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Joey Flechas


Joey Flechas covers Aventura, Miami Beach and the beaches. A Tampa native and University of Florida graduate, he joined the Miami Herald in April 2013 after a stint at The Gainesville Sun.

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Coast Guard seizes $41 million in drugs

Coast Guard offloads 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana worth $41 million

Some of the drugs found in waters off the Dominican Republic

Drugs seized as part of operations to prevent illegal drugs from coming in the country


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Photo Gallery: Family Day at BassX | Sept. 27, 2015

About 200 people attended the Family Day at BassX event at the Miami Beach Branch Regional Library on Sunday, Sept. 27. Many of the kids and parents who attended are part of Bass' education outreach programs Creativity in the Community, which is funded by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. These are classes held weekly in community centers that promote family engagement and literacy through art.