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 2021-04-28 12:47 

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Florida Legislature Agrees on $101.5 B Budget...

The Florida Legislature agreed on a $101.5 billion state budget Tuesday, a figure that was unfathomable a year ago as the economy collapsed during the coronavirus pandemic. The budget proposal includes $6.7 billion in federal COVID-19 relief money that Re...

 2021-04-28 12:43 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Appointment Rule Dropped in Miami-Dade, Outdoor Mask Guidelines Eased...

A new site will be opening up in the city of Miami Beach on Wednesday while those looking for a dose in one South Florida county will have less hurdles to keep them from getting the vaccine. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in ...

 2021-04-28 02:34 

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Eatery Owner Juggling Multiple Roles as Restaurants Struggle to Fill Staff Positions...

There's a drought of job applicants in the local food and beverage industry. Many servers and kitchen staff have opted to hang up their aprons, and business owners are struggling. "I have to cover all positions," said Gian Carlo Accinelli, own...

 2021-04-28 02:19 

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'Want Me to Cough on You?' Confrontation Inside Miami Beach 7-Eleven After Customer Refuses to Wear Mask...

A confrontation broke out at a Miami Beach 7-Eleven Tuesday after a man refused to wear a face mask. The man walked into the store without a face covering and when he was asked by the clerk to put one on, he refused to follow the request and began screami...

 2021-04-28 01:57 

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Hearing Held for Teen Charged in New Year's Day Crash in Miami-Dade That Left 4 Dead...

A hearing was held Tuesday for a teen charged in a New Year's Day crash in Miami-Dade that left four people dead and two of his friends severely injured. Alex Garcia, 16, was present Tuesday at the pretrial detention hearing where his lawyer was petit...

 2021-04-28 00:31 

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Palm Beach County Tax Collector Orders Workers to Vaccinate Or Risk Firing...

A Florida tax collector has ordered her employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or risk being fired. Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon told her 315 employees last week of her decision after doing research and concluding she could legally do it,...

 2021-04-28 00:15 

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Miami-Dade Police Search for Driver After Woman Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run...

Police are searching for a driver after a hit-and-run in northwest Miami-Dade that was caught on camera left a woman seriously injured. The incident happened just before 6 a.m. on April 21 in the 9000 block of Northwest 79th Street. Miami-Dade Police said...

 2021-04-27 23:46 

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Biden's First 100 Days: Examining the Record on Gun Violence...

It's a staggering number: as of last week, there have been 147 mass shooting events in the United States (defined as three or more people being shot) so far in 2021. From Atlanta to Boulder to Indianapolis and many more across the country. "We'...

 2021-04-27 23:35 

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Florida Adds Over 5,200 New Covid Cases, Reports 46 More Resident Deaths Tuesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,200 Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by more than 40. The 5,271 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,217,368 since the outbreak began, accord...

 2021-04-27 22:45 

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'A Lot of Pain': Family Member of Slain 3-Year-Old Says Reward Now at $25,000...

The reward for information in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old at a party in Miami-Dade over the weekend reached $25,000 Tuesday, as family members continued to plead for help from the community in finding the boy's killer. The cousin of Elijah LaFr...

 2021-04-27 21:57 

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Are Publix Chicken Tender Subs On Sale? Popular Twitter Account Can No Longer Tell You...

A popular Twitter account that notified people when Publix chicken-tender subs were on sale has been abandoned after lawyers for the Florida-based grocery chain apparently objected. The account "Are Publix Chicken Tender Subs On Sale?" with nearly...

 2021-04-27 20:45 

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Remodeled Miami-Dade Fire Station Reopens Years After Mold Issues...

One of the busiest fire stations in Miami-Dade County has been remodeled and reopened after serious mold problems plagued the old building. City and county officials were on hand Tuesday for the grand reopening of Sweetwater Station 29. The remodeled buil...

 2021-04-27 19:56 

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10 Best High Schools in Florida Ranked: U.S. News & World Report...

U.S. News released its annual ranking of the best schools in the country. They reviewed nearly 24,000 U.S. public high schools 602 Florida schools made their rankings. Here are the top 10 in the Sunshine State: 1. School for Advanced Studies (SAS) Miami, ...

 2021-04-27 19:22 

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BSO Investigating Bomb Threats Called in For Lauderdale Lakes Schools...

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating bomb threats called in for two Lauderdale Lakes schools Tuesday morning. BSO officials said a tip was called into their Crime Stoppers line regarding the threats at Lauderdale Lakes Middle School and...

 2021-04-27 18:06 

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'I Will Be Vindicated': Broward Schools Superintendent Runcie Discusses Arrest...

Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie is speaking out publicly for the first time since his arrest last week on a perjury charge . In a video message released Tuesday morning, Runcie thanked his supporters and addressed his arrest. &#...

 2021-04-27 16:10 

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Woman in Florida's Panhandle Killed 5-Year-Old Child, Herself: Police...

A Florida woman killed her young daughter before fatally shooting herself, police said. The woman's older daughter got away from the home in Springfield, which is in the Florida Panhandle, and called police from a neighbor's house late Sunday nigh...

 2021-04-27 15:51 

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Man Shot in Leg During Early Morning Incident in Miami Beach: Police...

An early morning shooting in Miami Beach sent one man to the hospital and has officers looking for whoever pulled the trigger. MBPD Ofc. Ernesto Rodriguez said the shooting took place just after 3 a.m., when officer responded to the scene near the 800 blo...

 2021-04-27 13:23 

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6 Things to Know: School Leader's Job Future Could Be Decided, Wild Airport Fights Caught on Camera...

It's Tuesday, April 27 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for your day. No. 1 A private school in Miami is discouraging teachers from getting the COVID-19 vaccine and in a letter to parents, the school says it will not employ anyone who has taken it . C...

 2021-04-27 13:23 

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6 Things to Know: School Says It Won't Hire Vaccinated Teachers, Wild Airport Fights Caught on Camera...

It's Tuesday, April 27 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for your day. No. 1 A private school in Miami is discouraging teachers from getting the COVID-19 vaccine and in a letter to parents, the school says it will not employ anyone who has taken it . C...

 2021-04-27 13:23 

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6 Things to Know: School Says It Won't Hire Vaccinated Teachers, Wild Airport Fights Caught on Camera...

It's Tuesday, April 27 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for your day. No. 1 A private school in Miami is discouraging teachers from getting the COVID-19 vaccine and in a letter to parents, the school says it will not employ anyone who has taken it . C...

 2021-04-27 12:44 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Turnout Low as Johnson & Johnson Makes Its Return...

At the FEMA site located in Miami-Dade County, turnout was lower than expected for the return of one vaccine following nearly two weeks of questions about it safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbrea...

 2021-04-27 07:01 

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Miami School Says It Won't Employ Vaccinated Teachers, Citing Debunked Covid Myths...

A private school in Miami is discouraging teachers from getting the COVID-19 vaccine— and in a letter to parents, the school says it will not employ anyone who has taken it. Centner Academy's new policy directs teachers to not get the vaccine or...

 2021-04-27 05:46 

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Biden's Handling of the Economy Amid Pandemic 100 Days Into Presidency...

Pamela Martinez saw the doors to her livelihood totally shut because of the pandemic. As an event and party organizer and decorator, she had no work beginning in March of 2020 but she turned her warehouse into a supply of new ideas. Martinez came up with ...

 2021-04-27 05:23 

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Expert: President Biden's 100 Day Economy, Slow and Steady...

Economists call President Joe Biden's 100-day economy an outlier, like no other in modern history, and it's all because of the pandemic. The best economic course, says Nova Southeastern University Economics Professor Albert Williams, is slow and s...

 2021-04-27 04:06 

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DEO Overpaid Millions in State Unemployment Benefits in 2020...

We often hear about the challenges people face getting their unemployment benefits, but some received more money than they qualified for in 2020. NBC 6 Responds found the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) paid millions in overpayments last year. Ac...

 2021-04-27 03:50 

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Seeing the Chauvin Trial as a Teachable Moment...

As the nation watched the Derek Chauvin verdict, transfixed by the drama, there were some teachers thinking this was a fantastic learning opportunity for students — and that brings us to a pre-law classroom at Hialeah Gardens Senior High School. ...

 2021-04-27 03:41 

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Prosecutors: Broward Superintendent Lied About Contacting Witnesses...

The superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, the district where 17 students and staff died in a 2018 high school massacre prepared for his testimony before a statewide grand jury by contacting witnesses in a criminal case and then lied about it wh...

 2021-04-27 03:32 

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Criminal Trials Starting Up Again to Reduce Backlog of Cases in South Florida...

Estinfil Filsmagre is just one of the thousands arrested who have been waiting for their day to get justice. Now criminal trials are starting up again in South Florida. Filsmagre was taken into custody way back in October of 2019 and had been in jail unti...

 2021-04-27 01:55 

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Reward Increases to $15,000 in Birthday Party Shooting That Killed 3-Year-Old...

The reward for information in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old at a party in Miami-Dade over the weekend reached $15,000 Monday, as police continued their search for suspects. Community leaders are calling for justice after the toddler, Elijah LaFrance,...

 2021-04-27 01:27 

NBC 6 South Florida

3 Injured After Shooting at Busy Intersection in Lauderhill...

Three people were hospitalized after a shooting and several crashes along a busy intersection Monday in Lauderhill. Officers responded just after 3 p.m. to the 1000 block of State Road 7, where they found abandoned vehicles and shell cases at the scene of...

 2021-04-27 00:47 

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Man Arrested, Woman Sought After Wild Las Olas Carjacking Leads to Police Chase...

A carjacking in Fort Lauderdale in which the victim jumped on the hood of his stolen BMW led to a police chase into Miami-Dade that ended with a man behind bars and detectives searching for a female suspect. The wild incident began Saturday night when the...

 2021-04-27 00:17 

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Florida Population Boom Boosts Its National Political Clout...

Florida's surging population growth is expanding the state's reach over the nation's political landscape, giving it one more congressional seat and greater influence on the path to the presidency. U.S. Census Bureau figures released Monday sho...

 2021-04-26 23:54 

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Man Surrenders In Connection With Miami-Dade Hit-and-Run That Left Teen Bicyclist Dead...

More than a year after an 18-year-old was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bicycle in northwest Miami-Dade, a man has turned himself in to face charges in connection with the crash. Frederick Howard Bailey, 45, was booked into a ...

 2021-04-26 23:20 

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Florida Adds Over 3,500 New Covid Cases, Reports 64 More Resident Deaths Monday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 3,500 Monday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by more than 60. The 3,513 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,212,097 since the outbreak began, accordi...

 2021-04-26 22:04 

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Broward Schools, Jason Taylor Foundation Giving Athletes Masks to Prevent COVID Spread...

In time for the start of spring football practice, Broward County Public School and the Jason Taylor Foundation announced a partnership in an effort to keep athletes safe amid the COVID pandemic. Each high school in the county's athletics association ...

 2021-04-26 21:50 

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Pair Face Attempted Murder Charges in Dania Beach Bass Pro Cocaine Bust Shootout...

Two men are facing attempted murder and other charges following Friday's drug operation shootout outside the Dania Beach Bass Pro Shops that left an officer and one of the suspects injured. In addition to the attempted murder charges, Horvin McKenzie,...

 2021-04-26 20:26 

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Miami Police Officer Hospitalized After Crash...

A Miami Police officer was hospitalized after they were involved in a crash Monday morning. The two-car crash happened in the area of Beacom Boulevard and 5th Street, officials said. The injured officer was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder T...

 2021-04-26 19:34 

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Turnout Low as Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Returns in Florida...

Turnout was so low for the Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine at a central Florida FEMA-run site Sunday that about 90% of the daily supply went unused following a 11-day pause, health officials said. The federally-run vaccine site at Valencia College&#...

 2021-04-26 18:26 

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Florida Deputy Kicks Alligator Out of Backyard Swimming Pool...

A sheriff's deputy got one of those only in Florida calls over the weekend when she had to wrangle an alligator out of a backyard swimming pool. Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputy Heather Harris "played lifeguard" on Saturday in St. Petersbu...

 2021-04-26 17:18 

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Arrest Made After Fights Inside Miami International Airport Terminal...

Wild video showing several fights between travelers inside a terminal at Miami International Airport was caught on camera and led to at least one arrest. Famed producer Billy Corben shot the video showing at least two fights breaking out inside Terminal D...

 2021-04-26 16:10 

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Man Struck and Killed While Riding Bike Outside Southwest Miami-Dade Airport: Police...

Officers are investigating an early morning incident where a man was found dead after being struck by a car while riding his bike near a Southwest Miami-Dade airport. Chopper 6 was over the scene at Miami Executive Airport, located near Southwest 128 th S...

 2021-04-26 15:41 

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Fatal Overnight Crash Closes Lanes of Miami Beach Roadway...

Police are investigating an early morning fatal crash in Miami Beach that has a major roadway closed. Miami Beach Police say the crash took place just after midnight when a Ford Mustang was traveling southbound on Alton Road when it crashed into another v...

 2021-04-26 15:05 

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Pompano Beach Unveils Free Shuttle Taking Riders Across City...

Getting around Pompano Beach just got easier: you can now catch a free on-demand ride share shuttle service. "You don't have to drive anywhere, you don't have to look for a place to park, you just jump on the circuit vehicle and go where you w...

 2021-04-26 14:40 

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Gavel Awaits Florida Lawmakers in Session's Closing Week...

Florida lawmakers are expected to gavel their session to a close on Friday if they can produce a state budget by Tuesday but return to the state Capitol two weeks later for a special session to consider a new gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. While ...

 2021-04-26 13:32 

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6 Things to Know: Massive Whale Found Stranded on Florida Shore, J&J Shots Make Return to MDC Site...

It's Monday, April 26 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 A three-year-old boy was shot and killed at his birthday party in Golden Glades Saturday night, police said. Miami-Dade police identified the victim as Elijah LaFrance. Family m...

 2021-04-26 12:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: Residents Getting Vaccine Choice at MDC Distribution Site...

After nearly two weeks of concern over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over rare complications for some, it has made its return to a popular South Florida site with now even more choices. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Flori...

 2021-04-26 04:01 

NBC 6 South Florida

Webb Goes 7 Scoreless, Helps San Francisco Giants Top Miami Marlins...

Logan Webb pitched three-hit ball over seven scoreless innings and had a two-run triple for his first career extra-base hit as the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Sunday. Mauricio Dubon added a pair of hits, including a squeeze-bunt sin...

 2021-04-25 23:43 

NBC 6 South Florida

Broward Deputies Told Not to Enforce Law Targeting Protesters...

Broward County Sheriff's deputies are being instructed not to enforce a so-called anti-rioting law signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis last week, unless it's absolutely necessary. When it is deemed necessary, the decision must run it up the chain ...

 2021-04-25 23:02 

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Florida Adds Over 4,600 New Covid Cases, Reports 36 More Resident Deaths Sunday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 4,600 Sunday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by more than 35. The 4,671 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,208,584 since the outbreak began, accordi...

 2021-04-25 19:59 

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Sperm Whale Found Stranded On the Shore in St. Lucie County...

A sperm whale stranded itself Saturday on the shores of Herman's Bay Beach on Hutchinson Island. Officials with Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were monitoring the whale. One witness, Cri...

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