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 2021-04-01 00:15 

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Florida Governor DeSantis to Get COVID-19 Vaccine This Week...

Now that Florida is making coronavirus shots available to people age 40 and up, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he's going to get his vaccine this week. DeSantis, 42, will join about 6 million people in Florida who have already received at...

 2021-03-31 23:17 

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Boy, 11, Recovering in Miami Hospital After Florida Keys Diving Incident...

An 11-year-old boy from Minnesota boy was in stable condition Wednesday following a dive incident in the Florida Keys the day before, sheriff's officials said. The boy was diving in 20-feet of water at Looe Key Reef on Tuesday morning with his family ...

 2021-03-31 23:04 

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Florida Adds 5,294 New Covid Cases, Reports 87 More Resident Deaths Wednesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by nearly 5,300 Wednesday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by 87. The 5,294 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,057,735 since the outbreak began, according to figu...

 2021-03-31 21:51 

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Man Shot and Killed Outside Store in Northwest Miami-Dade...

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed outside a store in northwest Miami-Dade Wednesday morning. The shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. outside the Heat Food Market near Northwest 52nd Street and Northwest 27th Avenue. Miami-Dade Police...

 2021-03-31 21:12 

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DeSantis Proposing $1,000 Bonuses for Florida's Public School Teachers, Principals...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing $1,000 bonuses for all of the state's public school principals and full-time classroom teachers. Speaking at a news conference in Palm Harbor Wednesday, DeSantis said he wants $216 million set aside to provide th...

 2021-03-31 20:30 

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Judges, Bailiffs, Employees Get Covid Vaccine Shots at Miami Courthouse...

Judges, bailiffs and courthouse staff were able to get their COVID-19 vaccines in front of the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building in Miami Wednesday morning. Miami-Dade County officials have been pushing for workplace vaccines for the courthouse employe...

 2021-03-31 19:55 

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Miami Marlins Opening Day 2021: What You Need to Know for Upcoming Season...

The 2021 season for Major League Baseball is almost here, and the Miami Marlins will look to duplicate last year's success on the field while keeping fans safe in the stands as they make their return to the newly named loanDepot park. Miami will open ...

 2021-03-31 19:16 

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Man Was Following Young Girls Near Middle School in Fort Lauderdale: Police...

A man who was following young girls while they were walking to a middle school in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning was taken into custody, police said. Fort Lauderdale Police officials said officers responded to the area of William Dandy Middle School on...

 2021-03-31 15:10 

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Local Dance School Continues Performing Through a Pandemic...

Throughout the pandemic, Miami's Armour Dance Theatre adjusted performances and classes so students can continue to learn and find joy in the art of dance. The group has remained committed to their afterschool program, serving hundreds of kids here in...

 2021-03-31 13:39 

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THE 6IX: Miami Beach Unveils Plan to Reform Entertainment District, Ex-Girlfriend of Abduction Suspect Speaks...

It's Wednesday, March 31 st and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 The ex-girlfriend who was with Aliex Santiesteban when he was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly abducting, sexually assaulting and shooting a 12-year-old boy this past w...

 2021-03-31 13:00 

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Miami Marlins Reach Deal on New Name for Stadium...

The home of the Miami Marlins will be getting a new name just in time for Thursday's season opener. California based lender loanDepot announced they have reached a multi-year rights deal to rename the Little Havana stadium that has simply been known a...

 2021-03-31 12:50 

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Florida Vaccine Update: Two Pop-Up Sites Opening, Publix Cancels Wednesday Appointment Registration...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. One of Florida's largest providers will not be allowing people to sign up for ...

 2021-03-31 06:34 

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Miami Beach Mayor Presents Plan to Transform Entertainment District...

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber presented his plan to transform the city's entertainment district into an Art Deco cultural district, which includes enhanced policing, code enforcement and a 2 a.m. last call for alcohol sales. In a video, Gelber introduc...

 2021-03-31 05:28 

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3 Arrested in Connection With Teen's Killing in SW Miami-Dade...

Three men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the fatal drive-by shooting of a 17-year-old girl in southwest Miami-Dade back in 2019. In the early morning of May 24, 2019, Gabriela Aldana was standing in the parking lot of a shopping mall on Coral Wa...

 2021-03-31 03:46 

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GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Investigated Over Sexual Relationship...

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative representing Florida in Congress and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denied any criminal wro...

 2021-03-31 03:21 

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Labor Lawyer: Private Businesses Can Bar Unvaccinated...

The coronavirus is back on the rise in Florida and most states, as governors continue to ease restrictions and spring fever sets in. Now, as a race is on between the virus and vaccinations, Gov. Ron DeSantis is restating his opposition to one step that co...

 2021-03-31 02:23 

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Passengers Struggle With Airline Schedule Changes...

If you have traveled within the last couple of months, you may have experienced flight time changes. Michael Fomon said he experienced multiple changes to his flight itinerary for an upcoming trip. He told NBC 6 Responds he booked a flight to Mexico back ...

 2021-03-31 01:49 

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'Devastating Night': Pastor's Family Speaks After Arrest in Hit-and-Run That Left Him in Coma...

The family of a South Florida pastor who was left in a coma after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bicycle in Miami Beach is speaking out following the arrest of a woman in connection with the incident. Pastor Noe Aguilar was riding ...

 2021-03-31 01:14 

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Janitor Gets 20 Years for Camera in Girls' Locker Room...

A former janitor at a Florida high school has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for hiding a camera in a girls' locker room. Jason Brian Goff, 45, of Starke, was sentenced last week in Jacksonville federal court, according to court records....

 2021-03-31 00:56 

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Debate Brews in Florida About Parental Consent Over Sex Ed...

Culture-war politics over sex education could again erupt in Florida's statehouse, as a Senate Committee advanced a measure Tuesday that would require public school boards to hold hearings on what should be included in sex education curricula. The mov...

 2021-03-30 23:18 

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Florida Adds 5,062 New Covid Cases, Reports 91 More Resident Deaths Tuesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,000 Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by over 90. The 5,062 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,052,441 since the outbreak began, according to fig...

 2021-03-30 21:37 

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Monroe County Sheriff's Office Victim Advocate Fired After Road Rage Arrest...

A victim advocate for the sheriff's office in the Florida Keys was fired Tuesday after being arrested on charges of aggravated assault and reckless driving related to a road rage incident, officials said. Steve Hustad had been suspended without pay si...

 2021-03-30 21:29 

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Bill Could Shield Florida Universities From COVID-19 Lawsuits...

Florida schools and universities that took precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 would be protected from pandemic-related lawsuits, including parents and students who sue seeking a refund of tuition, under a bill approved by a Senate committee on ...

 2021-03-30 20:56 

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Group Uses Cheeky Way to Get Public's Attention About Bus Lanes in Miami...

If you ride the Miami-Dade County public bus system, you may sometimes ask yourself: where are all the bus lanes? Transit Alliance Miami, a group advocating for a better public transit, is on a mission to get those painted lanes on the street. Now, they&#...

 2021-03-30 20:54 

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2 Suspects Sought in Seattle Woman's Death in Texas Caught in Florida...

Two women wanted in connection with the death of a Seattle woman in Texas last year have been arrested in Florida, court records show. Nina Tamar Marano, 49, was taken into custody last week in Miami-Dade County and remained in jail Tuesday after waiving ...

 2021-03-30 20:46 

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4 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes in Ocean Off Fort Lauderdale...

Four people were rescued after the small boat they were on capsized in the ocean off Fort Lauderdale Tuesday. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue officials said three adults and one minor were on the boat when it overturned. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, the U.S. ...

 2021-03-30 20:16 

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Man Arrested in South Florida in Connection With Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Breach...

An Oregon man has been arrested in South Florida on criminal charges in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, court records show. A grand jury indicted Richard Harris, 40, and federal law enforcement officers took him into custody in Holl...

 2021-03-30 20:05 

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Beachgoers Discover Man's Body Along Shore in Fort Lauderdale...

Two people walking along the beach Tuesday morning in Fort Lauderdale discovered a man's body. The beachgoers spotted the victim lying along the shoreline at 3600 Galt Ocean Drive. Fort Lauderdale police and fire rescue officials responded to the scen...

 2021-03-30 19:25 

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FIU Honors 2020 Grads After Ceremony Canceled in COVID Pandemic...

Graduates from Florida International University's 2020 class weren't able to have the traditional ceremony with the pomp and circumstance the class of 2021 will have in the coming weeks after a global COVID pandemic closed all indoor events and fo...

 2021-03-30 16:26 

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Gov. DeSantis Speaking Tuesday in Miami-Dade on Everglades Restoration...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will be holding a news conference Tuesday in Miami-Dade County. DeSantis is expected to speak at 10 a.m. near the Miccosukee Indian Village, where he will speak on progress in the Everglades Restoration Project. You can watch...

 2021-03-30 16:26 

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Gov. DeSantis Highlights Progress on Everglades Restoration Project...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference Tuesday near the Miccosukee Indian Village in Miami-Dade County where he addressed the progress in the Everglades Restoration Project. DeSantis signed off on $625 million for Everglades restoration and ...

 2021-03-30 15:54 

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Early Morning Tractor Trailer Crash Closes I-95 NB Lanes in Broward...

An early morning crash Tuesday involving hazardous materials closed all lanes of a major roadway in Broward County. The crash took place in the northbound lanes of I-95 just after Cypress Creek Road just before 7:20 a.m., with a tractor trailer on its sid...

 2021-03-30 15:16 

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Man Charged in Weekend Assault, Shooting of 12-Year-Old Miami-Dade Boy...

Officers arrested a Miami-Dade man early Tuesday morning after he allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted and shot a 12-year-old boy this past weekend. Police took 43-year-old Aliex Santiesteban into custody and charged him with several counts, including s...

 2021-03-30 13:35 

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THE 6IX: Commissioners Want More Say After Police Chief Hire, Florida Gov. Says No to 'Vaccine Passports'...

It's Tuesday, March 30 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Exclusive video shows officers taking a man into custody and a large Miami-Dade police presence Monday night in Overtown in connected to the abduction, sexual assault and shoot...

 2021-03-30 12:50 

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Sex Trafficking Crimes Brought Against Epstein's Ex-Girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell...

Sex trafficking charges were added Monday to the indictment against financier Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend as prosecutors alleged that she groomed a 14-year-old girl to recruit other young females in the early 2000s to provide "sexualized massa...

 2021-03-30 12:45 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Gov. Forbids 'Vaccine Passports', State's Variant Cases Rising...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. The state of Florida added another group of residents to the list of those eligibl...

 2021-03-30 07:46 

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Anti-Semitic Markings Found on Holocaust Survivor's Car in Hallandale Beach...

Two Swastika symbols, in the dust, on the window of a car — the images are heartbreaking for Bianca Higdon and her family. "This is very hard for me," she said. Higdon is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivor Charles Antmann, who was born ...

 2021-03-30 05:25 

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After Acevedo Hire, Miami Commissioners Debate Taking Larger Role in Hiring Process...

After NBC 6 Investigators reported details of the salary and the hiring process for incoming police chief Art Acevedo, the city of Miami Commission will debate whether to play a larger role in the hiring or firing of the next police or fire chief. City Co...

 2021-03-30 02:12 

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MacArthur Causeway WB Shut Down After Vehicle Strikes Bicyclists...

A vehicle struck bicyclists Monday, sending a woman to the hospital and shutting down part of the MacArthur Causeway. Miami Beach Police told motorists to avoid the westbound side of the MacArthur Causeway near Terminal Isle after a three-wheeled vehicle ...

 2021-03-30 01:52 

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What to Do If You Are Still Waiting for Last Year's Tax Returns...

When the pandemic struck last March, IRS employees, like many individuals around the nation, were also sent home, and the large workforce was not readily able to process returns remotely. 1040s soon piled up, creating a backlog that delayed the processing...

 2021-03-30 01:15 

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Florida Adds 3,374 New Covid Cases, Reports 69 More Deaths Monday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 3,300 Monday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by over 60. The 3,374 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,047,379 since the outbreak began, according to figu...

 2021-03-30 00:40 

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Teen Was Driving 111 MPH in New Year's Day Crash in Miami-Dade That Left 4 Dead: FHP...

A teen surrendered Monday to face DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide charges in a high-speed New Year's Day crash in Miami-Dade that left four people dead and two of his friends severely injured, authorities said. The 16-year-old turned himself i...

 2021-03-29 23:51 

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Miami Residents Can Now Apply for Emergency Rental Assistance...

Applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance program are now available for eligible City of Miami residents. Those who qualify can apply for up to 12 months of assistance to cover rental and utility expenses capped at a maximum of $2,000 per month, pe...

 2021-03-29 23:11 

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Florida Governor to Forbid 'Vaccine Passports' With Executive Order...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that he would issue an executive order forbidding local governments and businesses from requiring so-called "vaccine passports" to show proof that customers have been inoculated against the coronavirus. He mad...

 2021-03-29 22:59 

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Chilling New Details in Abduction, Sex Assault and Shooting of 12-Year-Old in Miami-Dade...

Police have released chilling new details in the abduction, sexual assault and shooting of a 12-year-old boy in Miami-Dade over the weekend that left him critically injured. The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday as the boy was walking in the are...

 2021-03-29 21:43 

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Police Searching for Missing Davie Woman With Medical Disorders...

Davie Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman who has not been seen since leaving her home Sunday afternoon. 50-year-old Elizabeth Remponeau was last seen around 5 p.m. while on her routine walk. Police say she suffers from several ...

 2021-03-29 20:55 

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Florida Governor Signs COVID-19 Liability Protection Bill...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that protects businesses, governments and healthcare providers from COVID-19 lawsuits if they make a good effort to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus. DeSantis signed the bill during a news ...

 2021-03-29 20:38 

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Florida's COVID-19 Variant Cases Continue to Rise as State Has Most in US: CDC...

Florida's COVID-19 variant cases continue to rise as the state leads the nation in the number of cases caused by variants, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control. CDC figures released Sunday showed 2,274 cases of the U.K. ...

 2021-03-29 19:53 

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eMerge Americas Cancels 2021 Conference, Will Return to Miami Beach in 2022...

One of the largest tech conferences will not be taking place in Miami Beach this year as planned but has set a date for its return to South Florida. The eMerge Americas tech conference will not take place on April 26 th and 27 th of 2021 but will return t...

 2021-03-29 16:59 

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Police Searching for Missing Teen With Autism From Miami...

Miami Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing teenager who suffers from autism. Police issued an alert for 17-year-old Sanchin Konar, who was last seen Sunday afternoon in the 1100 block of Biscayne Boulevard. Konar, who is on the...

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