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A Miami Heat fan reacts while watching Game 6 of the Finals between Miami and San Antonio Spurs, in Miami, Florida. (AP Photo)

Spurs’ collapse starts at top with Pop

The sly smile on Erik Spoelstra’s lips said it all. If only this once, the Miami coach couldn’t wait to field questions. This was just minutes after a magical Game 6, when the memories of […]

06/19/2013

Collapsed deck at Shucker's Bar & Grill, North Bay Village, Miami, Florida. (AP Photo)

Deck collapses at popular Miami-area sports bar

NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) — The outdoor deck at a popular Miami-area sports bar partially collapsed during the NBA Finals, sending dozens of people into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay. The accident occurred […]

06/14/2013

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Man hunting for pythons finds mysterious jewelry

MIAMI (AP) — Like most people who signed up for Florida’s official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades without ever seeing one of the elusive snakes. Something […]

06/03/2013

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Boston fire chief resigns, citing bomb criticism

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s fire chief announced his resignation Monday, saying public criticism from his deputies for the way he responded to the marathon bombings has made it impossible for him to do his job. […]

06/03/2013

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Hurricane season-furloughs

MIAMI (AP) – Furloughs required by the federal budget cuts known as the sequester are among the concerns worrying state and federal officials as hurricane season begins.  South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday […]

05/31/2013

1st tropical depression of Pacific season forms

  MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say the first tropical depression of the Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the depression formed Wednesday. It […]

05/15/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

LA ranks 6th among “Most Superficial Cities in America”

A relationship may last a lifetime, but the first impression only takes seconds to determine—that is, in the online dating world. WhatsYourPrice.com conducted a national study to determine which cities are quickest to judge dating […]

05/01/2013

Workers at the National Hurricane Center. (AP Photo)

Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

MIAMI (AP) — Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

04/04/2013

Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Dream reports problems in St. Maarten

MIAMI (AP) – A month after a Carnival cruise ship was stranded for five days in the Gulf of Mexico, another of its cruise ships is reporting equipment problems in the Caribbean.

03/14/2013

5-organ transplant patient becomes a mother

MIAMI (AP) — Miami doctors say they believe a five-organ transplant patient is the first to deliver a baby, making her the first reported case in the world. Fatema Al Ansari was 19 and living in Qatar when she was diagnosed with a blood clot in a major vein to the intestine.

03/13/2013

Carnival Triumph cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

1st lawsuit already filed in cruise ship mishap

MIAMI (AP) — The first lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship that left thousands of passengers in miserable conditions for days.

02/15/2013

IRS

IRS cracking down on ID theft, tax fraud

MIAMI (AP) — With tax filing season heating up, an aggressive Internal Revenue Service crackdown is targeting the growing problem of criminals who use stolen identities to seek tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds.

02/07/2013

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