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Michael Pizzi returns as Miami Lakes mayor

Michael Pizzi returned to Miami Lakes' Town Hall as mayor Wednesday after a long legal battle to be reinstated. Pizzi was arrested in August 2013 on federal bribery charges, acquitted of those charges in August 2014, and has been fighting for reinstatement ever since.

Friends and Neighbors: Catholic schools to explain scholarship program

To assure that children from low-income families have more learning options, the Florida Legislature in 2001 created the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program. Under the law, parents can apply for a need-based scholarship that can be applied toward tuition at any Archdiocese of Miami Catholic school, elementary through high school.

Friends and Neighbors: Catholic schools to explain scholarship program

To assure that children from low-income families have more learning options, the Florida Legislature in 2001 created the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program. Under the law, parents can apply for a need-based scholarship that can be applied toward tuition at any Archdiocese of Miami Catholic school, elementary through high school.

Stellar spellers get stumped by written test

Two South Florida eighth graders — Jack Benveniste-Plitt, 14, from Surfside, and Trishala Kumar, 13, from Miramar —survived the first three rounds of the national spelling bee, only to get stymied by a difficult written test.

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Appeals court judges hear arguments in Miami Lakes mayor case

The legal battle for the Miami Lakes mayoral seat continued Wednesday morning as attorneys representing Michael Pizzi, Wayne Slaton and the town made oral arguments before the Third District Court of Appeal. The judges did not make a ruling on Wednesday, although both sides are remaining positive, and believe that the judge will rule in their favor.