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Florida Power & Light cooling canals at Turkey Point nuclear power plant still too hot

miamiherald.com — Florida Power & Light needs millions more gallons of freshwater to manage cooling canals that keep two nuclear reactors at Turkey Point from overheating, company officials said in an emergency request to the South Florida Water Management District.
Aug 28, 2014

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Aug 28, 2014

Concerning RT Florida Power & Light cooling canals at Turkey Point nuclear power plant still too hot miamiherald.com/2014/08/28/431…

Aug 28, 2014

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Stolen Matisse masterpiece goes on wild ride, now back in Venezuela

miamiherald.com — A stolen Matisse masterpiece on a long and wild international ride that ended with a thwarted black market sale in Miami Beach has finally made it back home to Venezuelan. Federal agents in Miami led the investigation to recover the $3.7 million painting called "Odalisque in Red Pants," which was unveiled earlier this month amid much fanfare at the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art.

Dunkin’ Donuts opens kosher restaurant in Dania

miamiherald.com — Dunkin' Donuts has opened its second kosher restaurant in South Florida, at 3951 Stirling Rd. in Dania. To receive kosher status, the Dunkin' Donuts restaurant altered its menu to adhere to the dietary needs of its kosher guests by refraining from selling non-kosher products, such as ham, bacon or sausage made from pork.
Aug 28, 2014

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Familiarity is theme in St. Thomas Aquinas-American Heritage matchup

miamiherald.com — Twenty months ago they cried and celebrated University School's first state football championship together like one big happy family. Friday night at Sun Life Stadium they'll be enemies, playing on opposite sides of one of the most hyped high school football season openers in Broward County history.

Nantambu-Akil Fentress is undersized overachiever for Miami Hurricanes

miamiherald.com — His first name means "Man of Destiny." And even though everybody else told him he was too small to play major college football, Nantambu-Akil Fentress never stopped believing his destiny included being a Miami Hurricane.
Aug 28, 2014

My story: How Nantambu-Akil Fentress grew from undersized walk-on to special teams leader for the #Hurricanes miamiherald.com/2014/08/28/431…

Couple charged with neglect after leaving kids in car while gambling, Hialeah police say

miamiherald.com — Hialeah Park Casino Tyrell Johnson and Josephine Laidler left their two children - a baby in a diaper and a young child - inside a parked car at a Hialeah casino early Thursday, then went inside to gamble, police said. The engine was running and the air conditioner was on.
Aug 28, 2014

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Case of Navy nurse who refused to force-feed could put Guantánamo hunger strike on trial

miamiherald.com — No decision has been made on whether the U.S. Navy will court-martial a nurse who refused to force-feed hunger strikers at Guantánamo during the summer, the nurse's commander says. But those who are watching the case say a military trial could put a spotlight on both Guantánamo's hunger-strike policy and how the military manages medical-ethics issues.
Aug 28, 2014

Case of Navy nurse who refused to force-feed could put #Guantanamo's hidden hunger strike on trial. hrld.us/1q9gZ0E @MiamiHerald

Jackson Health System board member resigns, calls for independence from political influence

miamiherald.com — Healthcare A board member for Jackson Health System resigned last week, saying the county-owned hospital's future relies in large part on independence from the Miami-Dade commission. After three years as a board member for Jackson Health System, Michael Bileca, a Miami-Dade Republican legislator, resigned last week, reaching the same conclusion that many have before him: Jackson needs to be independent of the County Commission.
Aug 28, 2014

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Appeals court rejects Pam Bondi request to hold off deciding Florida gay marriage cases

miamiherald.com — A state appeals court on Thursday rejected Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to hold off on deciding the constitutionality of Florida's gay-marriage ban until after the U.S. Supreme Court someday rules on the issue. "Upon consideration, appellant's motions to stay briefing are denied," the Miami-based Third District Court of Appeal said in a terse ruling Thursday.

UM fans’ corner: Lazaro Armando Arribas

miamiherald.com — LAZARO ARMANDO ARRIBAS Home: Cutler Ridge Few Hurricanes fans speak up louder than Lazaro Armando Arribas - better known as CutlerRidge Laz. He dials into WQAM's Joe Rose Show often to provide his thoughts on his favorite team. So who is Laz's all-time favorite Hurricane? "Gino Torretta.

Central Rockets expect Da’Vante Phillips to propel them back to state

miamiherald.com — Central Betty Cook has four sons of her own, but through the years she has opened her heart and home to a few more. Count Miami Central senior receiver Da'Vante Phillips as one.
Aug 28, 2014

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Killian’s Jaquan Johnson hungry for success

miamiherald.com — As a high school football coach, Cory Johnson has gotten used to receiving plenty of text messages at all hours. But when his phone goes off after midnight, he doesn't even need to check the caller ID.
Aug 28, 2014

My feature on Killian safety Jaquan Johnson and his road to stardom. Worth a read for #Canes fans hrld.us/1rCLkr9

Grading the Miami Hurricanes: position by position

miamiherald.com — The Herald's Manny Navarro grades the Miami Hurricanes by position, and also the coaching staff: QUARTERBACK When camp opened quarterback appeared to be the biggest question mark on the roster following the knee injury to returning veteran Ryan Williams in spring practice. It isn't anymore.
Aug 28, 2014

Our College Football Preview is out - Here are my position by position grades on the #Canes - hrld.us/1rCKN8z

Relatives criticize Mexico's new number on missing

miamiherald.com — Associated Press Relatives of people missing in Mexico blasted authorities Wednesday as seemingly more interested in manipulating the data on the disappeared than on conducting thorough investigations. The government last week revised the number of people believed to have disappeared since Mexico launched a war against drug traffickers in 2006, reporting that 22,322 had been reported missing.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @weulich: #Mexico government official called a mother whose son has been missing since 2009...to ask if she'd found him yet. miamiherald.com/2014/08/27/431…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @weulich: #Mexico government official called a mother whose son has been missing since 2009...to ask if she'd found him yet. miamiherald.com/2014/08/27/431…

Aug 28, 2014

#Mexico government official called a mother whose son has been missing since 2009...to ask if she'd found him yet. miamiherald.com/2014/08/27/431…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @SAMonitorLatAm: Relatives of missing persons in Mexcio criticize government’s new numbers on number of disappeared miamiherald.com/2014/08/27/431…

WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan inspired WWE superstar John Cena who now inspires others

miamiherald.com — Like many WWE fans growing up in the 1980s into the 1990s, John Cena was a Hulkamaniac. He trained, said his prayers and took his vitamins. The youngster from West Newbury, Mass. lived by Hulk Hogan's code to realize your dreams, and he did.