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1 hr ago | McClatchy

Questions remain in shooting death of FSU professor

On that night, July 16, his thoughts drifted to the number of Death Row inmates whose sentences had been vacated in California.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Blog News, Ohio State University

14 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

Nationals' second-round pick Andrew Suarez wouldn't settle for slot, returned to Miami

The Washington Nationals took Andrew Suarez with their second-round pick, 57th overall, but failed to sign the left-hander, who opted to return to the University of Miami instead of joining the Nats' organization.


15 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

The Rock overcame severe injuries before filming 'Hercules'

Dwayne Johnsonis only human. Better known as The Rock, the former University of Miami football star turned pro wrestler and actor suffered a series of major injuries last year four weeks before filming began onHercules.


Related Topix: Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Miami's Community Newspapers

The Melissa Institute Moves to New Home at the University of Miami

The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment has a new home at the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, located in Coral Gables.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL

22 hrs ago | Medical News

University of Miami researchers find that early joint attention predicts later autism symptoms

Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Biscayne Bay Tribune

Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs partners for beach clean up

On July 12, 2014, South Miami Rotarians joined forces with the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club gathering at the Nature Center at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne to perform a beach clean-up.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Key-Biscayne, FL, Coral Gables, FL

Letter: Global warming

An alarming observation has appeared regarding computer modeling of climate change.



Wire: Karaoke at Health Park; What Do You Know About Sushi?

Karaoke and kocktails: our two favorite K's. Jokes aside, Balans Cafe at the UM Life Science Building will be hosting a karaoke night on August 1. From 5pm to close, you can belt out your favorite Bon Jovi or Spice Girls anthems and capitalize on $3 beers, $5 glasses of wine, $6.95 signature cocktails, and $5 bites.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL


New research suggests Saharan dust is key to the formation of Bahamas' Great Bank

A new study suggests that Saharan dust played a major role in the formation of the Bahamas islands.


Sys-Con Media

Lucida Treatment Center(SM) Expands Clinical Staff With Two New Hires

Opening their doors in 2013, Lucida Treatment Center blends evidence-based and alternative therapies, personalized care, and offers resort-style amenities in a safe, private location just steps from the Intracoastal Waterway in Florida.


Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL, Nova Southeastern University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Red Bank Green

Red Bank: RBC Linebacker Chooses Early

Jamie Gordinier, a highly touted linebacker at Red Bank Catholic, will get to play his senior year without having to deal with pesky recruiters, now that he's given an early decision to attend the University of Miami after he graduates from high school.



Miami Hurricanes Mascot Walks Bride Down the Aisle After Dad's Untimely Death

Jennifer Sullivan walked down the aisle arm-in-wing with her second love: Sebastian the Ibis.


Related Topix: Wedding

Capital Soup

Economic development and higher education leaders to launch regional talent development network

In response to the need to build and retain talent in South Florida, economic development leaders and higher education institutions in Miami-Dade County have united to create a regional talent development network that will provide internships to students in key industries and align academic curriculum with industry needs.


Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, University, FL, Florida Memorial University, Barry University, Saint Thomas University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Are great white sharks moving in?

With the recent sightings of great white sharks, many locals are wondering if the killer fish is making a home of South Florida waters.


Related Topix: Florida

Science Daily

Vulnerability of sharks as collateral damage in commercial fishing shown by study

A new study that examined the survival rates of 12 different shark species when captured as unintentional bycatch in commercial longline fishing operations found large differences in survival rates across the 12 species, with bigeye thresher, dusky, and scalloped hammerhead being the most vulnerable.


New York Daily News

See it: Miami 'Canes mascot walks bride down aisle

Jennifer Urs Sullivan's father died two years ago and she was saddened at the thought of walking down the aisle without him.


Related Topix: Wedding, University of Connecticut, Coral Gables, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Hillary Clinton Urges The U.S., Europe To Get Tough On Russia

Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia and says she backs President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Miami mascot Sebastian the Ibis walks bride down aisle

Jennifer Urs Sullivan works at the University of Miami and she was not looking forward to walking down the aisle at her wedding because her father had died and she had no one to accompany her.


Daily Kos

Climate wars are on in Florida

Finally, here in Florida, we are beginning to have the much needed discussion about global warming.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida State University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Rock: He really is Hercules

JULY 02: Dwayne Johnson attends a photocall for "Hercules" at Trafalgar Square on July 2, 2014 in London, England.


Related Topix: Dwayne Johnson, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England