Here's some news you can use. For what, I don't know...
A- Sun-Sentinel: Hey, at least we beat Cleveland.
Miami ranks 12th among America's most popular big cities, according to a national survey released today.B- Sun-Sentinel: The Sun-Sentinel wordsmiths hit a homerun. See bolded below.
The survey by the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project names Denver, San Diego and Seattle as the cities most respondents would like to live in. Orlando ties for fourth place with San Francisco and Tampa. Detroit, Cleveland and Cincinnati ranked at the bottom of the list.
The Broward Legislative Delegation heard testimony on a range of issues Thursday: work force development, spaying and neutering pets, funding for Tri-Rail — and nude beaches.C- Herald: Miami Nice.
They're good for Florida's economy, said Richard Mason of the South Florida Free Beaches and the Florida Naturist Association, who asked Broward's state lawmakers to oppose any legislation that would force nude beaches to close.
Mason termed Haulover "the most successful beach in the state of Florida." He said it outdraws the Florida Marlins and Miami Dolphins combined — a comment that drew titters from the crowd.
The deaths of three Homestead children Sunday have stirred an outpouring of donations from the community, including more than $50,000 from radio station Power 96.D- Herald: Miami-Dade Mayor on the new Marlins stadium.
In five hours, the DJ Laz Morning Show raised more than $50,000 Wednesday to help Hector and Mirian Serrano pay for the funeral of their three children, who were killed early Sunday when Gabriel Delrisco's SUV slammed into the family's minivan at a red light on Dixie highway in South Miami-Dade.
Hector, 10, Esmeralda, 7, and Amber, 4, will be buried Saturday at the Palms-Woodlawn Cemetery in Homestead.
In this current economic climate, it would be wrong to ignore the fact that a stadium would create jobs -- good-paying, local jobs for as many as 2,000 people during three years of construction. Construction jobs in Miami-Dade County are down more than 15 percent from this time last year. This project is a shot in the arm we could use, along with all the other investments we are making in our community.E- NBC6: Get your veggies.
We've got the money, thanks to the 12 million tourists who visit us every year. Let's not shove it under a mattress. Those dollars can't be used for affordable housing, education or other government services. Let's make another investment in our community, put people to work right now and emerge from this economic downturn better and stronger.
The Market Company, distributors to most of Miami's weekend farmer's markets, is making it easier to get healthy vegetables off the farm and onto your table. Since opening its warehouse last month for two days of weekday shopping, hordes of local residents and chefs have been showing up to squeeze the heirloom tomatoes and candy-striped eggplants.F- WSVN: I hate when that happens.
The Market Company warehouse, located at 4127 Northwest 2 Avenue, is open to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (WSVN) -- A man is recovering at the hospital after he was accidentally shot in the leg by a friend on a transit bus Thursday afternoon.
According to Miami-Dade Police, two male friends were in a Miami-Dade transit bus in the area of Northwest 47th Avenue and 199th Street. One of the the men was armed. His gun accidentally went off and struck his friend's leg.
The shooter panicked and took off running.