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Puerto Rican Presence in Florida is Growing — so is the importance of their vote

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Features, Public Affairs|Tags: , , , , |

By Alejandra Chamorro and Sherrilyn Cabrera Last year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s electrical grid and left thousands without homes, Puerto Ricans and politicians from Florida were determined to encourage the 18,103 evacuees from the [...]

Tiki’s Great Escape

By |July 17th, 2018|Categories: Arts + Culture, Features, Public Affairs|

Wily toucan sends caretaker on wild goose chase By: Vanessa Adrian and Amarilys Beltran On June 9th, Tiki, a soft keel-billed toucan, escaped Flamingo Gardens in Davie, Florida. Michael Ruggieri, Director of Animal Care, said [...]

FIU Bridge Collapses

By |May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Archives, Public Affairs|

 By Jesse SchecknerSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News •  A pedestrian bridge scheduled to open to the public early next year near Florida International University’s Modesto Maidique Campus collapsed Thursday, killing several people, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials. [...]