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Local Transmission of Zika By Mosquitoes Confirmed In Miami-Dade County

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Leg of Lamb

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“SILK ROAD” GRILL/ROASTED LAMB RACK

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This marinade works on a variety of meats; veal, pork and chicken for instance.

Silk Road Marinade:

Yield: 3/4 Quarts

6 peeled and minced garlic cloves

1 1/3 Tablespoons minced ginger

2 Tablespoons minced shallots

3 Tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves

1/2 Cup sherry wine vinegar

1/4 Cup hoisin

1/3 Cup soy

1/3 Cup dark roasted sesame oil

1/3 Cup plum sauce

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Local transmission of Zika by mosquitoes has been confirmed in Miami-Dade and Broward County. What does this mean for South Florida residents?

The Environmental Regulation Commission recently voted for new standards for more than 80 different toxic chemicals, some of them carcinogens, and just how much of each we’re going to allow in our water supply. Environmental groups claim we are putting Floridian’s health in danger. We’ll take a closer look at exactly what it is we’re putting in our water.

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Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz on Friday, keeping a near-total silence to honor the more than 1 million people — almost all of them Jews — who were systematically killed there during World War II.

He said a few quiet words to a group of survivors of the concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, and wrote the following message in Spanish: "Lord, have mercy on your people. Lord, forgive us for so much cruelty."

Florida's Department of Health has granted its second dispensing authorization for medical marijuana and its location will be in Tampa.

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night, delivering a speech that lays out her plan to address terrorist threats and create jobs.

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Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law has once again taken center stage in a high-profile shooting.

 

Jermaine McBean was shot to death in Oakland Park by Deputy Sheriff Peter Peraza of Broward County in July 2013 because McBean was allegedly pointing what turned out to be an unloaded air rifle at police. A grand jury initially indicted Peraza for manslaughter, but Wednesday Broward Circuit Judge Michael Usan dismissed that charge.

If internet searches are any indication -- and that’s a big “if,” -- Democrats will get a bigger bump from their national convention than Republicans.

Gov. Rick Scott is going to become national chairman of a super PAC that is backing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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