Stories tagged: "Miami-Dade"

Children Hold Surfside Beach Vigil for Missing Classmates

The tragedy that some have called one of the worst disasters in Florida history has already claimed 10 lives while more than 150 remain unaccounted for. As experts look for answers, family and friends of the missing keep the hope alive.

This Is Víctor Vázquez: the Puerto Rican Who Aims to Improve Miami Springs

The Miami Dade College professor obtained 70% of the votes in a recent nonpartisan election, winning the Miami Springs City Council, Group 4 seat.

Miami-Dade County Residents Have Until Dec. 15 to Apply for CARES Relief Funds

The most populous county in Florida still hasn’t doled out an undisclosed amount of its $474 million in CARES Act relief money to the businesses and residents that need it.

Democrats Outnumber Republicans Among Early Voters in Red Florida Counties

This early mail-voting advantage should not lull Florida Democrats into complacency, warns a data analyst.

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41% of Inmates in Miami Jail Test Positive for COVID-19

Of the 1,166 inmates tested so far, 481 –or 41 percent– have tested positive for the illness in one of South Florida’s hot zones for the virus.

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States With GOP Govs May See Big Death Spike

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting harder in counties where President Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 general election.

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Florida Has the Most Weekly Unemployment Claims

Among the hardest hit are hospitality and tourism workers, especially those living in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, still the hot zone for the coronavirus.