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Police identify victims in FSU shooting

miamiherald.com — Police have identified the two Florida State University students who were wounded in Thursday's campus shooting.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @kmcgrory: Police identify victims in FSU shooting: hrld.us/11E4dOr. The student who suffered a "grazing wound" is from Miramar.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @kmcgrory: Police identify victims in FSU shooting: hrld.us/11E4dOr. The student who suffered a "grazing wound" is from Miramar.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @kmcgrory: Police identify victims in FSU shooting: hrld.us/11E4dOr. The student who suffered a "grazing wound" is from Miramar.

Nov 21, 2014

Police identify victims in FSU shooting: hrld.us/11E4dOr. The student who suffered a "grazing wound" is from Miramar.

New Jersey again rejects offshore windmill plan

miamiherald.com — New Jersey energy regulators on Friday rejected for the third time a proposed windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City.

Menorah tree combines two traditions

miamiherald.com — Two Connecticut brothers have devised a way to celebrate Hanukkah with a menorah tree.

Florida is home to nearly 300K uninsured young adults, group reports

miamiherald.com — A national nonprofit group reports that most uninsured Floridians between the ages of 18 and 34 live in Miami, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @MHhealth: Florida is home to nearly 300k uninsured "young invincibles," @dchangmiami reports: hrld.us/1vxINjY

Second Florida insurer strikes deal with state over HIV drugs

miamiherald.com — Coventry Health Care will reduce the costs of HIV/AIDS drugs for some Florida residents, the second insurer in two weeks to reach such an agreement with state regulators.
Nov 21, 2014

Second Florida insurer strikes deal w/ state over HIV discrimination allegations: hrld.us/11mlrzZ #ACA

FSU shooter: ‘I do not want to die in vain’

miamiherald.com — The lone gunman who carried out a gun attack at the Florida State University library had sent packages to several people prior in the days leading up to the deadly shooting.
Nov 21, 2014

More disturbing details emerge in Florida State University shooting miamiherald.com/news/nation-wo…

The art of faux food: Japanese company makes real-looking samples

miamiherald.com — What's up with all the plastic food displayed in the windows of Asian restaurants? Japan's Iwasaki Co. has been cranking out faux food samples since 1932 to tempt the tastebuds of restaurant patrons.

TV icon Norman Lear brings ‘Family’ to Miami Book Fair

miamiherald.com — Lear's memoir, 'Even This I Get to Experience' recounts his creation of 'All in the Family' and how,at 92 he's still advocating for social justice.

Rare virus linked to sugarcane killing South Florida lawns

miamiherald.com — So far, scientists say they have no treatment for the Sugarcane Mosaic Virus and can only control it by trying to prevent it from spreading.

Miami-Dade added 13,100 jobs in October

miamiherald.com — Unemployment declined in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in October as the workforce continued to expand.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @doug_hanks: Miami-Dade job #s looking better, no thanks to public sector. Local govt still down 1,200 jobs from year ago. miamiherald.com/news/business/…

5 Guantánamo detainees resettled in Europe

miamiherald.com — Three long-held captives are taken to Georgia and two to Slovakia; 143 remain in detention at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba.
Nov 21, 2014

US dumps 5 Guantánamo detainees in Georgia & Slovakia after holding them for years w/out charge. 143 captives remain miamiherald.com/news/nation-wo…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @carolrosenberg: Updated: Today's big #Guantanamo-Europe transfer story with #wikileaked prison profiles of the freed detainees. hrld.us/1F559IG

Nov 20, 2014

RT @carolrosenberg: Updated: Today's big #Guantanamo-Europe transfer story with #wikileaked prison profiles of the freed detainees. hrld.us/1F559IG

Nov 20, 2014

RT @orenadaki: The Obama administration sent 5 #Guantanamo inmates, including 4 #Yemenis, to be resettled in Europe today miamiherald.com/news/nation-wo…

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Lone gunman killed after shooting at Florida State University library leaves three wounded

miamiherald.com — A lone gunman who opened fire inside the library at Florida State University was shot and killed by campus police early Thursday morning after he wounded three people, authorities said.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @AshleyLopezFL: There was a shooting at FSU last night. Three people were wounded. Gunman was killed by police. miamiherald.com/news/state/flo… Via @MaryEllenKlas

Nov 20, 2014

There was a shooting at FSU last night. Three people were wounded. Gunman was killed by police. miamiherald.com/news/state/flo… Via @MaryEllenKlas

Nov 20, 2014

Lone gunman killed after shooting at Florida State University library leaves three wounded miamiherald.com/news/state/flo…

Nov 20, 2014

Lone gunman killed after shooting at Florida State University library leaves three wounded miamiherald.com/news/state/flo…

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Beloved Coral Reef teacher dies after battle with brain cancer

miamiherald.com — David Menasche, who taught English at Coral Reef High for 15 years, wrote a memoir about his cross-country journey to connect with his former students.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @sandragionas: David Menasche, Fla. teacher w/ brain cancer who set out to see if he made difference in students' lives, dies at 41 miamiherald.com/news/local/edu…

Nov 20, 2014

Sad news: Beloved Coral Reef teacher David Menasche dies of brain cancer hrld.us/1xXK3Ma (beautiful story by @AnaVeciana)

PRO WRESTLING: ‘WWE 2K15’ star Seth Rollins leads Team Authority into WWE Survivor Series

miamiherald.com — Seth Rollins will always remember his first Survivor Series.

FSU gunman showed signs of “severe mental disorder” in weeks before shooting

miamiherald.com — From interviews with friends and others, along with public records, a portrait has emerged of the gunman in Thursday's shooting at Florida State University. Myron May was struggling financially and showing symptoms of a "severe mental disorder."
Nov 20, 2014

FSU gunman showed signs of “severe mental disorder” in weeks before shooting miamiherald.com/news/state/flo…

Nov 20, 2014

FSU gunman, "a meek, humble guy," showed signs of mental distress in weeks before shooting: hrld.us/1vtSVd0

Miami Heat lacking points and bodies in loss to Los Angeles Clippers, 110-93

miamiherald.com — Norris Cole would have made much of a difference Thursday night - the Heat lost 110-93, and the team already trailed by more than 20 points when Cole left with a dislocated middle finger - but one more injured starting guard might be too much for the Heat to overcome even against the dregs of the Eastern Conference.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @MiamiHerald: Hard to believe, but things could get even worse for the #Heat before they get better: hrld.us/11kNoIo

Nov 20, 2014

RT @HeraldSports: Miami Heat lacking points and bodies in loss to Los Angeles Clippers, 110-93: hrld.us/11kNoIo

NAACP blasts speaker-elect's racial comments

miamiherald.com — The Reno-Sparks NAACP called on Republicans in the Nevada Assembly on Thursday to reconsider their recent choice of Assemblyman Ira Hansen to serve as speaker in 2015, saying the Sparks conservative has demonstrated a long history of racial insensitivity and bigotry.

In midst of storm, Bill Cosby to appear on Florida stage Friday

miamiherald.com — The comedian is scheduled to do a sold-out comedy show at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne.
Nov 21, 2014

In midst of storm, Bill Cosby to appear on Florida stage Friday miamiherald.com/news/state/flo…

Reaction to President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration

miamiherald.com — Emotions ran high as immigrant-rights activists, families, elected officials and others in Florida and across the country reacted President Barack Obama's televised announcement on immigration reform. Here are some voices from all sides of the debate over immigration.
Nov 20, 2014

South Florida leaders react to Obama's executive order on immigration hrld.us/1xXRSkT @MiamiHerald