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  1. The uncertain future of espa ol in Miami-Dade classroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... Spanish is inevitable here, but it's really not," said Phillip Carter, a socio-linguist at Florida International University. "The Spanish that we hear around town is mostly spoken by immigrants, not their children or grandchildren." A glaring ...

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  2. Dr. Beach Reveals His Top 10 U.S. Beaches For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KLCC-FM Eugene

    ... r. Beach, or Stephen Leatherman , a professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University, about the beaches that made the cut this year, and why.

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  3. Remembering Buddhas in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | OUPblog

    ... fessor of Religious Studies and History, and Director of the Institute for Asian Studies at Florida International University. He is the author of Dogen and Soto Zen (OUP,

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  4. Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Cod National Seashore Rank In Top 10 For BeachesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

    Coast Guard Beach at Cape Cod National Seashore was among the country's top 10 beaches for 2015, according to Dr. Beach./Dr. Beach In compiling his rankings , coastal expert and Florida International University professor Stephen P. Leatherman, looks at water temperature, smell, whether off-road vehicles are permitted, whether the ocean floor is sandy or heavy with foot-crunching cobbles, pollution, the slope and width of the beach, whether dangerous longshore currents are common, the color of the sand and water, whether bugs are a nuisance and whether wildlife in the form of shorebirds are plentiful. In the past Cape Hatteras's Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach had won national honors from Dr. Beach.

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  5. Operation Coach Pairs Veterans With At-Risk Youth To Help BothRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... is going through," he said. Almeida, 31, returned from deployment in 2008 and enrolled at Florida International University in 2009 (where he graduated in 2013, majoring in physical education). He first saw the listing of Operation Coach through the ...

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  6. No butts a plus in beach rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... compiled by a coastal science professor known as Dr. Beach. Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University compiles the popular list of best public beaches in the United States using 50 criteria, including best sand and water ...

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  7. Dr. Beach's Best Beaches 2015: St. George Island at No. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Mississippi Press

    ... 10 beaches. Leatherman is professor and director of the Labratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University. He has a Ph.D. in environmental sciences. Dr. Beach made his first list in 1989 when a reported asked his opinion on the top ...

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  8. Best beach? Yes, it's in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    ... top-10 list of best beaches for summer 2015 as rated by Stephen Leatherman, a professor at Florida International University specializing in environment and coastal studies. Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, issues the list annually using criteria ...

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  9. Best Beaches of 2015 - Which Will You Visit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Criminal Report Daily

    Sun, surf and squeaky sand are on the docket at America's best beaches. Each year, Florida International University coastal expert Stephen P. Leatherman, better known as "Dr. Beach," ranks the cleanest, healthiest and most beautiful beaches in the country, judging them on 50 different criteria.

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  10. Hawaii's Waimanalo Bay Beach Park tops Dr. Beach's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Daily Republic

    ... compiled by a coastal science professor known as Dr. Beach. Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University compiles the popular list of best public beaches in the United States using 50 criteria, including best sand and water ...

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  11. Dr. Beach names top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... to swim in protected areas, Dr. Beach says. Dr. Beach, also known as coastal expert and Florida International University professor Stephen P. Leatherman, issues his annual list on the basis of 50 criteria, including water and sand quality. He's ...

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  12. BuddyCheck 24: Breast Cancer Can Strike Anyone at Any AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... at any age. A 29-year-old Fresno woman is proof. She got her PHD in legal psychology from Florida International University just last year, and a teaching job at Fresno State this past fall. At age 29 and a newlywed, Jenna was diagnosed with stage 2b ...

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  13. Oahu park ranked top among U.S. beaches by 'Dr. Beach'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Stars and Stripes

    Waimanalo Bay Beach Park in Oahu, Hawaii was rated top among U.S. beaches on the annual list of the 10 best published by Stephen Leatherman . Stephen Leatherman, the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research, is known as "Dr. Beach."

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  14. BuddyCheck 24: Breast Can Strike Anyone at Any AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... at any age. A 29-year-old Fresno woman is proof. She got her PHD in legal psychology from Florida International University just last year, and a teaching job at Fresno State this past fall. At age 29 and a newlywed, Jenna was diagnosed with stage 2b ...

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  15. Best BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... st, and author. He was the nation's first director of the International Hurricane Center at Florida International University.

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  16. Hawaii's Waimanalo Beach named the best beach in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Daily Times

    ... compiled by a coastal science professor known as Dr Beach. Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University compiles the popular list of best public beaches in the United States using 50 criteria, including best sand and water ...

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  17. Florida lands four beaches in top 10, but Hawaii takes top spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... was named tops on the annual Dr. Beach list put out by Stephen Leatherman, the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research. Barefoot Beach Preserve Park in Bonita Springs is 342 acres of natural land, one of the ...

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  18. Dr. Beach's top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WKBT

    With miles of white sand and turquoise waters perfect for swimming, body boarding and sailing, Hawaii's Waimanalo Bay Beach Park topped Dr. Beach's 25th annual top 10 list of U.S. beaches, released Thursday. "Waimanalo Bay Beach Park is an unexpected surprise to visitors who have come upon this beach because it is a great beach and hardly known," said Dr. Beach, also known as coastal expert and Florida International University professor Stephen P. Leatherman.

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  19. MLS group, Canes to discuss joint-use stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Sporting News

    ... cer League team to Miami. Local reports say the new club has committed to play its games at Florida International University.

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  20. 3 reasons small businesses can benefit from nontraditional lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Business Journal

    ... small businesses. Ray Juncosa , a consultant at the Small Business Development Council at Florida International University's College of Business, shared three reasons why a nontraditional lender can benefit small businesses. Juncosa previously held ...

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