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6:35 am
Wed May 21, 2014

May 21: Miami-Dade Commissioners Nix PortMiami Soccer Site

Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:

6:31--South Florida Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy is teaming up with Republicans in an attempt to streamline regulations and All Aboard Florida -- the passenger rail system designed to link Miami and Orlando a couple of years from now -- may have a pretty big economic impact on the region it serves.
5:30 PM--This Sunday's high-stakes presidential election in Colombia has become high drama - involving Marxist narco-guerrillas and charges of dirty hacking tricks. We talk with an expert to make sense of it all.

5:04 PM--More struggling readers will attend an extra hour of school starting this fall, but schools won’t know whether they have to extend their day until school rankings are released this summer.

4:30 PM -- The U.S. House has approved legislation that authorizes some key water projects in South Florida. Matt Laslo has the details from Washington.

4:04 p.m. FSU is looking for a new president, but for now, it focusing on just one candidate.

1:04 p.m. Cuba's most prominent dissident journalist will launch a new digital newspaper Wednesday.
11:04 AM -- The U.S. House has approved legislation that authorizes some key water projects in South Florida. Matt Laslo has the details from Washington.

10:04 AM -- The Broward County Supervisor of Elections office got a nasty surprise this week when it found out that the man convicted of the largest Ponzi scheme in Florida history is still a registered Florida voter.

9:30 This Sunday's high-stakes presidential election in Colombia has become high drama - involving Marxist narco-guerrillas and charges of dirty hacking tricks. We talk with an expert to make sense of it all.

9:04 South Florida has a special tourist this season. But this one won't be slathering on suntan lotion. Boasting a couple hundred teeth and some killer ancestry, Katherine the great white shark is now swimming off the coast of Key Largo. But shark trackers say that when it comes to basic Great White knowledge, we may all need a bigger boat.

8:34 The White House is painting a dire picture for every region in the nation - especially South Florida - if action isn't taken to combat climate change. But some of the state's Republican lawmakers still aren't buying it.
8:04 Miami-Dade County commissioners served notice on Tuesday that PortMiami will never be a place for David Beckham to build his Major League Soccer stadium.
7:34 This Sunday's high-stakes presidential election in Colombia has become high drama - involving Marxist narco-guerrillas and charges of dirty hacking tricks. We talk with an expert to make sense of it all.

7:04 A gay couple married in Massachusetts is suing Florida Atlantic University over tuition rates.
6:34 The White House is painting a dire picture for every region in the nation - especially South Florida - if action isn't taken to combat climate change. But some of the state's Republican lawmakers still aren't buying it.

6:04 Wherever David Beckham decides to build his Major League Soccer stadium, it won't be at PortMiami. County commissioners made sure of that on Tuesday.