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CAPITAL PUNISHMENTThe Miami Herald , May 13
Marshall Lee Gore, 49, was convicted in a string of rapes and attacks, including the 1988 murder of exotic dancer Robyn Novick.
DFYIT, a student-led group for drug-free youth has seen its membership halved as private and public donations have dried up.
HomesteadThe Miami Herald , May 10
But some outlying residents say “no thank you”
SoapboxThe Miami Herald , May 10
Thank you to all the neighbors and friends — 80 to 100 of you — who heeded the call to attend the April 9 Homestead Annexation... Workshop. We were told the workshop was a discussion to consider the pros and cons of an issue. Any attempt by the public to speak was quickly quashed. One council member had the clarity of mind and jurisprudence to realize that annexation is not a public-friendly topic; nor is stifling freedom of speech. He was resoundingly applauded, and needs to educate those council members pushing for annexation.
Businesses and homeowners question effect on parking and private property
HomesteadThe Miami Herald , May 5
After months of disagreements over hundreds of thousands of dollars in bills, Homestead officials are seeking to legally remove the operator... of the city’s baseball complex.
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