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Stores open on Thanksgiving as holiday shopping kicks into gear in South Florida

miamiherald.com — Holiday shopping fans will gobble down dinner and dash for the mall on Thanksgiving as retailers and malls continue to open earlier and earlier. But not everyone has a taste for the trend.
Nov 26, 2014

Stores open on Thanksgiving as South Florida holiday shopping kicks into gear miamiherald.com/news/business/…

Wait pays off for Miami Hurricanes tight end Clive Walford

miamiherald.com — Canes tight end Clive Walford made a wise decision by returning for his senior season. He is having one of the best seasons for a UM tight end and has highly improved his draft stock.
Nov 26, 2014

My story: Wait pays off for Miami #Hurricanes tight end Clive Walford @OGslick_46 miamiherald.com/sports/college…

Nearly half a million sign up for Obamacare in first week

miamiherald.com — More than 1 million Americans applied for subsidized health plans during the first week of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act exchange, the federal government reported, and close to half a million seleced a plan.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @MHhealth: Nearly 500,000 sign up for Obamacare in first week, but few use Spanish language resources: hrld.us/1yYcmse

Third day of deliberations in North Miami revenge murder case

miamiherald.com — No one disputes that North Miami's Janepsy Carballo unleashed a hail of revolver bullets into the back of an unarmed man she accused of orchestrating her husband's demise.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @DavidOvalle305: UPDATED: Jury can't agree on degree of murder in North Miami widow revenge killing case. My story, so far miamiherald.com/news/local/cri…

FSU shooting revives debate over guns on college campuses

miamiherald.com — Days after a gunman opened fire in the Florida State library, a student group is calling for legislation allowing guns on campuses.
Nov 26, 2014

One of the students shot at FSU wants to allow concealed weapons on campus hrld.us/1thxaHw via @kmcgrory

Nov 25, 2014

RT @kmcgrory: Should concealed weapons be allowed on college campuses? A FSU student group thinks so. Here's why: hrld.us/1thxaHw via @MiamiHerald

Nov 25, 2014

RT @kmcgrory: Should concealed weapons be allowed on college campuses? A FSU student group thinks so. Here's why: hrld.us/1thxaHw via @MiamiHerald

Nov 25, 2014

Should concealed weapons be allowed on college campuses? A FSU student group thinks so. Here's why: hrld.us/1thxaHw via @MiamiHerald

In Miami, a small but passionate protest over Ferguson shooting

miamiherald.com — About 100 people rallied in front of Miami-Dade's criminal courthouse Tuesday night in a boisterous but peaceful Ferguson rally marred only by the arrest of two young men for trespassing.

Gov. Rick Scott and staff used private email account when conducting state business

miamiherald.com — Gov. Rick Scott has previously said he used a Google email account to communicate with his family and not for state business.
Nov 26, 2014

.@FLGovScott said he didn't use his Gmail account for private business. But he did, records show hrld.us/1vkCwWR via @fineout

Obamacare prices jump in Monroe County

miamiherald.com — Less competition, a sicker-than-anticipated market and a high cost of living are driving up the price of coverage under the Affordable Care Act in the Florida Keys.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @NickNehamas: RT @MHhealth: Monroe County sees big price hike in popular Obamacare plans: hrld.us/1tsddNf #ACA

Nov 25, 2014

RT @MHhealth: Monroe County sees big price hike in popular Obamacare plans: hrld.us/1tsddNf #ACA

Miami-Dade students solve problems through science ... and shoes

miamiherald.com — Middle school students across Miami-Dade were asked to make their world a little better by designing shoes that solve practical problems.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @MiamiSup: Solving problems through science and fashion? Yes, our brilliant kids do that too. What's next @MDCPS?... fb.me/6WeoUGsup

Nov 25, 2014

RT @ndahlberg: Miami-Dade students solve problems through science ... and shoe innovation miamiherald.com/news/local/edu… @miamiherald

Police: Students ran high school prostitution ring

miamiherald.com — Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a "prostitution ring" and that one 15-year-old boy had been "pimping out girls," according to an arrest affidavit.

PRO WRESTLING: WWE superstar Christian to team again with WWE Hall of Famer Edge on ‘Haven’ on Syfy

miamiherald.com — Growing up together near Toronto, Adam Copeland and Jay Reso dreamed of WWE superstardom. The dream became reality with the birth of Edge & Christian.

What’s open and closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving

miamiherald.com — Thursday is Thanksgiving. Here's a list of what's open and closed for the holiday and Friday:

The rules really are different for blacks seeking justice

miamiherald.com — Leonard Pitts Jr.: The bar is set higher when white police kill black people.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Martina: Leonard Pitts Jr.: The rules really are different for blacks seeking justice- right on Leonard!!! miamiherald.com/opinion/opn-co…

Crowds (and snow) expected for Thanksgiving travel rush

miamiherald.com — Travel projections call for a busy holiday weekend, with more people hitting the roads and skies than any Thanksgiving period in the past several years. Unfortunately for travelers, weather forecasts are not so sunny.

Mother of 3 gunned down inside her home

miamiherald.com — Police are searching for two armed men who killed a mother of three inside her Northwest Miami-Dade home on Tuesday morning.

Photo gallery: Protests around the nation following Ferguson decision

miamiherald.com — Demonstrators and police clash in Ferguson, Mo. and other cities around the country following a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Duke Johnson: Not much left to prove at UM

miamiherald.com — Duke Johnson said he has proven all he can on the football field as a Hurricane. He said his decision whether to enter the NFL Draft will likely come between Saturday's game and the bowl.

Florida prisons chief quits

miamiherald.com — Michael Crews, the embattled secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, resigned Monday following months of scrutiny involving abusive corrections officers, suspicious inmate deaths and a poor record of inmate healthcare delivered by private contractors.

BOJ Gov. Kuroda tells firms to up wages, spending

miamiherald.com — Japan's central bank governor is urging companies to raise wages and investment to aid the country's efforts to overcome deflation.