Thursday, December 9, 2021

Imogen Francis

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Originally from Auckland, New Zealand, Imogen Francis now studies journalism at Florida International University. She was a staff news writer at the student newspaper PantherNow and has experience writing about the LGBTQ community, women's rights and politics.

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As the battle against coronavirus rages on, frontline workers like Hannah Downing, are bearing the brunt of the pandemic. Working as a paramedic with...

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Around the world, schools have shut down and teachers are having to adapt to a new normal as a result of the novel coronavirus....

Impact: Stats on how the novel coronavirus is affecting Florida

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SFMN Explainers: The Florida Presidential Preference Primary

Next up in the explainer series is a look at the Florida Preference Primary. The deadline to register for the primary is fast approaching, so...
Armando Ibarra, the president of Miami Young Republicans, addresses the crowd at the Miami Young Republicans State of the Union watch party on Feb. 4, 2020. (Francis/SFMN)

Miami Young Republicans cheer on Trump speech

Chants of “USA” and “four more years” rang out during the Miami Young Republicans' State of the Union watch party on Tuesday night, a...

North Miami’s the Good Neighbor Park leading the pack on climate initiatives

Along one tree-lined street in North Miami, the flooding gets so bad that small cars are unable to push through the water. The city...

North Miami is among the first to open a government-funded municipal food pantry

North Miami is working to eradicate hunger by opening among the first-ever government-funded food pantries within a city, and the response from residents has...

North Miami launches EcoBin recycling program

North Miami is working toward a green future with new high-tech recycling bins decked out with solar panels, LED lighting and space for advertising. The...
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Artist Xavier Cortada takes on saltwater intrusion

Pinecrest Garden’s artist-in-residence, Xavier Cortada, has been using his art to spread awareness of important issues for more than a decade. His latest focus...

North Miami Police Department and Amazon’s Ring doorbell partnership sparks concern

It seems innocent enough: a doorbell-like gizmo with a camera that sells for $99. But on Tuesday, 34 advocacy groups signed a public letter asking...