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  • Bankruptcy Miami- The Cost of Living

    Bankruptcy Miami: The Cost of Living in the Magic City

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 18, 2016

    Living in a luxurious city such as Miami can be overwhelming and it important to be mindful of your spending, this way you manage your funds and enjoy life in the magic city! Since the recession the bankruptcy Florida rate has been very high with about 30,000 bankruptcy declarations a year. Miami house prices are sky high as ...

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  • Alimony in Florida: New Reform

    Alimony in Florida: New Reform

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 17, 2016

    Alimony in Florida is in the process of being reformed with the latest stride in change occurring in early 2016. Currently there are five different types of alimony available in Florida, and these are considered when...

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  • Marco Rubio on Deportation

    Marco Rubio on Deportation

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 15, 2016

    Born and raised in Miami, Florida Marco Rubio has seen first-hand the life of immigrants and has very strong stances on the matter. First hand, Rubio believes that in order to reform deportation laws, the U.S must first implement the more strict ones already in place such as deporting ...

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  • Heroin Drug Trafficking

    Heroin Drug Trafficking

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 12, 2016

    Drug crimes in Miami have had a long and dangerous history in our city, particularly in regards to Miami International Airport and incoming foreign travelers. A Colombian man named Arias Gomez had heroin drug lined in the bottom of his carryon back pack. This is a particularly important drug bust for it might have revealed a heroin drug trafficking ring....

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  • U-Visa Application: Helping Nonimmigrant Victims in Miami

    U-Visa Application: Helping Nonimmigrant Victims in Miami

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 10, 2016

    The USCIS approved a maximum of 10,000 petitions for U-1 nonimmigrant status or U visas for 2016. Each year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) makes thousands of U-visas available for victims of qualifying crimes who have suffered...

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  • Texting while driving in Florida

    Texting while driving in Florida

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 09, 2016

    The growing popularity of text messaging has caused the growing epidemic of texting while driving, which has become a major cause of car accidents and as a result action has been taken to change driving laws. In Miami, drunken driving is at an all-time low, but it seems that ...

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  • Electronic Cigarette exploded in South Florida

    Electronic Cigarette exploded in South Florida

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 08, 2016

    Evan Spahlinger was severely injured when his electronic cigarette exploded. As the cigarette was in his mouth at the time of the explosion, his lungs are damaged and he was put into a medically induced coma to cope with the extent of his injuries. Spahlinger, still suffering from the results of this malfunction, proceeded with filing a personal injury lawsuit...

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  • Self-Driving Car on the road by 2020!

    Self-Driving Car on the road by 2020!

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 04, 2016

    Google’s latest endeavor is the creation of the self-driving car. Since its announcement in 2012, the self-driving car has been a major topic amongst drivers and pedestrians alike. Google and Ford Motor Company have agreed to work together on this project. However, what does all this mean for Miami?...

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