Author: Jacob Sweet

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A charter-boat crew told Elaine Shure she caught a rare species that the crew called a Golden Shark, so she agreed to get it mounted.... [Read More]
Monday through Friday, Robert Burns plays football. On Saturday, he drives a food truck. A three-star recruit out of Gulliver Prep, Burns is entering his... [Read More]
"What's the occasion?" a woman asked as hundreds of primarily African-American law enforcement officers, local officials and community members marched past her Miami Gardens home... [Read More]
She'd caught the rare Golden Shark. That's what the charter boat crew told novice angler Elaine Shure as she reeled in line off Miami Beach.... [Read More]
Black millennials are significantly more religious than nonblack millennials, a Pew Research Center analysis found. The center findings are from a 2014 Religious Landscape Study,... [Read More]
At some debates, it's hard to tell one candidate from another. This was one of them. "We all have similar platforms, but we approach problems... [Read More]
While Miami commissioners were paving the way for a Major League Soccer team to make its home here, the city was delaying work on a... [Read More]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Thursday requesting Florida counties to ensure beach access for the public, contradicting a law he signed four... [Read More]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Thursday requesting Florida counties to ensure beach access for the public, modifying a law he signed four... [Read More]
Watch out for scammers, Homestead residents. The city is reporting two schemes that can leave you penniless and bamboozled. The City of Homestead warned residents... [Read More]
David Beckham's five-year quest to establish a Major League Soccer team in Miami faces an important vote Thursday when Miami commissioners will consider asking voters... [Read More]
It was a short meeting. They came, got rid of the top two city officials, temporary replaced them and left. The City of North Miami... [Read More]
The starting lights go out and 20 cars burst out of the starting grid, scrambling for position. The first lap of a Formula One race... [Read More]
Hurricane Beryl is a little less organized Saturday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. But the compact storm, the first hurricane of the season,... [Read More]
A group that has been surveying thousands of African Americans is expanding the project, hoping to reach 200,000 people in a push for greater political... [Read More]
From the Gulf of Mexico up past the Keys and now to Miami, sargassum is coming to your beach. If you've been to a South... [Read More]
More than a dozen community members gathered in Liberty City on Sunday to honor the life of Sherdavia Jenkins, a nine-year-old girl killed by a... [Read More]
After spending two months in immigration detention, a seven-year-old girl was re-united with her mother at Miami-Dade airport, CNN reports. According to the report, the... [Read More]
Expecting a cool, dry cool Fourth of July? Think again. According to National Weather Service meteorologist Arlena Moses, you should expect more of the same... [Read More]
If T. Willard Fair gets his way, there will be a little bit of South Beach in Liberty City. On Friday morning, the Urban League... [Read More]
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