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7:19 am
Mon November 26, 2012

NEWSCAST: Sandy Still Impacting Florida Beaches

Parts of the seawall have been toppled along northern Fort Lauderdale Beach.
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Alarming beach erosion continues in South Florida thanks to Hurricane Sandy.

Experts in erosion say the damage is the worst in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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7:12 am
Mon November 26, 2012

NEWSCAST: S. Florida Politicians Stand With Israel

Politicians from both major parties attended the rally to show support for Israel.
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An all-star roster of politicians rallied in North Miami Beach Sunday night in support of Israel.

Those in attendance included Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Broward Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

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6:39 am
Wed November 21, 2012

NEWSCAST: Teen Charged In Miami-Dade School Bus Shooting

Miami-Dade police have charged a 15-year-old boy with manslaughter in the shooting death of a 13-year-old girl on a school bus.

Listen to the file above for details.

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8:51 am
Tue November 20, 2012

NEWSCAST: Allen West Concedes

Allen West has long been a tea party favorite.
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The race for a contested South Florida congressional seat is finally over.

Allen West issued a statement early Tuesday morning conceding the race for the 18th Congressional seat to Democrat Patrick Murphy.

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7:28 am
Tue November 20, 2012

NEWSCAST: Home Sales Rise in S. Florida

While home prices are rising in South Florida, inventory is falling.
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Housing is on the upswing in South Florida.

Sales and prices for existing homes are way up from a year ago.

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8:30 am
Mon November 19, 2012

NEWSCAST: Allen West Won't Back Down

Congressman Allen West has lost in court twice but may ask the state to intervene in his bid for the 18th Congressional seat.
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Democrat Patrick Murphy has declared victory in a contested South Florida congressional race. But Republican incumbent Allen West still isn't giving up.

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7:17 am
Mon November 19, 2012

NEWSCAST: The Holiday Travel Rush Is On

More passengers are expected to pass through the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this week than any other in the region.
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It's Thanksgiving week in South Florida, and for many people that means out-of-town travel. The Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport is expected to be the busiest airport in the region.
 

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News
7:50 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Newscast: Rise In Number of South Florida Food Stamp Recipients

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One in five Floridians is currently receiving food stamp benefits and the number is rising in South Florida.   But tucked into a recent report by the Department of Children and Families, are some encouraging signs of economic recovery.  

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News
7:05 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Newscast: Allen West Takes Election Fight To Court Again

Congressman Allen West
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Lawyers for Congressman Allen West will be in a St. Lucie County courtroom today to try to get a full recount in his contest with Democrat Patrick Murphy.

The attorneys will be demanding that elections officials recount early voting ballots in the race for Florida's 18th Congressional District.

In a similar legal challenge last week, a Palm Beach County judge dismissed West's motion to impound ballots and voting machines for a possible recount.

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8:02 am
Thu November 15, 2012

NEWSCAST: Foreclosures Drop In South Florida

Foreclosures are down in Broward, Miami Dade and Palm Beach counties.
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Foreclosures are on the decline in South Florida.

That's according to the latest report from the research firm RealtyTrac.

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Newscast
7:54 am
Thu November 15, 2012

NEWSCAST: Miami Marlins Strike Out With City Leaders

The Miami Marlins just moved into a new, mostly taxpayer-financed stadium in Little Havana this year.
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The Miami Marlins' latest moves are striking out with city officials. They're reacting angrily to the team owner's latest plans to dismantle the team.

Five star players are set to be traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in what some are calling a fire sale.

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Hialeah Speedway
3:54 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Hialeah Presents WLRN With Awards Of Merit

The Award of Merit given to WLRN special projects manager Adrienne Kennedy
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Earlier this month some of our WLRN staff got notification that the City of Hialeah wanted to issue a proclamation for our remarkable new documentary The Hialeah Speedway: No Guts, No Glory.

Some of us didn't quite know what was coming.

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7:52 am
Wed November 14, 2012

NEWSCAST: Allen West To File Lawsuit

Allen West and his wife, Elizabeth, greet supporters last year.
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Allen West says he plans to file a lawsuit to require a full recount in his bid to win the 18th District Congressional race.

Meanwhile, his opponent, Patrick Murphy, is in Washington, DC for orientation as a new member of Congress.  

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6:39 am
Wed November 14, 2012

NEWSCAST: Miami Marlins Dismantle Franchise

Jose Reyes is one of five superstar players traded by the Miami Marlins.
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Miami's new baseball team is up to its old tricks.

Just months after moving into a new ballpark, the Marlins trade five high-priced players and officially dismantle the franchise, again.


    

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Rising Tide Producer
4:49 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Rising Tide: Producer

Andrew Hevia

Andrew Hevia is a filmmaker from Miami. His films have been screened at festivals world wide, on the internet and on televisions across the country. Rising Tide is his first feature length documentary. He studied visual arts at the acclaimed New World School of the Arts, where he made experimental films and several narrative shorts.

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