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  • Bride-to-be cancels engagement shoot, opts for ‘first dance’ photos with dying father

    CULPEPER, Virginia — When Becky Carey learned her father was losing his battle with prostate cancer, the bride-to-be reached out to her photographer before the engagement photo shoot and requested a change of plans. Instead of posing with her fiance, Matt, Carey requested a photo shoot with her father. She knew there was a chance he wouldn’t make it to the wedding and wanted to document their first dance. When photographer Bonnie Turner learned that Carey’s father died late last […]

  • Illinois officer drives man to job interview after pulling him over

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – An Illinois officer came through for a man working hard to get a job. A police officer pulled over a man with expired plates Wednesday. The man told Officer Roger Gemoules  he also did not have a valid driver’s license, but had to risk the ride because he was on his way to a job interview. The officer would not let him drive away. Instead, Officer Gemoules took him to the interview. A post to Cahokia’s community […]

  • Jason Momoa shaves his beard while promoting transition from plastic to aluminum

    A man whose beard has become almost iconic has gone under the razor, shaving it all off while talking about an important cause. Jason Momoa, more commonly known as Khal Drogo or Aquaman, recently shaved his beautiful beard, one he said he hasn’t shaved since 2012. Momoa recorded the buzz, all while discussing what kind of changes need to be made in order to preserve the environment for the next generation. His focus: trading out plastic for aluminum. In the […]

  • Cheap Seats: A Look at UM’s New Quarterback

    Canes fans, the team is hard at work at spring practice preparing for the 2019 season. And the biggest question is at quarterback. If you haven’t heard, UM added a QB this offseason as Tate Martell transferred from Ohio State. It looks like he has the inside track on the Canes starting QB job, so here’s what you need to know. Last season at Ohio State, Martell didn’t play much, but completed 23 of 28 passes for 269 yards and […]

  • Super Teachers: Ms. Andrea Toledo

    There’s a gourmet meal on the menu in Andrea Toledo’s culinary arts class at John A Ferguson High School. And this dish is sizzling. “The students are making Robert style picaña topped with peppers and onions, fondant potatoes in a rosemary butter, and sautéed asparagus basted in garlic brown butter,” said Ms. Toledo. Ms. Toledo is the lead teacher for the school’s Academy of hospitality and tourism. Her students just returned from Orlando where they won first place at the […]

  • Foodie Fix: No Name Chinese

    Located in South Miami along Southwest 74th street and 57th court sits a restaurant with no name. Yup! Welcome to No Name Chinese. “We couldn’t agree on a name, so we decided not to put a name on the restaurant. We wanted to do some creative dim sum and lots of dumplings so that’s what we are doing,” said Pablo Zitzmann, Executive Chef of No Name Chinese. Why need a name if the food speaks for itself? At the Chinese eatery, you can find traditional dishes with […]

  • Photos show car owners’ creative hail covers as North Texas braces for storm

    DALLAS – With North Texas under a severe thunderstorm watch through early Thursday, residents are doing everything they can to protect their property from potentially devastating hail. Social media photos show car owners taping, tying and stacking everything from inflatable mattresses to rows of pool noodles onto their vehicles. According to WFAA, the storm could pound the western part of North Texas with “very large hail, baseball size or larger” Wednesday evening. Tornadoes are also possible before the storm moves out […]

  • Inside South Florida: Walk Like MADD Ft. Lauderdale

    The 9th annual Walk Like MADD and MADD Dash Ft. Lauderdale 5k  takes place April 28th at Huizenga Plaza and the event’s founder, Heather Geronemus says it’s for a great cause. “We’re so excited to bring back sponsors and thousands of participants for a really meaningful day to raise money for MADD but really to bring the community together before tragedy occurs and unite everyone around a purpose of ending drunk driving,” said Geronemus. And it’s an event you can […]

  • SoFlo Scene: Events Calendar 04/19-04/21

    South Floridian rapper, singer and songwriter Jake Miller  is coming back to his hometown! Miller will be performing at Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale on Friday starting at 7:30 pm. He’s on his “Wait For You” tour which is his first major song he’s released in five years. For tickets and more information head to On Friday, Leon Bridges plays the Fillmore Miami Beach. Bridges is a soul singer and songwriter, and a multi-instrumentalist. He’s an up and coming […]

  • Cheap Seats: Miami Dolphins Preseason Schedule

    Attention Dolfans, you don’t have to wait until the regular season to see your favorite team in action. The Fins have announced their preseason schedule and here are the four teams they’re facing, even though the exact dates haven’t been determined yet. In preseason week 1, the Fins host the Atlanta Falcons. For whatever it’s worth, and it’s not worth much, the Dolphins destroyed the Falcons last preseason 34-7. In week two, Miami travels to Tampa Bay to take on […]

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