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South Florida Congressional Race Bitter, Tight

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) — A South Florida congressional contest between Democratic freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia and Republican Carlos Curbelo, a Miami-Dade County School Board member, has gone beyond negative. 821 more words

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High school roundup: Edison rallies in volleyball

Mckenzie Slaven served for 18 points and eight aces Thursday to help the Thomas A. Edison girls volleyball team stay undefeated with a 3-1 victory over visiting Watkins Glen in an Interscholastic Athletic Conference match. 222 more words

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Advocates, Florida delegation push immigration program to help rebuild Haiti | Immigration | McClatchy DC

A bipartisan group of members of the House of Representatives – including those from South Florida – is pushing the Obama administration to create an immigration program for Haitians that would accelerate the flow of immigrants from that country and help it recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake.The effort has been underway for four years, though, and there’s little public indication whether the White House will or won’t ultimately back it. 127 more words

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High school roundup: Mary Edwards sets M-E pool record

Mary Edwards broke a pool record in the 100-yard butterfly, leading Horseheads past Maine-Endwell 103-82 in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference swim meet Friday at Maine-Endwell. 268 more words

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Naples First Baptist team to beat in District 2A-6

District 2A-6

Predicted order of finish

• Naples First Baptist

Coach: Billy Sparacio (6th season, 36-16)

Last year’s record: 9-2

Last playoff appearance: 2013

Team overview: QB Tyler Dean, who is 6-foot-2 and the son of former Barron Collier and Florida Gator QB Terry Dean, will guide the offense. 850 more words

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