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Interactive Map Showing Miami-Dade Voter Turnout by Precinct

Have you ever wondered how many of your neighbors vote? This map, developed by Health Foundation of South Florida, shows how many of your neighbors cast a ballot in the last midterm election. With only days left until Election Day, and with early voting already in effect, it’s anticipated be one of the highest turnouts for a midterm election – especially among young voters. In the last midterm election in 2014, Miami-Dade County had about 1.4 million registered voters, but only an average of 41% of those voters actually exercised their voting rights.

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City of Miami Gardens Receives $3.4 million Grant to Combat Chronic Disease

The City of Miami Garden’s Live Healthy Miami Gardens (LHMG) Initiative, has been awarded a grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Health Promotion Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. The grant provides funding to improve health, prevent chronic diseases and reduce health disparities in Miami Gardens.

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South Florida Leaders Reject ‘Public Charge’ Policy That Denies Green Cards For Welfare Recipients

Several Miami-Dade County commissioners and immigration advocates protested Monday the Trump administration's proposed policy change that would deny green cards to welfare recipients. "This new rule is forcing legal immigrants to make an impossible choice between following the process to permanent residency and providing for their families," said Commissioner Eileen Higgins, whose district includes Little Havana, during a press conference.

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