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  1. Burnin' It Down - Single - Jason AldeanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    ... spent his childhood with his mother in Macon through the school year while spending the summers with his father in Homestead, Florida. He fell early under the spell of country music and made his first public appearance as a singer at a VFW hall in ...


  2. James E. BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    He was born and raised in Homestead, Florida. Jim had resided in Haywood County for 28 years and was the son of the late James Erle Bridges and Gene Chmielewski Smith.


  3. South Florida Mom Wins New Roof, Thanks to Local Business Owner's ...Read the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... campaign to give back to the community. Ironically, Torres, a single mother of 5 children and 6 grandchildren from Homestead, successfully beat out other needy homeowners despite not even owning a computer. Carmen Torres has a new roof over her head ...


  4. Youth expo operators seek - fair' dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Miami Today

    ... or better alternate site" in Miami-Dade. Last year, a study was completed of three alternate locations: one in Homestead, one near Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, and one in Northwest Miami-Dade called "the Graham site." Mr. Hohenstein said the ...


  5. Miami-Dade under flood advisory untilRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Miami Herald

    ... until 4:15 p.m. More than three inches of rain has fallen in the Redland so far. Flooding also is expected in Homestead, Florida City and Goulds. A flood advisory has been issued for Central Miami-Dade as strong storms move across the region Monday ...


  6. New nonprofit's mission is to expand therapeutic equine riding programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    ... Association (EAGALA) and is a volunteer at Stable Place in Davie. Seven members of Soroptimist International of Homestead recently attended the Annual Southern Region Conference in Nashville, Tenn. Two were honored for their commitments to helping ...


  7. Medical marijuana: Florida's new business boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 |

    ... in Florida's medical marijuana business. For more than three decades, the co-owner of Alpha Foliage has tilled the Homestead earth near the southern tip of Florida, raising tropical foliage season after season. But a rising drumbeat to bring medical ...


  8. Costly game? Bowling deal in Homestead could dent city's walletRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    A $500,000 land sale guarantees the reopening as a bowling center on Homestead Boulevard, although the price is far below the property's $2.6 millon appraisal.


  9. What's this bug on my gumbo limbo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... with the UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension office. Write to Plant Clinic, 18710 SW 288th St., Homestead, FL 33030; e-mail You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network ...


  10. Feds worry about development plans for rare forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 |

    ... for the 40-acre preserve. Just a sliver remains of about 165,000 acres of pine rocklands that once stretched from Homestead to the Miami River. The rare rocklands occur in just two places in the world - Miami-Dade County and the Bahamas - and ...


  11. Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial SprayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | CBS Local

    ... during the final two daylight hours prior to sunset, and up to 30 minutes after sunset, weather permitting over Homestead, Florida City, the Redlands, Kendall, Miami Lakes, areas east of U.S. 1, Virginia Key, Crandon Park and Key Biscayne. The ...


  12. How to Catch a Python, in Five (Sort of) Easy StepsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Time

    "Fear is a natural reaction." That's what the dangerous-animal expert Jeff Fobb told me stood in the backyard of his house in Homestead, Florida, waiting to tangle with a Burmese python.


  13. Nonprofit executive arrested for stealing grants for the blindRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Business Journal

    The head of a Homestead nonprofit group was arrested on charges of stealing $460,000 in public grants, including funds meant to aid the blind.


  14. Miami-Dade commission: Find new home for youth fairRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Miami Herald

    ... annually. So far, the county, the fair and FIU have studied three potential sites: west of Miami Lakes, near the Homestead Air Reserve Base, and near the Miami Dolphins' stadium in Miami Gardens. A fourth, at Tropical Park, has also been mentioned. ...


  15. Homestead "non-profit" owner accused of looting public fundsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Miami Herald

    A Homestead woman fraudulently obtained hundreds of thousands of dollars in public grants, then kept much of the money for herself – even stiffing a blind employee for salary, authorities said Thursday.


  16. Police Looking for ID Theft Suspect in $12,000 SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | NBC Miami

    ... where I've never used a store card in my life," Chavez said. Security cameras caught the suspect at a Kohl's in Homestead, spending $850 in clothes and gift cards. The man can be seen wearing bright red pants and penny loafers. From there, he went ...


  17. Police: Help Us Identify Suspected Identity ThiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | CBS Local

    ... for a university in Pennsylvania." Police say they have surveillance video of the thief shopping at Kohl's in Homestead, a T-Mobile store in Homestead and other stores like Best Buy and Target. Investigators say the thief shopped at stores where he ...


  18. Florida Mango Mania Road TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... 20 miles southwest of downtown Miami serving as the "city escape" to the country. The Redland region, near Homestead is named for it pockets of red clay found in the soil, but also known for its unique tropical and subtropical plants and fruit ...


  19. New M-DCPS senior high school opening this fallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    A Cambridge Associate School is excited to announce that students can now apply to attend this new, one-of-a-kind M-DCPS public senior high school opening in Homestead this August 2014.


  20. Carl Hiaasen - In a hurricane, there's no safe mobile homeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Florida and Louisiana - more than 8,000 in Miami-Dade County alone, a 97 percent loss. Before Andrew, the city of Homestead, Fla., had 1,167 mobile homes. Only nine remained the day after. As a result, new safety standards were imposed in 1994. ...


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