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    There are so many issues in our society today, mainly because we have accepted so many things that are against our religion or beliefs, but since this is a “free country” many of us feel that is acceptable what is currently happening in our local area. Some every-day issues are as follow: 1. Texting while driving for instance; although is banned in Florida; everybody is doing it including police officers while driving, 2. Another issue would be the homeless; Miami-Dade County was awarded $32 million in grants for housing and social programs. Yet, in Downtown Miami they are all over the place. A few years back, I didn’t see any homeless in Hialeah. Recently, I have come across at least twenty homeless in the west part of Hialeah. 3. Kids…

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    Miami is one of the most popular destinations in both Florida and the United States. The cultural hub is home to an ethnically diverse community with an equally diverse set of interests. However, how much do you really know about the city? With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn't know about Miami. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon! Number Fifteen: It's Home to a Park Named After KC and The Sunshine Band. There's a park in the…

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    Miami Research Paper

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    cities have very boring attractions but Miami has some great attractions that people may want to think about checking out. This city is located at the very bottom of Florida. Miami could be a great place for people to visit because it has many different places to go. In the downtown area there are many different places to go including places to eat and visit. Some attractions that people like to visit and may recommend might be The Zoo of Miami, Tropical Park, and The Olympia Theater. These…

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    My Miami Experience Miami is a unique, beautiful, and vibrant city that overflows with activity. I have been able to call Miami my home since birth. The epitome of Miami to me, is an area that I feel a connection to, which is Crandon Beach on Key Biscayne. The drive to this location is visually stunning. The bridges soar above the light blue water and I always wonder what is swimming underneath. Entering the Rickenbacker Causeway, I am surrounded by the bay on both sides. To the north, I…

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    Coconut Grove is Miami's most historic neighborhood. The community by the bay was founded in 1873 by an a diverse assortment of artists, intellectuals and free-spirited individuals. Today, the historic community thrives as a vibrant and green oasis amid the sometimes hectic Miami streets. The community of Coconut Grove, while in the heart if Miami, feels miles away. The quiet laid-back atmosphere of the community's charming streets offer visitors and residents an enjoyable place to shop or…

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    Homelessness In The Usa

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    increasing due to many factors, but mainly is a socio-economic problem. Some statistics from National Alliance to End Homelessness shows that about 15 percent of the homeless population - 83,170 - are considered "chronically homeless” individuals and about 2 percent - 13,105 - are considered "chronically homeless” people in families and number are increasing. On the other hand, Miami Beach has been a main tourist destination in the US for many years and South Beach has been shown as a main…

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    priced but came in a floral printed box that matched the bathrooms. “They probably don’t have this brand in Florida,” she said, completely deadpan. “We 're not moving”. Most of my other memories of the move are hazy, like images inferred from a retelling, a copy of a copy. But my memory of leaning over and looking out the airplane window and seeing Florida is one of my clearest recollections. I saw a sea of tiny orange squares and little blue puddles that were the stucco roofs and kidney shaped…

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    Virgina Key Geography

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    Just north of Key Biscayne in sunny Miami, Virgina Key is a protected barrier Island in the Atlantic ocean. Consisting of 863 acres of land, it was once much larger, extending into the Ft. Lauderdale area. Between 1835 and 1838 hurricanes eroded the beach, creating inlets and dividing the island in two. The other portion became Fisher Island, which sits at the southernmost tip of Miami Beach. Virgina Key was a part of the civil rights movement. In a time when blacks were prohibited from going…

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    The Republic National Convention presents an opportune occasion for a low risk high reward attack by various potential actors. Consequently, several symbolic targets within the vicinity of American Airlines Arena could provide attackers with ample media coverage, as well as the potential for significant loss of civilian lives. Clearly, the big terrorist organizational players like al Qaida are of concern, there are cell factions, lone wolves, and large protests expected near the convention.…

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    The Miami Marlins are an American professional baseball team located in Miami, Florida. They play at Marlins Park, their home field. They are apart of the National League East division in Major League Baseball. The team began to play in the 1993 season as the Florida Marlins. They started playing home games from the beginning of their inaugural season to the 2011 season at Sun Life Stadium. Ever since the 2012 season, they have played at Marlins Park in downtown Miami, on the site of the former…

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