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Hurricanes A National Seed In NCAA Baseball Tournament

While the Miami Hurricanes are enjoying being a national seed for the first time since 2008, another team is enjoying a school first.

05/25/2015

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Focus On South Florida: The Leadership Fellows Program

The Kopenhaver Center at Florida International University was established in 2012 with a mission to empower women scholars and professionals in all fields of communication to help them grow into leaders who can make a difference in their communities.

My TV 33–05/24/2015

Carlos Arana, 42, is being charged with armed kidnapping. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Man Arrested For Alleged Kidnapping Near FIU To Appear In Court

The man arrested for allegedly kidnapping a college student from a bus stop near Florida International University’s campus is expected to go before a judge Tuesday afternoon.

05/19/2015

Carlos Arana, 42, is being charged with armed kidnapping. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Police: Man Who Kidnapped FIU Student Arrested

Miami-Dade Police said they have arrested the man who kidnapped a Florida International University student at a bus stop near the main campus.

05/18/2015

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FIU Warns Students About Near-Campus Abduction

Florida International University is warning students about an alleged abduction near campus. Saturday night, students received an email as well as an alert on their phones urging them to read their email.

05/16/2015

Robert James Gildersleeve, Jr., 45, died after a train derailed on May 14, 2015 in Philadelphia. (Source: LinkedIn)

Amtrak Crash Victim Has South Florida Ties

One of the victims in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia has ties to South Florida.

05/14/2015

Florida International University Police Chief Alex Casas reportedly choked a teen and it was caught on tape. (Source: Matthew Carillo)

Exclusive: Witness To Physical Confrontation Involving Police Chief Speaks Out

A witness is now speaking out about the allegation a teenager is making against Florida International University’s Police Chief.

05/13/2015

A butterfly is seen near the space shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: So. Florida Butterflies Unintended Victims Of Mosquito Control

Spraying insecticides may help control pesky mosquitoes, but South Florida’s butterflies may have become an unintended victim, according to a five-year study.

05/13/2015

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Drones & Dogs Deployed To Save Florida’s Avocado Supply

It’s Cinco de Mayo, South Florida, meaning many take pleasure in eating some guacamole. But here in Florida there is a disease that is threatening the state’s $64 million avocado industry–and researchers are using heat-sensing drones and dogs to try to save the crop.

05/05/2015

Eyes on the Rise web app (Source: http://eyesontherise.org/app/)

FIU’s Web App Helps Residents Visualize Possible Impact Of Rising Sea Levels

Ever wondered whether your dwelling will be affected by rising sea levels? Florida International University developed a web app to help residents visualize the possible impact of rising seas on South Florida neighborhoods.

04/27/2015

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