Miami-Dade’s Beacon Council, which recruits companies to the area, names new CEO

Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the county’s public-private economic development agency, hired Rodrick Miller as its chief executive to replace Michael Finney, the group’s former leader who died in April 2022. Miller, … Click to Continue » ... Read More

What can you eat at the airport? Two new places open at FLL. Here’s a restaurant guide

Who doesn’t get the airport munchies? Waiting for a flight near the terminal restaurants can sure stimulate the appetite. And increasingly, those restaurants have a familiar name: either big national … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Florida leaders propose allowing concealed guns without permits

TALLAHASSEE — Calling the right to bear arms “central to our freedom,” House Speaker Paul Renner on Monday announced a measure removing Florida requirements for a permit and training to carry a concealed gun. “Florida led the nation in concealed carry,” said Renner, surrounded by the bill’s House and Senate sponsors and Florida sheriffs, and now the state was moving toward removing that “government permission slip to carry.” Advertisement The legislation, which... Read More

Sex-education policy will be revised for Broward schools due to new state law

The Broward School Board has agreed to revise its sexual education policy, in order to comply with Florida’s new Parental Rights in Education law, known to critics as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. School district officials said that sections of the Family Life and Human Sexuality policy, or Policy 5315, will likely need to be changed in order to align with the section of the state law that forbids instruction about sexual orientation or gender identity in grades K-3 or “or in a manner... Read More

Miami temperatures could break records. How extreme will it get? What the forecast says

Feeling the heat? You will soon. “Temperatures will be warming up,” said CBS Miami meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez. South Florida will bake this week, with temperatures rising to the mid-80s and … Click to Continue » ... Read More

‘Going to be a long time:’ Residents displaced by Miami Gardens apartment fire ponder future

After a call from a concerned loved one, Nidia Lau rushed over to the condo building she shared with her husband Rey and their 18-year-old shih tzu Banti. The 61-year-old, … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Here’s how to support residents displaced by major fire at a Miami Gardens condo building

A major fire at a two-story, 75-unit apartment building in Miami Gardens displaced more than 100 people this weekend, according to authorities. Although there were no deaths reported Saturday at … Click to Continue » ... Read More