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Miami: City in Florida, United States
Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the seat of Miami-Dade County, and the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida in the United States. The city covers an area of about 56 square miles (150 km2) between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east. Miami is the sixth most densely populated major city in the United States with an estimated 2019 population of 467,963. The Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people, the second-most populous in the southeastern United States and the seventh-largest in the nation. The city has the third tallest skyline in the U.S. with over 300 high-rises, 55 of which exceed 490 ft (149 m).

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Why A Heat Advisory Might Not Be Issued, Even If The Temperature's Broken All Records [Video]

Why A Heat Advisory Might Not Be Issued, Even If The Temperature's Broken All Records

Miami hasn't had just one hot day this year, but rather weeks and weeks of intense heat. In fact, CNN reports seven of the 10 hottest weeks on record have occurred this year -- and temperatures usually..

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Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time [Video]

Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time

A career woman who married her female best friend - before they fell pregnant "in tandem" using a £72 home insemination kit and a sperm donor found online - describes their babies as "almost twins,"..

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Full Circle: On Father's Day, Elian Gonzalez Announces He's Going To Be A Dad [Video]

Full Circle: On Father's Day, Elian Gonzalez Announces He's Going To Be A Dad

Elian Gonzalez was once a young Cuban boy whose custody case sparked diplomatic tensions and attracted intense media coverage. Now, CNN reports Gonzalez marked Father's Day by announcing on Facebook he..

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Florida offers drive-through Botox as restrictions ease [Video]

Florida offers drive-through Botox as restrictions ease

Florida residents worried about their laughter lines and crows’ feet need frown no longer - Botox is back, and it’s being offered at a drive-through. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes join Miami protests [Video]

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes join Miami protests

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes joined a Black Lives Matter protest in Miami Florida on Sunday.

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NFL releases 2020 schedule, Brady battles Brees opening weekend [Video]

NFL releases 2020 schedule, Brady battles Brees opening weekend

NFL releases 2020 schedule that will see Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on opening weekend

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More than 100,000 people have signed a petition criticizing the treatment of Alaa Massri, 18, at a correctional center in Miami.
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Miami Dolphins great Jim Kiick dies at 73

Longtime Dolphins running back Jim Kiick, who was a key contributor to Miami's 1972 and 1973 Super Bowl championship teams, has died at 73.
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AG Barr deploying federal riot teams to DC, Miami to quell unrest, DOJ official says

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The phrase the president tweeted, “When the looting starts, the shooting starts,” was first used by a Miami police chief widely condemned by civil rights groups.
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Venezuelan Oil Company Sues Miami Ex-Congressman Over $50 Million Deal

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'It's on me': Man rescues injured driver from a flaming truck as people stood by

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