17-year-old intoxicated and then raped her on campus.

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Coral Gables neighbors fighting to protect old oak tree

- The Miami Herald , Jul 8
The Miami Herald

A 45-foot live oak looming over a lot on Lisbon Street has many neighbors looking out for it — neighbors who are willing to take a fi... ght with a developer to City Hall to make sure the tree isn’t touched.

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Colombian mangoes will be the star at this weekend’s Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

- The Miami Herald , Jul 8
The Miami Herald

Three types of mangoes from the Andean country — only one of them sold here — will be featured at this weekend’s mango ... festival at Fairchild.

VETERANS

University of Miami legal clinic helps secure benefits for ill Army veteran

- The Miami Herald , Jul 4
The Miami Herald

Hosea Smith, like many other veterans, struggled to apply for federal benefits despite having a disability until he found help at the Univer... sity of Miami School of Law clinic.

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Property owners owe $3 million to Coral Gables for unpaid trash fees

- The Miami Herald , Jul 1
The Miami Herald

Some Coral Gables residents have been taking out the trash without paying for it.

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