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7:06 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

NEWSCAST: Voters Face Long Lines

Some voters waited as long as four hours to cast a ballot Monday in Miami Dade.
Credit Ashley Lopez / WLRN

Some voters in Miami Dade waited in line for hours Monday for the opportunity to vote early.

We caught up with some voters in Miami Beach who used the time in line to learn more about the issues on the ballot.

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The Florida Roundup
11:00 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Live Chat: The Florida Roundup October 26, 2012

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10/26/12- On today's Florida Roundup, we will be talking about early voting, which begins this weekend, as well as what will be on the ballot and what wasn't discussed on this Monday's presidential debate in Boca Raton.  This week's guests include Mary Ellen Klas of the Miami Herald, Jim DeFede of CBS 4, and Mike Mayo of the Sun Sentinel.

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8:02 am
Fri October 26, 2012

NEWSCAST: South Florida Water Managers ready for Sandy

Credit South Florida Water Management District

While no major flooding is expected in South Florida as a result of Hurricane Sandy, South Florida water managers are taking no chances.

The South Florida Water Management District says it started lowering drainage canal levels throughout the region days ago.  In late August, record rains from Tropical Storm Isaac overtaxed Palm Beach County's canal system, leaving many neighborhoods in the western part of the county flooded for days.

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Listen To WLRN-Miami Herald News
6:33 am
Fri October 26, 2012

NEWSCAST: Winds, rain from Hurricane Sandy lash South Florida

NASA's Terra Satellite shows Hurricane Sandy over the Bahamas
Credit FlickR/NASA Goddard Photo and Video

Hurricane Sandy is still swirling around in the Bahamas. The storm has left 21 people dead in Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica. 

The storm is lashing South Florida with heavy rains and strong wind.        

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Listen To WLRN Miami Herald News
8:35 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Newscast: Miami Voters Run Into Trouble

While election day is November 6, a lot of people in Florida have already voted.
Credit Samantha Celera / Flickr/Creative Commons

Some Miami-Dade voters have had problems casting absentee ballots in person in Doral, and Miami Congressman David Rivera is accused of ethics violations.

We run down these stories and more in WLRN Miami Herald News.

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7:12 am
Thu October 25, 2012

NEWSCAST: Sandy Strikes in Cuba, Jamaica

South Florida may feel the effects of Sandy tonight.
Credit National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Sandy made landfall in Cuba overnight, and the storm is blamed for one death on the island and another in Jamaica.

Find out how the system could affect South Florida in WLRN Miami Herald News.

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Hurricane Season
11:55 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Sandy Is Now A Hurricane

Sandy became a hurricane this morning, the 10th of this active season, as it approached Jamaica. A tropical storm watch continues in Florida from the Keys north to the Brevard-Volusia county line. South Florida is not in the cone, but it can expect wind and rain Thursday though Saturday. Here's the latest update from the National Hurricane Center.

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8:36 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Newscast: Major Kudos For Miami-Dade Schools

The district had been a five-time finalist for the Broad Prize before winning it this year.
Schplook Flickr/Creative Commons

The Miami-Dade school district has received one of the most prestigious national education awards.

The Broad Prize is considered the top award in public education.

Listen to WLRN Miami Herald News to find out what made the district stand out among schools from all over the country.
 

Hurricane Season
8:26 am
Wed October 24, 2012

TS Sandy May Spoil The Weekend

Tropical Storm Sandy is expected to bring wind and rain to South Florida Thursday and Friday as it tracks north toward the Bahamas through Jamaica and Cuba. A tropical storm watch is already in effect from Jupiter Inlet south to the Florida Keys. Get the latest update from the National  Hurricane Center.

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Listen To WLRN Miami Herald News
6:52 am
Wed October 24, 2012

NEWSCAST: Parts Of South Florida Under Tropical Storm Watch

South Florida could feel the effects of Sandy as early as Thursday afternoon.
National Weather Service

A tropical storm watch is in effect from the Upper Keys north to Jupiter Inlet.

Find out where Tropical Storm Sandy is now and what to expect this weekend in WLRN Miami Herald News.

New Documentary
4:21 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists

"The Whole Detail" by artist Jen Stark

Premiering November 14 at 8:00pm on WLRN channel 17

Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists is a documentary about seven young exceptionally talented visual artists who live and work in Miami, a city that is in the middle of a cultural explosion. The program takes viewers inside the working worlds of these uniquely creative people, at the same time giving insight into the history and trajectory of Miami’s own recent creative development.

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Emmy Nominations
10:16 am
Tue October 23, 2012

WLRN Nominated For Five Emmy Awards

WLRN Public Television has been honored with the nomination of three documentaries and two promotion videos by The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, a prestigious nonprofit organization committed to honoring excellence in television.

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Listen To WLRN Miami Herald News
8:13 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Newscast: T.S. Sandy Could Bring South Florida High Winds

South Florida could be dealing with some rough surf by the weekend.
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Tropical Storm Sandy is still south of Jamaica, but forecasters say South Florida could be feeling the effects of this system by the weekend.

Listen to WLRN Miami Herald News for more on how this storm could affect the region as well as Jamaica and Cuba. 
 

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7:16 am
Tue October 23, 2012

NEWSCAST: Presidential Debate Gives Boca A Boost

Sen. Marco Rubio spoke to WLRN after the debate.
US Senate Official Photo

Last night's presidential debate was a boon for Boca Raton, and Florida's freshman Senator Marco Rubio is advocating changes to the decades-old Cuban Adjustment Act.

WLRN Miami Herald News has details on these stories and more.
 

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