Saturday, October 23, 2021

Laura Antunez

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Laura Antunez is a Cuban-born writer who loves reading, watching movies and drinking coffee. She is an FIU senior journalism major who loves to write about science and astronomy.

One of Florida’s worst plane crashes being revisited by local filmmaker

Air disasters in Florida are not rare. Since 1931, more than 300 crashes have been reported. However, the ones landing in the Florida Everglades...
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Some flight attendants feel unsafe working in the pandemic

On the surface, not much has changed for flight attendants since the onset of COVID-19. Aside from having to wear masks, their lives are...

Ban on evictions proves useful after soaring unemployment report

Tenants who have lost jobs or hours due to the novel coronavirus in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Orange counties say the suspension of police-enforced evictions,...

Black History Month: Blacks and whites teamed to end Miami segregation

Although Miami’s long and tumultuous history of racial inequality has modernized, there’s still room for improvement. “It’s important to understand that even today, Miami is...
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MDC students urge action in Venezuela at Venexodo Fest 2020 (video story included)

Scores of Miami Dade College students recently held an event at the school's Koubek Center to raise awareness about the current humanitarian crisis in...
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SFMN Explainers: Florida Prepaid tuition

Some families who use the Florida Prepaid tuition program can expect money back this year. The rates are the lowest in five years, with...

Lethal mercury in the Everglades exceeds EPA standards

If you are ever fortunate enough to be driving down Alligator Alley an hour before sunset, you'll discover that it seems as if Claude...
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Amy Klobuchar choice of Iowa snowbirds in Southwest Florida

Despite being more than a thousand miles from the state, hundreds of Iowans participated in their state’s first-in-the-nation presidential vote Monday -- in Southwest...

Iowa caucuses aren’t just happening in the Hawkeye State – there’s four in Florida

France, Scotland and Florida are just three of the places where Iowans will be able to participate in the first-in-the-nation Iowa Democratic caucus on...

Trouble for Trump: Young Florida voters will come out to vote in 2020, survey...

Back in November 2016, less than half of voters under the age of 21 showed up at the polls. Newcomer Donald Trump was able...