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FIU MUSIC GRAD AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS $100,000 FELLOWSHIP AT UCLA
 

Recent School of Music graduate Marcus Norris ’17 has been awarded the prestigious Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship at UCLA. He will receive a full scholarship and a $100,000 fellowship to pursue his doctorate in music composition. Norris applied using his master’s thesis – a 12-minute work for chamber orchestra titled “Brown Eyes, Black Magic.” In the piece, Norris attempts to create a mysterious sound world Read More »

 
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THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE PURCHASING FITNESS EQUIPMENT
 

The most important questions to ask before purchasing fitness equipment With so many different fitness solutions available, it can be confusing trying to decide the right equipment for your workouts. Don’t worry – we can help. We polled our Gym Source equipment experts to learn the most important questions you should ask to Read More »

 
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MIAMI’S LASTING ROMANCE WITH THE BMW 3 SERIES
 
Miami BMW enthusiasts will tell you the brand has long been a South Florida icon. The racing heritage of the 2002, the engaging performance and presence of BMW M models and the uncompromising efficiency of the BMW i8 and i3 have all established a lasting impression on Miami’s roads and highways through the years, but it Read More » 
 
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A LONGTIME ALLY OF PRESIDENT TRUMP LAUNCHES A PRO-CANNABIS LAW REFORM GROUP
 
Last week, longtime ally of President Trump and Republican strategist Roger Stone announced the formation of the United States Cannabis Coalition (USCC).In a speech at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo in New York City, Stone said, “I am going to be working with a coalition of Republicans and Democrats, progressives and libertarians, liberals, and conservatives to persuade the president to keep his campaign pledge and to remind the president that he took a strong and forthright position on this Read More »
 
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SUMMIT TO ADDRESS MARINE DEBRIS AND WATER POLLUTANTS IN BISCAYNE BAY, JUNE 28 AT FIU BISCAYNE BAY CAMPUS
 

From afar, the breathtaking waters of Biscayne Bay appear so inviting, tranquil, and healthy. Seemingly taking care of itself, just below the surface of Miami-Dade’s most outstanding natural resource, there is a storm rising. Due to the tremendous population growth of the cities straddling its shores, Biscayne Bay is being impacted by a staggering amount of marine & estuarine debris, as Read More »

 
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PNC BANK SHUTS DOWN MARIJUANA POLICY PROJECT ACCOUNTS AMID FEDERAL UNCERTAINTY
 

One of the nation’s leading marijuana legalization groups says PNC Bank has notified it that it will close the organization’s 22-year-old accounts, a sign of growing concerns in the financial industry that the Trump administration will crack down on the marijuana industry in states that have legalized it. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) lobbies to eliminate Read More »

 
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EXPRESSWAY ACCESS BRINGS ECONOMIC GROWTH AND INCREASED ACCESS FOR ALL
 

Historically, transportation projects that improve accessibility to commercial and industrial areas improve the ability of businesses to provide goods and services. In fact, the notion that a coordinated system of roadways is of prime significance for commercial purposes can be traced back to the greatest systematic road builders of the ancient world, the Romans. They were very conscious of the clear advantages of a good road system. Now, thousands of years later, we still see the vital role streets Read More »

 
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COMMISSIONER JAVIER SOUTO PLANS TO SERVE UNTIL TERM LIMITS REACHED
 

First elected to the Miami-Dade County Commission in April 1993, Javier Souto has served the people of District 10 which includes Westchester, Kendall, Horse Country, Fontainebleau and other adjacent areas, and has been re-elected continuously with very high percentages (78 percent in 2014, 77 percent in 2010, 77 percent in 2006). He says what drives him most is an unwavering Read More »

 
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CENTER FOR FINANCIAL TRAINING, LOCAL BANKS AND FINANCIAL ORGANIZATIONS PARTNER FOR FUTURE BANKERS’ CAMP
 

More than 100 high school students from around Miami-Dade County will receive hands-on experience in banking and finance at the 10th annual Future Bankers Camp with the support of more than two dozen banks Read More »

 
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VICE CHAIRWOMAN EDMONSON REDEDICATES LITTLE RIVER LIBRARY
 

Miami-Dade County Commission Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson rededicated the Little River Library on June 13, 2017 to celebrate the “sprucing up” of the branch located at 160 NE 79th St., Miami. The rededication ceremony marks the completion of renovations/improvements made to the library which include new furniture, landscaping, flooring (both carpet and tile), remodeled/updated bathrooms (tiles were donated by Ofer Mizrahi and Miami Read More »

 
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Bitcoin Is Becoming The Preferred Currency For Ganjapreneurs
 
Cannabis companies are turning to the world’s most popular digital currency in an effort to get rid of all that cash.. The inability to access traditional financial institutions is one of Read More »
 
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Global Leaders Featured At Minority Chamber’s Annual “How To Do Business With The World” Conference
 
More than 10 world leaders and 100 international minority businesses from all across the South Florida region meet on June 30 in Miami-Dade County, Fla., to discuss innovative Read More »
 
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Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert Iii Brings Safe Drinking Water Solution, Water-gen, To Florida
 
Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III of Miami Gardens invited the Consul General of Israel in Miami, Lior Haiat to join him in an historic event for the State of Florida and the preservation of Read More »
 
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