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Monday, August 8, 2022

🌱 Rubio Reacts To Supreme Court Decision + Pompano Beach Harrassment

Hello, neighbors! It’s me, Carlos Hernandez, your host of the Miami Daily — here to impart all the most important things happening in town these days. Let’s do it…

First, today’s weather:

Some sun with a stray t-storm. High: 88 Low: 77.

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Here are the top five stories in Miami today:

1. Politicians around Florida, including Miami, reacted Friday to the news of the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade. Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio tweeted, “The Supreme Court has returned the power to regulate abortion to the states. Now we need a pro-life plan for post-Roe America.” (Florida Patch)

2. YouTube host and Trump supporter Alexander Otaola says he will run for Miami-Dade County mayor in 2024. “We are going to get the communists out of Miami,” Otaola said in Spanish, as first reported on the Periodico Cubano site. (Subscription: Miami Herald)

3. A Pompano Beach woman is behind bars after she allegedly harassed an ex-girlfriend with voicemails, fake 911 calls and naked pictures of her online. Moet Moenisha Erett Cody is facing charges that include sexual cyber-harassment, making harassing phone calls and misuse of 911 emergency services. (NBC Miami)

4. The mayor of North Miami Beach, Anthony F. DeFillipo, has called for the city manager Arthur Sorey III to step down days after a longtime resident was removed from a commission meeting. Mubarak Kazan’s digital recorder was temporarily confiscated after he left it recording by a speaker and he said he left it there to use the restroom. (WSVN)

5. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony spoke out a day after an investigative panel found probable cause to continue its investigation into allegations he lied repeatedly on official documents and blames “racism” and “discrimination” for the allegations. FDLE says he failed to disclose he shot and killed a man in self-defense when he was 14 years old in Philadelphia. (CBS Miami)

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Today in Miami:

  • Al Fresco Boxing Class at Athletum Complex. (9:45 a.m.)
  • Little Havana: Beyond Cuba Tour. (10 a.m.)
  • Health and Wellness Family Fun Fair at Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall Social- Economic Institute. (noon)
  • Voices From Florida: Celebrating LGBTQ Pride at Miami Beach Regional Library. (1 p.m.)
  • Steller Tours – VIP Historical Citywide at InterContinental Miami. (10 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • 2 Korean Girls is coming to Shelborne South Beach hotel’s Oasis Garden for the brand’s first dine-in location. The founders started 2 Korean Girls with help from James Beard Award-winning chef Allen Susser and their mother, Chom “Sunny” Kaminski, who has operated a Korean restaurant in Indiana for more than 30 years. (Subscription: Miami Herald)
  • Protesters gathered in Wynwood on Friday afternoon to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. (CBS Miami)
  • The second annual Black Future Weekend starts today, featuring 36 speakers and a packed schedule with educational workshops on cryptocurrency, blockchain, web3 and the future of our decentralized market. (Refresh Miami)

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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start this Saturday. I’ll see you around!

Carlos Hernandez

About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.

Have a news tip or suggestion for an upcoming Miami Daily? Contact me at carlosreportsnews@gmail.com


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