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 <span class="cutline_leadin">FUN AT THE Y:</span> Boys and girls lift a tire during South Dade YMCA’s Kid Fit as part of resistance training. The Y has many fitness programs throughout the school year.

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Get a smart start to the school year with these fitness programs

- The Miami Herald , Aug 14
The Miami Herald

Twelve-year-old Aisha Chebbi beats childhood obesity and becomes Youth Ambassador for Miami-Dade County to help children beat obesity by enc... ouraging them to eat healthier foods and exercise daily. Listed are programs in Miami-Dade for children of all ages to stay healthy throughout the school year.


West Kendall chef worked for Sinaloa cartel

- The Miami Herald , Jul 4
The Miami Herald

Federal investigators say that a West Kendall chef led a double life working for the Sinaloa drug cartel.


Palmetto High student project provides books aplenty for childrent of migrant workers

- The Miami Herald , Jun 23
The Miami Herald

A Palmetto High student’s project to collect books for children of migrant workers has grown into the thousands — thanks to a ... donation from the old Pinewood Acres School


A day of smiles at Baptist for children who need their faces fixed

- The Miami Herald , Jun 19
The Miami Herald

When Romana Akhter was just a couple days old, she developed a hemangioma, a build-up of blood vessels in the skin. It quickly spread, leavi... ng disfigurements on her face, particularly her right side.


Joining Dadeland store, Microsoft in Aventura offers free programming classes for kids

- The Miami Herald , Jun 16
The Miami Herald

Along with Dadeland Mall, which launched the Microsoft’s YouthSpark Summer Camp last year, the new Microsoft store at Aventura Mall a... lso will offer free week-long programs for children interested in technology and multimedia.

South Florida Muslims invite U.S. Rep Joe Garcia, community to share faith for Ramadan

- The Miami Herald , Jul 15
The Miami Herald

Some 200, including politicians, clergy and others attend iftar dinner at West Kendall mosque.

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