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Guilty Plea Set In FBI Chat Room Terror Case

A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.

07/11/2014

Closer view of an Aedes Aegypti mosquito (dengue fer vector) inside a house in Santa Barbara neighborhood north outskirst Guatemala city on July 11, 2013. Guatemalan government keep a strategic plan for the prevention and control of dengue. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials Urge Greater Protection From Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes

The mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.

06/15/2014

Michael Sabato, environmental specialist; Omar Garcia, environmental specialist, with Raider; Bryan Benson, environmental manager; Jodi Daugherty, U.S. Department of Agriculture; and Larry Bynum, environmental specialist, with Bear.  (Source: Florida Department of Agriculture)

Black Labs Graduate Giant African Snail Sniffing School

A couple of new defenses against the Giant African Land Snails that have taken over parts of Miami will be sniffing out the invasive creatures.

05/23/2014

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NOAA Predicts Near-Normal To Less Active Hurricane Season

The 2014 Hurricane season is looking to be less active in the Atlantic , according to a new report.

05/22/2014

Participants display placards during a vigil in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2014 organized by Amnesty International in support of the abducted Nigerian school girls and their families. Nigeria's military was warned of an attack on a school in which more than 200 girls were abducted by Islamists but failed to act for nearly five hours, Amnesty International said on May 9. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Source: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Rally Held In South Florida For Nigerian Schoolgirls

A rally for Nigerian schoolgirls was held Saturday morning in South Florida.

05/17/2014

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Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever

The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.

05/16/2014

Participants display placards during a vigil in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2014 organized by Amnesty International in support of the abducted Nigerian school girls and their families. Nigeria's military was warned of an attack on a school in which more than 200 girls were abducted by Islamists but failed to act for nearly five hours, Amnesty International said on May 9. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Source: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

S.Fla. Nigerians Send Message To Home Country

The Nigerian community in South Florida came together Saturday to send a message to those in Nigeria and around the world.

05/10/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

This 10-foot long African Python killed a 60-pound husky in SW Miami-Dade County on August 30. (Source: Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission)

New South Fla. Threat: Invasive Rock Pythons

State biologists are concerned about another species of python, establishing itself in Florida. The African rock python is considered more aggressive than the Burmese pythons and can grow to 16 feet.

12/20/2013

Delou Africa

Focus on South Florida: Delou Africa

A new event is attracting people from throughout the African Diaspora and is becoming a cultural staple in the community.

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