Author: Jorge Lopez

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Oldest house still stands in Miami

In downtown Coconut Grove, Florida just off of Main Highway there sits a home perched on a hill over looking the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay. The Barnacle, Ralph Middleton Munroe’s 19th century home,...

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Freedom Riders fight for Civil Rights

In May of 1961, Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. was a young music major at Tennessee State University. He decided to get on a bus and become what is known as member of the the...

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What happens to stray and unwanted pets?

  In the United States 2,000 to 3,000 puppies and kittens are born every hour of the day. If you do the math, that averages to more than 30 million animals per year. This...

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Chihuly Glass Fantasia Returns

  Fairchild Tropical Gardens in Coral Gables, Florida is once again hosting the spectacular glass sculpture exhibit created by world famous artist Dale Chihuly. This exhibit is his largest to date and runs now...

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Columbus can drive feeds hungry Miamians

  Helping men, women, and children with meals for Thanksgiving was a mission the Squires Service club and some former alumni at Miami’s Christopher Columbus High School made happen this past Sunday at Saint...

2014 Midterm Elections reach Floridians

Republicans and Democrats are fighting for control of Congress. U.S. Representative Joe Garcia replaced Republican David Rivera who lost the seat in 2012 while being surrounded by fraud allegations. South Florida’s 26th District will...

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Step Up Foundation gives back

  While some students have the opportunity to attend a great private school such as Christopher Columbus High School, others do not. Fortunately, the Step Up Scholarship Foundation gives many deserving students the opportunity...