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Pepe Billete: "I'm Not a Latino, I'm Not a Hispanic, I'm a Cuban American!" - Miami Arts - Cultist

I don't know about you, pero every time I hear someone refer to me as "Hispanic" or "Latino," me dan...
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5 Meds That Could Become Addictive

5 Meds That Could Become Addictive | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
When it comes to taking prescription medication, professionals will tell you that sticking to specific doses on a set schedule is of the utmost importance to avoid accidental drug abuse.
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Florida Man Robbed 7-Eleven Because His Girlfriend Wouldn't Have Sex With Him - Miami News - Riptide 2.0

Florida Man Robbed 7-Eleven Because His Girlfriend Wouldn't Have Sex With Him - Miami News - Riptide 2.0 | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
There are a lot of reasons why you might tote your BB gun to the neighborhood 7-Eleven and...
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Miami-Dade County bans sale of bath salts, synthetic pot

Miami-Dade County bans sale of bath salts, synthetic pot | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it

Via WPLG Local 10:

 

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. -
The Miami-Dade County Commission unanimously approved ordinances banning the sale of bath salts and synthetic pot Tuesday.

 

Commissioners said the ordinances are needed to prevent psychotic episodes and other unforeseen problems.

 

The commission unanimously approved the measure outlawing the drugs. Curiously, not one person from the community spoke out against synthetic pot or bath salts, but commissioners made it clear they should be outlawed...


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T-Mobile Customer Trashes Store Over Refund Refusal

T-Mobile Customer Trashes Store Over Refund Refusal | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
(Image credit: YouTube Channel Niall42) When a T-Mobile customer in Manchester, England, learned he would not get a refund, instead of writing an angry review on Yelp he tore apart the store, using a fire extinguisher to spray the place.
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Microsoft's Radical Keyboard Could Be A Blessing For Your Thumbs

Microsoft's Radical Keyboard Could Be A Blessing For Your Thumbs | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Accurately typing on your smartphone with but one hand can require the dexterity, flexibility, and finger strength of a world-class thumb wrestler.
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Rick Scott's "Docs vs Glocks" Law Struck Down - Miami News - Riptide 2.0

Rick Scott's "Docs vs Glocks" Law Struck Down - Miami News - Riptide 2.0 | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Another month, another one of Rick Scott's controversial laws  struck down by a federal court. This time around its a...
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Officer Copped A Deal For Sex, Prosecutors Say

Officer Copped A Deal For Sex, Prosecutors Say | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A Kansas policeman is accused of having sex with two women in exchange for not arresting them. Officer Jeffrey Holmes, 47, allegedly visited a motel in March to meet with a prostitute he found online, according to KCTV.
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Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training

Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The Navy has stopped using targets featuring Muslim women in hijabs at the new SEAL training range in Fort Story, reports The Virginian-Pilot.
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In Maine, lobster that is cheaper than bologna

In Maine, lobster that is cheaper than bologna | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A glut has driven down lobster prices in Maine — bringing cheer to lobster-loving consumers at the start of the state's tourist season but gloom among lobstermen.
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BREAKING NEWS: Friend Says Andy Griffith Has Died

BREAKING NEWS:  Friend Says Andy Griffith Has Died | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Former UNC President Bill Friday says Andy Griffith died this morning in Dare County. Friday, who is a close friend of the actor, confirmed that to WITN News.
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One Child's Perfect Diary Entry

One Child's Perfect Diary Entry | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Remember in elementary school when your teacher would make you keep a diary in order to practice your handwriting? Well this child isn't letting something like penmanship get in the way of a good story.
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The 8 Kinds Of Food Poisoning You Should Know (And Avoid)

The 8 Kinds Of Food Poisoning You Should Know (And Avoid) | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Food poisoning: If you've ever had it, and you probably have once in your life, your skin just crawled. Sorry.
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Wine appreciation class at a bookstore: best of both worlds - Food - MiamiHerald.com

A wine appreciation class at Books & Books immerses students in two of life’s great pleasures.
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WSVN-TV - Fla. lifeguard fired for rescue outside beach zone

Fla.lifeguard fired for rescue outside beach zone...
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FDA Approves First Rapid, Take-Home HIV Test

FDA Approves First Rapid, Take-Home HIV Test | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Americans will soon be able to test themselves in the privacy of their own homes for the virus that causes AIDS, now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid, over-the-counter HIV test.
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Mich. Grandson Begged for 911 Help Before Fatal Shots

Mich. Grandson Begged for 911 Help Before Fatal Shots | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Recording played for first time at grandmother's trial.
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Celebration Chalk Mural - Star Wars Celebration VI | Aug 23 - 26, 2012 | Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, FL

Celebration Chalk Mural - Star Wars Celebration VI | Aug 23 - 26, 2012 | Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, FL | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A veteran of Star Wars Celebration V, and many other pop culture conventions and live appearances, chalk artist Eric Maruscak will return to Orlando...
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Two dead in Florida Keys boat crash - Florida Keys - MiamiHerald.com

A boating crash at Boca Chica Channel has claimed the lives of two Key West men.
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Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training

Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The Navy has stopped using targets featuring Muslim women in hijabs at the new SEAL training range in Fort Story, reports The Virginian-Pilot.
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Ten Absurd and Awesome Water Toys for a Wet and Wild Summer - Miami Arts - Cultist

Ten Absurd and Awesome Water Toys for a Wet and Wild Summer - Miami Arts - Cultist | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
It's hot out there, you guys. And there's only so much time you can spend indoors before you start...
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HBO Go finally comes to Android tablets

HBO Go finally comes to Android tablets | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The application will now work on Android tablets running up to version 4.04 (Ice Cream Sandwich), according to its listing on Google Play. Read this blog post by Don Reisinger on Internet & Media.
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Slow work week? Blame the Fourth of July - Business - MiamiHerald.com

Slow work week? Blame the Fourth of July - Business - MiamiHerald.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The midweek holiday is expected to crash productivity at many companies, but it could boost sales for some retailers and hoteliers.
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Miami rapper Pitbull may head to Alaska - People Wires - MiamiHerald.com

Miami rapper Pitbull may head to Alaska - People Wires - MiamiHerald.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Miami rapper Pitbull might soon be chilling out in Alaska.
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