Kelley Mitchell

Carl Juste / Miami Herald

Longtime South Florida broadcast journalist Kelley Mitchell died Sunday. Mitchell was 58 years old.

Mitchell had battled cancer in the past, but at this time the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office has not confirmed the cause of death.

Mitchell, an Oklahoma City native, came to South Florida in 1991, according to her biography. She worked as an anchor and reporter for WSVN-TV (FOX) and WPLG-TV (ABC). Most recently, Mitchell had been substitute hosting at WIOD.

Bad Move, Mr. Crist

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The first time I met Charlie Crist, he was the state Attorney General. It was at a Florida Department of Law Enforcement news conference in their then-new digs along the Dolphin Expressway near Florida's Turnpike.

I'm fairly certain it was one of those Joint Agency Task Force announcements that had something to do with Identity Theft (Hint: "We're against it.")

So am I, by the way. It can be debilitating.

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The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez had an impact on more than his own country. Now it remains to be some what his successor, Nicolas Maduro, will do or not to maintain those ties. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos patched up fractured relations with Venezuela before Chavez died.

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